How Lawyers Use Dropbox

Dropbox is an online storage vault for your files that syncs with a designated folder on your computer and across mobile devices. It’s increasingly popular with lawyers as the 2014 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report indicates, with 65.3% of lawyers downloading Dropbox in 2014, up from only 15.2% the prior year. Here are stories from […]

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New White Paper: On-Premise vs. Cloud Legal Software

The rise of smartphones, tablets, and ubiquitous Internet access, along with the inherent advantages of cloud software, rapidly drove thousands of firms to adopt the new technology. But firms used to legacy, on-premise systems–particularly mid-size law firms–still have questions. The On-Premise vs. Cloud Legal Software: Considerations for the Mid-Size Firm white paper attempts to answer […]

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iPad App: Encryption Makes Insight Notes Ideal for Lawyers

Insight Notes, a note taking iPad app for health professionals offers the kind of security that makes it ideal for lawyers. Here’s how Adam Alban and his law firm use the app: Insight Notes is an iPad app designed for secure and encrypted note taking. It organizes files on a per-client basis, and then by […]

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Productivity in Your Browser: Extensions and Add-Ons for Lawyers

Extensions and add-ons increase productivity by adding new features and enhancing the functionality of web browsers and applications. Here are a few that lawyers will find useful. Some are free standing and others work with apps. Some work with only one browser and others work with all the major ones. Bestlaw – Billed as a […]

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10 Useful Gmail Labs Features for Lawyers

Gmail is the most widely used web-based email provider, including many companies who, powered by Google, use their domain URLs for professional email addresses. Google continues to roll out improvements to make their email service even better and use Gmail labs as a testing ground for experimental features. Click the gear icon to go your […]

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Access to Justice Apps

Good people are working hard on initiatives to bridge the gap in access to legal assistance in criminal and civil justice matters regardless of wealth and status. These include legal aid organizations, community activism lawyering, and pro bono programs. (See the ABA’s Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives for more information.) There’s even a […]

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Top 10 Legal Productivity Mobile Apps of 2014

More of us watched video, read articles, and performed transactions on our phones and tablets in 2014 than any other year, and that trend will continue. Of the dozens of legal and productivity mobile apps we featured this year, the following 10 were the most popular. 1. Pomotodo – Manage Your To-Do Lists the Pomodoro […]

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[Webinar Wrap-Up] iOS Security: Keeping Client Data Safe

Here’s the slide deck from the latest edition of our Legal Productivity webinar series: Securing Your iPhone and iPad: Don’t Put Your Client’s Data at Risk – with Tom Lambotte, GlobalMac IT. There’s a lot more to security and protecting client data than enabling the password on your mobile device. Tom shares his top three: […]

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How Clarie Law Uses Cloud-Based Legal Practice Management Software to Run Their Firm

American Lawyer Media’s Law Tech Newsletter published a case study detailing why Clarie Law decided to move their 12-person firm to an online legal practice management system, and how they use the software. It’s a comprehensive, insightful piece. Here’s a summary. From Windows to Mac to Online After talking to Mac lawyers at MILOfest, Steve […]