March/April 2017 | THE TECHSHOW ISSUE

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March/April 2017


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FEATURES


A Golden Age of Legal Tech Start-Ups

TECHSHOW's Start-Up Alley puts innovation on display.
By Robert J. Ambrogi


Legal Incubator Programs: An Emerging Movement

Incubator programs train young lawyers and facilitate access to justice for people with lower incomes.
By Fred Rooney and Stephanie Everett


The ABA Center for Innovation Drives Originality and Access

The profession should take advantage of this resource for improving legal services delivery.
By Janet Jackson and Andrew Perlman


Enhancing Your Practice Efficiency with E-Signatures

E-signatures are faster and far more secure than "wet" signatures.
By Yuri Eliezer

What's New in Microsoft Office for Lawyers

New productivity tools that you can use right now.
By Ben Schorr


Implementing Encryption Painlessly

Use the effective security solutions you may already have.
By David G. Ries and John W. Simek



THANKS TO OUR ISSUE TEAM

Team Leaders: Robert Ambrogi, Steve Best and Lance Johnson


  

DEPARTMENTS


Editor's Note 

Taking Advantage of Technology
By Heidi A. Barcus


Perspectives

Ride the Technology Wave
By John Mitchell



FRONTLINES


Highlights

An Innovative Members Benefit for Solos and Small Practices
By Michael Fleming


Simple Steps

Writing More Effective Email Messages
By Allison C. Shields


Ethics 

Legal Ethics, Referral Fees and Internet Advertising
By Michael Downey


News & Events

From TECHSHOW to Alaska: Join Us!
By Joshua Poje



TECHNOLOGY


Product Watch

ThinkPad 6460s: An Ultrabook Lawyers Can Love
By Robert J. Ambrogi


Hot Buttons

Securing Your Law Firm's Website: A Critical Cybersecurity Task
By Sharon D. Nelson & John W. Simek


The Digital Toolkit

The Battle of the Workplace Messaging Apps
By Tom Mighell



BUSINESS


Managing 

Building a Law Firm on a Strong Foundation of Leadership
By Thomas C. Grella


Career Steps

Holding an In-House Technology Seminar
By Wendy L. Werner


Marketing 

Diversity and Inclusion is a Marketing Tool (and Necessity) in 2017
By Micah Buchdahl


Finance 

A 'Periodic Table' of Law Firm Profitability for Small Firms
By Peter Roberts


Practice Management Advice

Managing the Robots
By Jim Calloway


Taking the Lead

Making Technology a Part of Firm Culture
By Mary E. Vandenack

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