Issue Editor Jim Calloway has polled ABA TECHSHOW® veterans for everyday technology tips that can improve the way you work. Youll find handy ideas for improving Microsoft Office productivity, some cool Web-based tools and much more, all delivered by a very techno-savvy group.
Lawyers who are known for hunting down the best new smartphone apps tell us the ones they most love for making their day run smoothly.
In a big heads-up for lawyers, a recent opinion from a state bar rules committee addresses the concept of lawyer competence for protecting client information when using technology. Heres a data safeguarding checklist that should help keep your client data, and your practice, safe.
By Peter Roberts
With the toolset and how-tos given here, youll be able to keep your office at your fingertips anywhere theres broadband access.
By Nicole Garton-Jones
Knowledge tools, including work product retrieval systems, interactive checklists and document assembly systems, help get everyday legal work done faster, cheaper and better. This excerpt from the new ABA book The Lawyers Guide to Working Smarter with Knowledge Tools reveals what to look for in system authoring software.
Need your files with you, no matter where you go? Heres a look at popular storage services that let you access and share files from a Web browser.
From a neat Outlook add-in to marketing and PR tools, check out these ideas to help power and protect your practice.
Legal Web 2.0
Lawyers are knowledge workers, coping with an ever-increasing flood of information. Heres an overview of how Web-based PKM tools can help you focus on whats most important.
When viewed collectively, certain performance indicators can give law firm management the information necessary to make informed decisions and adjust direction as needed. Context is critical.
New Column! Career Steps
Yes, the Web offers great tools to aid in your search. But to land the right job, follow these tips and polish up your old-fashioned, face-to-face networking skills.
A seven-step checklist for selecting and maintaining your talent.
Taking the Lead
Although firmwide social events and the annual partners retreat are key to building cohesiveness, they do not need to cost a small fortune.