You Can’t Take It with You (and You Can’t Sell It, Either)By Karen J. DilibertApril 2002Column, Page 213Given that Illinois sole practitioners can't sell their practices, how can they prepare for death or retirement? This article discusses the problem and outlines a few steps solos can take on behalf of clients and family.
Protecting Your CommunicationsBy Maureen B. CollinsJanuary 2002Column, Page 47Don't let your brainchildren be like the proverbial cobbler's shoeless kids; lawyer, protect your IP rights.
Disaster Recovery BasicsBy Todd FlamingDecember 2001Column, Page 659With some basic disaster planning, you can keep your practice up and running even if your office is damaged or destroyed.
Make Your Banker Your PartnerBy Paul SullivanNovember 2001Column, Page 599Need a loan to grow your practice or even out cash flow? Here's what your banker has to offer and what you'll be asked to provide in return.
The Letterhead Name GameBy Karen J. DilibertOctober 2001Column, Page 545What's in that name on your firm's letterhead? Trouble, if you don't mind your ps and qs.
Managing the E-mail MonsterBy Todd FlamingOctober 2001Column, Page 541Driven into a corner by e-mail overload? Here's how to fight back.
Your Office on the WebBy Todd FlamingJune 2001Column, Page 319Applications service providers, or ASPs, rent computer programs over the Web. They can give you more computing power and flexibility for less money, but beware the risks.
Technology in a Cost-Conscious EraBy Todd FlamingApril 2001Column, Page 205What if, instead of buying a lot of separate programs, you put all of your data on one computer and use a standard Web browser like Internet Explorer to input, search, and display the results?
Your Computer Can Help Analyze Your CaseBy Todd FlamingFebruary 2001Column, Page 97Software; especially a program called "CaseMap"; can help you see the relationships between the facts, people, events, and issues in your case.
Just Another Day at the OfficeBy Paul SullivanJanuary 2001Column, Page 43If you run the business side of a law practice, you've probably had a day or two like this one.
Technology Training: Why It’s a MustBy Todd H. FlamingDecember 2000Column, Page 723You'll waste your investment in hardware and software if you don't invest some time and effort in training people how to use it.
Jump-Start Your Cash FlowBy Paul SullivanSeptember 2000Column, Page 539Do you know where your money goes, and where and when it comes in? Here are tips to help you get control of your receipts and expenses.
Using PowerPoint to Power Your ArgumentBy Todd H. FlamingJune 2000Column, Page 357PowerPoint is a powerful, easy-to-use program that can spice up your presentation. And it's probably already on your computer.
Electronic Briefs: The Time Has ComeBy Todd H. FlamingApril 2000Column, Page 233Here's how to create an electronic brief that includes exhibits, signed documents; everything you'd include in a paper version. For an example, see /ibj/apr00lj/ebrief.pdf.