Your (Mostly Free) Private InvestigatorBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2010Article, Page 184An amazing amount of information about parties, witnesses, clients, businesses and more resides on the Internet. Here's how to find it.
Tech tools for solosBy Helen W. GunnarssonSeptember 2009LawPulse, Page 438Every sole practitioner needs a smart phone, a laptop, a scanner, and a good backup system. Here's why.
State of E-Filing in IllinoisBy Trent L. Bush, Bryan M. Sims, David M. Clark, and Martin W. TyperJuly 2009Article, Page 344While Illinois has no statewide electronic filing system, several county initiatives are at various stages of implementation.
Twitter and Linkedin and Facebook. Oh My!By Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2009Article, Page 288Are you Linkedin? Facebooking? Tweeting? Or still figuring out what it's all about and why you should care? Here's a lawyer's guide to social networking.
No five-o’clock world for e-filingBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2009LawPulse, Page 10Unless the rules specify otherwise, parties may electronically file up to midnight on deadline day with administrative agencies that permit e-filing, the supreme court holds.
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.
Don’t Just Say It; Present ItBy Maureen B. CollinsFebruary 2001Column, Page 99Use technology to project; literally; an image that will impress your audience.
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.
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.
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.
Drafting with StyleBy Maureen B. CollinsMarch 2000Column, Page 173In the last two columns we looked at the drafting process and component parts of transaction documents.
Cell Phones and the Next Big ThingBy Todd H. FlamingFebruary 2000Column, Page 107Cell phones are about to take a quantum leap in power and functionality — maybe you’d best sit tight until they do.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie McGrathFebruary 2000Column, Page 62Banks and title insurance; fees for foiled FOIA requests; crafting affirmative action plans; and more.