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Section Newsletter Articles on Legal Technology

Exploring personal cloud storage for attorneys By Michael Brennan Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2015 While cloud-based applications, and specifically cloud storage services, have provided realistic options for storing large amounts of data, the security risks involved in using such services can be substantial.
The history of your private identity By David Chapin and Adam Nelson Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2015 What is our identity? What exactly are we trying to protect?
In the cloud and encrypted: Simple solutions for small firms By Todd H. Flaming Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2015 Storing your confidential files with confidence using the cloud.
Survey Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2015 This survey, which will take only a few minutes to complete, will help us explore useful topics for CLE programs or newsletter articles.
Observations of an old country lawyer: The subject line (or, way too much e-mail…) By Edward T. Graham Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, April 2015 Some thoughts on staying organized in our techno-centric world.
Implementing document assembly software in your practice By Trent L. Bush Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2015 To be an efficient and profitable attorney, sometimes you have to leave the old way of doing things behind and learn how to use a new tool.
ScanSnapSV600…A touch of the button…But a contactless scanner? By Alan Pearlman Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2015 The author reviews this latest hardware—what he believes to be one of the best new scanner products on the market today.
Case summaries By Ethel Spyratos Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2014 Recent cases that have involved technology.
Highlight on Clio: Review of affordable cloud-based practice management software By Jessica C. Marshall Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2014 The author shares her experience with using Clio in her firm.
The power of Google By Nicole Sartori Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2014 To increase your chances of being found when a client is looking for your firm, and without costing you any money, the firm should have a Google+ page.
Highlight on Clio: Review of affordable cloud-based practice management software By Jessica C. Marshall Women and the Law, October 2014 The author shares her experience with using Clio in her firm.
Hey, you—Stay out of the cloud By Charles Hutchinson Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, September 2014 Are an attorney's files ever really secure in a cloud-based account?
The power of Google By Nicole Sartori Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, September 2014 To increase your chances of being found when a client is looking for your firm, and without costing you any money, the firm should have a Google+ page.
ScanSnapSV600…A touch of the button…But a contactless scanner? By Alan Pearlman Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, September 2014 The author reviews this latest hardware—what he believes to be one of the best new scanner products on the market today.
Conference room tech upgrades on a budget By Trent L. Bush Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2013 For an investment of under $2,000, you too can have a conference room that is functional, neat, and looks professional.
Using avvo By Nicole Sartori Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, November 2013 Avvo.com is a Web site for the general public to search for lawyers in their respective fields and physical locations or to post questions regarding a particular legal topic.
WordRake—How does your document garden grow? By Alan Pearlman Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, November 2013 WordRake is an editing program that identifies extra language to be removed allowing for brevity and clarity.
Editor’s column: Smart phones, electronic tablets, and new computer operating systems and software—Once again changing how we practice By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2013 Editor John Phipps discusses the advantages of upgrading your computer's hardware.
Not so back to basics—The sky’s the limit! By Alan Pearlman Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, April 2013 A review of the Sky Smartpen.
Did you get a new iPhone or iPad for Christmas? By Hon. Steven L. Nordquist Government Lawyers, March 2013 A look at some free apps that can simplify your legal—and non-legal—life.
New 3M projector technology By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2013 A review of the 3M MP410 projector.
Top five new year (IT) resolutions By Kim Brand Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, December 2012 Make this the year you get out of the poor-productivity ditch!
Built like a tank By Nerino J. Petro Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2012 If you are looking for a backup drive to protect your data against theft, natural or manmade disasters, the ioSafe Solo or SoloPRO drives is a great option.
Good to be a Googler By David B. Yavitz Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2012 A Googler is defined as an employee of Google. If you are a Geek and fortunate enough to land a job at Google, you have made it to Geek Heaven.
An update on Google Analytics By Peter LaSorsa Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2012 A look at two important features of Google Analytics and why you should pay particular attention to them.
Document assembly software 101 By Trent L. Bush Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, June 2012 An overview of software that autmates document creation, and the wide variety of providers offering different products with various capabilities.
Document assembly software 101 By Trent L. Bush Trusts and Estates, June 2012 An overview of software that autmates document creation, and the wide variety of providers offering different products with various capabilities.
The new iPad: Is it the game changer? By Hon. Adrienne W. Albrecht Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, June 2012 A review of the newest iPad.
Shift your perspective: The path to a better law practice business model By Peter Mierzwa Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, June 2012 Some questions and examples to help you think about your business models and dedication to your clients.
The illusion of digital security By Alan Wlasuk Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, May 2012 You’ll never be entirely safe from a breach. But if you’re clever, the breach won’t leave you for dead. System logs will define the magnitude of the breach, cyber insurance will pay for the expert help you will need, and data encryption will save you.