Publications

Section Newsletter Articles on Legal Technology

Mobile apps column: “Picture It Settled” mobile app: Negotiating techniques meet 21st-century technology By Meghan Steinbeiss Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2012 A San Antonio mediation lawyer has developed the software for a mobile phone app designed for lawyers and mediators.
Transitioning to Clio: A personal diary By Alan R. Press Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2012 How does the change to Clio affect the author's workflow on a daily basis? What benefits have been realized? What set-backs have been encountered?
We’ve come a long way, i-baby By Janice L. Boback Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2012 The author highlights some of the most useful apps for the iPad both in and outside of her practice.
Inexpensive technology that improves my practice By Bryan Sims Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2012 The author shares his picks for the pieces of technology that have improved his office's efficiency without breaking the bank.
Technology in practice. What works? Who gets it? By Nerino J. Petro, Jr. Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2012 With the holidays recently behind us, we take a look at some new and updated products that you can wish Santa had brought you.
We’ve come a long way, i-baby By Janice L. Boback Administrative Law, January 2012 The author highlights some of the most useful apps for the iPad both in and outside of her practice.
Have you destroyed your memory? By Don Mateer Senior Lawyers, October 2011 Some models of copy machines have hard drives and may contain copies of every document that was scanned, copied or emailed. So how do you get rid of your old machine while still keeping your confidential information safe?
“It’s in the cloud.” New Web-based services provide solo and small firm lawyers new low-cost technology options and opportunities By John T. Phipps Senior Lawyers, October 2011 When the time comes to upgrade your computer system, the “cloud” offers other alternatives that might provide a cost-effective solution to the computer needs of solo and small firm lawyers.
E-Discovery issues in litigation By George S. Bellas Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, April 2011 A look at the case of Pension Committee of the University of Montreal Pension Plan v. Bank of America Securities, LLC, which highlights the problems with electronically stored information.
E-discovery update: Guidelines for Delaware Chancery Courts By George S. Bellas Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, April 2011 Delaware has become one of the first states to adopt guidelines for e-discovery. See the guidelines here.
Courtroom Information Project prepares courtrooms for the future By Martin Typer Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2007 As the Ogle County Circuit Court Clerk for the 15th Judicial Circuit, in Oregon, Illinois, I was recently invited to have my court participate on a free internet Web site called the Courtroom Information Project.
Favorites By Bryan Sims Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2007 Favorites is a feature of the newsletter that highlights those programs, utilities, gizmos, gadgets, etc., that we love.
Workshare does its share to secure your documents By Alan Pearlman Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, August 2007 Although most law firms use massive deployments of traditional security solutions to lock down their office systems, networks and all of their stored content, most of them still struggle with the massive loads of shared electronic documents that flood their corporate network, the Internet, the e-mail system and all of their portable storage devices.
Editor’s Column: Lessons from The ABA Tech Show: Windows VISTA—Looks good but no compelling reason to upgrade By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, July 2007 The consensus from the ABA Tech Show participants and exhibitors as well as local tech experts we have talked to is that “If your current windows XP system is working, don’t change it.”
To BlackBerry or not to BlackBerry? By Trent L. Bush Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, June 2007 That is the question our firm recently faced as our mobile phone contracts were about to expire.
Favorites Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2006 Favorites is a feature of the newsletter that highlights those programs, utilities, gizmos, gadgets, etc., that we love.