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Section Newsletter Articles on Technology

Court erred in admitting text messages By Michael R. Lied Civil Practice and Procedure, June 2015 Lawyers who want to introduce text messages into evidence must be careful to lay the necessary foundation.
How to put your most professional-self forward on voice-mail By Ann Marie Sabath Young Lawyers Division, June 2015 The author shares her voicemail etiquette tips.
Technology terms for senior lawyers By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. (Ret.) Senior Lawyers, June 2015 Make note of these frequently-used technology terms so that you can use them like a pro!
Does size matter? Absolutely! By John T. Phipps and Frank V. Ariano General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2015 Which of the new iPhones is better for you? Read this debate to decide.
E-mail courtesy DOs and taboos By Ann Marie Sabath Young Lawyers Division, April 2015 Some suggestions and a top ten list of common e-mail mistakes.
ScanSnap iX100…A small BUT more-than-mighty scanner for everywhere you go! By Alan Pearlman Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, April 2015 A review of the features of this latest iteration of mobile scanner.
LinkedIn: Now what’s this all about? By Leonard F. Amari and Anthony Pasquini Senior Lawyers, March 2015 The authors explain this professional networking site and how becoming a member could benefit your career.
LinkedIn: Now what’s this all about? By Leonard F. Amari and Anthony Pasquini Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2015 The authors explain this professional networking site and how becoming a member could benefit your career.
Does size matter? Absolutely! By John T. Phipps and Frank V. Ariano Senior Lawyers, February 2015 This article is intended to get you to check out the new iPhones, with a biased debate as to which is better suited for the Senior Lawyer.  
LinkedIn: Now what’s this all about? By Leonard F. Amari and Anthony Pasquini Senior Lawyers, November 2014 The authors explain this professional networking site and how becoming a member could benefit your career.
PDF for trusts and estates attorneys By Patrick Owens and Alan R. Press Trusts and Estates, November 2014 An overview of the different types of PDFs and practical tips and help for using them in your everyday practice.
Hey you, get off of that cloud By Carl R. Draper Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, July 2014 A review of Transporter, a device that advertises itself as being able to create your own private cloud service.
Start-up tech for any budget By Bryan M. Sims and Nerino J. Petro, Jr. Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, July 2014 Some thoughts on how to equip a law office for $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000.
Technology for seniors By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr., Loren S. Golden, Gary T. Rafool, Don Mateer, and Frank V. Ariano Senior Lawyers, June 2014 This is the latest of what has become a regular column in the ISBA Senior Lawyer Section Council newsletter. Hopefully you will take a turn in contributing a section on your own “Best Practices” or problems you have in using technology. Please let us know what you need. Applications (“Apps”)
Privacy concerns related to mobile technology By Ethel Spyratos Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2014 Mobile technologies such as geo-fencing may provide enormous value to both businesses and consumers. However, the risks associated with the inappropriate dissemination of consumer information collected as a result of these technologies, can cause consumers to have concerns about their privacy.
Chair’s column: Technology really is for seniors! By John T. Phipps Senior Lawyers, February 2014 A message from Section Chair John T. Phipps.
Computer basics for seniors By Don Mateer Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2013 Know a senior lawyer who would like to know more about using a computer? Tell them about this special workshop, to take place on October 18, 2013!
I really hate Windows 8—Can I downgrade to Windows 7? By Nerino J. Petro Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2013 While the short answer is yes, you can generally downgrade to Windows 8, there are a number of caveats that go along with that.
An iPad alternative By Nerino J. Petro Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2013 The author reviews the new Asus EEE Pad Transformer Prime.
Technology for seniors By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr., Loren S. Golden, Gary T. Rafool, and Frank V. Ariano Senior Lawyers, June 2013 This is the fourth of what has become a regular column in the ISBA Senior Lawyer Section Council newsletter.
Everything you could ever want to know about “QR Codes”—whatever they are By Leonard F. Amari Senior Lawyers, February 2013 What a QR Code is, why you need one, and how you can even create your own.
Legal issues associated with the Google car By Peter LaSorsa Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2013 A call for up-to-date legislation to keep up with evolving technology.
Technology for seniors By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Frank V. Ariano, and Loren S. Golden Senior Lawyers, February 2013 This is the third installment of what hopefully will become a regular column in this newsletter.
Taking the plunge with WealthCounsel By Alan R. Press Trusts and Estates, January 2013 This article outlines the author's initial impressions of WealthCounsel, an estate planning system, and he will follow-up in a few months with an update.
Seiko’s Smart Label Printers bring your firm to the future! By Alan Pearlman Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, June 2012 A review of the Seiko Smart Label Printer 450.
Technology for seniors By Frank V. Ariano and Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Senior Lawyers, June 2012 The first in what may be a regular column in this newsletter.
Editor’s column: Have you looked at your copier recently? By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2012 A new office copier might well be worth the investment, even if you don't think you need one just yet.
IRS e-mail subscriptions—The good, the bad, and the inbox fillers By James Creech Federal Taxation, February 2012 The author's list of the best and worst IRS newsletters available for e-mail subscription.
My (virtual) road to a (real) better life By Timothy J. Storm General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2012 Section Chair Timothy Storm shares his experiences in transforming his practice into a virtual law office.
We’ve come along way, i-baby By Janice L. Boback Women and the Law, November 2011 The author highlights some of the most useful apps for the iPad both in and outside of her practice.