The newsletter of the ISBA's Standing Committee on Legal Technology
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AbacusLaw 13 is a lawyer docketing and case management program. Installation was easy and intuitive.
Boot camp graduate
April 27 was a beautiful day in Chicago. And despite my concerns about ineptitude and an always-present desire to be playing golf on such days, I made my way to the Chicago Regional Office of the ISBA to report for boot camp.
Comments from the chair
No one will argue with the fact that technology has changed our lives. History will probably record technology at the forefront of the significant accomplishments of the 20th century.
Do I really need to backup?
You just finished the brief for the most important case this year. You get ready to leave for the day--you shut off the lights, set the alarm and lock the door behind you. You haven't forgotten a thing ... or have you?
Learning Adobe Acrobat
You probably realize that recent buzz about Acrobat isn't in reference to Cirque du Soleil. Todd Flaming's article in the April 2000 issue of the Illinois Bar Journal ("Electronic Briefs: The Time Has Come") is a timely and enthusiastic endorsement of Adobe's Acrobat software technology, based on the PDF document standard, to generate electronic briefs. Recent advertising in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin for ZMF Media's "ebrief" CD-ROM based appellate briefs' is based on Acrobat.
To share or not to share
Would you like to share the files and programs on your computer with millions of other computers? J