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Section Newsletter Articles on File Management

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.
Can you find it? By Donald E. Weihl Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, June 2013 This article will show you how to create your own data system using a Microsoft Word program.
Updating and cleaning out estate plan files By John Ahern Trusts and Estates, June 2012 Tips to provide you with a starting point when you need to "clean house."
Taming the paper tiger By Trent L. Bush Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2006 The goal in moving toward a paperless office and thereby taming the paper tiger is to get our files under control.
Mastering and managing documents in the state-of-the-art law office By T. Roe Frazer Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2005 Document management is the most daunting challenge for today’s law office.
Surviving the e-mail avalanche By Dan C. Felean Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, September 2003 In a matter of a few years, electronic mail has quickly become the core application for almost every lawyer and business client.
Spring cleaning—A dozen pointers for purging files By Scott Mittman Young Lawyers Division, March 1999 The ABA and others who issue ethical rules tell you that you don't have a general duty to keep all files forever and ever.

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