Articles on Legal Technology

Co-Editor’s Quarterly Column: Using MS Outlook By Todd Flaming Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2022 Practical tips for using MS Outlook.
Illinois Supreme Court Appoints 3 Legal Tech Members to e-Business Policy Advisory Board By Chris Bonjean Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2022 The Illinois Supreme Court recently reconstituted the Supreme Court e-Business Policy Advisory Board and appointed three members of the ISBA Legal Technology Committee effective immediately.
Roundtable Discussion With ISBA Rural Practice Fellows By Matthew R. Huff Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2022 A summary of the Standing Committee on Legal Technology's online roundtable discussion with associate fellows in the new ISBA Rural Practice Initiative.
Co-Editor’s Quarterly Column: MS Office Tips and Tricks—Introduction to Excel By Todd Flaming Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2022 The basics of how to use MS Excel.
Password Managers By Matt Loar Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2022 Password managers are an excellent tool to create strong, unique passwords and improve the security of your online accounts.
What Every Lawyer Should Know About the Internet of Things By Jonathan Nessler Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2022 The internet of things is an ever-expanding group of smart devices that have infiltrated our everyday lives and the daily operations of many law firms. Although they offer a number of benefits, they also present a number of security concerns.
Paperless Tech Tips for Attorneys By Liz Tracy Corporate Law Departments, January 2022 Four ways to increase your efficiency using technology.
Co-Editor’s Quarterly Column: MS Office Tips and Tricks—Introduction to PowerPoint By Todd Flaming Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2021 An overview and practical tips for using MS PowerPoint.
Illinois’ Electronic Wills and Remote Witnesses Act Is a Game Changer By Michael Brennan Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2021 Wills, powers or attorney, and other important estate documents can now be validly signed and witnessed remotely through audio video communications.
Co-Editor’s Quarterly Column: MS Office Tips and Tricks—Introduction to the MS Word Styles By Todd Flaming Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2021 This article is the first in a series on how to use MS Office, software almost all of us use but few use to its full potential.
Decentralized Autonomous Organizations: Understanding the Businesses Being Built on Blockchains By Jonathan Nessler Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2021 An overview of decentralized autonomous organizations, which are businesses built on blockchains.
Using a Virtual Number for Multifactor Authentication By Bryan M. Sims Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2021 How to use a virtual phone number for multifactor authentication.
Better Self-Editing Through Technology By Daniel Kay Elder Law, May 2021 Tips and software recommendation for reviewing and editing your own writing.
Notion Is the Future of Work By Aaron W. Brooks Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2021 An overview of the cloud-based application Notion.
Remote Documents Sharing Made Easy with IPEVO By Sofia Zneimer Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2021 The IPEVO is a clever camera that allows presenters to share documents without sharing screens.
Some Big Picture Thoughts About Technology and the Law By Todd Flaming Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2021 Predictions for the future of law practice.
Better Self-Editing Through Technology By Daniel Kay Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2021 Tips and software recommendation for reviewing and editing your own writing.
Locale: My Favorite App By Bryan Sims Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2021 A review of Locale, an Android-only app that allows users to create specifying conditions under which phones settings change.
The reMarkable 2 Tablet: An Innovative Twist to the Electronic Notepad By Chad S. Beckett Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2021 A look at the reMarkable 2 device, a novel piece of technology designed to replace pen and paper with a digital notepad.
Everday Tech Tips By Trent L. Bush Elder Law, November 2020 Hardware and equipment that will enhance your computing experience.
Everday Tech Tips By Trent L. Bush Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, October 2020 Hardware and equipment that will enhance your computing experience.
It’s the End of the Law Firm as We Know It and I Feel Fine By Todd Flaming Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, October 2020 Technology has finally reached the point that it allows us to ditch the formal downtown office.
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Zoom How-To By Maggie Bennett Elder Law, May 2020 A step-by-step guide to using Zoom for video conferencing.
Zoom How-To By Maggie Bennett Family Law, April 2020 A step-by-step guide to using Zoom for video conferencing.
Can Lawyers Ethically Accept Cryptocurrency? By Mark C. Palmer Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2020 An analysis of the ethical concerns that arise from paying for legal services with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Everyday Tech Tips By Trent L. Bush Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2020 An overview of technology designed to help you reduce the clutter on and around your desk.
Flushing the ‘Out of Office’ Flood By Sofia Zneimer Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2020 A how-to for setting up email rules that will help you more efficiently manage your inbox.
Time for an Upgrade: Microsoft Windows 7 Is Now ‘Out of Warranty’ By Chad S. Beckett Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2020 A call to upgrade your operating system or spring for new machines with Windows 10 or another modern OS instsalled.
Do You Really Need an Office? By Todd H. Flaming Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2019 As files and work products are digitized and therefore portable, attorneys are increasingly opting out of traditional offices.
Validity of E-Signatures in Illinois By Bryan Sims Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2019 A look at whether electronic signatures are permissible with e-filing in Illinois.

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