The Portable Document Format (PDF) has become the standard in the legal and business communities for revising, editing and exchanging digital documents, as well as e-filing court documents. The industry-leading software for creating, securing, and analyzing PDF documents is Adobe Acrobat DC. As is the case with most software, many attorneys are using only a fraction of the software's features ...
Lawyers are already using Android devices to make phone calls, check e-mail, and send text messages. After the addition of several key apps, Android smartphones or tablets can also help run a law practice. From the more than 800,000 apps currently available, Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers highlights the “best of the best” apps that will allow you to practice law from your mobile
The Coronavirus pandemic has forced many attorneys to work from home. While some may have been prepared for the shift to working remotely fulltime, others are considering the notion of working outside of their traditional office space for the first time.
In this free program, attorney Jennifer Ellis reviews some of the basic office functions attorneys need to replicate...
Legal technology is a double-edged sword; it can cause malpractice, or it can guard against it! Most of the top causes for malpractice and grievance issues are related to organization, communication, and law office management. As such, they are largely preventable. How do you properly communicate confidential information with clients? How do you properly negotiate documents with opposing counsel?
A high percentage of malpractice practice claims and practice management issues are caused by communication breakdowns. The growing number of communication channels only compounds the problem.
Examine technologies and techniques that will help you improve internal and external communication, lower your stress, improve your service, generate happier clients, and lower your malpractice...
More and more attorneys and judges are using social media, either for its intended purpose of social networking (and, for the lesser intended purpose of marketing) or for its unintended purpose of investigative research.
There has been much discussion online amongst legal experts about what sorts of investigative activity is ethical for lawyers to engage in. Most Bar Associations however, have not yet addressed this topic. Two exceptions are the Philadelphia Bar and the New York State Bar.
In a series of four 90-minute webinars, Roger Dodd presents a completely integrated cross-examination system taught via learnable concrete principles. In each webinar Roger illustrates key principles and techniques of cross-examination to implement at trial and at depositions (in-person or online). His examples are based on dozens of real-life examples. Even if you don’t take the whole series...
Reusing old documents with find and replace has a high margin for error and is slower than better, alternative methods.
Discover how to leverage the best of your intellectual capital to increase speed, accuracy and efficiency. Improved drafting methods directly impact the bottom line and improve client satisfaction.
Most attorneys in private practice are employed by law firms with fewer than 20 lawyers and, in fact, half of all U.S lawyers in private practice are solos. When e-discovery came on the scene, these attorneys viewed it as the exclusive domain of large firms with large cases in Federal court. But with the increase in digital activity by people in all areas of their lives, e-discovery has become an
Encryption is now a generally accepted security measure for protecting confidential data – both when stored and transmitted. Data breaches have become a common occurrence, and hackers cannot only get confidential details about a case or deal, but steal your client's information as well. Fortunately, easy-to-use options are available today for encryption.