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The MyCase Q&A thread
This thread is for questions and answers about MyCase.
You can also browse posts about MyCase on Lawyerist.
Worst Website Mistakes
I'm working on a post about website mistakes and could use some input!
What are the things that make you cringe when you see them on your colleague's websites? Have you made mistakes on your website that you have regretted? What makes a decent …
Does anyone use an email newsletter for clients or a paper newsletter? If so, have you received feedback on it? Are there services out there to use to format an online newsletter? I'm trying to decide if it is worth doing one.
Abacus Private Cloud / Desktop as a Service
Is anyone using Abacus Private Cloud, or have you taken a look at it? I've just had a demo, and I have a review account for testing purposes.
If you have any questions or comments, please let me know. I'm working on a
review/guide, and I'd like to …
Networking and Why It's Important
I've recently started getting involved with some local networking and have noticed few attorneys out there in the networking world. Here's a bit about networking and why I think it's important, especially for solo practitioners getting started.
Has anyone had any experience with Yodle (an on-line advertising company)?
Landwehr Law Offices
Using video in web marketing?
It looks like it's been 3 years since the Lawyerist Lab last considered video on lawyer websites.
Has anyone experimented with this since then? Has anyone seen video done really well for an attorney? I haven't, but I'm sure someone o…
Wordpress themes for solo practice?
Hey everyone, I'm new here. Thanks for being such a great community and having such awesome information.
I'm going solo, and I'm setting up a website. I like this tech stuff, so I want it to look professional, but I can't pay professional money. Ri…
Looking for a newsletter on internet law
I'm looking for a good newsletter on internet law issues. Does anyone have any recommendations? Even a recommendation as to a good list of newsletters on legal issues will be welcome.
Has anyone tried this? Didn't see any recent posts about it. I'm trying to market my Collaborative Divorce practice and looking for ways to target soon-to-be divorcing clients.
This might be a stupid question but here goes. I have Office on my PC at work. I just bought a MacBook Pro and would like to install Office 365 on the MacBook and my iPad. Should I purchase the home or personal version of Office 365? The goal is…
Has anyone attended the Rainmaker institute? thoughts? value? worth attending?
Client intake procedures and Ruby Receptionists
I am a plaintiffs' civil rights and employment lawyer, and I work all my cases under contingent fee arrangements. Unfortunately, the nature of my practice is that I generally need to speak with at least 25 people until I can find one person I can he…
Does anyone have experience using Total Attorneys for PI leads? Is it worth it?
The Dropbox Q&A, Tips & Tricks Thread
Like it or not, the most-popular cloud-based file syncing service (considered a file server or cloud backup by some), is Dropbox, and that includes lawyers. I like it, I don't see any good reasons why most* lawyers should not use it, and I recommend…
Introduction - Camille Aponte
I just wanted to introduce myself. I'm Camille Aponte and I just started my own firm, Aponte Law, LLC. I have an office in Bethesda, Maryland, but I'll also handle cases in DC. I plan on focusing primarily on probate and estate work while…
Encryption and File Organization with Dropbox and TrueCrypt
Does anyone have a decent, practical plan for organizing and encrypting files with Dropbox and TrueCrypt? I have an encrypted partition, but I also want to encrypt all files within the partition that get synced with Dropbox. Is there a way I can s…
The Evernote Q&A, Tips & Tricks Thread
This thread is for questions and answers about Evernote, and for sharing your favorite tips and tricks.
You can also browse posts about Evernote on Lawyerist, and here is the old Evernote thread in the Lab.