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Archives for January 2012
  • Duncan McQueen
    Document Generation
    I've been researching web-based document assembly / generation tools - preferably ones that can appear to the end-user that it is a seamless extension of our firm's website, but really don't see any (besides Contract Express, potentially, and some o…
    Duncan McQueen 6.6K views 24 comments Most recent by Duncan McQueen Legal Technology
  • T King
    Iphone Call Logging App
    Good morning all,   Just switched from an Android phone to the Iphone 4s. On my Android I used to have an app that would log all my calls (incoming and outgoing) to my Google calendar. This would allow me to go back and edit the entry to keep note…
    T King 34 views 2 comments Most recent by T King Legal Technology
  • Veronica Picciafuoco
    Third-party document providers (ProDoc and the like)
    I'm having a look at products like ProDoc (http://www.prodoc.com/), a Westlaw branch that for 85 bucks a month provides you with all sort of document templates and keeps them updated. I've been using from time to time a similar service provided by …
    Veronica Picciafuoco 1 view 0 comments Started by Veronica Picciafuoco Legal Technology
  • Tabitha Ayres
    Scanner Help
    Good afternoon, I work for a law firm in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana. I came across Lawyerist.com and was then advised to come here with our problem. We currently use a Konica Minolta in the office, but we're looking to upgrade as we constantl…
    Tabitha Ayres 1 view 2 comments Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • Collin R
    New Google Privacy Policy
    I attended a CLE last week that really got me thinking about the safety of client information in cloud based Software as a Service. The AL State Bar says as long as I'm confident in defending Google's policies, I have the green light to go cloud ba…
    Collin R 1 view 1 comment Most recent by thedansherman Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Doxie Go with Eye-Fi
    tl;dr: Got it working, found it to be slow and clunky. Read more here. Doxie just sent me an Eye-Fi card so I could experience the awesomeness of wireless scanning to my iPad, smartphone, computer, or straight to Evernote. (You can buy this as a bu…
    samglover 11 views 4 comments Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • soloca
    Web and Email Host
    What web hosting and email hosting services do you prefer? I know Sam likes gmail as the email interface, but, who is hosting your firm's emails? Thanks!
    soloca 2.9K views 21 comments Most recent by Andrew Nettleman Legal Technology
  • Jennifer Kowski-Dahlberg
    Word Processing Software for Mac
    What do other Mac users have for word processing software and would you recommend it? I'm leaning strongly towards OpenOffice or Libre Office but I'm curious about Mac Pages. I don't do anything special - just letters, briefs and the occasional spre…
    Jennifer Kowski-Dahlberg 1 view 4 comments Most recent by Jennifer Kowski-Dahlberg Legal Technology
  • Elizabeth Beall
    Over-the-head headset?
    I use my cell phone as my office phone and often need / want to use it hands-free. The jawbone I have is ok, but every time I see a picture of a customer service representative on someone's website I think, "that's what I want." I'm looking for a gr…
    Elizabeth Beall 1 view 1 comment Most recent by Jarett Chaiken Legal Technology
  • samglover
    Rocket Matter adds document assembly
    Many LAB members have expressed a desire for document assembly in our various threads on practice management software. Like this one. I think RM must pay attention to the LAB, because today it announced a major software upgrade that adds document as…
    samglover 1 view 0 comments Started by samglover Legal Technology
  • William Chuang
    Experiences With 8x8 (Packet 8)?
    Hi! I have been jury-rigging a phone system with Google Voice but I have decided to move on to a real VOIP provider for business-class features such as an auto-attendant, call forwarding, extensions, and the like. I like Packet 8. However, I would l…
    William Chuang 282 views 4 comments Most recent by William Chuang Legal Technology
  • Jonathan Moody
    Scansnap 1300 as primary scanner
    I'm looking at getting a scanner for office use, but since I am just starting out, I am trying to keep costs down. I'm not seeing any reason for getting a 1500 over a 1300, considering that I rarely see documents over 7 or 8 pages in my practice. …
    Jonathan Moody 1 view 3 comments Most recent by Terry McCowan Legal Technology
  • Thomas Seeley
    Is a Copier really needed?
    Just recently went through exhaustive process to purchase copier for my current office and I wonder does a law firm really need a copier?   Could I get by with an excellent scanner and a high end laser printer?   Of course I can ask this question …
    Thomas Seeley 121 views 17 comments Most recent by Andrew Nettleman Legal Technology
  • tjolley
    Cloud based practice management tool and cloud based document management system
    I hope this is the correct forum to ask this question. If I'm using Clio which is a practice management system which has a built in document management tool do I also need to use a web based document management system like worldox or netdocuments? …
    tjolley 1 view 13 comments Most recent by Thomas Garvin Legal Technology
  • Andrew Bloch
    Fit Bike (let's you use your lap top while riding).
    http://lifehacker.com/5877802/the-fitdesk-is-a-space+saving-apartment+friendly-exercise-bike-and-laptop-desk   Billable time and exercise together? What a pairing (sarcasm).
    Andrew Bloch 1 view 3 comments Most recent by tdelcam Legal Technology
  • Jordan Weiss
    Retainer and/or Flat Fee Agreements
    Does anyone have any specific retainer or flat fee agreements that they use? I have tried to look for a number of basic agreements, but was wondering if there are any specific points anyone likes to add to theirs.   Right now I am practicing some …
    Jordan Weiss 2 views 1 comment Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • Todd Weaver
    Does anyone have any experience with wizilegal.com or know anyone who has any impression of their services? They provide VLO and document automation services, similar to Direct Law.
    Todd Weaver 1 view 2 comments Most recent by Todd Weaver Legal Technology
  • Alex Butterman
    Has anyone attempted to call a client about a case to "feel them out" or guage how much they could be billed after completing the work and knowing that far more time was spent than can actually be billed?  Has anyone done this pursuant to specific i…
    Alex Butterman 1 view 2 comments Most recent by Chris Hill Legal Technology
  • Kanak71
    Client Intake Sheet/Form
    Hello All, I tried searching the forum for a basic client intake form/sheet, but can't seem to find one. If I missed a previous thread on this subject, I apologize. I'm getting work in various areas of law: real estate, immigration, family, crimin…
    Kanak71 861 views 12 comments Most recent by Joseto Legal Technology
  • Andrew Bloch
    Computer in desk drawer
    for you ultimate neat freaks.   http://lifehacker.com/5874600/build-a-computer-into-your-desk-for-easy-upgrades-hidden-cables
    Andrew Bloch 1 view 1 comment Most recent by William Chuang Legal Technology

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