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Archives for November 2012
  • Mark Heaney
    Apple Server v. Drop Box
    I'm in the process of expanding my practice to employee some assistants. Obviously, my paralegal we need access to the client files, forms, etc. What do you all believe is the best way to set up a system? I use Apple products. Is it best to have a s…
    Mark Heaney 1 view 3 comments Most recent by moneyadvisor Legal Technology
  • SteveL
    Problems with MyFax.com
    1) My office has been having a large number of problems with our myfax account recently. Specifically with receiving faxes. We never used to have problems (account since 2007). It is my understanding that the company was purchased by eFax or othe…
    SteveL 911 views 15 comments Most recent by BretteFreedle Legal Technology
  • Nicole Black
    Global Legal IT Cloud Survey Results
    There are some really interesting statistics in Legal IT Professional's newly released "Global Legal IT CLoud Survey." The bottom line? The Cloud is here to stay. Check it out. It's definitely worth a quick read.
    Nicole Black 2 views 2 comments Most recent by Nicole Black Legal Technology
  • Wes Christensen
    Case management solutions
    Hello, I am looking for an easy-to-use, reliable case management program or service for my solo child custody mediation practice. I am a family therapist, not an attorney, but my practice is almost 100% devoted to serving as a neutral in family l…
    Wes Christensen 5 views 5 comments Most recent by Bob Leonard Legal Technology
  • JRCnudde
    Google Apps - Apps for Lawfirms
    I have just setup a Google Apps account.  Just personnel for now while I figure it out and while I work out my plans.  I see there are a TON of other apps to use, many for free, beyond the mail, calendar, etc.  Which Apps do you all use and recommen…
    JRCnudde 1 view 0 comments Started by JRCnudde Legal Technology
  • Andrew Mays
    Time Tracking / Billing Software
    I'm in the market for new timetracking and billing software. I've done some research myself, but can't seem to find something that will work for me.  Here's my situation. I'm in a firm with four attorneys. We're currently running Tabs3 for all our …
    Andrew Mays 255 views 12 comments Most recent by Ken Mayeaux Legal Technology
  • Nathan Jones
    Time clock
    Our firm has three hourly staff members.  We have always had our staff self-report their hours; however, we are considering moving to a more formal method. Does anyone have any experience with time clock software?  We don't really want a physical t…
    Nathan Jones 1 view 5 comments Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • jdixson
    Any fastdraft users here?
    I don't mean fastdraft from the company in the UK. I mean the fastdraft BankOne used for their trust packages in the late 1990s. Anyone here still using it? If so, have you found anyone willing to support it?
    jdixson 3 views 0 comments Started by jdixson Legal Technology
  • Jeffrey Lapin
    Alternatives to Pitney Bowes
    My lease with Pitney Bowes is about to expire and I am looking at other options. I use approximately $75.00 a month in postage although a lot of it is due to certified mail with restricted delivery and receipt requested. I need the ability to do cer…
    Jeffrey Lapin 1.2K views 4 comments Most recent by William Chuang Legal Technology
  • Jennifer Lunsford
    Practice Management Software for Contingency Fee Practice
    I am very excited to report that I talked my employer into getting a practice management system.  We run a contingency-based practice that does SSD, workers' comp and personal injury, so we have a very large volume of clients.  We are looking for a …
    Jennifer Lunsford 16 views 4 comments Most recent by Nick_Ortiz Legal Technology
  • Jason P. Howie
    Switching from Amicus Attorney
    I am a family law lawyer, with one associate and a caseload of about 200 active files.  About 20 years ago, I elected to go with Amicus Attorney.  I have stuck with it ever since.  Most recently, I have been disappointed with minor issues that just …
    Jason P. Howie 2 views 3 comments Most recent by Jason P. Howie Legal Technology
  • JRCnudde
    Laptop Recommendations
    I know this has been discussed before in general terms.  I'm hoping it's okay to ask again.  I know many people recommend Macs or Lenovo brand.  My question is more on what specs do I really need / care about?   I'm looking to a laptop that will b…
    JRCnudde 3.6K views 45 comments Most recent by samglover Legal Technology
  • ECBA
    "Client File" App for IPad
    Hello, Have anyone tried the App named Client File.  It works with Dropbox, but is meant mostly for client file organization... seems like a prettier interface than GoodReader?  Well I'm a sucker for aesthetics, so Im trying it out -- if anyone ha…
    ECBA 1 view 0 comments Started by ECBA Legal Technology
  • johnfoster42
    Disaster Planning
    This may fall under the heading of Barn Door/Horse, but the New York State Bar has a free (during November) video about "Disaster Planning and Emergency Preparedness" for solos and small firms: www.nysba.org/DisasterPlanningProgram   There are …
    johnfoster42 2 views 0 comments Started by johnfoster42 Legal Technology
  • Ted Hoppe
    Trust Accounting and Practice Management Programs
    Hi All: In my practice most of my clients are hourly with retainers.  I need the billing program to be able to do trust accounting, automatically apply payments and the like.  I see alot of attorneys talk about Clio and MyCase and I like both of th…
    Ted Hoppe 3 views 3 comments Most recent by Hustlaw Legal Technology
  • alphaomegan
    ScanSnap S510 (old skool)
    Like many of you, I run a (mostly) paperless office--I generally scan and shred all incoming documents. I use the Fujitsu ScanSnap s1500 as my scanner.  I just hired two other lawyers, and sharing one ScanSnap between us is starting to get unwieldy…
    alphaomegan 2 views 2 comments Most recent by alphaomegan Legal Technology

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