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Archives for December 2012
Any insider knowledge re: next gen ScanSnap?
Hey all: I'm in need of another scanner. My inclination is go straight to ScanSnap as I use one already and am very pleased with it.
However, the product has seemingly not been updated in years and the price hasn't really dropped much. I was wonder…
New Practices and Procedures for a New Year
As I sit here in my office, doing a little winter cleaning for the New Year. I thought it might be interesting to see what new practices/policies/procedures my fellow practitioners were putting in place this coming year.
For my office, we are tigh…
Credenza Pro, MyCase or Total Attorneys?
I have been reading the posts about Case Management Software and wanted to add my own issue.
I joined a firm with four attorneys that has been in operation for 13 years. They use Quickbooks and Timeslips. I come from a firm with Legal Files. I h…
Ipad Keyboard Recommendation Sought
Can anyone recommend a keyboard for the latest Ipad. I bought one at Best Buy (Zagg Folio) but I have found I need one with bigger keys. It does not have to be part of a case.
Plain text workflow, and a cool app.
I write almost everything in plain text first, in one of several apps (but usually vim or IA Writer). I use markdown to make it pretty, and sometimes Word if I need some specific formatting. But I start in plain text.
I just learned about a cool ap…
Paralegal Service v. Hiring Employee
I was recently solicited by a company providing paralegal services on the project to project basis. They have four paralegals who work for the company and complete tasks assigned by law firms, usually small or solo law firms. They bill monthly. Thei…
Total Attorneys Practice Management
(I apologize if this has already been covered, but I didn't see it in my search)
Is anyone using Total Attorneys Practice Management cloud system? I like the idea, but am not sure about the implementation. It does not appear to sync cont…
iPad Word Processing
I am in the market for a new word processing app for the iPad. I don't typically draft stuff on it due to the way it screws up formating once back at my desktop (Win7), but like the ability to use the iPad as a small word processor in a pinch when …
amicus attorney cloud
i run amicus small firm edition. was looking at switching to the cloud version just to make sure i can sync from all platforms. has anyone made the switch? can you provide your experiences etc? thank you.
Drop Box v. Box.com
Which is better for managing files in the cloud for a law practice, Dropbox or Box.com?
I've finally got a backup solution that is simple, easy, and really effective, so I felt like I ought to share.
First, I use CrashPlan for all my work and family computers (which I mentioned before, here). Unlimited backup to the cloud for up to 10…
QuickBooks on a Mac
The only thing I haven't yet moved over from my Windows PC is QuickBooks, because it uses a different database for the Windows and Mac versions. Since my accountant doesn't use a Mac, I'm worried about compatibility. Then again, I don't remember the…
Has anyone tried Google Wallet for business to accept credit cards?
Document Assembly / Template Software
I might have a opportunity to greatly expand my transactional business practice. I recall receiving information at some point from Lexis regarding document automation software that supposedly had 1000's of sample documents, clauses, alternative cla…
AT&T iPhone 3G v 4 ....does the 4 get better coverage ?
My assistant is having trouble with getting service on her AT&T iPhone 3G at her home. She lives in the boonies. The service map shows that she should have coverage at her home, but that it is spotty in nearby areas. She was wondering if she woul…