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Archives for May 2013
Virtual vs. Permanent Office
There was a similar thread covering this last year, but I thought I would start a new one as I am considering a change.
I am a consumer bankruptcy lawyer and I operate out of a physical office location in a building with other professionals. I …
Should your clients get a say in the software you use?
Last week, I posted a poll asking whether your clients care whether you use Dropbox. So far, 16% of those who responded said yes, their clients do care.
Which raises the interesting question whether your clients should get a say in what software yo…
How do you use Twitter?
I enjoy Twitter, but looking around at others' Twitter profiles, I'm mystified by the number of accounts people follow. I try to keep the number of people I follow under 100, which is just manageable. But I regularly see people following thousands o…
Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 Premium
I bought Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 Premium, which is speech recognition software, and a headset. The software is normally pretty expensive but it was on sale at Tiger Direct (well, a $130 mail in rebate, so there's a gamble there) so I got myself…
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 or iPad Mini?
I've finally ponied up the money for a Scansnap with the aim of a paperless practice. But I'm stuck on which tablet would be best suited for me. I am in court quite a bit, so the utility of the Note 8.0 is appealing. I've played with a demo and t…
Dropsmack Article on the risk of using Dropbox
Anyone read this article? The firm I work at circulated this as one of their reasons to not permit use of Dropbox. I'll admit to not being tech savy to fully understand the implications of this. I know many of you use this service and would be in…
Skydrive & Dropbox - Multi-lawyer small law firm
Forgive me, if I missed a thread that already deals with this:
I'll start my own firm this summer and will probably have a secretary and 1-2 associates to start out with. I've been 100% paperless since last year (my current colleagues think it's "…