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Archives for March 2014
I'm trying to figure out a good backup system for my (very small) law firm and while i decided to go with Crashplan, i'm wondering if i should also have time machine backup...is it really necessary ? What system do you guys use ?
Clio, Wave, Xero and Freshbooks
We started a 3-attorney firm in mid-January. We use Clio mostly for billing purposes. I like the task feature and integration with Google Apps, but my partners don't use Clio much beyond billing.
We're concerned with the amount of time we're spen…
Program to track business development efforts and expenses
I'm starting a law firm in a very specific domain (Business Immigration in Canada and US) and I need to do a lot of traveling/business development. I have two questions :
1) Does somebody know a great cloud based tool to track bus…
Exhibit List "bookmarks"?
A big part of the job (when you don't have a paralegal) is exhibit lists. When working on briefs, however, I often have to re-order exhibits (and their numbers) on the fly, which means I have to go through the document and change every reference to …
Email integration in Clio and other legal management software
I started my law firm 6 months ago and I'm having a hard time figuring out how to organize everything. I took a one month membership for Clio and will give it a try. However I find that the email integration is not very useful. In Clio…
The ScanSnap Q&A, Tips & Tricks Thread
This discussion thread is for questions and answers and tips and tricks about the ScanSnap line of document scanners from Fujitsu. You can also browse ScanSnap posts on Lawyerist and in the Lab.
Contact Database / Management
Does anyone have a recommendation on a database program to manage my practice contact list? I've used the Google contacts, but it isn't as comprehensive as I would like (or I don't know how to work it properly). I'm trying to figure out a way to kee…
Anyone using Solve 360 for client/case management?
We currently use a google group for email and calendaring, and google drive for off site document access, but we really need a better system in place for client management and for case management. The vast majority of our billing is flat fee and neg…
Scanner for frayed documents
A lot of the documents I receive from client are stacks of frayed / torn / worn papers. They often jam my Epson GT-S50. It's incredibly frustrating.
The GT-S50 is several years old already and I haven't changed any of the rollers or done any re…