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Archives for April 2014
Does anyone know of a good portable (truly portable) printer? I'm looking for something I can take to court with me and print from wirelessly from my laptop and from my Apple or Android phone. I don't want to have to use any special kind of thermal …
Hyperlinks in Briefs
Motivated by a lawyerist post and other things, I want to start putting hyperlinks to reported cases and exhibits into my briefs (particularly appellate briefs). But i have some questions that I hope someone here can answer:
How do you link to t…
I don't need MailChimp
I want to send a blast to all of my clients, past and current.
What is the best way to send a one-off email to a list? I don't need mailchimp.
I just want to make sure I reach a few hundred emails with a single email.
I want to create a header with a logo on the left that is embedded and protected and address information on the right that is editable I want them to line up. but when I lock the logo the address block dips below the header. How can I line them up…
Practice management advice or consultation
I would love to talk to anyone with a small or solo practice who has a Windows-based practice management system that they really like. My practice is exclusively mediation so I always have two parties (occasionally three).
My main "requirements" …
SmileDog.ca vs. Ruby Receptionist
I'm not going to rehash by bad experience with Ruby's billing practices. But I do want to tell the world how amazing SmileDog.ca has been. They're simply better than Ruby. My calls are fractions of Ruby's call lengths, yet my phone notes read like c…
This may have been asked before but I was curious as to who uses Skype for their business? I dont want to have to pay for a land line if at all possible but I want to make sure skype is a good option.
OBi Won't Work with Google Voice Starting May 15. Plans?
I got an email a few days ago confirming what I read previously somewhere on the internet (maybe here) - I won't be able to use Google Voice with my OBi in a month. I dislike this, as I set up my system relying on these parts working together; after…
Seems like Clio's having a bad week - Monday night/Tuesday morning calendar events didn't show up, and today the billing/invoicing is incredibly slow.
Anyone have any insight into what's going on? Everyone's entitled to screw up once in awhile, b…
Do You Swap Your Harddrives?
Even with redundancies, hard drives get old and can be unreliable. Do you have a method to test them, or swap them out for new ones, at some interval? I get nervous even after 6 months and I try to be very gentle with them and their spinny nonsense.
Document Protocol for Paperless Office
Does anyone have a sample document protocol for a paperless office that you are willing to share or a resource to recommend? I'm developing a policy to direct employees how to handle paper from receipt to storage (including inter-office distributio…
Anyone have a chance to check LawPal out yet?
New Alternative to Standing Desk on Kickstarter
I came across this Kickstarter campaign this morning. It markets itself as a cheaper alternative to the other standing desks currently out there on the market. I wanted to know what other attorneys thought of this product as I have been looking to f…