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  • samglover
    MyCase v. PracticePanther
    This discussion was created from comments split from: HoudiniESQ 2.0.
    samglover 454 views 2 comments Most recent by samglover
  • Jamie Sutton
    Sunrise Calendar Alternatives
    So I fell in love with Sunrise Calendar (with Google Calendar as my underlying foundation), but now that Microsoft is shuttering it down for good, can anyone recommend some quality and robust calendar apps? Only real requirement is that it have both…
    Jamie Sutton 173 views 4 comments Most recent by Jamie Sutton
  • John_Bove
    Anti-Virus Software Recommendations for Mac OS X?
    I've been using Avira but don't know if the review I relied on was that reliable or not. All of the reviews I've found are from computer and software publications that depend on ad revenue. Thanks!
    John_Bove 123 views 8 comments Most recent by agordonlaw
  • samuelharden
    Creating Your Own Browser-Based Court Form Maker
    I left this as a comment in Colarusso's "Hello World" piece, but thought it might help some people out here. This tutorial and github repo will guide you through it on setting it up with a mac or linux/ubuntu. This lets you run a court form build…
    samuelharden 365 views 5 comments Most recent by samuelharden
  • richards
    Electronic Discovery Software Recommendations?
    Our firm is considering using electronic discovery software. A few that seem to be more popular (the first two even have discounts through state bar associations) are Logikcull, Nextpoint, CloudNine & Summation. Does anyone have any thoughts on …
    richards 97 views 1 comment Most recent by samglover
  • David Tracy
    Postage - What To Do?
    We currently have a postage meter from Pitney Bowes - cost about $50/month.  Our mail volume is going down, currently $120.00-$150.00/month.  I'm debating internally the options:  postage meter, stamps.com (or other online service), or rolls of stam…
    David Tracy 2.8K views 26 comments Most recent by Peg Manning
  • uclaw2000
    Barcode Reader for Scansnap for Mac
    I've been a scansnap user and fan for 8 years -- currently using ix500 with a Mac. Is there software that works with scansnap to read barcodes for naming docs and saving them to certain folders?
    uclaw2000 351 views 18 comments Most recent by krl
  • Dank
    Immigration Law Software Pain Points
    I'm a lawyer in NYC, and I'm starting to work in immigration law. I'm currently trying to figure out what kind of software is best for handling petitions, particularly H-1B, perm and F-1 petitions. I've done demos of INSZoom and ILCSystems but neith…
    Dank 97 views 8 comments Most recent by JoshuaLenon
  • richards
    Merged: Want to review HoudiniEsq 2.0?
    This discussion has been merged.
    richards 1 view 0 comments Started by richards
  • Brevitatis
    Converting files to PDF
    I am attempting to run a paperless office. This requires me to store all electronic documents relating to a case in chronological order. Not having any programming skill, I am converting Word, Excel and Outlook emails into pdf's, and naming each o…
    Brevitatis 153 views 2 comments Most recent by Brevitatis
  • samuelharden
    Best Tool for Creating Online Legal Forms
    Anyone have experience with converting legal forms into html pages as completable forms? Right now I'm using a combination of just HTML and Bootstrap. I'm trying to make them pretty without a bunch of dependencies or a big css stylesheet. Any sugges…
    samuelharden 496 views 15 comments Most recent by Colarusso
  • samglover
    The Smokeball Q&A, Tips & Tricks Thread
    This thread is for questions and answers about Smokeball. You can also browse posts about Smokeball on Lawyerist.
    samglover 695 views 14 comments Most recent by JaneOxley
  • ftourigny
    Email templates program
    Hi there, I would like to prepare some email templates that our firm will use for different steps of a file ( opening of a file, welcome letter to our firm, payment receipt, etc.) Do you guys use any program for that or you just keep the template…
    ftourigny 317 views 10 comments Most recent by andycabs
  • rwfaircloth
    Anyone have experience using LEAP practice management software?
    I searched through the archives and didn't see much mention of this company. https://www.leap.us/
    rwfaircloth 155 views 6 comments Most recent by JaneOxley
  • samglover
    How does news of Internet hacks influence your behavior?
    It seems like every day a new service has been hacked. Passwords or credit cards stolen, email accounts invaded, etc. One of the main reason to report these hacks is so you can take action to protect yourself. So I'm curious—do you? What do you d…
    samglover 73 views 4 comments Most recent by TheoRand
  • richards
    MyCase, SmokeBall or something else?
    What started as a search for a product to help us go paperless, has turned into a broader quest to improve practice management to increase efficiency. I have looked at SmokeBall (on line videos and live demo) and like what I see (especially how w…
    richards 683 views 21 comments Most recent by mckinneylaw
  • katzafiro
    Keyboard Recommendations for iPad Air
    Looking for recommendations for a sturdy but not expensive keyboard for my iPad Air. For the last few years, I've been using a Sharkk keyboard but it keeps breaking on me.
    katzafiro 33 views 2 comments Most recent by katzafiro
  • Coopergirl
    Document Assembly Automation Through Google Docs/Google Drive
    I'm a legal assistant in a two-person office - the attorney and lil 'ole me. I'm working on streamlining our office. We're transforming to paperless and we're working a lot from home on our laptops, iPhones and iPads in our pajamas - not together..…
    Coopergirl 3.1K views 20 comments Most recent by samglover
  • litigatoresq
    Alternatives to Mycase
    I have been using mycase for years and I have officially given up. Any recommendations for an alternative all in one practice management solution for a small three person litigation firm? We use both mac and windows, dropbox and exchange for email.
    litigatoresq 550 views 9 comments Most recent by jeffkerr
  • Zach Ball
    Practice Management: Zola Suite and CosmoLex?
    Any Zola Suite or CosmoLex users out there? We're looking at the various systems, and these are two we're investigating. We'll have around 12 users to start, and we are a 100% Mac OS office. Just curious if anyone has any first hand experience with …
    Zach Ball 266 views 4 comments Most recent by samglover

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