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  • rogerd_40
    Lead generation services
    I'd like to get feedback from anyone that has utilized services that generate new clients. I'd like to hear the good and the bad.
    rogerd_40 134 views 2 comments Most recent by DustinMontgomery
  • Andrew Bloch
    Any updates on Secure Email?
    A recent article in our Bar Publication suggested that not even outlook was secure for sending emails to clients and opposing counsel (because outlook analyzes your email for key words apparently). I know email has long been "sanctioned" by the var…
    Andrew Bloch 72 views 1 comment Most recent by samglover
  • Kosmische
    Scanning passports and other 'hard' documents
    I'm a lawyer in Scotland and used to have a Scansnap which we loved to bits. However, we needed a new printer/copier and the one we got came with a reasonably good scanner with a large capacity feeder and, given it's a copier anyway, a flatbed scann…
    Kosmische 132 views 4 comments Most recent by rmarthur67
  • Kosmische
    Accessing files offline when no internet access available
    I'm a lawyer in Scotland and our courts have been very slow to adapt to the digital age. We still can't lodge documents with the court by email and in certain courts, can't intimate motions and so on by email. It's changing but not quickly. Which…
    Kosmische 92 views 3 comments Most recent by Adam Lilly
  • lawgirl
    Experience with electronic signatures?
    Does anyone have experience with electronic signatures? What service would you recommend?
    lawgirl 306 views 7 comments Most recent by JasonCarpenter
  • Brown
    Which company that can provide Qualified Digital Certificate?
    Hello. I've contacted some of the well-known e-signature services but they replied they cannot provide me what I need. Anyone can help me to find a company that can provide this one?: I need: "Qualified Digital Certificate" Qualified …
    Brown 12 views 0 comments Started by Brown
  • Brad Rosen
    Has There Been an Explosion in Legal Tech?
    If you tuned into Lawyerist Podcast #61, the answer to the question is a resounding “yes”. According to Sam and Aaron: “the practice management software explosion continues”; “there’s lots of room for growth and we are at the beginning of the proce…
    Brad Rosen 143 views 4 comments Most recent by anseljh
  • ftourigny
    Electronic contracts, Credit Card and Client portal...Please help !!!
    Hi all, I am in the process of implementing new technology to my firm and I would need a few suggestions for the two following things : 1- Contracts : I want the clients to be able to sign contracts electronically by clicking " i accept" - w…
    ftourigny 192 views 9 comments Most recent by ftourigny
  • Scott Kimberly
    How Long Should You Expect Your Laptop to Last?
    I have a Dell Latitude E6440 that I purchased in May 2014. In recent weeks, she has really started slowing down. General speed issues include: loading of website pages, delay between typing strokes and letters loading, delay in opening files. How…
    Scott Kimberly 211 views 10 comments Most recent by Michael_J
  • samglover
    The MyCase Q&A thread
    This thread is for questions and answers about MyCase. You can also browse posts about MyCase on Lawyerist.
    samglover 684 views 39 comments Most recent by espo7034
  • Bill Anderson
    Reviewing Electronic Case Files
    So I'm not a lawyer but I've been reading about your electronic file management ideas and I'm curious. I know that in days past you could just mark up paper with notes and corrections (like during a consultation) How do you do that when everything i…
    Bill Anderson 39 views 2 comments Most recent by Bill Anderson
  • Jeff_DiCello
    Word: Pleading Line Numbers Issue
    When using a pleading template with 28 lines, how does one easily align pleading text up with line numbers after a single-spaced block quote messes it all up.
    Jeff_DiCello 208 views 3 comments Most recent by samglover
  • JasonMcGrath
    Amicus Cloud - are you experiencing the same problems?
    Are you fellow users of Amicus Cloud (we call it "AC") experiencing similar issues? Due to the slowness of Amicus Cloud, it has taken me ****2 hours** to do 20 time entries**. Considering that these time entries are mostly .1s for emails, doing t…
    JasonMcGrath 3.6K views 31 comments Most recent by tinkershaw
  • lawtech
    Online intake forms with referral tracking?
    I'm currently using Clio for practice management and Evernote for note taking. What do folks recommend for intakes/pending retainer agreements? Evernote isn't great for data analysis down the road. Clio could work (setting everyone up as "pending…
    lawtech 166 views 3 comments Most recent by Johan
  • samglover
    How do you manage your passwords?
    I've heard from a few sources now that 2016 will be the year everyone finally gets their act together on passwords. (If you aren't clear on why this is an ethical imperative for lawyers, read this post. If you aren't sure what using good passwords m…
    samglover 575 views 31 comments Most recent by Johan
  • Cameron Parkhurst
    24" monitor of choice? Is it still Sam's Dell Ultrasharp?
    What are people using that offers good clarity and functionality?
    Cameron Parkhurst 74 views 6 comments Most recent by chadmurray
  • DHolland
    Quickbooks for time and billing
    I started my own office this week and had grand plans to use QB Premier for time and billing as well as bookkeeping. My experience thus far is frustrating. Are the potential benefits of the program worth the effort on the learning curve, or am I …
    DHolland 223 views 10 comments Most recent by barbfarnum
  • samglover
    Can you have a closer relationship with cloud-based companies?
    Jobst Elster just passed on a provocative comment from one of his clients. Apparently, NetDocuments claims that user adoption goes way up with cloud-based document management software-as-a-service as compared with tradition document management softw…
    samglover 41 views 2 comments Most recent by Jobst
  • Esquirelliott
    Is there some type of add-on for Google docs that would be good for document assembly?
    I work in a small litigation practice and I'm looking for better way to create and use templates. I don't own the practice and don't control the purse strings or how the firm itself works, but I'd be willing to spend some time, effort and money to u…
    Esquirelliott 267 views 8 comments Most recent by samglover
  • Kate_Z_G
    Producing text messages for discovery and litigation
    Does anyone have software or app recommendations for producing text messages for discovery purposes and/or for trial? My understanding of the e-discovery rules is that you need to produce e-discovery in "native format." Does that mean you always n…
    Kate_Z_G 2K views 10 comments Most recent by jeffkerr

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