Technology

By Britt Lorish, Partner, Affinity Consulting Group Now that speech recognition has become common place with the use of smartphone and tablets, we are seeing more and more lawyers using Dragon NaturallySpeaking on their desktops too.  They use it to not only dictate documents and emails, but also to dictate time entries, phone notes and […]

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By Doug Striker, Allow me to share a quote as I launch into this blog entry: “I genuinely believe that the legal industry is at a great inflection point. Our jobs will not look the same ten years from now. Technology advancements for legal services are ripe, and attorneys need to pay attention.” Now, given […]

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We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month. Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good. Quick Tips Add Bookmarks to Make Your PDF Easier to Navigate Anyone who has used a PDF reader extensively […]

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By Mark Spitz In recent years, data privacy has become a serious concern in our increasingly networked world. As more and more personal, health, financial and business data are stored electronically, the security of that data has come under attack from those seeking to steal sensitive information and profit from it. Two highly publicized cyberattacks […]

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2018 Legal Tech Trends

by Alexa Drago on January 16, 2018

By Steven J. Best Today’s lawyers are more mobile, more automated and more data driven than ever before.  Below are five things to be prepared for in legal technology in the new year. E-Mail Management – as society relies more and more on e-mail and electronic communications, the more we have a need to keep […]

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By Doug Striker, For those who follow cybercrime (and I do), it seems like the news lately has been filled with dire warnings and events. For good or bad, the Equifax security breach positioned cyber security at the top of everyone’s minds. Many people felt, for the first time ever, “Wow, this is affecting me […]

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We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month. Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good. Quick Tips Cheat Sheet for Lawyer Keyboard Shortcuts When you’re in the zone, banging your fists against the keyboard […]

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We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month. Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good. Quick Tips Saving Recyclable Text as Quick Parts in Microsoft Word: Video Let’s face it, a lot of the […]

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By Doug Striker I was watching a commercial for an SUV the other day and laughed out loud at all the imagery they used to describe the vehicle’s capabilities: luxurious-looking date nights, kids hauling stinky sports gear, babies safely tucked away like chrysalises, and supremely messy, dangerous, off-road adventures. Will a family of 5 ever […]

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By Doug Striker, Ohhhhhhh, lookee there! It’s a fresh new crop of attorneys joining the firm! Aren’t they cute in their wide-eyed excitement over the cases they’ll handle, the team of Cracker Jack attorneys they’re joining, the new suits they bought… But someone’s got to train them in the “Ways of The Firm.” And this […]

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