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Reba Nance

Over time, smartphone batteries don’t last as long on a full charge. Add to that the fact we often forget to plug in our phones to charge. Considering how often we rely on our phones, this can be a problem. I was recently on a trip with a girlfriend whose son was taking his family […]

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In a Word table, the heading (or header) row is the first row in the table — the one that usually describes what each column contains. Without a heading row, readers can’t tell what the information in a table is or means. Making sure that the heading row appears on a new page if the […]

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Check out the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center’s (LTRC) search engine for law review and law journals. A no-cost service, this search engine finds the full-text of more than 400 online law reviews and law journals, as well as document repositories hosting academic papers and related publications such as Congressional Research Service reports. This […]

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It’s a good practice to have your staff keep track of the number of hours they work each day. Even if you don’t have staff, you may need to track the hours that you spend working. While it can be a challenge to remember to write down when you arrive, take lunch and then leave […]

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Outlook makes it incredibly easy to enter recurring meetings (or events) once and you never have to do it again by using the recurring appointment feature. Here’s how: Open your Calendar Click on New to create a new appointment Fill in the Subject, Location, and add any notes you wish in the blank field at […]

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There are a number of ways to quickly access documents you’ve recently opened. In a previous tip, I explained how to easily access documents when you already have that application open. However, there’s an easy way to access recent documents even if the application isn’t open. This feature is automatically activated in Windows XP, but […]

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Maybe you’re gathering the information you need to file your tax return. Maybe you’re working on a divorce settlement that includes stocks. Perhaps you’re interested in following a stock you’re considering adding to your personal portfolio. In these scenarios, it is helpful to know what a stock was worth on a particular date. Most of […]

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Suppose you have a to-do list with 10 separate items. You finish the first item. You could delete it, of course, but it might be more helpful to leave it on the list and strike through it as you would if you were using an ink pen. Here’s how: Select the text you want to […]

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TinEye is a reverse image search engine that lets you find out where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find higher resolution versions. It is the first image search engine on the Web to use image identification technology rather than keywords. To use […]

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The Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct require that all lawyers protect client confidentiality. Colorado Bar Association Law Practice Management and Risk Management Director Reba Nance discusses quick and easy things lawyers can do to ensure that their clients’ data is protected.

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