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Taking the best smartphone photos

Smartphones are now ubiquitous, and so are their cameras. Worldwide statistics show that camera sales are way down while smartphone sales are way up over the last three or four years.
That means that it is likely that you or someone in your firm will be taking accident photos or injury photos or some other necessary legal office ... (full story)


Large law firms still slow to adopt modern technology

What is it with larger law firms and technology? As shown by the 300-page, 2014 International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual legal technology survey, most larger firms are very slow to adopt the sort of technology that powers many of the smaller firms.
Is it because many large (350-700 lawyers) and supersized (700+) ... (full story)


What to do with old devices when you upgrade

Okay you’ve upgraded. Phone, tablet, laptop, desktop, whatever. You have a bunch of cool new tech toys.
What do you do with all of your old devices? If you throw them away, someone can find them and get at all of the data that’s stored in them. So, to prevent that, do the following:
First, make sure that all person ... (full story)


Own your own legal writing robot

So now I’m going to break a kind of a rule I have and write about a product I’ve never used. We’ll see how it goes.
I’m also going to break another little rule and say up front here that most lawyers don’t write very well. I know you think you do, but you don’t. You need some help.
Enter Wor ... (full story)


New tech drives legal fees downward

Numerous legal tech writers have noted the clear parallel developments of new technologies and alternative fee arrangements.
Very few of those analyses have been as well thought out as the very lengthy one recently posted on the website of the Oklahoma Bar Association by Mark A. Robertson, who said that, “for the lawyer wh ... (full story)