Attorney’s Guide to Going Paperless
On August 29th I will be presenting a teleconference Attorney’s Guide to Going Paperless for NBI. Among the topics that we will discuss are reasons for going paperless, what you need to get started, implementing a paperless workflow and digital file management. CLE is available for most states and will qualify for 1.5 to 2.0 hours […]
Epson Workforce GT-S50, A Viable Alternative to the ScanSnap
OK, there, I said it. I no longer use a ScanSnap. I’ve used an Epson Workforce GT-S50 for over a year now, and it is a very good desktop scanner. Whew, it felt good to get that off my chest. This must be what its like to admit you are a Cubs fan. Empowering. I’m […]
iPad Apps Can Replace Custom Anatomy Exhibits
Anatomy exhibits are frequently used in medical malpractice and other personal injury litigation to instruct a jury and illustrate injuries. Stock anatomy exhibits from providers such as Doe Report start at $119 for a single small jpeg. Larger .pdfs are even more expensive. Printed exhibits can run much higher. In a typical case, where 5-10 such […]
iPad v. iPad Mini
You’ve made the decision to incorporate a tablet into your practice. The question is, which one? As a big fan of Apple products, that question is an easy one for me: and iPad of course. I began incorporating my first iPad into my practice shortly after they were introduced. About 6 months ago I upgraded […]
Strategies for Vacationing as a Solo Attorney
OK, lets get this out of the way. You need to take vacation time. My personal opinion is that most lawyers need at least 4 weeks a year, preferably much more. What we do is damn stressful. So time away from the office grind is essential. It helps you refresh. It helps you reboot. It […]
Electronic Medical Records: A Primer
I’ve litigated personal injury cases for nearly 25 years and I’ve read literally millions of pages of medical records. The advent of electronic medical records (EMRs, also known as EHRs for Electronic Health Records) was touted as the answer to many litigators complaints: Handwritten records were often incomplete, confusing and illegible. And while a printout […]
Trial Guides for iPad: Review
Trial Guides is a simple ebook reader for trial related ebooks. Trial Guides is also a publishing company that publishes (surprise) books on trial practice and trial techniques. They have an excellent selection of popular titles for trial lawyers. The app itself is a no frills, basic e-reader. I suspect the entire reason to have […]
Dressing Like a Pompous … Don’t Be That Guy
I took a quick walk to the courthouse earlier this week. I was filing a motion, no need to go through security and I wasn’t going to see a judge, so I was in casual clothes. No suit. It was Monday morning, so the area around the courthouse was teeming with attorneys heading into trials […]
MobiLit iPad Trial Presentation App, Review
MobiLit is the newest entry into a crowded trial presentation field that is dominated by TrialPad and Exhibit A. What makes it different? It is designed to wirelessly project its presentation to other iPads. Additionally, it can send images to a projector or even a TV with an Apple TV or direct wired connection. While […]
DSM 5 Being an Attorney is Now Officially a Psychological Disorder
While being an attorney is not really a new psych disorder, the DSM 5 represents a significant change in the type and manner of psychological and psychiatric diagnoses.
In a Paperless Office, A Bigger Monitor is Better
Be more efficient in your paperless office. Switch to a jumbo monitor (27" plus) for more efficient creation and review of documents.
LUXA2 H4 iPad Stand Review: Weird Name, Great Stand
The LUXA2 H4 iPad stand is a quality stand for the iPad or any tablet. Sturdy, easy to use and adjustable. Good buy.
Paperless Tip: Never Ever Send Word Files as Correspondence
Word files should never be sent as correspondence. It allows unscrupulous people to alter your letters and present them as evidence. Only send PDFs.
Top 5 iOS Apps I Can’t Live Without
What are your top 5 iOS apps you can't live without? Todd Hendrickson lists his, along with an homage to High Fidelity.