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7 Google Docs Add-Ons You Should Try

In the past, we’ve covered some alternatives to Microsoft Word, including Google Docs. For quite some time now, Google Docs has done a lot of things exactly right. Easy collaboration, compatibility with a wide variety of formats, cloud-based, free. However, Docs has also lacked some things that are often necessary for a law practice, like […]

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Five Alternatives To Fighting With Microsoft Word

Non-Word software that's so good you might not even notice you switched.

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Fashionable, Professional Bags for Women Lawyers

This list of professional bags for women lawyers includes a wide range of names, styles, colors, and interesting lesser-known brands, all of which can accommodate a laptop.

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5 Ways To Keep Your Client Occupied During Mediation Downtime

Let's spice things up with some much better ways to pass the time when you're locked in a room with someone (with whom you may only have a nodding acquaintance personally) for hours at a time.

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Watch the Only Good Lawyer Ads We Could Find

We tried to find ten legal advertising ads that were actually good, not “oh god that’s so bad it is hilarious” good. Spoiler alert: we totally couldn’t.

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8 Great iOS Apps That Have Nothing To Do With Practicing Law

Most posts about iOS apps are about helping you lifehack your way to work success: to-do lists, cloud storage, timekeeping, etc. But all work and no play makes lawyers dull, and your family and friends have likely tired of you explaining how Remember the Milk changed your life. Your iPhone and/or iPad has plenty of […]

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The Best And The Worst Onscreen Cross Examinations

Ladies and gentlemen, it is never a good idea to have a client that can turn into a terrifying monster and, should one find oneself with such a client, it is best not to provoke said client into hulking out.

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5 Alternatives To Dropbox

No matter what your reason, you can now jump ship and take your data with you. No way we’re looking at the 25+ services listed on Wikipedia, but here are five that you might consider.

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How to Promote Your Pro Bono Project with Gangsta Rap

EPM (Eric Mirabel) wasn’t happy with the way Legal Cheek and Above the Law covered his gangsta rap video. He says he just wanted to promote his pro-bono project to help veterans injured in service.

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The 5 Most Provocative #ABATechShow Session Titles

So you’ve been asked to speak at ABA TechShow. But there are a ton of sessions. How will you make yours stand out on the conference schedule? How will you get people excited to hear you speak?

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4 Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat

Unfortunately, Acrobat Professional — the version you want for legal work — starts at $449 (or $240/year). But there are alternatives that don’t cost an ongoing arm and a leg. Here are a few to consider.

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6 Legal Technologies That Should Be Obsolete

Sure, we don’t use quills or mimeographs anymore, but there is a pretty good chance you still have a fax machine taking up space in your office.

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Watch This Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Over-the-Top Ad

Choice quotes: Related“‘Coming From the Hip-Hop Culture, It’s Important to Be Fresh at All Times’: The man behind the best (or worst) lawyer commercial ever made speaks out.” [Slate] “Consequences. They sure suck, don’t they?” “Laws are arbitrary.” “I may have a law degree, but I think like a criminal.” “I make jail visits … because […]

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Pad & Quill’s Handmade iPad Mini Cases

I basically gushed about Pad & Quill’s iPad 2 cases when I reviewed them in two years ago, so I was excited to get a pair of cases to review with my iPad Mini.

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How to Keep Track of Your Time

Even if you only put together your bill at the end of the month, you need to track your time as you go. These are the major tools for doing that.