Reviews

We review law practice technology like practice management software, document scanners, timekeeping and billing software, mobile apps, and laptops, and anything else that might be useful to lawyers.

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Ergotech One-Touch Free Stand Workstation Review

The Ergotech One-Touch Free Stand is a rock-solid, high-quality sit-stand workstation that raises and lowers with the touch of a button.

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Abacus Private Cloud: Desktop as a Service (DaaS) for Lawyers

Abacus Private Cloud offers the best of of your local machine with the flexibility of the cloud. For those of you thinking about making the move, Abacus offers a private cloud that may fit --- and cheapen --- the bill.

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Back Office Betties Virtual Receptionist Review

If you are coming from a service like Ruby Receptionists, Back Office Betties may not be worth the potential savings. Overall, it feels like a newer company trying to play catch-up with Ruby.

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Clio Law Practice Management Software

Clio practice management software information and review.

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ScanSnap iX100 Wireless Mobile Scanner Review

The Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100 is the best portable wireless scanner on the market, but you probably shouldn't get one.

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CosmoLex Law Practice Management Software

CosmoLex is the new kid on the block in case management software. Can it can stand up to its entrenched competition?

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MerusCase Law Practice Management Software

MerusCase may be a good option for California personal-injury and workers-compensation lawyers, but its lack of mobile access, opacity on pricing, and dated user interface mean there are many better options.

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Rocket Matter Law Practice Management Software

From signing up to backing up your data to pricing info, this is what you need to know about Rocket Matter.

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Ntrepid Timestream Interactive Timeline Software Review

Timestream is a good start on a useful product, but still has a number of issues to resolve. It is a work-in-progress, and not quite yet ready for prime-time.

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Brydge+ with Speakers Bluetooth iPad Keyboard Review

The Brydge+ with Speakers is a full-size, all-aluminum Bluetooth keyboard that basically turns your iPad into a small laptop.

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TrialPad 4.0: Trial Presentation Made Easy

TrialPad is an outstanding addition to anyone’s trial arsenal. It simply and elegantly duplicates the most-used trial presentation features at far less cost than the competition.

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The Best Computer Monitor Setup for Lawyers

Lawyers spend much of our time staring at a computer monitor. While you can run Microsoft Word and whatever else you use to manage your practice on a five-year-old laptop (at least), a fuzzy picture, poor contrast, and limited adjustment will ruin your eyesight and contort your spine. Get a good monitor, and set it up properly.

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LexisNexis Firm Manager Law Practice Management Software

After a rocky start, LexisNexis completely redesigned Firm Manager with the help of a customer advisory board and input from hundreds of practicing lawyers. Here is everything you need to know about the new, improved, and redesigned Firm Manager.

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Transporter Private Cloud File Storage & Sync: the User Guide

The Transporter is a "personal cloud" that claims to be a Dropbox alternative for lawyers. If you don't want to pay a subscription fee for a cloud-based service, or you are re-thinking the cloud, but you still want to be able to access your documents from any device and collaborate with clients and colleagues while staying in control of your data, the Transporter might be for you.

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Ergotron WorkFit-A Platinum Sit-Stand Workstation

The Ergotron WorkFit-A Platinum is a solid, good-looking sit-stand workstation that works great if you have a sturdy desk to attach it to.