Microsoft Office

Using Microsoft Word Styles

Learning the basics of Microsoft Word Styles can make document editing easier, faster and more consistent. Here's a primer on this fundamental Word skill.

Evaluate Your Writing with Word’s Readability Statistics

Writing for your audience means keeping your words simple and your sentences succinct. Use Microsoft Word's readability feature to help you make this happen.

How To Restrict Others’ Edits in Microsoft Word Documents

Stop document reviewers from giving unwanted feedback. Here's how to restrict others' edits in Microsoft Word documents.

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How To Fight Inbox Overload with Outlook

The busier your law practice, the more overwhelming your email inbox becomes. Here are three tools in Microsoft Outlook to help manage all those emails.

Podcast #25: Five Things Deborah Savadra Thinks You Should Know About Microsoft Office

Deborah Savadra writes for Lawyerist as well as for her own blog, Legal Office Guru. She specializes in making Microsoft Office do what lawyers need it to do, and in today’s podcast she identifies the five things she thinks lawyers ought to know about Microsoft Office and explains why. But first, Sam and Aaron try to figure out to what lengths lawyers will go to avoid turning in their timesheets.

Office 2016 for Mac is (Finally) Available for Office 365 Subscribers

Office 2016 for Mac has been released for all Office 365 subscribers.

Three Microsoft Outlook Quick Tricks

As useful as it is to learn new techniques for increasing your productivity like using tasks and categories to organize your matter workload or make delegating easier, sometimes it's the little things — features you might not even think to look for — that can make otherwise mundane tasks much easier.

Are You Pirating Microsoft Office 365?

Do you have a Home, University, or Personal subscription to Office 365? Well, bad news if you are using that software for your law practice.

Get the Office 2016 for Mac Preview Right Now

I feel like we were originally told this would be Office 2015, but whatever. You can get a not-4-years-old-and-feels-15-years-old version of Office for Mac right here, right now!

Coming Soon: Practice-Management Software from Microsoft

Microsoft is finally going to build practice management features into Office, specifically for lawyers.