legal software

How Legal Software Companies Protect Client Data in the Cloud

What about the companies to which we entrust our clients' information? Do they take confidentiality as seriously as lawyers and clients do?

Some Legal Tech Is Too Slow for Lawyers

Legal software doesn't have to be ugly, clunky, and slow—but lots of it is.

Legal Software Bill of Rights

As a legal software customer, you have a right to demand a few things from the companies with which you do business.

How To Securely Wipe a Hard Drive

Before you sell, give away, or throw out a computer, you need to wipe its hard drive clean.

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.

Fastcase Plans to Make “Kick-Ass” Bankruptcy Software a Reality

CEO Ed Walters says Fastcase is “pretty good at making kick-ass software,” and he plans to build a cloud-based version of TopForm that meets that standard. Which might make it the first bankruptcy software that actually does.

Going Paperless: Acrobat Tips and Tricks (Part 3 of 3)

Going paperless is a continuing process. Once you’ve got what you need and have developed your workflow, streamline as many processes as possible.

Going Paperless: Workflow (Part 2 of 3)

Going Paperles, Part 2 of 3: Establish your Paperless Workflow

Why You Should Use Text Expanders

Guest post by Dan Sherman. Computers are designed to make repetitive jobs easier. One thing we do more than anything else is type. If you are like me, you type the same thing several times during a day. What if you could train your computer to do the repetitive typing for you? That’s where text […]

File Sync is Not Backup

If you are relying on a file sync service like Dropbox or SugarSync as your cloud backup, cut it out. File sync is not backup.

Free Software I Can’t Live Without*

These applications allow me to get up and running on a new computer. And, best of all, they don’t cost anything.

Fix Formatting Fast: Five Microsoft Word Tricks

If your Microsoft Word text won't format correctly, here are five tricks for diagnosing and fixing it.

Mac Owners: Save Time with Clip Menu

Save time in your legal practice by composing letters with Clip Menu, a clipboard manager for Mac.

10 Steps To Move On From Being Fired

A checklist of 10 steps you can take to move on from being fired and move on to bigger, better, greater things.

Law Firm Apps: Useful Tools or Useless Promotion?

Law firms and lawyers are creating apps every day. But are these apps a useful tool or a waste of time?