27March, 2009

MBA Legal Technology Expo Recap: Stay Connected

This being the one week anniversary of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Legal Technology Expo, it seems a fitting enough time for a recap, it having had time enough to breathe now. (You can read the MBA’s official recap here; you can read my unofficial recap below.)The MBA’s Legal Technology Expo was a three-quarters day conference […]

20March, 2009

Which Smartphone do you want?

iPhone, Google Android, Windows Mobile 6.5, BlackBerry or Palm? The market place for smartphones is changing quickly as the functionality provided by the various operating systems improves. For example, Apple just announced that it will release of iPhone 3.0 which will add a large number of features including data tethering (i.e., using your smartphone […]

10March, 2009

How Do I Encrypt Electronic Files on My PC?

We have been given another reprieve; but, as of January 1, 2010, M.G.L. c. 93H and 201 CMR 17.00 will require Massachusetts attorneys to encrypt all confidential personal information stored on their portable electronic storage devices such as laptops, USB flash drives, USB hard drives, or DVD/CD. 2010 may seem a long way away; but, […]

6March, 2009

Carded!: 10 Ways to Make Your Business Card Your Calling Card

Just because you’re an attorney, and you’re supposed to be staid and measured at all times, it doesn’t mean that you have to take pains to fit the stereotype, at least not all of the time. Do something creative to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday: see if you can’t make your business card pop, or, […]