You may have noticed that we write a lot about data security at this blog. That’s not by accident: lawyers have a seemingly ever-increasing number of professional responsibilities respecting the confidentiality of the client information they maintain; simultaneously, they’re opposed in those efforts by new, and more complex threats related to data breach. But, that’s […]
It’s a basic tenet of personal and professional data security: You need strong passwords, if you want to better secure your private information. Even as that is a well-known proposition, the most common passwords are easily cracked. Part of the challenge, especially for businesses, comes in establishing effective password regimes. The following guest blog post […]
Early Bird registration for this year’s ABA TECHSHOW ends in THREE DAYS. You can add our Discount Code (EP1620) to the early rates for additional savings over the standard rate.
This year, the conference will run from March 16 through 19 at the Hilton Chicago.
ABA TECHSHOW has 30 years of experience bringing lawyers and technology […]
Every year, we receive and publish high-quality guest blog posts on a variety of subjects. As the New Year turns over, our annual tradition has been to collect those guest blog posts into one omnibus post, thereby republishing them. Not wanting 2015 to feel left out, we’ve just done that for it, below.
Thanks to all […]
It’s that time of year again . . . when we select our very best blog posts from the preceding year. Amazingly enough, this will be our 7th annual version of this post. That’s a lot of blog posts to have chosen from; but, we try to exercise our very best judgment, each and every year. Just forty-three years on, […]
Lawyers have been reticent to apply stricter security models to their practices in part because they assume that, as security features increase, convenience decreases, for staff and for clients. A typical example of this line of thinking relates to email encryption: Attorneys realize the importance of locking down sensitive information; but, when they are confronted […]
Jared insists that your firm back up its data. TWICE.
Wait, let’s make this more clear: He insists ONCE that you back up your data TWICE. But you can watch the video twice. Or thrice. Or quad… four times.
Just make sure you watch it at least once to find out why and how you […]
Today’s guest blog post comes from Rebecca Pontikes of Pontikes Law, LLC. Rebecca represents plaintiffs in employment law matters, including wage and hour claims. This post provides solo and small firms with the key differences between independent contractors, employees, and interns; and how to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, so that your firm […]
Join fellow Mac and iOS attorney enthusiasts this year at MILOfest 2015, November 12-14, back at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort in Orlando, Florida.
What is MILOfest?
MILOfest was born out of the Macs in the Law Office Google Group (MILO), a discussion listserv for legal professionals using Macs and iOS products in their law offices. The group, which […]
Many solo and small firm attorneys don’t start thinking about acquiring disability insurance until it’s too late. Disability insurance can quickly become essential, when a health-related setback occurs – especially one that will necessitate an extended period of leave, or the winding down of a law practice. Given that, we’re pleased to provide […]