19October, 2016

Tips for Evaluating Practice Management Software Options

As a solo or small firm practitioner, you must be overwhelmed by the growing number of practice management software options.

Fortunately, our friends at Attorney at Work know that. Back in July, The Editors targeted this source of small firm head-scratching for their Friday 5+ Tech Tips, to which our very own Heidi Alexander contributed, of […]

6October, 2016

How to Limit Tech Overload

Technology can be great – so great that we find ourselves facing tech overload. Here’s how to limit it.

I love technology. I love new gadgets. I love thinking about how technology can transform the legal profession and how it can help bring legal services to a vastly underserved market. But, as much as I love […]

30September, 2016

Coming Soon! Webinars for Busy Lawyers

Designed to offer more relevance and consume less time, we present: Webinars for Busy Lawyers.

If you spent September waiting for us to announce a new Lunch Hour Legal Marketing webinar, we’re sorry.

But we’re also not sorry. We’ve spent some time evaluating our format, and are excited to provide a shiny new webinar series: Webinars for […]

6September, 2016

Data Security for Small Law Firms: A How-To Seminar

We’ll be at Social Law Library on September 15th with practical guidance on data security for small law firms.
If you’re wondering exactly what your small law firm needs to do to protect against threats to your data, this program is for you. Bring your specific security needs, and work with experts who can give you […]

16August, 2016

A Primer on Law Practice Startup Tech

Law practice startup tech can shape your work-life balance. We saved the best for last in our Startup Questions series!
The first five steps to get moving on your law practice startup tech:

A laptop or tablet is ideal for mobile practitioners, and can serve as a primary computing device. A redundant backup system using external hard drives […]

13July, 2016

Emergent Technology for Better Client Relations [Podcast]

How can you harness emergent technology like smart contracts, Bitcoin, and blockchain to help you serve your clients better?

Heidi recently spoke with Josh Stark, head of Operations & Legal at Ledger Labs, to find out how emergent technology could impact the practice of law.

Listen to the Emergent Technology episode of Legal Toolkit here.

Josh explains […]

7July, 2016

Are You Ready to Move Your Law Practice to the Cloud?

Everybody’s law practice is in the cloud but yours?

Using the cloud in your practice can provide a plethora of benefits for a law practice, including increased mobility, productivity, and even security. Once you’ve made the decision to move your practice to the cloud, you should approach the move through a series of preparatory steps. Whether […]

10June, 2016

Techno Dabble: How To Build an Informal, Internal Support Network

Sometimes, when you buy software, you don’t just buy software; what may come attached are certain accoutrements, one of which may be a support package, which may be fairly costly in its own right, and oftentimes a continuing expense.  The continued development of cloud products has meant an increase in intuitive applications, which require less […]

19May, 2016

Finders’ Mutation: Getting Discovered Online

Back in the day, you could hide from the internet.  There was a time (like when horseless carriages were in general use) when potential clients would not look for or vet lawyers online — at least not aggressively.  This was a function of a lack of information (just think of how much more stuff is […]

13May, 2016

Privacy Breaches, Cybercrimes and the Practice of Law [Guest Post]

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 […]