Author Archives: Jim Calloway

The basics of a lawyer’s smartphone (access required)

At a recent discussion on smartphones at a bar association annual meeting, an attendee pulled out an old-style flip phone and smiled at us. This happens a lot, although not nearly with the frequency it did several years ago. Sometimes ...

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Yes, your practice is going to change — so be ready (access required)

Well-established ideas about the delivery of legal services are changing, and not all of the changes are going to be good for lawyers. The way people purchase music and rent movies for home viewing has changed. The adoption of mobile ...

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It’s time to love technology (access required)

Lawyers tend to have a love/hate relationship with technology. Of course, that’s often true for any of us who use today’s technology for our work. But for many lawyers, those feelings are quite pronounced and, without offering any amateur psychological ...

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The right tech tool for the job

How do I do that? We lawyers need to do something with our technology, and we’re aware that there are technology tools to do it — we just aren’t sure which of the many available tools is appropriate and how ...

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Future-proof your firm

The future of private practice has been the subject of much speculation for the last several years. While some partners behave as if things will go back to business as usual, most of those who are paying attention believe we ...

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The stress-free law practice

Many of you saw the headline of this column and thought one of two things: “That is absolutely impossible” or “Yes, I want that.” I am fairly certain that a completely stress-free law practice is not possible, any more than ...

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