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California weighs in on whether lawyer blogs are ads (access required)

When blogging started to become commonplace a decade ago, it wasn’t something many lawyers concerned themselves with. Eventually, lawyers began to blog and many began to wonder whether blogs constituted lawyer advertising and thus required disclaimers. Over time, a number ...

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How to choose Web-based legal software

These days, more and more lawyers are moving to Web-based legal software because it’s convenient, provides 24/7 on-the-go-access to case-related information, and is affordable. The good news is now that cloud computing is becoming more familiar and accepted, new platforms ...

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Tech tips for the traveling lawyer

I travel — a lot. So I figured I’d pass along some of my favorite technology tools and apps for those of you who also spend a lot of time on the road. First and foremost, invest in a powerful, ...

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Will lawyers take advantage of wearable tech?

Wearable technology: it’s been the topic of discussion in technology circles for some time now. Pundits have forecast that in 2014 there will be a rapid uptick in the use of wearable technologies such as smart watches and Google Glass ...

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Disaster-proof your law firm

According the American Bar Association’s 2013 Legal Technology Survey results, 58 percent of lawyers surveyed cited security concerns as the top reason that prevented them from using cloud computing in their law practices. The problem is, the current file storage ...

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Six must-have apps for every lawyer’s new iPad

You received exactly what you’d asked for this holiday season, and now you’re holding a shiny, new iPad in your hands. Now what? How do you figure out which apps to download to help to make you a more effective, ...

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Use your head when mining social media for evidence

Mining social media for evidence to support a case is all the rage these days. That’s because lawyers are finally comprehending the popularity and vast reach of social media. As a result, attorneys are quickly realizing that social media has ...

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The latest in Android apps for lawyers

If you’re a lawyer who loves Android devices but you haven’t yet figured out which apps will help you in your law practice, you’re in luck! Here are some great Android apps that will help you to stay on top ...

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