November’s Best of the Blogs

by Alexa Drago on November 30, 2017

We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month.

Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good.

Quick Tips

Saving Recyclable Text as Quick Parts in Microsoft Word: Video
Let’s face it, a lot of the text in legal documents has been recycled from previous documents. If you’re tired of searching for then copying and pasting common elements like signature blocks or notary acknowledgments from old documents, only to have to correct formatting or reset client-specific data, you’re going to love Quick Parts. Read more.
Three Time-Saving Technologies for More Effective Paralegals
Paralegals are not always the first team members you think of when considering how to improve a law firm’s bottom line. Read more.
Casemaker Tips and Tricks
Each month the CBA’s Solo in Colo blog provides a few tips and tricks in increase your Casemaker research efficiency. Read more.
LPM Tip of the Week
For more quick tips, check out the Tip of the Week archives from the CBA Law Practice Management Department. Read more.

Product Reviews

Best Bluetooth Earbuds of 2017
Bluetooth headphones are increasing in popularity. Read reviews and compare the best bluetooth headphones on the market. Read more.
Finally Get Organized with this $15 Rechargeable Label Maker
It might not seem like mission-critical equipment, but there are times when owning a label maker can really come in handy, and you can buy a really good one right now for just $15. Read more.
Should You Dump Passwords for Face ID or Biometrics?
In these modern times of i-devices and wireless everything, cybersecurity is really important. From phishing scams to firewalls, lawyers and law firms need to be in the know in order to avoid being victims. Read more.

Technology

Is Your Technology Still the Right Fit? Answer 7 Questions
In a solo or small law firm, decisions are often based on cost. However, when it comes to technology, determining the true cost of a solution is complex. Read more.
How to Shop for Legal Technology Solutions – Guest Lecture with Chelsey Lambert of LexTechReview
In an ever-expanding pool of Legal Technology Solutions, how do you pick the right technology for your solo/small firm practice? Read more.
2017 ABA Tech Survey shows all-time high iPhone use by attorneys
New survey results indicate that a record number of attorneys are using an iPhone in their law practice – more than 70% of all attorneys in the United States. Read more.

Marketing

PowerHour No. 2: Seasonal Business Cards
’Tis the season for seasonal marketing. Read more.
PowerHour No. 3: Ask for Testimonials
This week’s first PowerHour was Update Your Profile – so you may be wondering why testimonials weren’t covered in that post. Read more.
5 Referral Realities Lawyers Need to Grasp
One of the things attorneys frequently ask is: “How do I find more clients fast?” Read more.

Miscellaneous

Is Blockchain the Future of Pot Regulation?
The marijuana industry, despite the federal taboo and legal challenges, is booming. The law firms and other ancillary industries that cater to the marijuana industry are seeing massive growth alongside the pot boom as well. Read more.
10 Tips to Avoid Lawyer Burnout
I have been dealing with an extensive case of being utterly and totally “burned out”. Read more.
Where Does The Time Go? Ticking Away the Moments
“Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day. Fritter and waste the hours in an off-hand way”. Read more.

 

 

 

 

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