Monthly Archives: May 2011

Alabama Lawyers: Let DocketSync Do the Heavy Calendar Lifting

Today’s post is geared toward my colleagues here in the Heart of Dixie. I’m going to let y’all in on a little known software program that will pull your court dates set on Alacourt and sync them to your office calendar. It’s called Docket Sync, and it’s a closely guarded secret judging by how difficult…

Bags of Rice: They’re Not Just for Weddings Anymore!

Last night I had the unfortunate privilege of joining a certain esteemed group of people who’ve had the displeasure of baptizing their smartphone. I won’t get into the embarrassing details of how and in which water-centric room of the house, but suffice to say my iPhone 3GS took a quick bath. I scrambled to recover…

iPad 2 Helps Win Civil Trial

I’ve written about Noterize before, and while I love it’s ability to annotate like Goodreader without the insane learning curve, today it won my heart for it’s ability to spank Keynote as my slide maker of choice. I had a small civil suit in district court today, and while I won’t comment on the bittersweet…

My Argument Against Practice Management Software

A lot of attorneys won’t like what I have to say on this topic, either because they believe they couldn’t run their office without practice management software, or they’re in too deep financially with a vendor to admit it’s not worth it. Whatever the reason I’m sure these words will fall on a lot of…

My First Article Published in TechnoLawyer’s Smalllaw Column

Recently I was hired as a freelance columnist for TechnoLawyer. Below is my first column published in Smalllaw: The excerpt below is from my column published in TechnoLawyer’s popular SmallLaw newsletter for small law firms. In November 2009 I hung my shingle, and by some miracle I’m still in practice! The folks who publish SmallLaw…