Category Archives: courtroom

Law in Dixie: Jamie Moncus Wins Huge Verdict with IPad

Today I’m excited to announce the beginning of a recurring series of commentaries and interviews of prominent attorneys and cases in the Southeast. “Law in Dixie” is my attempt to spotlight the great legal minds of our region both past and present. Check back each week for a new interview or commentary!   This week…

Paper at Odds With Your Paperless Office?

I have yet to run across an attorney who flat out rejects my paperless workflow as tomfoolery. Many will voice fears of losing something in the computer (maybe), or in the cloud (unlikely), but I’ve yet to be deemed a heretic for my choice of firm management. More often than not it’s impressive to my…

TomorrowLand and the Paperless Trial

A question that constantly comes to mind when the legal community discusses the paperless law office is what happens when a case goes to trial? Jurors like to touch evidence – to feel it. Let’s not forget the best evidence rule either. That poses a problem for lawyers like myself who prefer to run through…

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…

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…