Tag Archive: apps for lawyers

Alabama Ethics and Dropbox

This article won the SmallLaw Pick of the Week. SmallLaw is a free weekly email newsletter that provides helpful information for those who manage and work in small law firms. I’ve been a loyal Dropbox user for quite a while, and until recently I had no reason to end the love fest. That is until…

Use Docstoc for Creating Your Paperless Document Library

The IPad is a perfect compliment to a paperless office. In essence your iPad is to your desk what a scanner is to your files. I suck at analogies so just go with it! Since starting my firm a month after passing the bar by myself I quickly learned that not only did I know…

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…

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…