Tag Archive: paperless law office

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…

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…

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…

Law Office Digital Workflow for Dummies

From time to time I'm asked how I took my office paperless. And sometimes I'm also asked why! Admittedly the latter question usually comes from those members of the bar I lovingly refer to as the "dictaphone crowd", but the answer is usually the same – convenience. I could wax poetic about the need for…

How I Started My Law Firm With Less Than $2,500 Worth of Technology

I was recently published in Technolawyer, your source for all things tech and law related! This article originated in Answers to Questions, one of nine free and award-winning email newsletters published by TechnoLawyer for lawyers and administrators who manage law firms and legal departments. Learn more about TechnoLawyer. January 6, 2011 IN THIS ISSUE 1….