Archive for May 2010

Some apps to consider for your iPhone

Now that the iPhone has changed the way people communicate and conduct business daily, the legal industry has taken notice. There are many different apps one can download upon getting a new iPhone. Take note that the iPhone already comes with apps that are helpful such as its Mail for email, contacts, and maps. Check…

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Is the legal community Tweeting? You bet it is!

Do you know what your peers are up to? Thanks to Twitter, you can keep up with your peers and all the latest happenings in the legal industry (or any industry) with constantly updated “tweets.” Many use the social networking site to even network, gaining more connections in the legal field. If you’re not on…

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Recession Has Silver Lining for Legal Industry

While the long-running recession has wreaked havoc on most industries across the United States, one has been left relatively unharmed: the legal technology industry. As millions across the U.S. searched for work, the legal technology field was still seeing regular business – at least those firms that weathered the storm and were able to absorb…

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Top Ten Legal Online Resources

With so many legal websites on the Internet, any lawyer may feel swamped when trying to find a site that he or she can frequent for information. If you are one of these people, view some of the following websites: 1. Legal Technology: This comprehensive blog is up-to-date with all the latest legal technology news.…

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Benefits of Litigation Support Outsourcing

Legal process outsourcing (LPO) is when law firms send work traditionally done by in-house attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to outside sources. These external sources are located domestically or internationally. The benefits of LPO include:  Cost savings – as legal firms struggle to trim their budgets and cut costs, sending legal work elsewhere saves money…

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E-Discovery Certification Process

There are many institutions and organizations that offer certification in e-discovery for legal professionals. Most states have their own requirements for certification programs; some can count as continuing education for legal professionals. These certification programs usually involve a highly intense series of seminars, training, and testing that lasts over a period of a few days.…

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Law Firms: Technology Trends

In today’s world, law firms must keep up with technology trends if they want to stay innovative. Clients are very savvy about technology and expect their legal teams to be up to date.  Here are some of the current trends in technology: Smartphones, including the BlackBerry and iPhone, have become common tools for lawyers who…

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