Online Marketing With Google AdWords And Facebook For Business

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The rules for online marketing change every day. Something simple, like having a web site that ranks high in Google’s search results, is turning into something barely comprehensible as search results become more individual, influenced by each person’s search history and social networks and Likes and +1s. Search engine optimization has become a dark art, complex beyond belief, far more than just sprinkling a handful of metatags into your web site header. […] continued

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Outlook Search Folders

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Previously:
Searching All Mail In Outlook
Search Tools In Outlook 2010

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Vivian Manning, IT Manager at Ontario law firm Burgar Rowe. In her blog, Small City Law Firm Tech, she’s writing articles stuffed with practical information about the programs you use every day – for anyone using a computer to get a job done, not just for lawyers. […] continued

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LexisNexis Joins The Move To The Cloud

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Previously:
The Sad State Of Law Office Software
Law Office Case Management In The Cloud
Advologix Practice Management
Postscript On Cloud Computing
Everything You Want To Know About Cloud Computing

Attorneys are working from home and using notebooks on the road. They’re buying iPads for the briefcase and carrying iPhones and Android phones everywhere. […] continued

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Everything You Want To Know About Cloud Computing

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Previously:
The Sad State Of Law Office Software
Law Office Case Management In The Cloud
Advologix Practice Management
Postscript On Cloud Computing

Larry Port, founding partner of Rocket Matter, dropped by the news page yesterday and gently suggested that Rocket Matter is actually a fine name for a law office practice management program. […] continued

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Advologix Practice Management

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Previously:
The Sad State Of Law Office Software
Law Office Case Management In The Cloud

I called Deepa Patel of Halak Consulting looking for a LexisNexis Certified Independent Consultant in the Bay Area who could help whip a client’s Time Matters installation into shape. The conversation quickly turned to the new product that she is also trained to handle, the one to which she has committed her own office and is clearly excited about. […] continued

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Law Office Case Management In The Cloud

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Previously:
The Sad State Of Law Office Software

I’m going to work up to specific products, but let’s start with the concept of storing valuable, confidential data in the cloud, on servers run by some big company.

As a lawyer in a small firm, think of the scariest example you can imagine – say, your highly sensitive letter to a client outlining the risks in your litigation strategy, or notes on the phone conversation with a client where she confessed to killing Colonel Mustard in the library with a candlestick. […] continued

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The Sad State Of Law Office Software

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Almost every law office winds up using some kind of specialized line-of-business software. For most types of law, especially litigation, that means case management software designed to bring all the information about a matter into a single place – the contacts (client, opposing counsel, insurance agents, witnesses, deponent), the case calendar and deadlines, phone conversations, billing records, and if possible, links to documents and email. […] continued

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REDACTION DANGER

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In December the Transportation Security Administration released its airport security screening procedure guidelines with redactions that failed to remove the underlying text. (Boing Boing: “Unfortunately, the security geniuses at the DHS don’t know that drawing black blocks over the words you want to eliminate from your PDF doesn’t actually make the words go away, and can be defeated by nefarious al Qaeda operatives through a complex technique known as ctrl-a/ctrl-c/ctrl-v.”) It has happened over and over in lawsuits and releases by high profile government agencies. […] continued

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SEARCHING AND MARKING MULTIPLE WORDS IN A PDF

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Law offices and small businesses are using Acrobat very aggressively to archive email folders and preserve business documents. Lawyers are more likely now to handle case documents onscreen with PDF files than to touch real paper.

The Acrobat For Legal Professionals blog has a tip today that could be invaluable for law professionals with a certain amount of Acrobat expertise: how to search case documents for words or phrases and mark the terms so they can be reviewed later. […] continued

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ONLINE LEGAL RESEARCH TOOLS

PQ_FreeResearchTLW_April17_p21 Lawyers will be paying subscription fees to Lexis-Nexis and West for years to come, but there are some signs that legal information also wants to be free.

Last week Google announced that Google Scholar now has a dedicated search for full-text legal opinions from federal and state district, appellate and supreme courts. […] continued

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LEXISNEXIS KILLS BILLING MATTERS

Billing Matters, the LexisNexis law office billing and accounting program, was killed last week. This was circulated Thursday and appeared in the TechnoLawyer newsletter.

"Effective September 1, Billing Matters® will be placed in maintenance mode. During maintenance mode, LexisNexis will continue to resolve known issues and provide technical support in accordance with our standard practices, but no new features or functionality will be added.

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACROBAT VERSIONS

Everyone who uses Acrobat might be interested in the charts prepared for the blog Acrobat For Legal Professionals. The first shows the features of the various versions of Acrobat 9 – Reader, Standard, Professional, and Professional Extended – with a focus on features useful to lawyers.

The chart below is even more useful. […] continued

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COMPLAINT FOR XMAS DAMAGES

Plaintiffs, consisting of the class of all children who on or about Dec. 24, 2008 were hanging stockings by the chimney with care in the reasonable belief that St. Nicholas soon would be there, sue defendant and allege:

1.    This is an action for an accounting, damages and injunctive relief.

2.    Upon information and belief, defendant is a citizen and resident of the North Pole, where he maintains his principal place of business.  The court has subject matter jurisdiction of the amount pursuant to 28 U.S.C. […] continued

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