2009 InsideLegal/ILTA Member Technology Purchasing Survey
The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and InsideLegal.com, an insider’s guide to doing business in legal technology, recently released the findings of the 9th Annual ILTA Member Technology Purchasing Survey.
Technology Tips for Riding Out the Recession
In these uncertain times, technological opportunities may help law firms lower costs, start and solidify client relationships, provide better service, ride out the economic downturn and prepare for more prosperous times ahead.
National Technology Roundtable: The Rise of the Smartphone
Smartphones: those ubiquitous devices that people either love for their versatility and connectedness or hate for their distraction and intrusiveness. Do you need one? What features should you look for? Are there security issues? How will smartphones evolve? Our expert panel tells all.
How to Secure Your Laptop Before Crossing the Border
A new U.S. border security policy poses a potential threat to solicitor-client privilege. Here’s what you need to know, and how you can protect sensitive data. Here are 10 steps you can take to shield sensitive information, like that protected by solicitor-client privilege, when crossing the border.
BlackBerry Tips & Tricks
Getting the most out of your BlackBerry often goes beyond reading the manual and mastering a few basic shortcuts.
In Depth: Mobile Technology
Laptops are becoming indispensible for lawyers on the go...
In Depth: E-discovery
What measures can companies adopt to manage their electronic records and prepare for electronic discovery?
Document and File Security: Fulfilling Your Duty to Preserve
The ethical duties of lawyers to their clients are paramount, and one of the most important is the responsibility to protect and preserve client property. Firms of all sizes should develop a comprehensive plan that addresses technology safeguards, disaster preparedness planning, and record security.
How to Make Your Office (Almost) Paperless
Creating and maintaining a nearly paperless law office is not only possible, but with recent advancements in technology it’s easier than you might think. We talk to several lawyers who share their tips on working efficiently and effectively without printing and storing huge amounts of paper files.
Blogging Policies and Best Practices for Lawyers and Law Firms
When done right, a blog can be a living, detailed entity that represents you to the world. When done wrong, blogs can be an ethical minefield and an unwelcome expense that produces little return on your effort. The difference can lie in how well you implement blogging policies.
How to Build a Successful Client Relationship Management (CRM) System
Client Relationship Management (CRM) is the latest term for a tried-and-true marketing truth: The key to business development success is building relationships with potential clients. But for CRM to work, law firms must give up the "my client" mentality in favor an "our client" approach—a task easier stated than accomplished.