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New in the Lending Library: 2012 Solo and Small Firm Tech Guide


This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. You’ll find the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, the iPad and anything else a law office might need. It’s… Read More »

Categories: Legal Technology, Law Practice Management

New in the Lending Library: Microsoft OneNote in One Hour for Lawyers


Microsoft OneNote may be less familiar than other programs in the Microsoft Office suite, but it now comes included with MS Office 2010 and its once lawyers realize its uses its popularity should skyrocket. What’s the best way to describe it? Think of old spiral notepad, but with a wealth of additional features. Imagine your… Read More »

Categories: Legal Technology, Technology, Law Practice Management

In the practicePRO Lending Library: Cloud Computing for Lawyers


As more businesses move their IT systems into the cloud, lawyers need to ask if cloud computing is right for their firm. Cloud Computing for Lawyers features a discussion of cloud computing fundamentals, an overview of legal cloud computing products, and step-by-step instructions for implementing cloud computing in your practice–including practical tips for securing your… Read More »

Categories: Legal Technology, Law Practice Management

What is a claims-made-and-reported policy?


The following is a sidebar to the article ‘Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Insurance Implications of Lawyer Transfers and Practice Structures’, which appeared in the January 2012 edition of LAWPRO Magazine. Not all insurance policies work the same way. One factor that differs is how a policy that is renewed annually “matches” claims to policy years…. Read More »

Categories: LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage

Are “shelf corporations” a thing of the past?


The following article appeared in the January 2012 edition of LAWPRO Webzine: “Corporate-Commercial Practice: Avoiding Claims” Here at LAWPRO we take an interest in practice management trends (which means we’re always grateful for your input about the way you practice law today!). Sometimes, the decline of trends is just as noteworthy as their emergence. One… Read More »

Categories: Corporate Law
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