Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.
Save Money by Printing in Draft Mode
It is costly to replace the cartridges on laser and inkjet printers. You can save money by printing in draft mode, which uses a lot less ink. In most cases, you will probably find draft mode printouts are acceptable. Try printing in draft mode, and if the bulk of your printouts are fine, consider setting your printer…
Watch the Clock
Despite discussions about alternative fee arrangements and the changing times for the business of law, many clients and law firms still deal with compensation for legal work based on the billable hour. One thing that goes hand in hand with that are billable research hours, and the costs for services used that clients pay in disbursements. Today’s tip is for…
Dropbox and the Paperless Office on Steroids
Have you ever been at court or a critical meeting and wished you had a document with you that was still tucked away at your office? Here’s a tip that will ensure you always have every document in your client file handy, wherever you are. Copy your entire client folder toDropbox (or Google Drive) the day before any court appearance or other major event. Your client folder will then be available to you remotely, via the Cloud, if you need to check any documents that you left behind.