Tips Tuesday

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.


Using Two Monitors Will Help Get More Work Done and Save Money
Dan Pinnington

On many occasions over the years I have written and spoken about the benefits of using two monitors in a law office setting – for both lawyers and staff.Once you try two monitors, you will never go back. Having two monitors makes the preparation of documents, particularly complicated legal documents, much easier. . . .


Limit your searches
Shaunna Mireau

One of the things that we teach at Head Start* programs is how to limit searching to the most relevant set of data that will lead quickly to an answer. Today’s Tip is to remember that a data set limit might be a jurisdiction, court level or date range or it could be deciding to look first to digests of cases rather than a full text source. . . .


Main Street..or Wal*Mart? Is It Time to Rethink Your Marketing Mix?
David Bilinsky

They teach you in business school to carefully evaluate your ‘marketing mix”. When it comes to a law firm’s marketing mix, the discussion is typically centred around the 7 P’s of law firm service marketing: Product, Promotion, Place, Price, Physical Evidence, People, Processes . . .

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