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.


Use Shift+F3 to Quickly Change Case of Text in Microsoft Word*
Dan Pinnington

If you do a lot of writing or editing in Word, you will often find yourself wanting to change the case of selected portions of text – perhaps to upper case or to title case. You can do this manually of course, but there is a much faster way. First highlight the text you want to change the case of, and then press Shift+F3…


Add Current Awareness Reminders to Your Calendar*
Shaunna Mireau

One of the really important aspects of lawyering is to have the right information at the right time for your clients. Sometimes this means watching a resource that has a regular publication schedule like the Canada Gazette Part II (the source of new federal regulations and proclamations). Canada Gazette Part II is published every second Wednesday. …


Lawyers and Pricing – Part 1
David Bilinsky

When it comes to legal services, it seems that many law firms see price as the sole basis for competition. However from a marketing perspective, price is but one of seven criteria that make up the ‘marketing mix’ for services. Since legal services are ‘intangible economic goods’ lawyers have to sell the perceived benefits of their services and see how they match up against the needs of the clients. …


Some of our Slaw Tips columnists are away for summer vacation. Tips marked with an asterisk (*) have been selected as “Editors Picks” in their absence.

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