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.


Easily Tweak Windows Settings With the God Mode Folder
Dan Pinnington

Most of you will be used to going into the Control Panel to tweak or change your Windows settings. In the Control Panel, related types of settings are grouped under different icons to help you find the setting you are looking for. But finding a particular setting can sometimes be a challenge as you need to dig down two or more levels to get to the appropriate dialog box….


Wasted Legal Research
Shaunna Mireau

Today’s Tip was inspired by the CBA Futures Report at page 22. “I have a circle on a page, and within that circle I have the word client. Around that circle are five other circles. One says,‘Is that legal task necessary, or is it waste?’ One says, ‘Is the person performing that legal task the most cost-effective resource?’ Another says, ‘Is the process transparent to the client? …


A Beginner’s Guide to Producing Law Firm Videos – Part 1
Garry Wise

This edition of Practice Tips is inspired by last week’s launch of, a new online portal showcasing videos by Canadian lawyers on a wide range of law-related topics and practice areas. Is it time to release your own law firm’s inner Cecil B. DeMille?…

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