Reserach Hack: PushLegal

Reserach Hack: PushLegal

Since HTML made it possible to read something, leap to its source, then seamlessly jump back, legal research hasn’t been the same. Today lawyers take it for granted that without leaving their desks they can opt for immediate access to…

Productivity Hack: Wappwolf

So, what is Wappwolf, and why the weird name? It’s like IfTTT for DropBox. What’s IfTTT? Check it out here. What’s DropBox? You already know that, but you can also download your own here. In short, Wappwolf automates routine activities…

Rocket Matter Releases “Spock” E-mail Integration

Rocket Matter Releases “Spock” E-mail Integration

Rocket Matter just released its “Spock” e-mail integration feature, which permitting users to associate e-mail folders with matters then see a list of relevant messages upon opening that matter. They can then search both the e-mail messages and the attachments…

Research Hack: Tabulaw

Research Hack: Tabulaw

Cast your mind back to 1999: Westlaw and Lexis were the only games in town. If you wanted electronic research you had to be corralled in an expensive, proprietary sandbox that charged by the minute. Free, web-based legal research sites…

Law Firms ... There's an App for That

Law Firms … There’s an App for That

Digomé, the digital marketing and design firm founded by lawyer/entrepreneur Roe Frazer, showed me the Barrister App at this year’s ABA TECHSHOW. According to Roe the app levels the mobile playing field by permitting firms and practitioners to brand themselves on the iPhone, iPad,…

Getting the Most Out of a Virtual Receptionist

Today’s post deals with productivity but doubles as a marketing hack. Missing calls is a virtually inevitable way of losing opportunities and goodwill. But it’s not enough to use voice mail or an answering service to plug the leak. In…