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Florida Bar Webinar: Apps for Florida Lawyers

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Thanks to the several hundred attendees who viewed the live Florida Bar webinar, Apps for Florida Lawyers! The Bar will provide 1.0 hour of CLE credit. Learn more than 50 iPhone and iPad apps as well as a lengthy discussion regarding how to use an iPad during a deposition, how to sign documents on an… Read More

How Florida Lawyers Use Technology

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In January 2015, the Florida Bar released its “Results of the 2014 Economics and Law Office Management Survey,” which you can find here. The Bar article covers the primary study results however there are far more interesting tech-specific data about lawyers and their use of technology. Some of the interesting, if not unusual, highlights about… Read More

Legal Ethics – Check Your iOS 8 Privacy Settings

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Lawyers (and other professionals) have ethical obligations to reasonably know about the technology they use — and ensure that communications are confidential and protected. This article from the December 2014 Palm Beach Bar Journal explains a dozen privacy settings for your iPhone or iPad which should increase your security.

Technology and iOS Apps for Mediators

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Thanks to the Florida Dispute Resolution Center for inviting me to speak at the 22nd Annual Conference this year in Orlando. The materials from the presentation are here. The Adobe Voice presentation about mediation is here.

If This Then That (IFTTT) For Lawyers

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An app called “If This, Then That” or IFTTT exists to bring together your smartphones alarms, notices, social media, and other internet tools so that you can, as their tag line says, “take control of the internet.” This article, “If This Then That (IFTTT” For Lawyers” explains how to combine your various internet resources into… Read More

Using an iPad in Deposition

We see lawyers using iPads during depositions quite often… except they are not the ones asking questions since they are using the iPad to pass the time. This article, from the January 2014 Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin, will explain how to question a witness using your iPad and two free apps to create… Read More

Lawyer’s Guide to iOS7 (part 2)

Enjoying a little free time around the holidays or did you just get an new Apple device? This is the second in a series on the new Apple iOS7 operating system for iPhone and iPad. Since Apple doesn’t provide you with instructions, these two single-page articles will get you working like a pro. The first… Read More

Lawyer’s Guide to iOS 7 (part 1)

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If you have an iPhone or iPad, you are likely running the new iOS 7.  But do you really know what you are doing? Apple infamously omits a lengthy instruction book with its iDevices…  but don’t buy a book. The Palm Beach Bar published the concise Lawyer’s Guide to iOS 7. And I’ll let you… Read More

iPhone / iPad Apps for Mediators

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I will be presenting “iPad and iPhone Apps for Mediators” on Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Florida Dispute Resolution 21st Annual Conference for ADR Professionals. Thanks to those who attend! I am providing a PDF copy of the Powerpoint which includes: 1.  Tech Recommendations for Mediators and Their Offices 2.  What Techs are Lawyers… Read More