Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, February 20, 2015

weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance Law

weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance LawHere are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

How To Leave Your Law Firm And Start A Startup
To start a company that grows, you will eventually have to leave your job. But starting companies has never been less expensive. To get the first version of ReplyAll up and running, we spent only $20K on development. It sucked and didn’t gain much traction, but it was something to work with and we were able to use the the first version to iterate and build something a little better. What this means for you is that you can keep your job while having a freelance technical team build a lean version of your idea that you can test on nights and weekends to see if your idea has legs.

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Legal Tech Tips: How lawyers use Dropbox 
Dropbox is an online storage vault for your files that syncs with a designated folder on your computer and across mobile devices. It’s increasingly popular with lawyers as the 2014 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report indicates, with 65.3% of lawyers downloading Dropbox in 2014, up from only 15.2% the prior year.

Here are stories from lawyers who use Dropbox. Read more here… 

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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, February 6, 2015

weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance Law

weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance LawHere are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Legal Tech Tools: Wolfram|Alpha iOS App is a Swiss Army Knife for Lawyers
If ever there was a Swiss Army knife of an app for lawyers, it is the Wolfram Lawyer’s Professional Assistant. This multi-function app for iPad and iPhone can perform calendar computations, fee calculations, settlement calculations, interest-rate calculations and more. Use it to research historical weather information or population demographics. Look up legal terms and statutes of limitation. The list of what it can do goes on.

Read more here

Legal Tech Tips: Microsoft Readies Launch of Practice Management Product for Lawyers
Microsoft is quietly preparing to formally launch a new practice management product for lawyers in the coming months. The product was scheduled to be announced this month but the announcement has been delayed. It now appears that the product will be rolled out at or around the time of ABA Techshow in April.

Read more here

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