Posts Tagged technology

A message from the NALS Foundation Super Hero – Captain Innovator

As many of you know, the NALS Foundation’s Super Hero, Captain Innovator, was introduced at the NALS Conference in Atlanta this past October.   Captain Innovator serves as the NALS Foundation’s reminder to all Chapters and States that if someone has a new, never been tried before idea, program, or event for their chapter or state […]

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Does Your Attorney Suffer From Technophobia?

How to Fight That Fear and Bring Your Attorney Into the 21st Century By Carl Morrison, PP, AACP and Gavin W. Manes, Ph.D. Attorneys have been historically slow to adopt new technology, and now is no exception. Many attorneys of the “Baby Boomer” and earlier generations are accustomed to creating, using, and storing paper documents […]

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What’s your TQ? (Trial Quotient)

By Carl Morrison II, PP, AACP As a paralegal who has been an active participant in numerous trials over the course of my career, I started pondering the other day, what trial skills an average paralegal has.  So I figured, what better way to find out then to ask my peers! On average, how often […]

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NCRA Launches TechCon Legal Technology Conference

Reston, VA – December 6, 2011 – TechCon is an exciting and unprecedented gathering of legal technology professionals, realtime court reporters, Certified Legal Video Specialists, trial presentation professionals, lawyers and legal technology professionals from all over the country. TechCon focuses on bringing you the latest in legal technology using innovative formats, and featuring engaging presentations […]

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Contracts & Taxes in the Online Shopping Revolution

By Joseph R. Wilbert, Esq. Times have changed. As recently as the early 1990s, few people had any clue the Internet existed and the only way to shop was to travel to physical stores, browse through physical merchandise, and deal with actual people of varying competence. Some enjoy the process. For others, it is a […]

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Technology and Ethics: A Deadly Combo?

By Vicki Voisin, ACP Oh, my goodness…did you hear? Teddy Potts, the Senior Partner at Phillips Potts & Ford was found slumped at his desk over the weekend. He was DEAD!!! Who murdered him and why? Phillips Potts & Ford is the oldest firm in Anytown, USA. It has a sterling reputation, the highest integrity…and apparently […]

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Women in eDiscovery™ Celebrates 4-Year Anniversary and Launches New Website with Advanced Features for Members

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 9, 2011 – Women in eDiscovery, a non-profit organization that brings together women interested in technology related to the legal industry, marks its four-year anniversary today. Women in eDiscovery provides women the opportunity to help each other grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition. In 2007, […]

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LEED: Overview & Issues for Legal Professionals

By  Christopher G. Hill, Esq.(originally published in @Law – Winter 2010-2011) Sustainable or “green” construction is here to stay. Future energy requirements, environmental issues, and government mandates either require or will soon require that construction professionals and their attorneys deal with a brave new world of building. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) […]

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Overcoming Personality Collisions in the Busy Workplace

By Jack N. Singer, Ph.D. Managing interpersonal conflict in organizations is among the most critical and important skills that employees on all levels of the organization can possess. Job insecurity, fueled by the economy, fears of downsizing, mergers and an unknown organizational future, produces fertile ground for the development of low frustration tolerance and conflict.  […]

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Green Technology Moves to the Fast Lane

By Paul E. Rossler, Esq. (originally published in @Law – Fall 2010) Since its founding in 1790, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has issued more than 7 million patents and has facilitated a tremendous amount of technological and economic progress in this country. However, this long, successful history stands in sharp contrast […]

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