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How HP WorkSite / iManage Works for Law Firms

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

How HP WorkSite / iManage Works for Law Firms

Worksite / iManage Overview HP WorkSite enables your firm members to work together securely with a huge volume of documents and email, and when coupled with Rekall Cloud  your firm can do this from any location, using any device, Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad. WorkSite easily handles document and email management, placing data in digital files, making them easier to find, share, and reuse. WorkSite is simple-to-use and can be deployed across your firm quickly, with minimal training and at a low total cost, for a rapid return on...

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Why isn’t Your Firm Using PCLaw?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Why isn’t Your Firm Using PCLaw?

PCLaw is a product by LexisNexis and offers billing, case management and accounting for law firms. PCLaw is well know to have a special emphasis on billing and accounting. From our past experience accounting and billing is the most important functionality that law firms look for. PCLaw is a very detailed back-office suite with functions that many other law firm software lacks.  Just to name a few, PCLaw includes accounting, billing, time and expense tracking. With that said if a firm were to use PCLaw, they would never have to deal with...

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How to Configure Autosave Settings in Word 2010

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

How to Configure Autosave Settings in Word 2010

Within Microsoft Word there is functionality to keep saving your changes periodically behind the scenes. This is a good thing because if your system crashes you will then be able to recover the last saved version of your Word document. Some people save infrequently and if there were no autosaves, they would lose a lot of data in the event of an application crash. . Few people know that the autosave options are configurable in Word. In Word 2010, you can view the autosave options by clicking the Office Button > Word > Options >...

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How To Password Protect Sensitive Word & Excel Docs

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

How To Password Protect Sensitive Word & Excel Docs

Many times you want to send information to a client that may be sensitive. Many attorneys send a fax, but technology can assist us here. You can very easily password protect your word document, send the document to your client and then call you client and give them the password to open the document. Here’s how to do it in Word…   In an open document, click File > Info > Protect Document.You see the following options. Mark as Final     Make the document read-only.When a document is marked as final, typing,...

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Exceptional Law Firm Software: Skype

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Exceptional Law Firm Software: Skype

Skype is a great way for people to keep in touch. It offers chat and video between 2 people. The account is free, the usage is free, and the calls are free. You need a mic & speakers, webcam is optional.  You can even use Skype on your iPhone or Android device and use your cellular data signal. For law firms this is a fantastic way to keep in touch for an interoffice chat or a great wat to keep in touch when setup in the cloud in various locations. We have also used this as an alternative solution to costly conference calls over seas...

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How to Compare Two Documents in Word

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

How to Compare Two Documents in Word

Did you know that with Microsoft Word you can compare two documents for differences? If you have two versions of the contract you can easily view and compare the two docs. If you are unaware of this feature, follow this tutorial below and you’ll be able to compare and determine the differences between your documents within minutes. . 1. Open Microsoft Word and go to Review > Compare. . 2. It will open the Compare Document dialog box where you can browse the documents you want to compare. In the Original document field, select the...

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Create Search Folders for Most Important Emails

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Create Search Folders for Most Important Emails

What are your most frequently accessed emails? Maybe they’re emails from your boss or certain subjects. For any search you may perform often just save the search for quick access. While Outlook is open, hit Ctrl+Shift+P or Click on Search Folders in the left navigation menu, select “New Search Folder,” and then use the wizards or manually customize the search to your specifications. With custom search folders, you will be able to make a custom folder that only shows emails from specific people or emails with a specific...

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Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

Outlook has very unique keyboard shortcuts so you don’t have to waste your time moving your mouse around or drilling down through menus. Learn the ones you use most and you’ll speed through your Outlook tasks like a pro. Below are a few quick shortcuts that all attorneys should know, try them out… . Ctrl+R: reply to email Alt+R: reply to all in email or switch to the work week calendar view Alt+W: forward email or switch to the weekly calendar view Ctrl+M: F9 to Send/Receive all Alt+S: Send email Ctrl+G: open the “Go...

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What is Rekall Cloud & How Can it Help My Firm?

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

What is Rekall Cloud & How Can it Help My Firm?

Over the past 7 months we have developed a state of the art cloud service for law firms that has taken off further than our highest expectations. The interest that we have received for our custom cloud product for law firms has been staggering. I’d like to take this opportunity to explain why Rekall Cloud is, and how it is currently helping our law firm clients.   What is Rekall Cloud? Rekall Cloud is a total custom cloud service for law firms. We host your data, back it up, secure it, and give you guaranteed access to your data...

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View 2 Locations of The Same Document in Word 2010

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

View 2 Locations of The Same Document in Word 2010

Ever wanted to see two parts of a document at the same time to compare? Now you can. By splitting the document window into two separate panes you can view and edit two widely-separated parts of a document at the same time. You can split the window by dragging the splitter bar at the very top of the vertical scroll bar, or open the View tab on the Ribbon and select Split (or Remove Split to restore a single...

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