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Start automating your Documents with tools you already have.

By at 9 October, 2015, 3:25 pm

One of the easiest ways to start automating document creation is to use the tools already included in the programs or platform we use daily. For most of us, this will be using text expansion or text replacement.


Thinking about deleting your law firm website? Think again….

By at 21 September, 2015, 1:40 pm

Most lawyers forget that their websites are viewed by disciplinary¬†authorities as a form of client communications. Firms that update their website or delete it for whatever reason may run afoul of ethics rules if they do not maintain a copy of it. Anna Massoglia over at has a good post on this topic Deleting Your Website Can Come Back to Bite you in the Assets¬†. Some folks believe that since the Internet Archive Wayback Machine grabs snapshots of websites that they do not need to be concerned about this, but Anna’s article should disabuse you of this thought.


Great “How To” on using Grab in Mac OS X from HTG

By at 10 September, 2015, 10:16 am

How-To Geek has a great “How to” tutorial on using Grab in Mac OS X for more advanced screen captures.


How to: Insert a Vertical Pipe “|” symbol using your keyboard

By at 30 October, 2014, 9:38 am

Today’s quick “How To” is useful if you are you are trying to create a whielist in GMail or any other time you want to insert a vertical pipe symbol “|” into a document or form.


Authorities capture Cryptolocker passwords – if you’ve been hit you need to read this story.

By at 6 August, 2014, 10:30 am

Since late 2013 an insidious program that encrypts a users computer and then holds it for ransom unless the victim pays Hundreds of dollars by Bitcoin has been spreading throughout the globe. Cryptolocker and its variants have become the bane of computers users worlwide.Once infected, users had 72 hours to pay the ransom or the price went up; however, even paying the ransom was no guarantee of getting a valid decryption key. The only other option that worked was to restore from a protected backup, which too many people didn’t have. BBC news is reporting in its story Cryptolocker victims to get files back for free that security experts were able to infiltrate and capture the database of victims. If you are afflicted with Cryptolocker it may now be possible to get the decryption key needed to restore their files according to this story.