Non-Legal Software

Getting the most from software you have (or should have)….Tip 1

By at 9 January, 2012, 6:18 pm

Are you making the best use of the technology tools you already have, such as Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Office? This is the first in a series of useful technology tips to save you time, money, and headaches…Create a digital image of your signature with Acrobat


Are there Alternatives to Dropbox?

By at 8 July, 2011, 4:39 pm

Dropbox has quickly become a widely used product and service with a good reputation at least up until recently. In the last few months, Dropox has made a number of misstatements and gaffes regarding who has access to your data and to what extent that Dropbox could make of it. From a lawyers perspective, Dropbox should not be used for confidential or other sensitive data unless it’s been encrypted prior to uploading to your Dropbox account.


Get to Task Manager with a 3 button shortcut in Windows 7

By at 20 June, 2011, 5:35 pm

By now, anyone using windows should be familiar with the 3 finger salute: Control+Alt+Delete, which in Windows XP or earlier opened the Task Manager. You could use Task Manager to kill frozen programs or specific processes. However, that changed in Windows Vista and now in Windows 7


Word Tip: How to copy only one column in multi-column layouts

By at 31 December, 2010, 7:00 am

One of my frustrations in Word has been how to copy just the text in a specific column in a multi-column layout in Word. I am frustrated no longer: I came across the Legal Office Guru blog and a great tip on Copying vertical columns of text in Word. Keep reading to find out how easy this is and if you’re like me, you’ll probably be slapping yourself on your forehead as this task is much too easy for having not known about it.


Terrific and Free Mac Resource from

By at 15 December, 2010, 12:10 pm

The folks over at are offering another free e-book in PDF format, this time for Mac users. You can download The Awesome Automation Guide for Macs or read it online vie Scribd. According to author Bakari Chavanu “…I wrote this MUO Mac Automation Guide for new and existing Mac users who haven‟t taken advantage of the smart automation features of OS X Snow Leopard”