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Archive for April, 2009

What Apps are on your BlackBerry?

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

I made the switch from a Treo to BlackBerry a couple years back and could not be happier.  I know that many people like the iphone but I wanted to stick with Verizon so I am not making the switch.  I wanted to write about some of my favorite applications on the BB and have […]

Should you turn off your PC at night?

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Well it depends on whether you want to be more environmentally friendly or save some money, or maybe both.  Some very recent articles show that you can save about $90 a machine if you turn it off at night in energy savings.  This does not even count the money you save on wear and tear […]

Use social networking sites to vet your clients, defendants, potential employees and potential jurors

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

We are now using MySpace, Facebook, Google, 123people, zoominfo, and other similar sites to vet our own clients and defendants.  The first thing we do when we sign up a new client is review their social networking sites.  We of course tell them we are doing this and in fact, do it in front of […]

One of my favorite new sites: Wordle

Monday, April 27th, 2009

This was introduced to me at the 60 sites in 60 minutes session at the Techshow. I have been playing with it since I have been back and it is amazing and fun. Wordle is a toy according to the makers of it. It creates “word clouds” from text that you paste into a very […]

Have you Googled yourself lately?

Friday, April 24th, 2009

At the Techshow in Chicago, this was talked about several times in different forums. I actually had not done it in a couple of years. About two years ago, a fellow lawyer and friend told me that a competitor of mine was buying my name in Google Ad Words. This is clearly unethical. This means […]

Welcome

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

In this blog, I will be sharing tips, tricks and other items that I have learned from the multiple seminars I have attended, books read, and multiple other blog sites and email newsletters that I receive daily. I have a deep passion for creating a paperless world as well as for making law firms run […]