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Paying attention to the fraud behind the curtain: Don’t get fooled by spoofed email addresses

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We have written previously about the dangers associated with email spoofing and phishing schemes, where fraudsters will send fabricated emails purporting to be from a trusted colleague or third party in an effort to trick a lawyer or staff member into clicking on a dangerous link or downloading a dangerous attachment. These fraudulent schemes continue… Read More »

Categories: Cyber dangers, Fraud, Webzine

The new data breach reporting requirements under PIPEDA: If you lose something, say something

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It costs less than ten dollars to purchase a USB flash drive. It can cost tens of thousands to lose it. Lawyers and law firms are entrusted with a substantial amount of financial, medical, and other sensitive or embarrassing personal information. Under both the rules of professional conduct and privacy legislation, lawyers are obligated to… Read More »

Categories: Privacy, Webzine

Millennial Lawyer: How Your Firm Can Motivate and Retain Young Associates

With Millennials set to become almost half of the U.S. workforce by 2020, those firms that understand how to connect with and motivate Millennials will benefit from an inspired and harmonious workforce. Author JP Box offers his experiences as a Millennial practicing law to help frame the generational divides that lead to misunderstandings between associates… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Firm Management

Evernote as a Law Practice tool

Looking for a simple and cost-effective way to organize your practice? Evernote is the answer. This program is a memory aid for just about everything you do. Say goodbye to hours spent searching for those meeting notes you saved somewhere on your computer or mobile device or that to-do list you think you put in… Read More »

Categories: Book, Legal Technology

2018 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide

As software evolves and hardware ages both physically and in its ability to handle the new software, the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, tablets, and more is a must-have. The 2018 edition of the popular Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide is more… Read More »

Categories: Book, Cyber dangers, Legal Technology

Macs in Law: The Definitive Guide for the Mac-Curious, Windows-Using Attorney

Are you Mac-curious? The vast majority of lawyers and law practices still use Windows, but an increasing number are contemplating the switch to Mac, due to its reliability, usability, and security. However, authors Brett Burney and Tom Lambotte know that Macs may not be the best choice for every lawyer and law practice. Macs in… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Legal Technology

Important resources for new lawyers

You’ve got this. We’ve got your back. Launching a legal career can feel overwhelming at times, but with the right tools you’ll be able to keep calm and grow your practice. We can help. As your mandatory professional liability insurance provider, LAWPRO is committed to helping you manage your practice and avoid malpractice claims. To… Read More »

Categories: Law students/new lawyers

Ultimate Guide to Adobe Acrobat DC

PDFs have become the standard in the legal and business communities for creating, analyzing, storing, and exchanging digital documents, and for filing documents in courts with electronic filing systems. Written by practitioners with extensive experience in using Adobe Acrobat DC for their firm, this book provides step-by-step instructions and screenshots showing users how to get… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Legal Technology
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