Want to type less but get more?

When you want to type less, especially on an iPhone or mobile device, text expansion is the way to go. For some ideas on getting started with an app like TextExpander, read this article Text expanded: The strange case of typing less but getting more | The Indiana Lawyer. Using text expansion ideas can help … Continue reading Want to type less but get more?

Tech tools to turn talk into transcribed text, part 1

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Ever had a thought that you wished would just appear on your computer screen? Wouldn't it be nice to just say something and have your computer type that for you? Voice to text using a smart phone or computer continues to improve. If you haven't tried voice to text  recently, it may be time to … Continue reading Tech tools to turn talk into transcribed text, part 1

Pre-bill your time to get more done each week.

If you are a productivity geek like me, you’ve undoubtedly tried every method to better manage your time. I’ve spent more time trying to manage my time than I can track. No matter the system, the most beneficial success factor is how often you review and act on the things in the system. In a … Continue reading Pre-bill your time to get more done each week.

Write with authority with Microsoft Word® Table of Authority and Contents

Writing With Authority Writing well is an essential part of the lawyer's skill set. Words are the lawyer's tool of the trade. Presenting words in written form is often the key to successfully representing a client. As a result, lawyers should focus on creating top quality content. This is includes how the document looks (or … Continue reading Write with authority with Microsoft Word® Table of Authority and Contents

Stuck with a stack of writing projects? Automate Microsoft Word documents with built-in tools

Tackling the Stack of Undone Writing Projects If you are like me, there are any number of writing projects on your to-do list. When I find myself procrastinating on starting a project, it is often times due to the blank screen with the blinking cursor. What am I going to name the file? Did the … Continue reading Stuck with a stack of writing projects? Automate Microsoft Word documents with built-in tools

Online billing and e-invoicing options for lawyers

In a recent The Indiana Lawyer article, I provided a brief overview of some online billing and e-invoicing options for lawyers and firms. This article supplemented a CLE presentation I gave recently. If you want, you can watch my slides from that presentation. Lawyers often leave legitimate time worked for clients on the table. The … Continue reading Online billing and e-invoicing options for lawyers