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Metadata is electronically stored information that generally is not visible from the face of a document that has been printed out, or as first seen on a computer screen. Microsoft Word is particularly vulnerable to exposing such information which often is useless but at other times, can be quite significant and perhaps even privileged. This session highlights potential pitfalls of sharing documents and emails in their electronic form as well as discussing tools and techniques for avoiding issues when sharing documents and emails.
No law firm should be fully operating in the digital world without a good understanding of Adobe Acrobat. With more and more of our colleagues, courts and clients expecting PDF output, understanding how Adobe Acrobat works along with all the features it has to offer, is the key to mastering digitizing your documents to PDF.
- Create PDF files from scratch, from multiple files
- Manipulate pages (cropping, rotating, deleting)
- Mark up PDF’s with your notes and comments
- Create a text searchable PDF document
- Convert PDFs to Word (and what to expect)
While this session will be conducted in Adobe Acrobat DC, most of the features and tips discussed apply equally to other Acrobat versions and other professional PDF tools and services.
Failure to respond, failure to communicate, failure to supervise and missed deadlines are the leading malpractice claims that plague today’s lawyer. Learn how the most powerful email and information managers can help you better organize emails, contacts, calendars and tasks avoid malpractice claims.
- Managing email messages from clients, colleagues and contacts
- Organizing contact information
- Working with calendar: sharing calendars with clients; creating, managing and sharing trial calendars; calculating dates (tickling); setting up alerts, reminders to avoid missed deadlines; creating recurring events to send regular communications to clients
- Assigning and managing tasks and deadlines to support staff
With laptops, smartphones, and persistent internet, lawyers are only a call, text, or email away from business and client demands Simple and affordable tools, services, and apps can be used to help busy lawyers reduce stress while delivering superlative client service.
Creating legal documents is a part of every lawyer’s day-to-day practice. Knowing how to take advantage of a word processor’s powerful automation and document development features can help any lawyer serve their clients more efficiently and with minimized errors in their document products.
- Setting default font and line spacing
- Setting other important options and defaults
- Understanding how Word works