April 4, 2013

I’m here. Hot Mama is at home with Things 1-3. I rarely travel alone. I am a homebody. I like my bed. I don’t like cramming my fat ass in a tiny airplane seat. But walking through the airport I began thinking about my previous trips to this event and began to get excited. I […]

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The Case for Electronic Case Files

January 2, 2013

This is the scene after an associate attorney was rear ended by a tractor-trailer on a snowy turnpike. After his spinning car came to rest, he walked away. But his files were not so fortunate. See that piece of cardboard sticking out from where his trunk once was? That was a banker box full of […]

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Quick Review of TECHSHOW Day Three

April 14, 2011

The final day of TECHSHOW was a half-day schedule. Although it would have been fun to attend the sessions covering iPads and apps, I opted to attend some practical, business related classes. The presenters must have known that it was going to be a tough draw competing against the Apple love fest as the title […]

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Quick Review of TECHSHOW Day Two

April 12, 2011

Little did I know that TECHSHOW has quite an after-conference schedule filled with informal gatherings centered around food and drink. Or just drink, a lot of drink. Somehow the hotel bed felt much more comfortable last night and I nearly slept through the first session today. I spent a few hours in the Advanced I.T. […]

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Quick Review of TECHSHOW Day One

April 11, 2011

I am not a morning person. At home I enjoy my bed. The hotel bed made me considerably more of a morning person as I gave up on productive sleep by 5:45 a.m. and was out exploring the Windy City by 6:15. I had breakfast at a spot on Michigan Avenue called Yolk. I will […]

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April 8, 2011

It’s Friday, the work week is over. On Sunday I will be heading to the airport to depart for Chicago to attend the 2011 ABA TECHSHOW. As I have mentioned before, I am the I.T. guy at our small firm. Not because I am highly qualified but because I have the most knowledge of the […]

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The iPad as a Legal Pad Replacement

March 11, 2011

Last year I wrote about the iPad as a laptop replacement. While much of what I wrote still applies, especially the preference for viewing PDFs and photos on the iPad, I have noticed that the iPad has been an imperfect replacement for a laptop when it comes to text generation, e.g. legal documents or blog […]

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