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Lawyers continue to lag behind in cloud usage, cybersecurity

The results of the 2021 ABA Techreport are out. As usual, lawyers are far behind the rest of the business world when it comes to adopting technology—in this case, the movement of the rest of the entire worldwide commercial environment to cloud computing.
But then, the law business isn’t like any other part of the bus ... (full story)


Legal Zoom can employ lawyers in Arizona. What’s next?

A recent ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court allows virtual law helper Legal Zoom to employ lawyers in Arizona—an ability previously reserved to licensed attorneys.
The permission from Arizona’s high court is a part of the expansion of Alternative Business Structures (ABS) that are starting to creep into the law busi ... (full story)


Lawyer TikTok: be very careful

Some of you younger lawyers and law students out there may be exploring TikTok as a social media platform for your practice. Most of the elder states-people in the profession, of course, have no idea what TikTok is.
If you do know what TikTok is, keep reading. If you don’t—run away, run away. Discretion here is very ... (full story)


Compare documents side-by-side

Wouldn’t it be nice to pull up tow versions of the same PDF or Word doc and have a program that compares them? Sure it would. Here are eight apps that do just that.
First up is, obviously, Adobe Acrobat. If you have it the pay version, there is a “compare” option. This highlights the edited text and images and ... (full story)


LawPay rolls out client ‘buy now pay later’ credit option

Bob Ambrogi (https://www.lawsitesblog.com) has just written about another new product that can help lawyers—especially small offices/solos and newbies—get paid and create a larger client base.
LawPay has partnered with the finance company that runs “buy now pay later” onsite credit functions for Walmart, ... (full story)