Law offices and small businesses are using Acrobat very aggressively to archive email folders and preserve business documents. Lawyers are more likely now to handle case documents onscreen with PDF files than to touch real paper.

The Acrobat For Legal Professionals blog has a tip today that could be invaluable for law professionals with a certain amount of Acrobat expertise: how to search case documents for words or phrases and mark the terms so they can be reviewed later.

It involves an unexpected use of the redaction tool. Legal professionals should take a look – it’s one of those things that might change your ideas about what can be done to prepare a case. Click here to read the article.

“In this article I’ll show you how to:

  1. Input a series of search terms and have Acrobat automatically mark them
  2. Create a new PDF which summarizes all of the words where found.”
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