ONLINE LEGAL RESEARCH TOOLS

Lawyers will be paying subscription fees to Lexis-Nexis and West for years to come, but there are some signs that legal information also wants to be free. Last week Google announced that Google Scholar now has a dedicated search for full-text legal opinions from...

LEXISNEXIS KILLS BILLING MATTERS

Billing Matters, the LexisNexis law office billing and accounting program, was killed last week. This was circulated Thursday and appeared in the TechnoLawyer newsletter. "Effective September 1, Billing Matters® will be placed in maintenance mode. During...

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACROBAT VERSIONS

Everyone who uses Acrobat might be interested in the charts prepared for the blog Acrobat For Legal Professionals. The first shows the features of the various versions of Acrobat 9 – Reader, Standard, Professional, and Professional Extended – with a focus on features...

COMPLAINT FOR XMAS DAMAGES

Plaintiffs, consisting of the class of all children who on or about Dec. 24, 2008 were hanging stockings by the chimney with care in the reasonable belief that St. Nicholas soon would be there, sue defendant and allege: 1.    This is an action for an...

ACROBAT TRAINING VIDEOS FOR LAWYERS

Click here for a list of Adobe Acrobat training videos, focusing on features for lawyers. There are related blog articles for many of the topics, and some videos are still to come – you’ll have to check back. The list covers the basics (including the...

ACROBAT BINDERS & PORTFOLIOS

Acrobat 9 Professional builds on the features in Acrobat 8 that made it an important tool in many offices, especially law offices. There is a vastly improved document comparison routine and enhanced Bates numbering, for example, along with small improvements in...