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The Paralegal Voice: What Paralegals Need to Know about “The Cloud”

The Paralegal Voice:  What Paralegals Need to Know about “The Cloud”

The latest edition of The Paralegal Voice, What Paralegals Need to Know about “The Cloud,” co-hosted by Vicki Voisin and me, is now available at Legal Talk Network.

In this episode, we welcome Tom Mighell, legal technology expert and senior consultant with Contoural, Inc., author of the new book, iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, and Chair-Elect of the ABA Law Practice Management Section, to discuss what every paralegal needs to know about “The Cloud.” Tom talks about how cloud-based services can improve the efficiency of a law practice, what paralegals should consider when evaluating cloud-based services for their firms, and how legal staffers can use the iPad to assist lawyers.
Also in this episode:
  1. The definition of “The Cloud”
  2. Cloud-based non-legal and legal services
  3. Cloud-based file storage, including Dropbox
  4. Tom’s favorite business and legal iPad apps
  5. Vicki and Lynne share practice and social media tips.
Internet resources included in this episode:
Tom’s iPad4Lawyers blog, http://ipad4lawyers.squarespace.com/
Tom’s inter alia blog, http://www.inter-alia.net/
Stephanie Kimbro’s Virtual Law Practice blog, http://virtuallawpractice.org/
VistaPrint (for inexpensive business cards), http://www.vistaprint.com/
Google Me on the Web (on your Google dashboard), http://www.google.com/support/accounts/bin/answer.py?answer=1181793

Business & Legal iPad apps recommended by Tom:
The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsor: NALA…The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants.
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Contact Info:

Lynne J. DeVenny, N.C. State Bar Certified Paralegal

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

Email: lynne.devenny[at]gmail.com

Telephone: 336-582-0003

Inquiries are welcome, with free quotes available.

Meet Lynne:

Lynne DeVenny is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal with over 27 years of experience working on complex litigation cases, including medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security disability.

Disclosure: I am not a lawyer and cannot provide legal representation or legal advice.

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