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:
- The definition of “The Cloud”
- Cloud-based non-legal and legal services
- Cloud-based file storage, including Dropbox
- Tom’s favorite business and legal iPad apps
- Vicki and Lynne share practice and social media tips.
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Internet resources included in this episode:
Tom’s iPad4Lawyers blog, http://ipad4lawyers.
Tom’s inter alia blog, http://www.inter-alia.net/
Tom’s new book, iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, http://apps.americanbar.org/
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Stephanie Kimbro’s Virtual Law Practice blog, http://virtuallawpractice.org/
Rocket Matter, http://www.rocketmatter.com/
ABA TECHSHOW 2011 PowerPoint Presentations, http://www2.americanbar.org/
VistaPrint (for inexpensive business cards), http://www.vistaprint.com/
Google alerts, http://www.google.com/alerts
Google Me on the Web (on your Google dashboard), http://www.google.com/support/
Business & Legal iPad apps recommended by Tom:
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