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A Practice Management Software Solution is a Critical Office Management Tool (August 11, 2020)

Many Oklahoma lawyers use practice management solutions. During shelter-at-home time, those who had organized all of their client file information within cloud-based practice solutions could work from home with the same interface and with the same access to all relevant client information. Those who were working from paper client files ended up carting a lot…

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Six Things to Know Before Freezing Your Credit (August 10, 2020)

Many individuals have chosen to voluntarily freeze their credit. “A credit freeze is something you can put in place to limit others from viewing your credit reports, including lenders. Freezing your credit is an extreme step, but it’s something that might be necessary if you’re dealing with identity theft and other measures, such as fraud…

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Is It Time for Some Staff Reminders about COVID-19 Related Phishing Attacks? (August 7, 2020)

“In the past six months, the way we live and work has changed beyond recognition,” states Check Point’s Cyber Attack Trends 2020 Mid-Year Report. “To put it simply – life on earth has gone online. The change was not gradual but happened seemingly overnight.” Criminals go where the potential victims are. Phishing attacks have simply…

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Microsoft Task Management Tools Can Be a Challenge to Implement- Here’s a Great Guide (August 6, 2020)

A busy lawyer is often juggling dozens of projects, tasks and deadlines. Most lawyers delegate important tasks to legal assistants or other staff. But if the task you delegated could have profound negative consequences if missed, few lawyers are willing to delegate it and forget it. There needs to be tracking or monitoring of the…

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Would You Like an Office Chair Recommended by a Physical Therapist? (August 5, 2020)

When many lawyers started working significantly more hours from home, something became very painful. That pain started in the lower back and went up to the neck. The desk chairs they used in their home offices were not nearly the high quality of office chairs many used at work, which led to discomfort, pain and…

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The Snipping Tool is Good, but a More Powerful Tool is Snagit (August 4, 2020)

Yesterday, I posted about the features of the Snipping Tool and its usefulness, but today’s featured screen capture tool is even more powerful, even if it isn’t free. If you need a full featured tool that “snags” shots from your computer screen and allows you to edit them, then Snagit may be what you’re looking…

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The Snipping Tool—A Useful Screen Capture Utility Built Into Windows (August 3, 2020)

Today’s tip is known by many readers, but if you don’t use the Snipping tool, this may be the best tip you learn all day. It is one of my most-used utilities. While it is “just” a screen capture utility, it has as many uses as a Swiss army knife. With the Snipping tool, you…

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A Videoconferencing Guide for Oklahoma Lawyers

By Jim Calloway 2020 has been a time of change. One change generated by the increase in working from home was an explosion of videoconferencing. Many people whose prior videoconferencing experience had been limited to a few online seminars or product demonstrations were soon having multiple videoconferences each day. Online clothing distributors reported sales of…

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Master Word Page Numbering in Microsoft Word (July 31, 2020)

Today’s feature from Attorney at Work is How to Master Page Numbers in Microsoft Word. The post begins by discussing the two ways to insert page numbers in a Word document and why one of them is better than the other. So, if you don’t know that, then you need to read the post. But…

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Is Your Law Firm Electronic Payment Processing in Great Shape? (July 30, 2020)

Today’s law firms must be able to easily manage electronic payments. Now, there are many more clients who want to pay online. Lawyers need to understand the difference between credit card processing and ACH payments. And every lawyer should be able to immediately share a payment link with their client when needed. This tip is…

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