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Oklahoma Remote Online Notary Act

Oklahoma’s law on remote online notaries has just been in effect a short time. But, as you can imagine, there has been a huge amount of interest over the last few weeks in this law. So, I welcome Oklahoma lawyers Monica Whittrock and Leisa Mayberry, who understand this law and can cover the various aspects…

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The Most Critical Part of Your Law Firm

For every kind of law practice, the attorneys (and the others who work in the firm) are the most critical parts. We are all under a lot of stress today. But the lawyer’s typical reaction to business challenges is to work harder and to put in longer hours, which may not be the best solution…

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Upgrade Your Work-From-Home Security

Working from home is our new reality. Make sure your technology is secure and you have purchased and installed firewall and antivirus tools. You also need to be using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) and if you aren’t, that is your urgent next tech upgrade task. Just go here, here and here to do your…

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Assisting Clients Remotely Who Are Not Tech-Savvy

Working remotely today requires using online resources and many other modern technology tools. If you have clients who may not be comfortable with or even know of some technology tools, ABA TECHSHOW has generously shared a paper for download: Loving the Luddites: Serving Tech-adverse Clients.  This covers many ways you can help the “low tech”…

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The Burneys: Bears & Boundaries & Conference Calls

Many lawyers are adjusting to working at home with family members also trapped at home. It is different from working on something important at home to avoid distractions when the kids are in school. Ace legal technology consultant Brett Burney invited his wife, Stephanie, to join for this great video Bears and Boundaries and Conference…

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Home without a scanner? There’s an app for that.

Smartphone scanner apps have come a long way. They can convert your picture of a document to a PDF file and many allow you to easily combine several pictures into one PDF document. Lawyers like free apps. So let’s begin with Adobe’s Scan Digital PDF Scanner, which works with either Android or iOS phones. It’s…

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Videoconferencing Improves Client Relations in Quarantine

Quick Tip – Sure we are used to talking on the phone, but video conferencing is exploding now for obvious reasons. There is no doubt that isolated people can benefit from seeing another on a video conference as they talk. Zoom (https://zoom.us/) has emerged as the most popular solution. This is primarily because it is…

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