Mindset Over Technology Matters

An infected Microsoft Word document arrived in my inbox the other day. It was a reminder that, while technology is an enabler, lawyers need to have a mindset that understands technology’s limitations.

The Word document was attached to an e-mail.

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A Return to Thunderbird

Microsoft dominates the e-mail software world.  Outlook is an outstanding program and is substantially enhanced when used well with Microsoft Exchange servers.  But without that Exchange connection, an open source application like Mozilla’s Thunderbird can provide just as much e-mail … Read more

Legal Research Thaumaturgy

I’d reviewed “Bob’s Bible” the night before class so I was ready when Professor Robert Wright asked the question.  A question he’d asked the same way at the same point in law school so often it had been recorded by … Read more

The Technology-Informed Lawyer

I mentioned ransomware to a law school class the other day and got some raised eyebrows. Despite the devastating impact this malware is having on law practices, news of it hadn’t reached this far. It’s not the first time I’ve

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