Sam Glover

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The Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 is the newest in the line of impressive ScanSnap scanners we’ve reviewed and recommended for paperless law offices over the years and replaces the iX500. The ScanSnap line, including the new iX1500, are the scanners we most recommend for small law firms and paperless office management. If you need a document scanner, this is still the one you should get, and it remains the top pick in our buyers guide for…
I first talked about the tools I use for law practice management in April 2008. It seems like a good time to do update my list. Since the last update, my firm has gained one attorney employee and three independent contractors, but the software I use to manage my practice has been flexible enough to survive these transitions. The most-significant change is the switch from GnuCash to Quickbooks for bookkeeping. I ran into trouble with…
If you know you aren’t giving your clients the first-class treatment they deserve, here are some ideas for making your office more client-friendly. 1. Give Clear Directions to Your Office Consider what clients have to do in order to meet with you at your office: Find your office building. Most people will use Google for this, or a map or transit app on their phone. If they take public transit, they may be in for…
Lawyers right now have an opportunity to build healthier law firms that people love to work for, that clients love to work with, and that solve problems—not necessarily just legal problems—in a way traditional firms haven’t even tried to do. What follows is the foreword I wrote for Tiger Tactics, a book by LabCon alum and two-time podcast guest (episodes 53 and 155) Billie Tarascio, plus Ryan McKeen, William Umansky, Theresa DeGray, and…
Google Hangouts Meet, part of G Suite, is super convenient for video calls because there is nothing to install and it does not require your guests to have an account. They just click a link and chat in their browser. It’s about as easy as video calling gets. But Hangouts Meet does not allow you to create permanent links. This can be frustrating if you use a meeting scheduler and want to include a video call…