Technology has dramatically changed the practice of law. The pace of this change is so rapid that it can be difficult -- and expensive -- to keep current with the latest trends in law office management. Comprehensive practice management systems are wonderful tools, but many of the essential functions performed by these all-in-one programs can also be accomplished with the software already at your disposal.
Built into Microsoft Office are a number of simple, user-friendly mechanisms for making your legal writing much less frustrating. Occasionally, Tech Tuesday will feature a new tip to help you increase your efficiency and productivity. A previous tip focused on using the Styles feature in Microsoft Word. Check the blog frequently to see what we’ll cover next. In the meantime, visit the University of Michigan Research Guide on Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013 for a detailed overview of the many functions that are the keys to defeating wasted time, talent, and treasure in your daily practice.