Becoming the Tech-Savvy Family Lawyer
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Most family lawyers are solo practitioners or work in small firms where efficiency is key to maintaining and building a practice, and where extensive client interaction is essential in these very personal cases. In a legal field where many are rejecting and avoiding technology, family lawyers can begin implementing certain tech tools to help become more organized and efficient. Becoming a Tech-Savvy Family Lawyer is written especially for practitioners in this area, and it explains how a family lawyer can begin implementing tech tools on a daily basis.
Instead of examining a host of computer gadgets and tech tools, the book's authors first consider the unique daily environment and routine of a family lawyer, and then assess what tech gadgets will fit into their existing practice. The tech tools in this book are not necessarily created with lawyers in mind, but they nonetheless have become mainstays in some lawyers' daily life. These tools are more mobile, more accessible, and typically have a more user-friendly interface.
Authors Melissa Kucinski, a family lawyer and mediator in private practice, and Daniel Berlin, an attorney with Google's Open Source program, bring a unique combination of expertise, skills, and perspective to the discussion. They focus on key practices tasks that family lawyers must accomplish, and then makes recommendations on certain technology that can help streamline those tasks and make the practice more organized and efficient.