You Can’t Do it Alone

We recently shared this article from Attorney at Work, which outlined just a few (of the many) ways that support staff make it possible for an attorney to continue to practice law. The post highlights the importance of the relationship between lawyers and their staff.   For...
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Paying Top Dollar for Copies?

Post by Vivian Saxe, President & CEO of E-Typist I recently heard from a transcription client who I hadn’t talked to in a while, and he was telling me that recently he and the other partners in his firm were looking at ways to shave a bit off the budget without sacrificing...
Improve your dictation with these transcriptionist tips

Honing Your Dictation Skills

Have you ever thought about what your transcriptionist might be thinking while listening to your dictation? “That one must put marbles in his mouth before he starts dictating,” is one of my favorite complaints. Then there are those jobs that can make a transcriber’s day. When I...

The best cloud dictation for your transcription – including save and finish later

  As technology and competition increase, there has been a noticeable decline in pricing of most things tech-y. Nine years ago when we launched our legal transcription service, the best dial-in dictation system available was three times the cost of the best dial-in (now...
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Mangaging Your Law Office Calendar

What is an example of the type of service our virtual paralegals provide? Today we explain how your paralegal can help manage your law office calendar. For most attorneys, this simply involves creating a separate login for their virtual paralegal. Or said another way, anything...
Time management tips for busy lawyers

3 Ways Lawyers Can Get More Out of Their Work Day

Most lawyers attend a time management seminar at some point in their career in an attempt to tame busy schedules and get more done.  We use the tools we take home with us for awhile, and then fall back into our old (and bad) habits. Instead of instituting radical changes, here...

Email Tips for Lawyers

Everyone uses email, obviously. But there are a number of common errors that even professionals make, so, from time to time, it is good to be reminded of how to put on your best possible face as you communicate through the surprisingly difficult minefield that email can be. A lot...