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Precautions for lawyers to take in the wireless world

Posted by Terry Curtis on Aug 16, 2018 10:12:54 PM
 

The modern smartphone and, to a lesser extent, the tablet have become indispensable tools in the management of your practice.  

Such power, mobility and convenience, however comes with some security vulnerabilities that can be somewhat mitigated with a few security practices that should become part of your professional life.  In todays world practice management is carried out almost entirely with laptops and mobile phone and both these devices are predominantly wireless. 

Practice management and legal accounting software such as uLaw, PcLaw and others, contain all your client and business data. You will want to take extreme  care to protect yourself and your business in this capable but vulnerable wireless world.  Let us examine in this article the potential problems and remedies that you can take to reduce risk.

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16 ways uLaw works as your personal digital assistant

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 14, 2018 6:40:00 AM

A lot of clerical, managerial, archival, bookkeeping and accounting work goes into managing a law firm while also remaining in compliance with legal regulators.

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Friday webinar: “starting a new business”

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 13, 2018 4:52:00 AM

Increasing numbers of lawyers and paralegals are beginning to shift towards working for themselves instead of working for larger firms. There are a lot of huge benefits, and we want to show you how to get started!

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5 things sole practitioners say about going solo in law

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 9, 2018 11:18:57 AM

Law schools across the country are pumping out graduates hungry for experience at an alarming rate, and the result is that big law firms are getting pickier and picker when it comes to hiring lawyers because there's just so many to choose from.

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Radan Rusev: a lawyer who likes his numbers

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 8, 2018 6:06:14 AM


After all the paperwork is filed, the signatures signed, and the money handed over, Radan Rusev says the most enjoyable part of his job is when he’s working with young people closing their first home purchase.

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Lawyer & Mediator Sina Hariri remarks on career as Sole practitioner

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 7, 2018 5:22:04 AM
Unlike the way they’re portrayed in movies, not all lawyers are confrontational and irate characters whose approach to law and life in general is rigid and argumentative. This is certainly not the case for Sina Hariri, a family lawyer and mediator based in Toronto.
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Bookkeeping meltdown: longtime lawyer told to resign

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 7, 2018 5:15:42 AM

A longtime Mississauga lawyer is pushed into early retirement for mismanaging his firm’s finances and failing to comply with a spot audit.

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Where you’re headed: using trial balance and balance sheets

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 2, 2018 6:56:00 AM

Powerful new automated accounting tools make it easy to see how if your firm is heading in the right direction.

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Spot Light: Q&A with Criminal Lawyer Lori Anne Thomas

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Jul 31, 2018 11:57:25 AM

 

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Legal Aid Ontario releases "know your rights' sex abuse info

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Jul 25, 2018 6:07:00 AM

Sex abuse runs rampant in society and is often under reported and hard to police. Part of Legal Aid Ontario's mandate is to provide legal support for under-represented and vulnerable members of society, thus a recent info graphic was produced by the organization to educate the public about their rights. 

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