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Posted on: Dec 17, 2020

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By Jared Correia, Red Cave Legal, Official Consulting Partner of the IndyBar

Just because you want to be a modern lawyer, that doesn’t mean that you have to give up all of your paper. For lawyers, the love of paper persists; it often hearkens back to a prior age of law practice.  In practice, it’s a tactile sensation. Many lawyers just like to write on paper, to hold it. A lot of attorneys still print files to review them. 

So, if going full electric make you uncomfortable, there is a middle ground. Apps like LiveScribe allow you to use smart pens and smart paper to capture traditional and nontraditional electronic notes via the traditional mechanism you still love. Yes, it’s a real ink pen. Yes, it’s real paper. Sorry, fountain pens are unavailable.  But, otherwise, it’s the best of both worlds

I often tell attorneys that if you can think of a workflow you need covered, there’s a technology tool out there for the job.   

It turns out that some of that technology is a gateway to a simpler time

Whether you’re paperless or "paperful," we can help you find the technology that works best for you.

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