Earlier this month I was pleased to contribute a 1-hour presentation for the Learn OneNote Conference hosted by Jared DeCamp! My 1-hour session goes over how I use OneNote as a legal case file / trial notebook. How to create a Notebook package which acts like a pre-built template and some tips and tricks … More Learn OneNote Online Conference
The fast paced environment of a trial courtroom leaves little room to be fumbling with a piece of software that makes you stop and think like a computer before you can access the data you need. OneNote allows you to prepare the digital notebook in such a way that you still think of it as a tabbed notebook, just on a screen instead of in a three ring binder. … More Presenting at Riverside County Bar Association – April 13, 2016
If you work in a law office chances are you’ve come across sticky notes. Little pieces of colored paper with a resin on the back that lets you stick them to nearly any surface. They come in all shapes and sizes, some are custom made even. Are you aware however, that you can create digital sticky … More Sticky Notes – Now with Less Paper!
I recently had the wonderful experience of sitting for an interview with Johnathan Winslow, a University reporter for The Orange County Register. Its worth the read! … More Find Your Digital Paper – 5 Tips for J.D.’s and Law Students wanting to go Paperless
Some ideas for screen clipping;
1.Clip portions of transcripts to prepare a line of questioning.
2.Clip portions of narrative reports to focus in on key points and cut out the irrelevant materials.
3.Create slides quickly from mapping software / websites for use as exhibits or demonstratives.
4.Save pictures of webpages for later use / research.
5.Arrange multiple clipped portions in a side by side comparison for case analysis.
6.Use it to create web content for a blog or MCLE articles! (I use this a lot)
… More OneNote in OneMinute – Screen Clipping
This week I’m back in the Sacramento area with my colleagues at the Yuba County District Attorney’s Office for a one day workshop on OneNote and other parts of the Paperless Prosecutor Series. … More Regional OneNote Workshop
I’m trying something new this week and introducing a series of brief OneNote tutorial videos with legal professionals and law students in mind. The first one is already up on my new YouTube channel – Paperless Prosecutor! Check it out and tell me what you think! I have some more content ready to go, … More OneNote in OneMinute Video Series
No blog post this week, as I’m preparing for my third statewide presentation with the California District Attorneys Association. Very honored to be presenting at the New Prosecutor Seminar. This Thursday in Folsom I’ll be presenting on the “Paperless Prosecutor” and some more tips and tricks on moving towards a more efficient law practice as a … More Presenting on OneNote and More at CDAA New Prosecutor Seminar
One of the most interesting options for mapping demonstratives and exhibits is Google Earth Pro. It used to be prohibitively expensive at $399.00 but now with the GEPFREE promo code any lawyer or law student can download and install it for free. Google Earth Pro opens up a whole new realm of demonstrative and exhibit possibilities. With the Movie Maker and Path functions you can create virtual flyovers of locations and re-create the movement of key elements of any case. … More Google Earth Pro is Free and Useful
The first thing any serious OneNote user wants to do is install Onetastic, a set of add-ins and macros that will take your organization and preparation to the next level. In this post I’ll share some of the must have Onetastic macros to download, and provide a brief step by step to installing this free fantastic Onetastic add-on! … More A Lawyer’s Onetastic Starter Kit