Microsoft Office Support describes a cross-reference as “allowing you to link to other parts of the same document”.
While this sounds straightforward, the real power of cross-references is that you can update them automatically when the referenced text changes.
A table of authorities lists the references in a legal document, along with the numbers of the pages the references appear on. To create a table of authorities, you mark citations and Microsoft Word inserts a special TA (Table of Authorities Entry) field in your document.
You can then search the document for the next long or short citation to mark, or you can automatically mark each subsequent occurrence of the citation. If you don’t want to use the existing categories of citations, such as cases or statutes, you can change or add categories of citations.
Here you will find tutorial and demo videos, along with some non-legal related sample videos.
Regardless of your experience with trial presentation technology, it is now possible for you to represent your clients using state-of-the-art software such as TrialDirector.
In this article, we will cover some of the basics, in order that you might incorporate this “high-tech wizardry” into your trial practice.
PowerPoint is one of the most common, but poorly used presentation mediums, used by lawyers. Karen will address the perils, pitfalls, joys, and triumphs of her use of PPT since the 1990s - to communicate stories and ideas in trial, deposition, and life.
Once you start adding text elements to a presentation, you will need to know how to format and organize them. In this 9-video course, learners will observe how to adjust text, add elements such as bulleted lists, and modify paragraph settings within PowerPoint 2019.
Learn how to modify your paragraph indentation to help give your text element structure, and learn to modify your line and paragraph spacing to make text easier to read.
The PayneGroup Numbering Assistant is a paragraph numbering utility that allows you to quickly add, modify and update automatic multi-level numbering schemes in Word documents.
The tool contains 30 preloaded schemes provided by PayneGroup that makes even the most complex numbering greatly simplified
Law firms use numbered lists daily to prepare contracts, pleadings, letters and memos. Word makes activating and customizing numbering fairly straightforward. You can create simple numbered lists, such as A, B, C and 1, 2, 3. You can also customize these lists to setup specific numbering styles for your firm and practice group. Multilevel lists such as I, A, 1 are handled through Word's Outline Numbering feature, which is explained later in this chapter. Many firms rely on outline numbered lists to draw up contracts and pleadings. Like numbered lists, outline numbered lists can be customized.
Email marketing is among the brilliant ways of staying in front of existing and potential clients across fields such as law. In the US for instance, over 90 percent of adults use email while 70 percent of them actively redeem discounts or coupons from a marketing email. Email marketing is among the most affordable forms of legal advertising out there. To capitalize on its benefits, you need a reliable email management program.
Attorneys and paralegals rely on email to stay in the loop and do their jobs. Without it, they would struggle in today’s business environment to communicate and collaborate, causing the people and organizations they serve to suffer. For legal professionals who pride themselves on providing exceptional service, this isn’t an option.
To help you learn more about how Microsoft Outlook integrates with Legal Files, our team is here to provide a basic overview. You’ll see how this tight integration creates such a seamless environment that you’ll feel like you’re working in Legal Files while you’re actually in Outlook and vice versa. Once you finish this blog, you’ll know about just one more way Legal Files legal case management solution helps you manage what matters to you.