Posts written by MattStone

Online Business Backup – Canadian data Centers

For my Canada customers, after having evaluating many backup providers, I presently use KineticD. I support and recommend it to all my clients, not just Canada clients. Here is a blog post about why you should use a Canadian backup provider: https://www.kineticd.com/want-your-data-securely-backed-up-send-it-to-canada/  

Taking your Law Office paperless and in the cloud for $500 and $5/month per user

If you are not ready to purchase a document and email management system BUT you would like to be able to review your documents from anywhere there is a basic answer. What you need: Scanner – my recommendation is a Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 (on sale… Continue reading

Time Matters Form Styles

Time Matters has a powerful feature – form styles. In essence when you add a record and give it a certain code – the data entry screens can change.  It positioned Time Matters to be able to adapt to different practice areas in a firm… Continue reading

What Software do I use to run my business update

coming soon… a sneak peek at Matters360 for Criminal Lawyers I run my business on it everyday. It saves me a lot of time and decreases my stress….

Time Matters 12 Sr2 released – STOP if you are using Office 2003

Office 2003 is no longer supported in Time Matters 12 SR2. This means, none of the plugins will work….not at all. You would have to upgrade your version of office. See the first page of the official release: http://www.lexisnexis.com/em/docs/RN_TM12_SP2_Final_061413_161975.pdf

Archiving Tool for Time Matters and Billing Matters

Is your Time Matters or Billing Matters database growing large? Are you a long time Time Matters or Billing Matters user? As we all know there is no real way to archive the data in Time Matters or Billing Matters. Moving records to the archive… Continue reading

What software do I use to run my law practice?

As many of you know, I am a licensed lawyer in Ontario, Canada (that is why it is 7secondblog.ca). I was called to the bar in 1999, but started to split my time in 2000 between law and consulting. I have been back to law… Continue reading

AdvologixGC – Advologix for Corporate Counsel

Having worked with Corporate Counsel for the last 10 years, I have always watched the spend management applications. Having worked with law firm billing departments for the last 12 years, I have been involved in enough electronic billing. Now Advologix has launched a product for… Continue reading

PCLaw Certificate Expiry – versions 8.10a, 8.10b, 9.31a, 9.31b

If you are using an affected version of PCLaw, there is a certificate expiry issue that can render PCLaw inoperable. See the Lexis statement below:

Time Matters Certificate Expiration

Technical Bulletin Time Matters® Certificate Expiration June 21, 2012 Time Matters and Time Matters with LexisNexis Total Practice Advantage Versions Affected Version 11.1 without Service Pack 1 (SP1) Version 11, with or without SP1 Version 10 Version 9 Description If you have previously installed the… Continue reading