Tag: law

Six ways to make a law office more productive with PDF

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Nuance demonstrated at LegalTech on how to make a law office more productive using PDF technology. PDFs provide law offices with an effective way to collaborate on legal documents as PDFs are compact, retain original design elements, and can be used from PCs, mobile devices and eBook readers.

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Making a PDF for e-filing

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Want to learn how to e-file your legal documents in 15 minutes or less? What are the rules and regulations, and how do they apply to your practice? Read on as PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains in this piece on creating legal PDFs destined for electronic filing, or e-filing for short.

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Why PDF in legal? #3 — The Unified Document Theory

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About 10 years ago, the industry practice was to scan paper documents to TIFF images, run an OCR process to create a searchable text record, and then add the relevant metadata to a bibliographic database. Managing three layers of data for every document was time-consuming and inefficient. Surely there had to be an easier way! PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains.

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Why PDF in legal? #2 — Because You Are a Publisher

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Lawyers are publishers. They research, write, edit, and publish (under deadlines), just like journalists, authors, academics, etc. The good news is that, because of PDF’s roots in the publishing industry, there is a huge body of knowledge about workflow, automation, and customization of PDFs in that business. Legal folks would do well to learn from existing workflows and tools.

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Why PDF in legal? #1 — Because the Judge Said So

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There are many excellent reasons to get good at using PDF in legal practice. One compelling motivation is that it is the standard for electronic filing in the Federal Courts. The rollout of the eFiling/case management program from the Administrative Office for the US Courts is well underway.

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