Today, there are many different kinds of technology tools to make a lawyer’s life easier. Smart phones and tablets, Legal Practice Management software, Document Management software… all useful solutions that help law firms practice better.
With that in mind, we take a look at another tool. One product that should be a staple within every lawyer’s legal technology toolbox: Microsoft OneNote.
5 Reasons Every Lawyer Needs OneNote
At its core, OneNote is incredibly simple to use. You create notes: a page where you can type or hand-write information. Each note is date and time-stamped and may contain images, attachments, and more. You organize notes into notebooks and tabs (just like a physical notebook). While not a replacement for document management software, OneNote is a powerful tool that will undoubtedly complement your practice management and document management solution.
Of the many cool and useful features within OneNote, here are the top five:
What makes OneNote better than simply having a folder full of word docs is its clean and intuitive organization.
You can create one or more notebooks: for instance, maybe one for work and one for personal notes.