5 Reasons Every Lawyer Needs OneNote

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:

1. Organization

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.

About the Author: Dennis Dimka
Dennis Dimka is the CEO and founder of Uptime Legal Systems, North America's leading provider of technology, cloud and marketing services to law firms. Dennis is the author of Law Practice as a Service: How and Why to Move Your Law Firm to the Cloud, and was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in 2016. Follow Dennis on LinkedIn.

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