IN CASE OF DATA BREACH EMERGENCY: STEP 1- BREAK GLASS AND HIRE BREACH LAWYERS TO PRESERVE PRIVILEGE

Okay, the breaking glass part is for dramatic effect and is optional.  However, once the specter  of a data breach rears its ugly head, your company should  immediately retain breach counsel before it hires cyber security and forensics firms to access the scope of the breach.  Why?  Because if the law firm truly directs and manages the internal investigation and … Read More

In-flight Wi-Fi- Gogo is a No No for Sensitive Info

In my practice, I frequently fly back and forth between the East and West coasts of the United States.   Consequently, I do a lot of work on planes and was delighted when several years ago my favorite carrier Delta introduced the Gogo Internet service on cross-country flights.  However, because my practice includes cyber security and data breach mitigation, I did … Read More

AMAZING TECH ADVANCES WILL CHANGE THE PRACTICE OF LAW FOREVER– FOR THE BETTER?

In this five minute video, I share my wonder at the rapid advances in computer processing and memory capability and ponder on what it will mean for the practice of law in the next ten years as artificial intelligence and true legal expert systems become a reality. The concept of artificial intelligence (“AI”) and the potential impact on the human … Read More

The Hytech Lawyer’s Tips and Tricks for Smooth Sailing on Your iPad, Part 1

Every year or so since the iPad’s introduction, we have run a “tips and tricks” article.  It’s that time again.  This is part one of a planned three part series – starting with the basics. How to Keep Your iPad Up-to-Date and Running Smooth     iPad updates are used to fix bugs in the software, add functions and make improvements.  … Read More

Hytech Lawyer Recommended Professional Desktop Microphone for use with Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 (Video Demo)

I have used Dragon Dictation in my legal practice for over 10 years.  Dragon converts dictation to type in real time.  Year by year the program has been improved by its developer Nuance to the point that its accuracy is in the high 90% range–if used properly.  Nuance is no casual player in the voice recognition field, and its software powers many … Read More

Some of the Best of Hytech Lawyer- Readers’ Choice

As Summer winds down we present ten (in no particular order) of the most viewed posts from the last three years of hytech lawyer: 1.     The Lawyer’s Toolbox: How to Make a Wireless Presentation with an iPad using Apple TV (HDMI) with a VGA Projector, Monitor, or Smartboard   2.   The Lawyer’s Toolbox:  How to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to Keynote and Transfer to … Read More

The Hytech Lawyer Review and Video Demo of Leap Motion Controller

For those of you who read my blog regularly, you know I’ve been anxiously awaiting the Leap Motion Controller (“Leap”). The promise of the Leap is the ability to control your computer by simply moving your hands, without touching a mouse or the screen itself– like Tom Cruise did in 2001 movie “The Minority Report.” I had visions of waving … Read More

The Lawyer’s Toolbox: One Hand iPad Presenter’s Case (with video)

When using the iPad for presentation purposes, if appropriate, I like to walk around the room presenting my slides and any other media wirelessly using Apple TV or the Reflector App.  The challenge is that the iPad takes two hands to hold and operate. One solution is my favorite presentation case.  It is from  New Trent and called the “Grabbit.” The … Read More

The Lawyer’s Toolbox: How to Make a Wireless Presentation with an iPad using Apple TV (HDMI) with a VGA Projector, Monitor, or Smartboard

I am frequently asked how to make a wireless presentation over Wi-Fi using the iPad and the Apple TV (HDMI output), when the projector, monitor, or SmartBoard display to be used has only an “old” style VGA input: To do this, an HDMI digital to VGA analog converter is required [just using adapters without an electronic converter will not work]. There are a number of … Read More