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> TECHNOLOGY

Notetaking for the

Digital Lawyer

BY JOSH SILK AND JAMES STONE
THESE DAYS, EVERYWHERE YOU turn,

slick, clean interface and supply a number

interconnectivity, creating and accessing

there is now a digital representation for things

of incredible features that expand the way we

notes from any device has never been easier.

that historically existed in "real" form. From

all take notes. This article addresses the simi-

Microsoft named it OneNote because

snail mail to email, parchment paper and Word

larities and differences of the two, as well as

"OnePlaceForAllYourNotes" was too long.1

docs, most productivity items have taken on a

the general applicability these applications

Simply put though, OneNote acts as the one-

digital identity. For those that are not aware,

can have in your law practice.

stop shop of any and all notes you can take.

the same can be said for digital notebooks.
Lawyers have consistently kept the legal-

OneNote offers the ability to create multiple
MICROSOFT ONENOTE

notebooks. This allows you to have different

pad industry in business for ages, and right-

Developed in the early 2000s, Microsoft began

notebooks for different aspects of your work

fully so. They are incredibly convenient and

offering OneNote as an additional software

(e.g., Case Notes, Seminars, etc.).

pack easily in a briefcase, taking up as little

license in 2003. It was not until Office 2010

OneNote also allows you to create Sections

room as necessary.

that Microsoft began bundling OneNote with

for your OneNote notebooks, offering immense

Enter digital notebooks.

the entirety of its Office suites. Now, in its cur-

flexibility in your notetaking. These Sections

There are two major players in the digi-

rent iteration, OneNote is accessible across

can also be organized into Section Groups,

tal notebook arena: Microsoft's OneNote

all devices: Online, PC, MacOS, iOS, Android,

giving the user the ability to more effectively

and Evernote. Both products offer a

and Windows Phone. With this array of device

categorize and organize their notes.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Verdict - Summer 2017

President’s Message
Don’t Stop Fighting: Overcoming Obstacles Leads to Record Verdict in Camden County
Amazing Things Happen When Women Get Involved!
AAJ Addresses Top Concerns with Congress
Pro Bono Representation: A Bond Forged between a Naval Officer and Trial Lawyer
3 Tips for Defeating Daubert Motions
Common Issues to Stay on Guard in Cases Involving Tortious Security Officers
The Confusing Question of Causation in Criminal Attack Premises Liability Cases
Technology: Notetaking for the Digital Lawyer
New Lawyers’ Corner: 6 Questions for Verdict
Pope Langdale: Community Investments for a Cause
Case Updates: Federal Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959
Workers’ Comp: Standard of Review — “Any Evidence” Rule
Thank You, Civil Justice PAC Contributors!
GTLA Champion Members
Welcome New GTLA Members!
Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Intro
Verdict - Summer 2017 - cover1
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - President’s Message
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Don’t Stop Fighting: Overcoming Obstacles Leads to Record Verdict in Camden County
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 11
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Amazing Things Happen When Women Get Involved!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - AAJ Addresses Top Concerns with Congress
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Pro Bono Representation: A Bond Forged between a Naval Officer and Trial Lawyer
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 15
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 3 Tips for Defeating Daubert Motions
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 17
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Common Issues to Stay on Guard in Cases Involving Tortious Security Officers
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 19
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - 22
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 23
Verdict - Summer 2017 - The Confusing Question of Causation in Criminal Attack Premises Liability Cases
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 25
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 26
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 27
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Technology: Notetaking for the Digital Lawyer
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 29
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 30
Verdict - Summer 2017 - New Lawyers’ Corner: 6 Questions for Verdict
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 32
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 33
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Pope Langdale: Community Investments for a Cause
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 35
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Case Updates: Federal Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 37
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Workers’ Comp: Standard of Review — “Any Evidence” Rule
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 39
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Thank You, Civil Justice PAC Contributors!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Welcome New GTLA Members!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com
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