Virtual Legal Assistance

Digital Dictation and Virtual Legal Assistants

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 in Virtual Legal Assistance | 0 comments

Digital dictation is an ideal way to get information to your virtual legal assistant. You can upload instructions or dictate entire documents. You can dictate from your office, from your home or from the road. Some lawyers are wary of digital dictation, having comfort with the old-fashioned tapes they know and are used to. Digital dictation is incredibly easy though and especially useful when time-sensitivity is a factor. A lawyer can upload a file and have it to me in minutes, so that I can start working on it immediately. It also means each task is separated out, for easy prioritization. There are a couple of easy ways to start using digital dictation in your legal...

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22 Things Your Virtual Legal Assistant Can Do For You

Posted by on Jul 23, 2008 in Virtual Legal Assistance | 0 comments

This list is by no means exhaustive, but here’s a great starting list of tasks your virtual legal assistant can perform for your law practice: Draft Affidavits and motion materials Draft initial retainer letter to a new client Proofread and format a court document Research caselaw and provide summarizing memorandum Update and manage your calendar Review transcripts and highlight critical text Type handwritten notes from a meeting or seminar Convert files into PDF format Balance a monthly bank statement Delete spam accumulated in your email account overnight Sort/answer and/or redirect email messages Transcribe voice messages Make calls to confirm your...

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