Author: Chelsey Lambert

MS Word Tips! Styles – How to Apply a Style to Text

Styles are the fastest way to format a document, once you get the hang of using the basic styles at are already set up for you in Microsoft Word, you can move onto create templates for your law firm that will save everyone on your team hours per week!   Select (highlight) the text that you wish to change. If not already selected, click on the “Home” tab on your ribbon. In the “Styles” section, click the style you wish to apply to the selected section. Note: If you want to see more styles, click the more drop-down arrow...

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MS Word Tips – The Magic Eraser!

I like to call MS Word’s Format Eraser feature the ‘Magic Eraser’ a tool that will save you days over the course of a year. If you find yourself fighting with text, or need to reset formatting for an entire section this tool is your new best friend. Select the text or graphic that has the formatting you want to erase. If not already selected, click on the “Home” tab on your ribbon. In the “Font” section, there will be a “Clear Formatting” icon. It is a letter “A” with an eraser in front. Click it to erase the...

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Microsoft Word Tips – Hidden Feature! Shrink to One Page

To avoid printing a whole page of white space when you have only a small paragraph, rows of a table, or text that bleed over into the next page. The feature Shrink to Fit, or Shrink to One Page automagically re-sizes the text, adjusts margins and turns that brings everything together to fit on one page. To get to the “Shrink One Page” command, open your “Quick Access Toolbar.” You can do this by using the down arrow above the tabs on your ribbon, usually the last icon. Select “More Commands.” OR Click on the “File” tab on your...

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Rocket Matter Review – Legal Practice Management Software That Works How YOU Want To Work

We’ve all heard that as humans we learn differently. But, have you ever considered that we also work differently? After visiting with and training hundreds of lawyers I can assure you, we don’t all work the same way. Each of us has a method, a mental process or a routine we use to map out and manage our day. Rocket Matter offers a path for how you want to work. (Fleetwood Mac’s – Go Your Own Way, plays in the background.) With Rocket Matter, two dashboard options are presented at the time of login. You have the option to...

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Are Virtual Assistants Right for Your Law Practice?

Weighed down from stress, working into the late hours of the night, or finding yourself in the office on Saturdays? A busy law office can be both a blessing and a curse. It’s common to feel overwhelmed, burdened by the weight of your work, but at the same time hesitant to hire someone to help. You may think to yourself that you have no choice, but to do everything on your own. The thought of hiring someone is daunting. Not to mention the time to train them and then… what if they leave? I am here to tell you,...

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