The Reporter – October 2020

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The Reporter – October 2020

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  Helpful Information for Legal Professionals
IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Technical Considerations for Legal Professionals Working from Home
  • How to Secure Your Hybrid Workforce
  • Three More Tips for Using Zoom on an iPad or iPhone
  • Zoom Explained: Understanding and Using the App
  • Best Note-Taking Apps of 2020

From the President

Hello,

Welcome to this month’s Reporter.  To assist you to conveniently and securely work remotely, we have included helpful articles about Zoom and other technology.

If you have any questions or would like more helpful tips, all of our past newsletters are filled with information and are on our site for you to revisit.

Best wishes,

Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Technical Considerations for Legal Professionals Working from Home

By Jan Hill

As more and more firms establish policies and procedures for employees working from home due to the pandemic, legal professionals must always employ secure methods of communication.

Technology both makes communication easier and security more of a challenge. Here are some technical considerations for the most frequently used platforms that law firms and their employees should keep in mind.

Best practices for phone calls

Most office phone systems can be set up to forward incoming calls. This allows employees to have their calls diverted to phone numbers that they can use while working from home.

Phone systems can also be set up to divert calls without ringing, when the main line is busy, when a call goes unanswered, or when the phones are turned off. This allows for setting boundaries and flexibility to account for differences in systems.

If your system does not support call forwarding, you can set up an out-of-office message with an alternate number and provide that number to clients.

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How to Secure Your Hybrid Workforce
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Three More Tips for Using Zoom on an iPad or iPhone
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  • Zoom Explained: Understanding and Using the App
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  • Best Note-Taking Apps of 2020
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