Will Free Fit into Your Technology Budget? An Open Source Software Primer for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer


Open Source software is available for free, often has a good reputation on features, performance and security, and is especially attractive to law firms who do not want to live exclusively in a Microsoft world. It's time for all lawyers, but especially solos and small firms, to learn more about Open Source software.

There are 5 sections to this article:

- Open Source 101

- The Case for Open Source

- A Realistic Approach to Open Source

- Five Steps to Get Started

- Does Open Source Make Sense for You and Your Practice?

This article was o-authored with Dennis Kennedy. Enjoy!

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