By combining some of Microsoft Outlook’s best undiscovered features with a little ingenuity, a lawyer can slash her stress level and perhaps add a bit of leisure time to her schedule. For starters, few users know inbox subfolders are not just for e-mails. Almost anything can be dragged and dropped into a subfolder and stored there — from Word documents to PDFs to DeskSite links. That’s just the beginning of what Outlook can do for lawyers and legal staff.

Put templates to work. Some lawyers do not realize Outlook offers templates that are analogous to Word templates. Many who do know about them believe they are too complicated to bother with. To the contrary, 30 minutes spent mastering Outlook templates can result in huge overall time-savings.

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