Isaac Lidsky has come close to achieving a paperless law office — but not because he is a high-tech whiz trying to save trees.

It’s because Lidsky, an associate in the New York office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, is blind, and paper is not of much use to him. Almost all the documents he deals with are reformatted, not for printing, but for screen reading. That is, he uses software that reads the document out loud to him in a digitized voice.

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