I am willing to bet that you spend a ridiculous amount of time in your office. It’s okay. Most lawyers do, so why not make that time as enjoyable as possible with some gadgets to make your day more productive and a bit more interesting? Check out some of the coolest office gadgets on the market right now.
Today’s desk organizers are far more than a plastic riser to set your computer upon. They now come with multiple storage compartments, a cell phone slot, and convenient USB drives. Some even come with a cutout to keep your coffee cup within reach, but spill-proof. With numerous colors, you are sure to find one that fits your office decor.
You are in the middle of writing an amazing closing argument when a parched mouth begins calling for a cold drink. What if, instead of pausing your creativity, you could just reach across your desk for a nice, cold bottle of refreshing water? With a desktop fridge, you can keep your cold drinks and snacks within arm’s reach. There are even models with warming capabilities to heat up last night’s leftovers.
With a wireless scanner, you can quickly and easily make an electronic copy of virtually any document. These small, compact devices have wireless capabilities and many of them can scan numerous documents on a single battery charge. No more waiting for the office copy machine. Just scan from your desk and keep right on working.
You get to work and make yourself a piping hot cup of coffee to enjoy. Then, the telephone rings with an urgent call from the courthouse. You are now forced to leave your perfect cup of coffee to the cool air of the air conditioned office. With a desktop coffee warmer, you can simply place your cup on a heated disk that keeps your beverage at a perfect temperature. They come in a variety of decorative options, including cookie shapes and cartoon characters to bring a little personality to your desk.
Adjustable standing desk
Are you getting enough physical activity? Many lawyers don’t, but a standing desk can help you up your activity quotient while still getting work done in the office. There are numerous styles to choose from, including models you can sit directly on your traditional desk. Some are manually lifted and lowered, while others are operate with the simple push of a button. Experts assert that these desks can decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes, and cancer. So stand up and get to work!
For those times when work takes you away from the office, a mobile printer allows you to still print contracts, pleadings or any other documents you immediately need. It connects to your laptop, tablet, or smartphone wirelessly. You just place it on your paper and it does the work for you. With a portable printer and TimeSolv’s remote time tracking capabilities, you can conduct business from anywhere at anytime.
About Erika Winston:
Erika Winston is a freelance writer with a passion for law. Through her business, The Legal Writing Studio, she helps legal professionals deliver effective written messages. Erika is a regular contributor to TimeSolv and a variety of other publications.