If you are not sharpening your Adobe Acrobat skills you should be! Start by keeping up with everything Rick Borstein posts on his blog at http://blogs.adobe.com/acrolaw/ . In addition to great resources Rick creates, this blog will also keep you informed of upcoming training offered for free by Rick and his colleague Mark Middleton. Adobe has focused manpower and mega resources on the legal market for Adobe Acrobat users. These resources are fantastic and free. Use them to up your skill level.
If you are shopping for Adobe Acrobat, note that the Pro version has functions specific to the legal environment that are not available in the Standard version. These include Bates Numbering and redaction. Both versions are very effective for scrubbing metadata from documents. One of the best ways to obtain Adobe Acrobat is with a new scanner. Some scanners include Acrobat Standard in the price of the scanner. You can upgrade to Pro for around $150.
If you are currently using Acrobat 8 or 9 check out the following links for Thirty Dirty Tricks for each version of Acrobat. Go though the list and make the changes in your Adobe preference settings and at least read the remainder of the list.
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