Lawyers are texting with clients to schedule meetings, send links, and give status updates. Read tips for texting and be mindful of ethics. Remember to protect privacy by hiding messages from your lock screen and turning off sound. Avoid distractions by disabling notifications, filtering texts from unknown senders, and blocking spammers. Collaborate with others in your firm by using Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, and Slack. Communicate with clients, family and friends using personal messaging apps like WhatsApp, Signal, SnapChat, Telegram and iMessage. Learn more about texting by reading articles about abbreviations, applications, chat apps, encryption, management, marketing, and retention.