Just like you wouldn't let paper files pile up on your desk (you wouldn't, would you?), you shouldn't let your digital files lay around unorganized and untended either. If you're running a paperless office (and most lawyers should have a largely paperless practice by this point), you'll need to put some thought into organizing your digital files.
Here's the trick. The key to managing your digital files is to have a clear organizational system -- and to stick to it. These tips should help make that process easier.