How can my law firm provide extra client value?

CosmoLex Team

Running a successful law firm requires satisfied clients. To offer an even more impactful and positive customer experience, consider implementing a few “value added” factors that go beyond the practice of the law. Although some ways to add value do have costs associated with them, firms don’t always need to spend funds or valuable time to give clients that little … Read More

What steps are involved in administering payroll?

CosmoLex Team

Administering payroll is a must if you want to keep your employees happy and avoid penalties come tax time. You need to make sure you’re doing it correctly and consistently, and following a process can help. Here’s a sample process that can be used to make sure every step has been completed: Update for any changes in employee information. Make … Read More

How do I run a conflicts of interest check?

CosmoLex Team

Attorneys have an obligation to avoid situations in which they will have a conflict of interest such as[1]: Concurrent representation of clients with adverse interests Successive representation of clients with adverse interests Conflicts resulting from lawyer’s receipt of confidential information outside attorney-client relationship Conflicts resulting from lawyer’s relationships with non-clients Professional Liability insurance companies, such as ALPS, recommend that law … Read More

How can I secure communications with my clients?

CosmoLex Team

When you communicate with a client by email, , through , by cell phone, through a phone system, or by , your communication passes through the Internet – a made up of many different devices controlled by many different companies and organizations.[1] Using a public network increases the risk that a third party can access your communications since you don’t have … Read More

How can I securely share files with people outside my firm?

CosmoLex Team

Sometimes the electronic files your attorneys and staff must share with clients, opposing counsel, the Court, health insurance companies, or payroll processing companies are too big to fit as an attachment to an email, or should not be shared via unencrypted email. When this happens, you will need to find another way to securely share files with clients and third … Read More

Demystifying Modern Practice Management

CosmoLex Team

Capturing market share in today’s competitive landscape means you need more than great legal work. Without the proper tools to support your efforts, your firm can quickly fall behind others who are taking advantage of modern practice management to improve communications, create efficiencies, and streamline workflows. Choosing the right tools to support how you run your practice plays a significant … Read More