What should lawyers look for when choosing a cloud-based practice management program?

CosmoLex Team

Cloud-based practice management programs bring a host of benefits: automatic updates and upgrades, anywhere and anytime access, increased collaboration, easy to locate clients documents and notes and more. But choosing the right program for your firm should be a consideration of features and fit to make sure you’re getting the maximum benefit. Features Before you look for a program, list … Read More

What data security best practices should law firms take when working remotely?

CosmoLex Team

With law firms being forced to work remotely, there may have not been considerable time to plan effective data security during the transition. Now that many are becoming used to working remotely, law firms should be paying close attention to keeping their data safe, which can be a challenge when everyone is operating on a different network. When in the … Read More

What options do lawyers have aside from in-person consultations?

CosmoLex Team

When an in-person consultation or meeting isn’t an option, lawyers have other ways to connect. For new clients in particular, building a relationship is important. A phone call doesn’t always create a connection as being able to see someone’s face and look at them. For that reason, lawyers can turn to virtual consultations as an option. Video conferencing Today, technology … Read More

What type of law practice management software is best for remote work?

CosmoLex Team

For law firms looking to support remote work, the choice of practice management software can make the process a success, a challenge or a failure. Practice management software for law firms comes either as a desktop program or a cloud-based program, which can be accessed by any internet browser. For firms who are looking to work remotely, there are only … Read More

What are the best practices for working remotely for law firms?

CosmoLex Team

Whether all or part of your staff is working remotely, law firms need to make careful considerations in order to maintain compliance, keep clients happy and cases on track, and ensure that their team is communicating well. 1. Get the right technology The right tools are critical to successful remote working. You’ll want to make sure you have[1]: Remote access … Read More

Are lawyers allowed to use cloud computing?

CosmoLex Team

Lawyers have a responsibility to maintain client confidentiality, and part of that responsibility includes protecting client information. This requirement often leads to questions about whether or not a lawyer’s use of the cloud is ethical and provides enough protection of client data. Several opinions have been issued by bar associations granting lawyers the ability to utilize the cloud. With that … Read More

The Lawyer’s Guide to Creating a Paperless Law Office

CosmoLex Team

For legal professionals, the concept of a paperless office has gone from a far-fetched dream to a reality, with modern technology allowing more firms than ever before to make the shift. New advances in digital scanning, omnipresent fast internet, and cloud technologies have made it possible for law firms to get rid of the stacks of paper and oversized file … Read More