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

Law Firm Security In The Cloud

CosmoLex Team

Law firms may not be thought of the same way as many businesses, but the truth remains that a law firm is a business. With that being said, in order to be a successful business in this day and age, it is important to take advantage of the technological advancements that are constantly taking place. One of the major advancements … Read More

What to Know When Migrating from Yesterday’s Legal Software

CosmoLex Team

Practice management systems come in many different shapes and sizes. Some are very comprehensive software that include a full suite of features (billing, accounting, tasks, and more), while others focus on particular areas of the legal business, like billing or matter management, and sync with various tools to create a complete practice management solution. Law firms may choose one solution … Read More

How often should my firm be backing up its data?

CosmoLex Team

Data is at the center of a law firm’s operations, especially in today’s digital age. It’s critical to have recent backups of information with the risk of natural disasters, data loss or corruption and data breaches. Should an event occur where you need to restore information from a backup, having the most recent data available will make it much easier … Read More

If our law firm is moving to the cloud, is all of the data transferred?

CosmoLex Team

If you’re switching to a cloud-based program or becoming a paperless office, you’ll need to transfer data. Not every piece of data needs to be transferred, especially if it’s inaccurate or irrelevant. However, all necessary data should be transferred and firms need to develop a strategy to make sure it’s all included, like determining what data they have, what they’ll … Read More