What Research Tools Do Lawyers Use?

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What Research Tools Do Lawyers Use

In recent years, approaches to legal research have changed with new technological developments. While many lawyers still pay for some of their research tools, there are a growing number of high-quality free research tools available.  Most law firms now use a combination of paid and free research tools, and which tools they use tends to vary by topic. Finding the … Read More

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Invest in Legal Practice Management Software?

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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Invest

If you’re running a law firm, you’re running a business. Any expenses your business takes on—such as using legal practice management software—need to more than earn back the cost.  For many law firms, a modern legal practice management system does just that. Although you do have to pay for it, it can save your firm valuable billable hours in the … Read More

What Does Legal Case Management Software Do?

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What Does Legal Case Management Software Do

As a lawyer, your billable hours are extremely valuable, and making the best possible use of your workday is key. At the same time, every matter involves a lot of moving parts: client intake, communications among team members, communications with clients, drafting documents, deadlines, court dates, billing, referrals, and more.  Legal case management software is designed to make your life … Read More

How Can I Improve My Billing Process?

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How Can I Improve My Billing Process

A smooth billing cycle is the lifeblood of a law firm. With a steady cash flow, a law office can maintain its bottom line and lawyers don’t have to spend time and energy chasing down the next infusion.  But is an improved billing process really possible? The short answer is yes. Below, we dive into steps lawyers can take to … Read More

How Do I Choose the Right Family Law Software for My Firm?

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How Do I Choose the Right Family Law Software for My Firm

Family law practices often guide clients through some of the most difficult moments in their lives—and that means careful attention, empathy, and proactive communication are always essential.   It can also mean that family law attorneys tend to have plenty on their plates.   Between coordinating with clients, gathering key documentation, and staying on top of important case deadlines and hearing dates, … Read More

What Is the Purpose of Practice Management Software?

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Purpose of Practice Management Software

Lawyers typically work long hours with extensive to-do lists. In fact, most lawyers report working over 50 hours a week[1].  Between advising and representing clients in court, communicating with their clients, colleagues, judges, and others involved in the case, conducting research, and preparing and filing legal documents, attorneys at law firms will take any help they can get to streamline … Read More

What Law Practice Management Software Is Best for a Solo Practitioner?

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What law practice management software is best for a solo practitioner

If you’re a solo law practice, you know that it’s important to keep your operations streamlined and your workflows efficient. This can be done by using legal practice management software. A law firm practice management software can help you stay organized, keep your matters moving forward, and keep your clients happy. However, many legal practice management software are too expensive … Read More

How to Get Employees to Use Legal Practice Management Software

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How to Get Employees to Use Legal Practice Management Software

Implementing a practice management software is a big investment for your law firm, but it’s only part of the equation. Once you’ve implemented your new practice management software, your employees need to actually use it—and make the fullest use of its features. If they don’t, then your firm isn’t getting a full return on its investment. What’s more, your firm … Read More