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

How will COVID-19 change the legal industry?

CosmoLex Team

COVID-19 has impacted the entire world. Among the many industries that have changed, law firms have also adapted. Many lawyers are wondering what long-term impacts these changes will have on the industry. While there are still constant changes, there are a few notable outcomes that will likely stick around. Cloud usage & remote work While cloud-based systems and remote access … Read More

What are options for lawyers when courts aren’t open for trial?

CosmoLex Team

When courts are closed and trials are postponed or held, moving client matters forward can be a challenge. Coming up with alternative options, if your client is open to them, can be a way to still provide a resolution by avoiding formal court proceedings. Depending on the type of law you practice, there are a few options available. Alternative Dispute … 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

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