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Common Tech Errors that Can Compromise Your Legal Practice

Law firms are a major target for hackers who treasure the wealth of confidential data available on poorly protected platforms. In response, the most prudent law firm protects its data with the most sophisticated security software managed by a crack team of IT specialists. However, the best security shields in the industry won’t get the […]


TGIF

We’re all thankful it’s Friday, but here at Needles, we are extra thankful today. We recently sent a survey to our Needles users, enlisting their candid feedback on our product. We received nearly 300 completed surveys! We are grateful for all the thoughtful feedback we received which will help us continue to provide a robust, […]


How to Preserve Privacy when Using Facebook

Recent revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm, obtained data from some 50 million Facebook users have heightened concerns about how businesses, including law firms, can preserve privacy when using Facebook. Following are some tips to help you protect private data while using the social media platform: Restrict access to your Facebook posts. On […]


Putting Client Service First

While many law firms offer ongoing training opportunities for attorneys and support staff to fine tune their legal skills, very few take the time to teach the fine points of what might be the most important skill of all — client service. Although professional development is critical to the success of any law firm, the […]


Why you should use Law Office Management Software

Due to technological advancement, the number case management systems for law firms available in the market is incredible.  The market is almost glutted with competition.  Part of that is because the use of a law office management system is essential – it ensures that law firms function effectively with minimal interruptions. A good legal case […]


The Power of Mass Email Marketing for Law Firms

Mass email marketing gives your law firm the ability to deepen your relationship with existing clients, broaden your referral base, and generate new business. Email lists to send informative newsletters, holiday mailings, as well as bulletins promoting new hires and boasting about your firm’s accomplishments can be easily generated using your legal case management program. […]


Case Management Software Status Tab

Customizing your Case Status Tab to Work More Efficiently Any firm that is using case management software will tell you that the ability to track the status of a case is one of the most important features. In addition to enabling you to access critical information quickly, a case status feature allows you to easily […]


Case Management Software Tax Benefit

There are only 3 weeks left in 2017. Taxes seem to be on everyone’s mind since the Senate passed the new tax reform plan, and corporations are targeted to be the major beneficiaries of the reform. If your firm is considering Needles as a solution for your software needs, you may want to take note […]


Protecting your Firm’s Email Communications

Errant or intercepted confidential email communications can exact an enormous toll on your law firm, causing serious ethical problems. In one instance that made the headlines, an individual posing as presidential advisor Jared Kushner engaged in a public email exchange with an attorney from a firm that represents Kushner. In another well-publicized incident, a law […]


Using Your Case Management Software to Request Checks From a Client

A versatile legal case management software program can perform a myriad of day-to-day business functions in addition to helping you organize and manage virtually all aspects of your legal practice.  One of the most useful functions that your program should be able to accomplish is generating check requests from a client file. The Needles program […]


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