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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Law Firm’s Blog

It’s easy to fall into the trap of neglecting your website’s blog after the burst of excitement during the initial setup fades. After all, with pressing client matters to attend to, blogging tends to fall toward the bottom of your priority list. However, an interesting blog that keeps your current and potential clients updated on […]

Why You Need a Solid Tracking Component in your Case Management Software

The complexities inherent in managing a law practice – regardless of its size — make it imperative that your firm has a solid tracking component built into your legal case management software program. This built-in to-do list will help you sort out the intricate and unique facets of each case. The tracking feature will systemize […]

Developing an Emergency Response Plan for your Law Firm

It’s no secret that powerhouse hurricanes like Irma dominate the headlines, but according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a natural disaster occurs in the U.S. once a week.  Further, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, most businesses, which include legal practices, do not have a disaster response plan and go belly up […]

Client Services and the Digital Evolution: Do We Need to Step it Up?

As digital technology influences nearly every aspect of our legal practices, we must concede that new challenges exist that create new problems, especially in how we serve our clients. We have evolved from an industry based on one-on-one communications to an environment where attorneys can handle cases without ever meeting their clients. Is something personal […]

Preparing your Firm to Defend Itself Against Cyber Attacks

A leading cybersecurity firm estimates that 80 out of the top 100 U.S law firms have been hacked since 2011. In some cases, the hacking has affected millions of confidential documents. Unfortunately, many law firms are unprepared to combat cyberattacks. In fact, according to a 2016 survey conducted by the American Bar Association (ABA), only […]

Artificial Intelligence – How it’s changing the Legal Profession

Artificial Intelligence (AI) might seem like it’s something out of a Sci-Fi movie, but the futuristic technology has already had a transformative impact on many industries, including the legal profession. Also referred to as cognitive computing, AI was making its early inroads into the legal business two decades ago when law firms began using personal […]

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