Articles Tagged with practice management

by

In the practice of law, time is money. Ask any lawyer what he or she looks for most in legal technology, and the answer will immediately be efficiency. Having everything you need in one place, without having to switch platforms, is not simply a convenience, it’s a necessity. That’s why practice management tools were invented. […]

Adding time passively captured in Chrometa to a CosmoLex matter. The practice management platform CosmoLex today announced its integration with the passive timekeeping system Chrometa. The advantage of this integration is that it helps attorneys ensure that they are capturing and billing as much of their time as possible. “Passive timekeeping” means that Chrometa tracks […]

Image by LaurMG. [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsIn a recent conversation, a lawyer questioned whether practice management software was making him any more productive. That got me to thinking about the reasons to use practice management software in the first place. Increased productivity is one, but even setting productivity aside, there are plenty […]

The law practice management system Credenza is shutting down, according to a notice on its website. “Credenza has reached end-of-life,” says the notice. “Effective 60 days after your August 2016 renewal date, Credenza will no longer be offered or supported.” Credenza was an add-in for Microsoft Outlook that provided the ability to organize client files, phone […]

The Global Create feature on the iPad. The home page as it looks on the iPad. The home page on an iPad Pro. The tasks menu on an iPad. The Advanced Tasks feature on an iPhone. The Global Create feature on an iPhone. The app’s home page on an iPhone. The task view on an […]

Global launch menu for common activities. In a major update scheduled to  be released today, the cloud practice management platform CosmoLex is rolling out a number of new features and enhancements, including a client portal with secure messaging, internal firm messaging, native document storage, a global launch location for commonly used functions, and more. On […]

A post here in April reported that the practice management platform MyCase would soon be adding a feature to allow lawyers to accept credit card payments from clients directly through the MyCase application. This week, that feature went live. The MyCase Payments feature already allowed online e-check payments directly from a client’s checking account. With this […]

A gamification feature allows users to earn coins as they learn the system. The cloud practice management platform Rocket Matter today is rolling out a series of updates designed to address requests from existing customers and to help new customers get up to speed on the system. The new features being added today are: Continue reading […]

Widgets on matter pages can now be rearranged or removed. It has been over a year since I last wrote about Firm Central, the cloud-based practice management application from Thomson Reuters. I’ve been meaning to write an update since January, when Firm Central got a notable new feature, but my blogging schedule did not cooperate. […]

In case you think the market for practice management software isn’t already crowded enough, you will soon have another choice. Sometime this spring, Citrix will launch ShareFile Legal, a practice management platform that will be tightly integrated with the company’s file storage and sharing platform, Citrix ShareFile. The launch version of ShareFile Legal will include […]