A troubling advantage that big law has over small is how attorneys use technology to efficiently and securely communicate with clients, according to the 2017 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report.
Most people avoid going to court. That’s why legal suits for accidents, injuries, and even medical malpractice typically don’t make it to trial. About 95 percent of pending lawsuits end in a pre-trial settlement.
The latest research shows lawyer productivity had dropped 9% in the last decade. Find out how cloud computing for lawyers can help lawyers make up the loss and give clients better value.
If you’re making a living as a small law attorney, you know that managing a law practice and a law business is incredibly challenging work and requires you to wear multiple hats throughout your workday. If you could simplify the work demands, particularly on the administrative side, wouldn’t you be open to exploring options to make your life as an attorney easier?
The Department of Homeland Security has designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Their goal: to emphasize the critical importance of cyber security while providing resources to stay safe online, and recover faster from an attack
An attorney charging $250 an hour will bill nearly $47,000 more this year, on average, by using an integrated technology solution across all functions – from practice management to research to billing – than if they use standalone platforms for each.
3 quick tips to help you focus on what matters in your work – and life.
We rely on technology integrations for more efficiency in our home lives every day. Why are we slower to implement integrated technology into our law firms and our business workflows?
Time tracking and client invoicing are necessary functions for nearly all law practices – at least for those wanting to get paid. Unfortunately, firms generally cannot bill clients for the time spent on these tasks.
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. […]
Just one month from today, on October 28th, 2016, Above the Law will host its second annual Academy for Private Practice (“APP”), a full-day conference offering practical solutions and expert insight on meeting the challenges of starting and optimizing a small law firm practice. The conference programming combines panel discussions and breakout sessions on subjects […]