Rules automatically take actions when certain conditions are met. Rules are powerful timesavers. For example, rules can be used to auto-file incoming emails into specific folders. However, because the actions happen automatically, you need to be careful about creating rules that lead you to miss valuable emails.
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Clio is probably the most popular cloud-based practice management software. As good as Clio already is, it keeps getting better. The web and mobile apps are beautiful and a pleasure to use, while Clio’s long list of integrations means you can use it with a lot of the other software you may already be using in your law practice (like Dropbox, QuickBooks Online, Xero, and Google Apps, to name just a few). Here is what you need to know about Clio, from signing up to backing up your data
Merus is a software development company that provides information technology consulting and builds web applications, and MerusCase is their practice management software. The software was built with California workers’ compensation attorneys in mind, but Merus is clearly making a play for the tech-savvy lawyer who wants a flexible practice management software package.
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Excel - VLOOKUP: When and how to use it
Corporate clients have few sources of refuge. Facing a tsunami of new matters, their need well exceeds their capacity to deliver — despite hiring new, experienced in-house attorneys. This demand is driving substantial growth for outside counsel. The demand is broad and deep.
Your Excel workbook or worksheets contain sensitive strategic data, so you want to require others to enter a password to open them. Or you can share the data freely with anyone without requiring a password, but require a password to make changes. Take this short course to find out more.
No matter where an attorney works, the practice of law is no longer just about the law. It’s also about competing as a business, whether that’s in a corporate setting or at a law firm.
Legal analytics—using historical performance data to make decisions about individual cases or legal operations—are one of the fastest ways to build a business case for legal practice. They offer a way for lawyers in any setting to gain a competitive advantage, both legally and in terms of business development.
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Whether you are a lawyer, working as the position of legal technology operations director, or performing any other role, the ultimate goal of your law firm is to help your clients and your business succeed. When everyone in your law office learns how to manage their time efficiently, it will be easier to manage a high volume of work and improve productivity across your company. When your staff members are productive and give their best, your law firm will be able to offer quality services for your clients, which will eventually lead to increased profits.