The legal field is very competitive, full of passionate individuals who want to make it. Finding work or getting promoted in a top law office can be a hassle, and you need to guarantee you stand out.
While knowledge and understanding of the law is critical for a legal support professional, showing off your soft skills is a way to really shine.
NetDocuments, the most trusted cloud platform where legal professionals do their best work, today announced it has acquired Worldox, a global document management system (DMS) provider that has helped shape the legal technology landscape for more than 30 years.
Long before social distancing entered the global lexicon, Zoom, the videoconferencing platform, touted its capabilities for lawyers.
The COVID-19 pandemic nudged the legal industry to adopt virtual business practices more widely. While lawyers have rarely been early adopters when it comes to tech, the pressures of the pandemic on attorneys’ bottom line (and greater demand from clients) have forced firms of all sizes to adapt or die.
As we approach the turn of the year, the eDiscovery landscape is also, once again, at a turning point. Data volumes continue to explode, driven in part by new types of data and legal technology solutions. The pandemic forever changed the way we live, work, and communicate, resulting in a diverse and seemingly limitless potential universe of digital evidence.
Did you know that the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which govern attorney ethics, were created in 1983, the same year that Microsoft introduced Word? In fact, the rules, which have been adopted in every state, have not been modified significantly since 1983 to address the massive impact of technology on the practice of law.
There are a lot of myths and misinformation out there about legal technology that can cause law firms to stall important decisions regarding vendor partner selection or upgrading their systems. I’d like to debunk some common myths about legal tech—from robots replacing lawyers to addressing legal tech integrations—and provide some practical tips your firm can use today.
Responses to the Pa. Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s latest “Tip of the Month – Copying and Pasting from PDF to Word Document.
In today’s legal field, the use of technology has become a critical component of many attorneys’ litigation strategies. Technological innovation has led to the introduction of preparation and presentation technology for attorneys.
Legal professionals at small law firms wear multiple hats. Backed by fewer resources, many devote a large part of their day to tedious and time-consuming tasks, from painstakingly tracking their billable hours in a spreadsheet to sifting through bills to spot outstanding payments. The result? Legal professionals aren’t spending nearly enough time helping their clients with legal matters—and it shows when it comes to their bottom line.