The legal industry is evolving at breakneck speed. Legal departments are expected to run as a business and drive cost-effective processes that benefit the entire organization. General counsels too are required to invest in the operational support of the department, and legal operations has emerged as the glue that holds the various functions and practice areas together.
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While there are various factors behind the unprecedented shift in the legal market, the one that has made great strides in the last few years is legal technology. The one we will discuss in detail in this article.
Slack provides chat software for business. The company's tagline is "Be Less Busy." Is it a good choice for litigators? Let's see!
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Legal Tech, aka, the segment of the legal industry that operates with the integration of cutting-edge technologies, has wholly transformed the way attorneys and law professionals work. It has brought forth better opportunities to digitally transform the law business and meet the expectations of tech-savvy clients. And interestingly, this has not remained confined to the top legal organizations; small legal teams and startups have also recognized the opportunity and invested into the same.
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Campaign Tracker is a new feature that helps lawyers figure out where their clients are coming from. With Campaign Tracker, you can generate unique phone numbers (routed to your firm phone number) to use with ads, create contact forms and landing pages, and enter leads manually.
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Firms that are prepared to provide the type of counsel these prospects need during difficult times can position themselves to win new business and establish strong relationships. But, make no mistake, client expectations go beyond a firm’s ability to say “yes” and its ability to take on a matter. These firms must also be able to deliver. In many instances, it is legal technology that gives them that ability — potentially making legal tech the ultimate differentiator.
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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.
Friends to Gmail (directory app) is a web application that you can use to convert your Facebook friends list into a nice, Gmail-compatible CSV file. Once created, you can import this file right into Gmail and all of your friends’ information, like names, locations, birthdays, bios, work history, and hometowns, will be added to your contacts for you. The app asks for permissions to retrieve this type of information from your Facebook account, but since all of the work is done within the browser, Friends to Gmail’s servers never actually “download” anything, which should alleviate any privacy concerns you may have about the app.