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
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Legal translation and interpretation are specialist services that require exceptional attention to detail, sound legal knowledge and impressive linguistic skills. There is no room for legal translators or legal interpreters to have a ‘bad day’ at the office, as a mistake in their work could have serious ramifications. Equally, businesses that are in need of such services need to ensure that they make the right choice over who is going to provide their legal interpretation and translation. This post looks at how they can do just that.
Smart Tools to Increase Your Law Firm’s Productivity
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.
One of my tricks with quite the “wow factor” is inserting artistic lines into my documents. To insert a horizontal line (also called a “horizontal rule”), here are four creative ways to do it.
Top Technology Trends for Transactional Lawyers
Tremendous opportunities exist for transactional practitioners to leverage technology to optimize outcomes. These opportunities center on four trends discussed below. Each trend has its roots in the now well-established field of litigation-support technology.
Debunking Legal Tech Myths
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.
In a steadily increasing digital market, more consumers than ever before are looking for services online. This includes those who are looking for legal services. Millions of people use social media platforms every month. Many lawyers are beginning to recognize the importance of having a social media presence to properly position themselves in the digital market.
How Records Searches Help You Vet Clients
Building and maintaining a successful legal practice requires attracting and acquiring new clients. However, not all prospects are worth representing. One best practice is to have a well-defined intake process using thorough due diligence to vet clients. Doing so can eliminate surprises that would otherwise delay or derail a case.
Seven Ways to Ease the Pain of Second Request Responses
According to a recent survey by PWC, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are expected to lead the post-pandemic economic recovery. As M&A activity accelerates in 2021, the survey suggests that there will be an increase in five-billion-dollar deals on the table. While this is good news for the economy, the legal community will be bracing for hard, fast, and high-stakes work.
A Law Clerk’s Advice for Communicating During the Pandemic
The coronavirus known as COVID-19 forcefully ushered the judiciary into the digital world, taking along with it many legal practitioners who may have resisted technology invading their law office. But there is no longer an aegis protecting lawyers from technology and how they will need to interact with the court now and in the future.