First Look: LawStudio
LawStudio is file management software aimed at trial attorneys who need to handle a lot of depositions, exhibits, and other trial documents. Here's our first look.
First Look: Lawcus Legal Case Management Software
Lawcus prioritizes productivity. It helps you keep track of your intake process and open matters, but it still holds all the information related to each matter.
How Legal Software Companies Protect Your Clients’ Information in the Cloud
What about the companies to which we entrust our clients' information? Do they take confidentiality as seriously as lawyers and clients do?
Secure Communication Portals Are Becoming Common
If your practice management software includes a secure communication portal, how reasonable an effort are you making if you stubbornly insist on using email?
First Look: PracticePanther Law Practice Management Software
At minimum, practice management software should provide contact storage, matter tracking, time tracking, task lists, and calendaring. PracticePanther provides those features and more with document management, real-time syncing to Box.com, notification options, and for the real legal tech nerds out there, Zapier and API access (more on what that means below).
Legal Software Bill of Rights
As a legal software customer, you have a right to demand a few things from the companies with which you do business.
Why Lawyers Struggle with Accounting Software
Let’s face it, most accounting software wasn’t made with advance fees, trust accounts, and eat what you kill compensation structures in mind. QuickBooks and Xero are good small-business accounting software, but they can feel clunky for a law practice. If you aren’t using practice management software with a full-on accounting and billing component, here is what you might be […]
Podcast #61: The Future of Bar Associations, with Chad Burton
Chad Burton discusses how bar associations can help lawyers run their practices—and whether bar associations need to rebrand. Sam and Aaron also go over what practice management apps stood out to them at the ABA TECHSHOW.
How To Implement Accountability in a Law Firm
Every lawyer's ultimate accountability is to clients. However, many lawyers are also accountable for meeting business goals—regardless of whether they are solo or work for a large firm.
Podcast #51: Legal Tech Trends That Defined 2015, with Bob Ambrogi
Bob Ambrogi has had his finger on the pulse of legal technology for a long time, and in this episode he talks about the ten trends that defined 2015. Plus, a reluctant preview of the trends that might define 2016.
First Look: Zola Law Practice Management Software
if aesthetics and productivity hacks appeal to you, you will likely enjoy the clean interface and the relatively low cost of Zola.
Briefs: Practice Panther Raises $3.5M, Enter Zola, Ghost Data, Etc.
Practice Panther just announced it has raised $3.5 million, and the already-affordable ($29/month/user, paid annually) software is free through the end of 2016 so the developers can collect feature requests to build out the roadmap. If you want to help build practice management software according to your own preferences, you might want to give it a […]