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by Michelle Allen | April 25, 2022 | Legal, Productivity

From organizational leadership to administrative work, effective practice management is essential to a law firm’s profitability and growth. If you’re an attorney who finds themselves spending too many hours and resources on non-billable tasks, keep rea …

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by Michelle Allen | March 20, 2022 | Legal, Productivity, Virtual Assistant

The lockdowns of the past few years have driven many law firms to adopt technology to enable remote work at unprecedented levels.  As clients have similarly adapted to working remotely, they are now expecting that law firms will make interactions more …

by Preea Tischler | November 29, 2021 | Legal

If you’re an attorney who has embraced the work-from-home lifestyle, you’re not alone. Many attorneys have found that they are just as efficient working from home and that they are able to reduce expenses associated with maintaining an office. One of o …

by Jessica Squires | June 14, 2021 | Legal

Virtual paralegals can be a profit center for your law practice by allowing you to bill out your paralegal’s time at a profit while freeing up attorney time that can be billed at a higher rate. First things first: Can you bill a virtual paralegal’s tim …

by Sue Collier | April 9, 2021 | Legal

Far too many law firms and legal teams are still running their entire practice with some combination of these three methods: A massive collection of spreadsheets; Multiple software tools that each do one specific thing; or Piles and piles of manila fol …

by Sue Collier | November 23, 2020 | Legal

Operating your law office remotely means thinking about more than just the nuts and bolts of Zoom calls and document sharing.  It also means managing a team remotely.  Being able to ensure you’re your team is completing work according to instructions a …

by Eric Wall | September 17, 2020 | Legal

Even as we move toward the end of 2020, the physical offices of many law firms are still closed with no plans to reopen anytime soon. As remote legal practices remain the norm, the task of keeping client files and other proprietary information safe is …

by Eric Wall | January 22, 2020 | Legal, Marketing, Virtual Assistant

Any business owner will tell you, luck can take strange and complicated forms — only in hindsight do we connect the dots and see things for what they are.  Tanya Nebo, founder of Nebo Law, has run the legal gamut — from part-time legal work to rep …

by Eric Wall | December 9, 2019 | Legal

Many attorneys work in law offices that have become at least partially virtual without their knowing it.  How so?   By working remotely, attorneys and staff have transformed how law firms operate.  Teams collaborate from home, client off …

by Eric Wall | September 16, 2019 | Legal

One of the most popular practice management systems for modern law firms is Clio, a web-based software designed to streamline administrative, billing, and project management processes. Clio helps attorneys stay focused on revenue and business-generatin …

by Eric Wall | July 15, 2019 | Legal

Many attorneys cut their teeth during an era where paralegals were inextricably bound to the office, among the paper files and desktops of the law firm.  But as firms migrate their systems to the cloud, paralegals can access data from anywhere.  The mi …

by Eric Wall | March 2, 2019 | Legal

When it comes to closing real estate deals, attorneys often find themselves juggling multiple tasks at one time. Handling sensitive information in a time-sensitive process can be daunting. Keeping the cost of a closing low is crucial to staying competi …

by Eric Wall | July 13, 2017 | Legal, Marketing

Many attorneys have built their practices on referrals. If you are one of those attorneys, you may not see the relevance of building and maintaining your firm’s online presence, especially when you are presented daily with the many other responsibiliti …

by Eric Wall | December 8, 2016 | Legal, Virtual Assistant

For those attorneys who have practiced for more than a decade, it is hard to divorce the role of the paralegal from paper. From maintaining case files to assembling copies of briefs to preparing binders for depositions or hearings, the role of a parale …

by Eric Wall | August 17, 2015 | Business, Legal

Technology is finally dragging the legal world into the 21st Century. Despite some courts’ continued insistence on receiving paper, you can e-file most of your briefs. Slowly, a jurisprudence of electronic discovery is starting to solidify through amen …

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