Nicole Black

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Most lawyers rely heavily on email, which isn’t surprising. After all, lawyers are used to email, and have been using email to communicate with clients for decades now. This, despite the fact that it is inherently unsecure and is no different than sending a postcard written in pencil through the post office. Nevertheless, lawyers continue to use email for confidential client communications, even thought there are more secure methods of communication available, like client portals…
Now that Hurricane Dorian has shifted course and the threat has receded, it’s a good time to assess your law firm’s disaster plan. What steps has your firm taken to prepare for a natural disaster? Has your firm laid the groundwork that would allow it to continue with business as usual even in the wake of a hurricane? After all, regardless of the weather, statutes of limitations and other deadlines must be met. And your…
Running a busy law firm can be challenging, to say the least. There are lots of moving pieces regardless of your firm’s size, and the more attorneys and staff you add to the mix, the more complicated things become. Staying on top of everyone’s daily schedules and workloads can become a task in and of itself. Add to that the need to track firm finances, incoming leads, and the status of client matters, and the…
Our world is in the midst of unprecedented change, driven by globalization, technological innovation, economic downturns, and new ways of communicating and disseminating information. The world as we knew it before the turn of the century is no more, replaced by new media, new technology, and new ways of accessing and selling information. It’s a 24/7 digital economy that can reinvent itself overnight; blink and you’ll miss the latest and greatest trend, influencer, or breaking news…