Nicole Black

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It’s February, and you know what that means! It’s almost time for ABA Techshow 2020. The MyCase team will be at Techshow at the Hyatt in Chicago from Febrary 27-29th, will you? If one of your goals this year is  to learn all there is to know about using technology in your small law firm, then this is the place to be! Whether it’s cloud computing, mobile tools and apps, law practice management advice, paperless…
These days, cybersecurity is top of mind for most lawyers. This is because unsuspecting law firm employees are increasingly falling prey to sophisticated phishing and ransomware schemes, oftentimes distributed via email. Once an employee unwittingly clicks on a phishing link or a link infected with malware, law firm data can be hacked, or even worse, held hostage. As the results of the ABA’s latest Legal Technology Survey Report show, this heightened risk has resulted in…
A successful law practice is a profitable one. But there’s more to making money than simply earning it. After all, it doesn’t matter how many hours that lawyers in your firm bill if your firm isn’t getting paid for the work being performed for you clients. That’s why streamlined, effective legal billing systems are so important. The more efficient your firm’s billing processes, the more quickly your firm will get paid. If things run smoothly,…
When I first started encouraging lawyers to participate on and understand social media more than a decade ago, it was a tough sell. Very few lawyers saw any value in learning about social media since they didn’t believe it would impact their bottom line. These days, it’s a very different story. Social media has become part of our day-to-day lives and as a result, lawyers are no longer ignoring it.  For proof of this you…