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4-minute read, 10-minute exercise #Efficiency #Effectiveness #LegalDesign #HumanIntelligence #ModernLawyer Time equals choice. When you can control your time, you can control how you spend it. You can do what you want to do and not feel pressure to do what you must do to survive. But there is one major problem. You can’t buy time. Yes, you can buy products and services that will save you time. Yes, you can pay to outsource tasks for…
Unleash the power of automation with your legal solutions to create some magic in your practice!  If you have worked with us to design and develop your automated legal documents, you can use the answers that your clients provide to questions in the interview in another part of your legal solution. You’ll need an automated legal document already built and the assistance of an IT specialist. The IT specialist will need to either create custom software or…
As legal professionals, we need to comply with the trust accounting rules. Here’s our view on what you’ll need to consider for your practice when developing legal solutions.  This information is given for your convenience only, and you’ll need to make sure you comply with the trust accounting rules for your jurisdiction.  The two essential questions to consider are:   Is the legal solution your law practice is offering a product or a service?  When would your law practice charge…
Using electronic signatures significantly reduces the costs and delays associated with having to print, sign and post documents… and then wait for them to be returned. Using electronic signatures for as many documents as you can is really simple. Once you start, you’ll wonder why you didn’t start sooner.  In Australia, the law recognises the electronic signature of a person as effective if three conditions are met. First, the person must use a method to show their identity…
It’s the basic skill you’ll need to develop your legal solutions. Here’s how.  1  Copy the link to the clipboard.  When you have a subscription to Automio, direct links will be available for the automated documents that you create. On the Automio dashboard, select the document, click on the Publishing tab and go to the Direct Link. Then either right click and select Copy or press Ctrl+C to copy the link to the clipboard.  If the automated documents are embedded to your…
Be innovative with the ways you use Support Legal documents and tools in your legal practice.  Here are some tips to inspire you.  1  Use our documents to provide legal solutions at a range of price levels. Offer self-service documents without your legal advice for a lower price or a review of the document with your legal advice for a higher price.  2  Share a link to a with Review Included document and ask your…
Simple. Complete the interview. Click Complete to see the magic happen. Download your customised document in Word format (and receive a copy by email). Celebrate the time you just saved! These are not vanilla documents that fill in your details in a few fields. Part of the magic is the author’s legal expertise in creating the logic flow. It means that the document you receive is highly customised depending on the answers you provide. Watch…
6-minute read, 10-minute exercise #LegalDesign #HumanIntelligence #ModernLawyer It is no longer enough to have excellent legal qualifications and experience working on a range of matters in a particular area of law for new work to come through the door. Traditional lawyers relied on their reputation for being able to do the legal work to bring new clients to their practices. Other lawyers would applaud them and send new clients to them with the reassurance that…
6-minute read, 10-minute exercise #LegalDesign #HumanIntelligence #ModernLawyer #AutomatedLegalDocuments One of the most cringe-worthy times I ever experienced was when I was (briefly) a client of a traditional lawyer. It took over two weeks to produce a 4-page document (and most of the document was generic anyway). I was then sent a bill for $850 plus GST, and they told me they had rushed it through because they knew the other party was only available to…
6-minute read, 10-minute exercise #Efficiency #Effectiveness #LegalDesign #HumanIntelligence #ModernLawyer If we’ve learned anything over the last few crazy weeks, it’s that the “future of law” is here. It’s simply modern practice. It’s efficient. It’s effective. It’s our new normal, and you need to get on board now. One of the core elements of modern practice is that you offer legal solutions to your target clients. That is, transforming the services that you currently provide to…