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For lawyers today, it’s always a challenge to stay on top of your law firm’s busy caseload. Managing partners have a lot to keep track of, including the status and progress of cases, billable hours for each lawyer, law firm profitability, client satisfaction, and much, much more. Rest assured, managing a law firm in the 21st century is no small task, especially when you don’t have the right technology tools available in your firm. That’s…
This is Part II in a 3-Part Series on how law firm staff can influence positive technological change at a law firm. Read Part I here. Once you know your law firm’s tech stack inside and out, and can accurately identify what needs to change, the next step is to build your army.  You can’t do this alone, so it’s time to acquire some tactical troops — because, not everybody is going to be on…
We’re nearly two decades into the 21st century, and during those 20 years technology has changed at rates never before seen. The legal industry has not been immune to that change, and survey after surveys shows that lawyers are increasingly incorporating technology into their day-to-day practices. The rise of mobile and cloud computing One of the technologies that legal professionals have been the most likely to embrace is mobile computing. This trend is no surprise…
Like with the Biblical story of the man who can’t spot the rood in his own eye, lawyers have not traditionally been superlative about finding the deficiencies in their own technology programs.  Attorneys just aren’t focused on that; they’re instead trained almost entirely on performing at a high level with respect to the work they already have, as well as occasionally bringing in new work of the same type.   Law firm priorities generally dictate…
Believe it or not, cloud computing has been around for more than 10 years. Now that a decade has passed, what was once an unfamiliar technology to some lawyers has now become commonplace, and law firms regularly rely on cloud computing software to manage their law firms. In fact, in 2019, the majority of lawyers used cloud computing software on a daily basis to run their firms efficiently and effectively. The reasons for this shift…
Legacy legal software can be traced back to major inefficiencies in the way modern law firms are managed — often subjecting attorneys and legal professionals to more technological and financial grief than inherent value. When antiquated software begins to slow down your processes or require extravagant upkeep costs, you may find further investment unjustifiable – even harmful to your business. Join us as Kevin Ryan Esq., Executive Director of the Monroe County Bar Association in…
Effective billing practices are one of the cornerstones of a successful law firm. Of course, ensuring that your firm has effective billing processes in place easier said than done. More likely than not, you know how important it is and have taken steps to streamline your law firm billing processes, but you know that you could – and should – be doing more. If you’re not sure where to start, then we’ve got your covered!…
These days, you’re likely hearing a lot of buzz about cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin. Oftentimes, the hype surrounds the large returns gained by individuals who invested in bitcoin early on. But rest assured, bitcoin has more practical applications as well – namely that it’s a 21st century form of currency. In other words, now that bitcoin is becoming more common, you never know when a client might request to pay your firm using bitcoin. That’s why…
At MyCase, we work tirelessly to add new value to our Practice Management Solution so that we can provide lawyers from small and medium-sized law firms with instantaneous access to the information and tools needed to run successful and profitable law firms. Here are some of the key updates we’ve made in recent months. Getting clients: One of the biggest challenges law firms face is getting new clients. Our newest lead management features solve that…
Aside from helping clients, revenue generation is central to the growth and longevity of your law firm. Even though you’re in the business to make money, common billing inefficiencies endemic to the legal industry could be holding you back from getting paid for all the billable hours you’ve worked. From the science of rate-setting to time tracking best practices, use this all-encompassing guide to evolve your billing practices to a place in which you are…