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Smokeball is a legal software that combines all elements of things actual lawyers in solo and small firms need and ask for: email management and integration with Outlook; case management with tagged files; an intuitive workflow that doesn’t let users miss a step; automatic time-tracking within the software; and billing, trust, and invoice capability […] The post Lawyers invented Smokeball appeared first on Smokeball.…
Smokeball is a legal software that combines all elements of things actual lawyers in solo and small firms need and ask for: email management and integration with Outlook; case management with tagged files; an intuitive workflow that doesn’t let users miss a step; automatic time-tracking within the software; and billing, trust, and invoice capability […] The post Lawyers invented Smokeball appeared first on Smokeball.…
Smokeball started as a legal technology start-up in Sydney early in the 21st century. Since its founding it’s expanded not just across Australia, but across the United States as well. Our VP of Marketing, Chris Gerben, sat down with Hunter Steele, Smokeball’s Founder and CEO, to trace the roots of the company and better understand […] The post I Invented It – An interview with Smokeball Founder & CEO Hunter Steele appeared first on Smokeball
We’re so reliant on our technology today that it’s easy to forget how nascent legal technology (or legaltech) is to our businesses.  In fact it was only in 2012 that the American Bar Association (ABA) passed Rule 1.1 of its Model Rules of Professional Conduct, noting, “a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law […] The post A (Very) Brief History of Legal Technology appeared first on Smokeball.…
Our phones are really computers.  And computers are ultimately tools.  But anyone with a mobile phone (isn’t that everyone at this point?) knows that these tools that help us communicate, stay organized, and even track our health also house our personal photos, games, and favorite apps that make commutes just a bit easier.  So it’s fair […] The post Using Digital Tools To Engineer A Better Offline Life appeared first on Smokeball.…
Our phones are really computers.  And computers are ultimately tools.  But anyone with a mobile phone (isn’t that everyone at this point?) knows that these tools that help us communicate, stay organized, and even track our health also house our personal photos, games, and favorite apps that make commutes just a bit easier.  So it’s fair […] The post Using Digital Tools To Engineer A Better Offline Life appeared first on Smokeball.…
Being a lawyer is fantastic: great pay, much respect, and the full knowledge at the end of each day that you’ve made the world a better place. Indeed, law students, lawyers, paralegals, and anyone working in the legal profession will look on with pride this year as Bryan Stevenson’s inspiring story, Just Mercy, is brought […] The post Software for Life appeared first on Smokeball.…
Following the success of our inaugural Season of Giving in 2018, Smokeball again devoted the month of November to raising charitable funds for the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Cook County. In our first year we were able to provide $8,000 of direct aid to CASA; this season we set the goal of doubling that, and were […] The post Smokeball’s Second Annual Season of Giving a Success appeared first on Smokeball.…
Following the success of our inaugural Season of Giving in 2018, Smokeball again devoted the month of November to raising charitable funds for the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Cook County. In our first year we were able to provide $8,000 of direct aid to CASA; this season we set the goal of doubling that, and were […] The post Smokeball’s Second Annual Season of Giving a Success appeared first on Smokeball.…