The Suite Spot

  As we kick off a new year, we’re thrilled to announce our latest integration as we welcome Worldox to the Zola Suite family!   Since breaking with tradition and starting the next-generation cloud practice management movement (what we refer to as Cloud LPM 2.0) nearly six years ago, Zola Suite has helped tens of thousands of legal professionals work more efficiently, creating a synergistic solution that helps rid firms of disjointed applications for matter…
Goodbye 2020 and hello to 2021! As we kick off a new year, we asked some of our partners to make some predictions on what we can expect to see across the legal industry in 2021. (Note: some responses have been edited for length or clarity) When it comes to legal practice management software, what features are necessary to help law firms navigate 2021? Deborah Schaefer: Law firms will now consider solutions that will provide…
Personal injury cases are complex and so, too, are the workflows involved in managing them. Zola’s Suite’s end-to-end practice management platform is loaded with specialized tools that help personal injury firms streamline processes, increase productivity and maximize profitability. Zola’s Settlement Management tools enable firms to efficiently manage settlement allocations and seamlessly generate settlement memos for all parties, even referring attorneys. With Zola Suite’s Personal Injury Module, your firm can track and disburse settlements more efficiently.…
Each year, the Zola Suite development team releases hundreds of updates and dozens of new features to help law firms be more efficient and profitable. While it can be difficult to narrow down our list of favorites, Zola Suite users have spoken, and based on their feedback, we’re pleased to share our top 10 releases of 2020. 1. Personal Injury Module Zola Suite’s Settlement Management tools enable firms to efficiently manage settlement percentage and seamlessly…
  In today’s competitive environment, it is important that all businesses use the most competent and cost-effective provider to service them.   As the business of law continues to change, Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSP) are becoming a more integral part of the legal industry. Law firm clients continue to investigate the best solutions to suit their needs. In today’s competitive environment, it is important that all businesses use the most competent and cost-effective provider…
  We asked Zola partners to share some of the trends they witnessed in 2020 and how they may affect the transition to cloud-based solutions.   It’s safe to say that 2020 threw us all a curveball. Despite the hardships this year brought, the legal industry rose to the challenge, adapting operations and offering new services to help clients through these unprecedented times. We asked Zola partners to share some of the trends they witnessed…
  There needs to be clear expectations for payment terms for the services provided by the law firm.   Controlling receivables directly affects a firm’s financial health. Therefore, it is imperative that a law firm has an organized and detailed method for collecting client payments in a timely manner. Rather than waiting until each billing cycle, I recommend taking a holistic and forward-thinking approach to the regulation of these receivables. Set Client Payment Expectations At…
  When using any social media platform, it is important that all employees be well-versed in what to do and what not to do — even when posting from one’s personal profile.   Social media has quickly become a preferred way to communicate with one another. The pandemic has made it an even more necessary form of communication. Today, law firms are taking advantage of these platforms as well. For many practices, these social media…
  It’s often hard to pinpoint one reason why a firm seems to be stuck in neutral, cruising along but not accelerating.   Has your firm’s growth stalled? Are you struggling to scale your operations or your team? It’s often hard to pinpoint one reason why a firm seems to be stuck in neutral, cruising along but not accelerating. The cause is often a combination of things ranging from ineffective teams and poor processes to…
  With so many different types of cloud environments available, it can be hard to determine which one is best suited to your business’s needs.   In the past few months, with employees everywhere going remote, the adoption of cloud-based technology in law firms has reached all new heights. In contrast to on-premises servers (which store a firm’s files locally), cloud-based solutions securely store files on a virtual server. With so many different types of…