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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…
It may not feel like it, but the end of the year is fast approaching! Between running reports for shareholders, generating 1099s for every vendor, and figuring out employee bonuses, there can be a lot to deal with and you don’t want to be scrambling to do it all at the last minute. During an ALA Webcast on November 4th, attendees were shown different ways to prepare their firms for the end of the year,…
  With email being a major form of communication in most practices, it’s now more important than ever that you look for ways to make email work for your firm.   Email is one of the most popular forms of communication in modern law firms. According to the American Bar Association’s 2019 Legal Technology Survey Report, 91% of respondents used email to communicate with clients. Despite its prevalence, many attorneys aren’t using the right systems…
  With email being a major form of communication in most practices, it’s now more important than ever that you look for ways to make email work for your firm.   Email is one of the most popular forms of communication in modern law firms. According to the American Bar Association’s 2019 Legal Technology Survey Report, 91% of respondents used email to communicate with clients. Despite its prevalence, many attorneys aren’t using the right systems…