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Considering adding a deadline calculation tool to automate your calendaring process? There are many solutions on the market to choose from. Read these tips on what to look for.
Listen in as 4 esteemed panelists discussed the state of today’s judicial collaboration and offered their insights into how vendors, courts, and justice partners can work together better.
SURVEY & CUSTOM ANALYSIS
Small law firms: are you using the best possible online, software, and cloud-based tools? Take a free survey and get a quick analysis of your firm’s legal technology.
KM IN THE KNOW
When clients reach out to their attorneys seeking counsel, they expect an almost immediate answer. As their expections for timely counsel grow, it is critical that law offices engage in knowledge management practices.
Transitioning to paperless
While achieving a fully paperless office still remains elusive for most offices, many legal professionals are discovering a partially paperless or "paper-lite" structure to be more suitable.
Transitioning to paperless
Countless methods exist to ease your office's evolution to paperless. Once your office has defined its goals and identified the potential benefits, the structure for your transition can be established.
Many agreements involving stock or asset purchases contain indemnification clauses – clauses that should be tailored each time.
FREE How-To Guide
Take an interactive tour of this virtual law office and learn what it means to practice "in the cloud." Explore and see for yourself exactly how going mobile can save your small law firm time and money.
The effectiveness of a cross-examination can often have a decisive impact on the outcome of the trial, which is why you need to prepare for them as much as you can.
The Legal Executive Institute connects you to the expert insights, ideas, and live events shaping the business and practice of law.
Growing your business with existing accounts is the easiest incremental revenue available, but most firms are structured to discourage it.
What do you do if you have been a relationship-driven firm, and now those clients are converting to an RFP process?
Part 3 in a series: Why and how to track outside and inside spending as a percentage of company revenue.
Advice from an associate who learned to improve his writing, then became a partner who taught associates to improve their writing.
When you begin a solo practice, you need to decide not only how much to charge, but which method to use for which cases.
According to a recent Reuters review, police warrants for Facebook® data are very common and becoming more so.
Although it’s difficult to know exactly how things will go in court, a few points can ease the anxiety.
What legal issues are raised when law enforcement conducts surveillance with unmanned aerial vehicles?
The extensive use of social media by criminal suspects has changed the landscape of criminal investigations.
When 30% of law firm website traffic comes from a phone or tablet, it’s time to show up well in local-mobile searches.
Here’s a step-by-step framework for evaluating the expert testimony of computer scientists.
Most courts simply require a “legible” font of a particular size. Does that mean you should default to Times New Roman – because that’s what judges “expect”?
This survey suggests that law enforcement agencies are struggling to find the personnel, time, and technology to combat it.
Prevention is possible because 90% of offenders display red-flag behaviors.
When you’ve learned who your prospects are and what they need, it’s time to set revenue and new client targets.
You may be feeling torn when it comes to spending time on cases vs. investing time to seed the growth of your firm.
Take full advantage of tax research technology, using it efficiently without getting bogged down by irrelevant information.
In principle, the benefits are obvious and sound. However, the reality is not so simple.
Half of law enforcement agencies spend less than 5% of their time on cyberbullying, bullying, and school violence.
Here's one article that won't tell you legalese is detrimental to your practice of law and that you shouldn't use it.
It's not uncommon for Thomson Reuters Westlaw customers who have left for a Westlaw alternative to soon come back. We asked small firm attorneys who left for our main competitor and came back to Westlaw to explain why.