Cloud Computing


The New LexisNexis Firm Manager Emerges 

By | Dec.04.14 | 7 Comments

In February 2014, LexisNexis relaunched the original 2011 Firm Manager, its online law practice management program for solo and small firm lawyers. Why the original product didn’t gain much traction isn’t relevant, because the new Firm Manager shines. Still, its development history provides some …Continue reading »


Web-Based Client Portals: Benefits to Clients

By | Nov.20.14 | No Comments

In the first post in this series, attorney and MyCase Director Nicole Black introduced the concept of law practice management software platforms with built-in client portals. In part two, she outlined the benefits that web-based client portals offer …Continue reading »


Practice Management Technology

Clio Debuts Extreme Makeover, Fastcase Partnership — and Android App

By | Sep.22.14 | No Comments

At the Clio Cloud Conference, starting today in Chicago, Clio announced the latest iteration of its cloud-based law practice management platform — Clio Next. And there’s more: Clio announced an exclusive integration between Clio and Fastcase, the popular legal research app, along …Continue reading »


MYCASE PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Web-Based Client Portals: The Benefits to Lawyers

By | Sep.15.14 | No Comments

In the first post in this series, attorney and MyCase Director Nicole Black introduced the concept of law practice management software platforms with built-in client portals. In part two, she outlines the many benefits that web-based client portals …Continue reading »


12 Smart Security Steps

Law Firms: Soft Underbelly for Hackers?

By | Jun.03.14 | 4 Comments

Are law firms really a “soft underbelly” for hackers? Yes, according to numerous legal security experts and recent news reports. Understandably, more corporate clients are demanding their law firms take increased security measures. So why are law …Continue reading »


The Friday FIve

Five Must-Know Password Protection Tips

By | May.09.14 | 1 Comment

No doubt, at this moment, armies of hackers are dreaming up diabolical new ways to cash in on our identities, crash our sites and disrupt our favorite pastimes. (“Smishing!”) But really, the biggest threat to your …Continue reading »


Practice Management

Build Trust in Online Legal Communications

By | Apr.29.14 | 1 Comment

Trust: It’s a quality that supports ease of communication and smooth case management and secures your colleagues’ and clients’ loyalty. But with so much happening today in the online space, how do you establish it? …Continue reading »


Managing

Back That Cache Up: Data Redundancy Is Essential for Law Firms

By | Mar.18.14 | No Comments

Nobody ever thinks a data loss is going to happen to them. But it can, and likely will, happen to you, if you practice long enough — and, sometimes, even if you don’t. Inside of the …Continue reading »


On Balance

Cloud Computing and the NSA: The U.K. Weighs In

By | Jan.08.14 | 2 Comments

Cloud computing in the practice of law has been a hot topic recently. Regulators in the United Kingdom have issued guidance to solicitors commenting on the practice as it stands in the United States and …Continue reading »


Legal Technology Trends

Year in Review: Legal Cloud Computing in 2013

By | Dec.19.13 | 7 Comments

Legal cloud computing software is no longer new. What I would define as the “modern era” of Internet-based legal systems — heralded by the launch of Rocket Matter (full disclosure, that is my company) and Clio in 2008 — is …Continue reading »