Law Firm Analytics Reports: Origination

Rocket Matter recently released an Advanced Analytics module with five reports to help law firms increase transparency, productivity, and profitability. We’ll explore how you can leverage each of these reports in your practice. Here’s a discussion of Origination Reports. INSIGHT: I want to see the originator for all clients Bringing on new clients and cases is imperative […]

security tips

Affordable Security Tips for Smaller Firms

Law firms store lots of client files and personal information on computers and in the office. Protecting the data can be both affordable and simple to do. Here are a few tips to keep in mind whenever you’re dealing with important files. Computer Security Data breaches are a growing problem for firms. To keep your computers secure, you’ll need a […]

Paralegal blogging social media and technology

Enhance Your Paralegal Performance and Career with Blogging, Social Media and Technology

Note: This post, though addressed to paralegals, may be applied across the industry to include lawyers and legal professionals. After a dozen years as library director at a law firm in New York City, I left in 2008 to start my own CLE consultancy. I grew the business by joining Twitter, creating a LinkedIn Group, […]

iPad App: CLE Mobile – Earn CLE credits On Your iPad

Need to complete your CLE credits but don’t have the time? Well with CLE Mobile, attorneys are able to listen to more than 5,000 CLE courses at their convenience and submit completed courses for CLE credit. Available on the iPad and iPhone, courses included in the free CLE Mobile app are taught by the most […]

Evernote For Lawyers: Client Confidentiality and the "Reasonable Care" Standard

As lawyers increasingly explore and adopt cloud-based (online) applications, fear and confusion about security, privacy, and client confidentiality often go along for the ride. Caution is, of course, prudent, and researching the technical and ethical issues is essential, but let’s do away with the fear and confusion. Baseline security and privacy requirement Just about all […]

MILOfest Mac Lawyers

On the Fence About Attending MILOFest for Mac Lawyers? Check This Out!

We love Macs and Mac Lawyers. Know who also loves you? MILOfest, a conference for Mac-Lovin’ Lawyers and their families. The conference celebrates its 5th year anniversary on November 12-14, 2015 at the Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, offering practical tips and substantive education, interesting sessions on Macs, iPhones, iPads and anything else bearing an Apple […]

iPad App: Aptorney – Research Solution for Lawyers on the Go

Legal research is not only time consuming but it’s often costly. But with the emergence of the apps culture, lawyers can now access statutes and case laws on their tablets and mobile phones without having to step foot into a library. One app that’s touted as being “the first mobile platform for publishing legal annotations […]

Law Firm IT

The Hidden Cost of Handling Your Own Law Firm IT

Are you wearing the IT (Information Technology) hat at your firm? If so, consider this an intervention, an attempt to compel you to get help. I define “one who wears the IT hat” as the person who is the primary go-to person for IT issues at their firm. This individual deals with the bulk of […]