Some of the other top concerns that get between a lawyer and a good night’s sleep included, case management chaos, managing calendars , file security and malpractice. The image nearby depicts the responses graphically – click here or the image for higher resolution.
Small law firms do seem to have outsized malpractice claims. For example, firms with between two and five attorneys make up 15% of the malpractice insurance policy market, but account for 32% of the claims according to data compiled by an insurance carrier.
If there’s solution to those challenges, cloud-based law firm practice management squarely addresses the challenges of keeping matters and calendars neatly organized and secure.
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Indeed, practice management tools could go a long way toward improving client satisfaction too, wrote Susan Cartier Liebel, in a piece on the Solo Practice University® site titled: Why Your Clients Will Thank You For Investing In Law Practice Management Software:
“Law practice management software is often touted as the holy grail for lawyers, a way to be extremely efficient and effective when organizing your back office. It’s mobile, it’s time saving, it does everything if you will learn how to use it and let it perform its magic.”
Seventy-one respondents took the poll, which while informal, represents bona fide feedback from active participants in the legal tech community. A similar poll conducted at the same show the year prior found keeping pace with technology and economic pressures were among the top challenges.
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