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10 Reasons to Love LexisNexis Firm Manager for Law Firm Practice Management

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Today at LegalTech New York 2014, we’ve launched new visions for the LexisNexis Firm Manager solution, a law firm practice management tool based in “the law cloud.” What makes it so different? It was designed by attorneys, for attorneys. It’s literally been in testing by customers for more than a year and it is a completely re-designed product built from ... Read More »

The Legal Cloud: A Question of Security, Ethics

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Security emerged as a major barrier to the adoption of cloud technology in a recent survey of independent attorneys.  It’s been a trend for a while, as Bob Ambrogi wrote: As other surveys have indicated. concerns about security and confidentiality remain the greatest barrier to cloud adoption among small-firm lawyers. Even though security was the top-ranked barrier, the survey nonetheless ... Read More »

Infographic: Law Firms are Warming Up to the Cloud

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New research indicates that independent attorneys are more likely to adopt cloud technology in 2014.  Nearly 40% of lawyers in small law firms – defined in this study as firms employing between 1-20 attorneys – are already using it and consistently cite mobility and freedom of access as among the benefits. Security and ethics continue to represent the largest concerns, ... Read More »

Study: 2014 Shaping Up as Year of the Law Cloud

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How would you describe the cloud to fellow attorneys who were unfamiliar with the technology? “As a fluffy white baby lamb. At least when the weather is nice,” according to one respondent in response to this open-ended question. Quirky?  Yes.  However this survey was aimed at gauging the perception lawyers have of the cloud – and that may well be ... Read More »

Chart of the Day: Is the Law Cloud Secure?

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While just a handful of attorneys believe the cloud is not secure, when we asked them why, the open-ended responses were telling.  Here is a representative sample of responses from attorneys in small law firms in their own words. Note:  This is the fifth and final “Chart of the Day” in a series we have published over the course of ... Read More »

Chart of the Day: The Law Cloud Means Freedom of Access

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What do attorneys in law firms believe is the single largest benefit of the law cloud?  Freedom of access – 45.2 percent say its the ability to access their data from anywhere, at anytime, from any device with an internet connection. Stay tuned!  This is the fourth of five part “Chart of the Day” series we are publishing over five ... Read More »

Chart of the Day: Popular Uses of the Legal Cloud

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Many lawyers are clearly already using the cloud – to the tune of 40 percent – but what are they using it for? 60% use it for document storage or management 56.4% use it for back up and disaster recovery 53.6% use it for email 46.4% use it for file sharing Stay tuned!  This is the third of five in ... Read More »

Chart of the Day: Unauthorized Use of the Law Cloud?

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The legal industry has some security reservations about using the cloud.  Indeed, professional organizations task lawyers with the responsibility of ensuring the cloud technologies meet ethical standards for safeguarding data. Despite this, as it often is with technology, the weakest link is usually people.  As the chart nearby indicates, practicing attorneys in small law firms believe nearly one in every ... Read More »

Chart of the Day: Cloud to Overtake Premise?

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Will cloud-based tools overtake premised-based solutions in the legal industry? 15.4% said yes, in 3 years 38.7% said yes, in 3 to 5 years 34.1% said yes, in 5 or more years This finding has similarities with a 2012 study by Legal IT Professionals which found, “57% predicting that it will overtake on-premise computing within five years and 81% within ... Read More »

4 Useful Studies that Help Law Firms Understand the Cloud

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More and more studies suggest law firms are increasingly adopting cloud-based services, from secure file sharing to law firm practice management tools. But just because everyone else is doing it isn’t always the best reason to follow suit.  Besides, there are still a lot of smart and savvy people with that basic burning question:  What is the law cloud? Knowledge can reduce anxiousness – especially ... Read More »