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The Client Wow Factor in a Digital Law Firm Transformation

The Client Wow Factor in a Digital Law Firm Transformation

Randolph Coleman impresses his clients by fielding client inquiries about older cases in seconds rather than days. He keeps the information at his fingertips but also ensures the data is protected with enterprise-grade security. It might seem like a tall order for some firms. However, what makes Mr. Coleman and his Jacksonville, Florida-based law firm, The Coleman Law Firm PLLC, ... Read More »

5 Small Law Considerations for Practice Management Software

5 Small Law Considerations for Practice Management Software

Practice management technology is a sound business investment writes Brian Baker, who specializes in small law accounting.  He says upwards of 40% of small law firms don’t use such software and offers five reasons why they should. We work with many small law firm clients and see how demanding their daily tasks are each day.  If ignored, these tasks can ... Read More »

Avoiding Chaos in Closing Year-End Law Firm Finances

Avoiding Chaos in Closing Year-End Law Firm Finances

Note: The following is a post from contributor Carla Del Bove, who provides support to the business of law software product line within the LexisNexis software division. Closing the books on a small law firm’s finances is a clear point of stress for a busy attorney at the end of the fiscal year. However, the process doesn’t have to be ... Read More »

10 Case Studies on Small Law Firm Practice Management

10 Case Studies on Small Law Firm Practice Management

As a company, LexisNexis produces volumes of information dedicated to small law.  Examples range from white papers and webinars – to an entire resource library such as the all-new solo-lawyer resource Independent’s Way, complete with an interactive infographic that’s a feat of digital design. Case studies are another area we focus on and speak with hundreds of clients each year ... Read More »

Going Cold Turkey Leads to Cleaner Law Firm Financials

Going Cold Turkey Leads to Cleaner Financials for One Vegas Firm

Note: The following is a post from contributor Carla Del Bove, who provides support to the business of law software product line within the LexisNexis software division. Ever wonder how to motivate a group of resistant legal time keepers and attorneys steeped in old ways embrace a new way of managing financials? According to Barbara Fanning, office administrator for the Las Vegas-based law firm ... Read More »

The Five Gears Driving Law Firm Profitability

The Five Gears Driving Law Firm Profitability

Cost-cutting can improve margins in the short-term, but profit is just one gear among several affecting law firm profitability, according to a white paper titled Driving Profitability Forward. Gears are a sound analogy for framing the business of law, because while a gear moves independently, as part of a system, gears are interdependent. When one gear falls out of sync… ... Read More »

5 Expert Tips for the Time Matters Practice Management Tool

5 Expert Tips for the Time Matters Practice Management Tool

There’s a vast community of knowledge in the legal community aimed at helping small law firms get the most out of technology – and customize it to fit the unique needs of every firm. Below we’ve rounded up a list of recent tips and tricks from consultants and professionals from across the legal ecosystem for the LexisNexis® Time Matters® solution: ... Read More »

One Attorney has No Fear of the Client Billing Conversation

Fear Not the Client Billing Conversation Says One El Paso Attorney

Note: The following is a post from contributor Carla Del Bove, who provides support to the business of law software product line within the LexisNexis software division. Attorney Robert A. Skipworth has no qualms asking clients to pay for legal services rendered, a task some attorneys say they’d prefer to avoid altogether. According to Mr. Skipworth, who runs his own solo law practice in El ... Read More »

Small Law Client Service Continues Even After Sundown

Client Service Continues Even After Sundown

Note: The following is a post from contributor Carla Del Bove, who provides support to the business of law software product line within the LexisNexis software division. The Law Office of Stebelton, Aranda & Snider, in Lancaster, Ohio, has a no holds barred approach to customer service – every client phone call needs to be returned at the end of each day, no matter ... Read More »

Infographic:  Billable Hours Gained with Practice Management

Infographic Money Saved and Earned with Law Firm Practice Management-header

Eight extra hours a month is just one of the benefits law firms can achieve with practice management technology. That translates to 12 days a year or just about two weeks. How that time translates to a return on investment, depends on what an attorney does with it. If the time is used for billable work, Blue Hill Research estimates ... Read More »