Many law firms generate enormous amounts of paperwork that’s become difficult to access with COVID-related state-wide lockdowns and self-quarantining. Law firms that already had digital processes in place now have a distinct advantage over those with redundant paper processes.
With these issues in mind, let’s look at why now is the time to become a paperless law firm and some advice on making the transition to digital.Read More
Attorneys and their clients often need to sign court documents, contracts, agreements, and more. But the hassle of printing, signing, and scanning documents wastes time and resources for law firms. Digital signature software (also known as e-signature) lets you sign documents on the computer and authenticate the signer more efficiently and securely than physical signature does.Read More
If you run a business, chances are you've reached out for help with navigating the legal landscape.
Protecting intellectual property, tax advice, and contract management are just some of the issues that might require another pair of eyes. The way that companies seek legal advice has rapidly changed. Thanks to the internet, outsourcing the workforce is now easier than ever. What once was the all-in-one function of BigLaw has been split up into boutique law firms, and other companies that fall under the umbrella of "legal services". The rise of intellectual property as a valuable asset has led many companies, especially Fortune 500s, to bring legal operations in-house.Behind all these changes in our business environment are a set of software tools created to tackle these challenges. This new set of tools comprise the "legal tech" industry. Legal tech is a broad term, but at its core most legal software attempts to solve one of three challenges:
- Lower the amount of time spent on administrative tasks
- Help businesses manage the relationship between contractors and vendors
- Repackage traditional legal services into services that are more affordable and attuned with the needs of modern clients, especially for startups.
It can be difficult at times to know when you need legal tech software. But if you find yourself facing these problems, it might be time to start considering certain software solutions.Read More