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TOP 3 TIPS FOR LEVERAGING ONLINE TOOLS AND REMOTE HELP FOR VIRTUAL PRACTICES

2021-09-28T20:51:46-07:00September 28th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

By making shrewd decisions, you can leverage technology and remote workers to scale and overtake even well-established traditional law firms. Here are three tips to help that scenario materialize sooner rather than later.   Answer every call during working hours – One of the biggest gripes of clients is when their queries go unanswered, and [...]

THE VIRTUES OF A VIRTUAL LEGAL PRACTICE

2021-09-28T06:01:27-07:00September 28th, 2021|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, Remote Working|

Today, many lawyers are shunning more traditional career paths and are instead opting to set up their own entirely virtual practice. The attraction of working from the comfort of your own pajamas has won over attorneys looking for something different from the traditional hours spent slogging away at the office. If you are interested in [...]

THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF GLOBAL DATA PRIVACY LAWS

2021-09-27T20:47:00-07:00September 27th, 2021|Depositions, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Records|

The legal implications of global data privacy laws were brought into sharp focus recently by the results of a survey undertaken by the privacy compliance technology company TrustArc. The 327 respondents comprised individuals from firms in the United States, Canada, and the EU. They specialized in a wide variety of fields, including government, financial, and [...]

LASC: PRESIDING JUDGE ERIC C. TAYLOR ANNOUNCES NEW ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAM COMING SOON FOR PARTIES WITH UNLAWFUL DETAINER CASES AS CERTAIN COVID-19-RELATED EVICTION PROTECTIONS EXPIRE SEPTEMBER 30

2021-09-27T11:04:31-07:00September 27th, 2021|Court Notices|

PRESIDING JUDGE ERIC C. TAYLOR ANNOUNCES NEW ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAM COMING SOON FOR PARTIES WITH UNLAWFUL DETAINER CASES AS CERTAIN COVID-19-RELATED EVICTION PROTECTIONS EXPIRE SEPTEMBER 30 Unlawful Detainer Online Dispute Resolution with Free Mediation Services to Launch Next Month; Housing, Legal Resources Available Now on New Webpage Presiding Judge Eric C. Taylor today announced [...]

THE SECRET TO RETAINING TOP LEGAL TALENT

2021-09-27T06:47:03-07:00September 27th, 2021|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry|

Your employees are the lifeblood of your organization. Your talented and hard-working employees can help you to gain an advantage over competitors by producing higher-quality work and winning the business of new clients. What’s more – given the low unemployment rate – talent has become an even more valuable commodity in today’s legal industry. This [...]

WHAT IS eRECORDING AND HOW CAN IT WORK FOR YOU?

2021-09-24T20:39:21-07:00September 24th, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Records|

Electronic document recording (or eRecording) is poised to transform the legal industry. Not only does eRecording help to save paper, but it also drastically simplifies the document indexing process. Although this legislation is still evolving, numerous states have laws in place that promote the use of electronic documents by giving them the same status as [...]

LASC: MANDATORY EFILING OF FAMILY LAW CASES EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 15, 2021

2021-09-24T16:30:59-07:00September 24th, 2021|Court Notices|

MANDATORY EFILING OF FAMILY LAW CASES EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 15, 2021 Virtual Information Session for Attorneys, Legal Professionals and Electronic Filing Service Providers to be held October 1 The Family Law Division will implement mandatory electronic filing (efiling) for specified documents filed in Family Law cases in which litigants are represented by attorneys beginning Monday, November [...]

LASC: PRESIDING JUDGE ERIC C. TAYLOR AMENDS GENERAL ORDER TO EXTEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL CASE DEADLINES BY TWO WEEKS DURING ONGOING DELTA TRANSMISSION IN LA COUNTY

2021-09-24T15:52:29-07:00September 24th, 2021|Court Notices|

PRESIDING JUDGE ERIC C. TAYLOR AMENDS GENERAL ORDER TO EXTEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL CASE DEADLINES BY TWO WEEKS DURING ONGOING DELTA TRANSMISSION IN LA COUNTY Presiding Judge Eric C. Taylor today announced he is extending deadlines for certain Criminal matters by an additional two (2) weeks under authority previously granted by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye [...]

HOW THE LEGAL INDUSTRY IS STAYING SANE & PRODUCTIVE IN QUARANTINE

2021-09-23T20:35:46-07:00September 23rd, 2021|Covid, Depositions, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working, Self-Care|

The coronavirus outbreak has placed a massive strain on traditional working arrangements. While litigation has not fully stopped, court slowdowns have made it very difficult to resolve most cases.   To ensure that business can continue, law firms and legal support companies have had to be flexible and adapt quickly. If you’ve suddenly found yourself [...]

HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING THE LEGAL INDUSTRY

2021-09-22T18:58:28-07:00September 22nd, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

As the world adjusts to shelter-in-place orders and social distancing, every industry will face unique challenges. For years, many legal professionals have imagined that our work is recession-proof. The truth is, we are not immune to the effects of economic strain. In order to survive this pandemic, we’ll need to make sweeping changes to the [...]

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