The Case for Video Access to Virtual Court Hearings

2021-09-10T15:18:09-07:00November 18th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

Public access to court proceedings is considered a foundational aspect of the American legal system. For decades, attending a trial was as simple as showing up to the courthouse on the day of the hearing. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals who wish to exercise their right to observe have found themselves without [...]

The Attorney’s Introduction to Clubhouse

2021-09-10T15:18:25-07:00November 9th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Professional Development|

In 2020, an invitation-only social media platform called Clubhouse became an instant sensation. With many people stuck at home due to the pandemic, the app’s voice-chat features were a welcome distraction. Clubhouse gives participants the opportunity to be spontaneous and social by dropping in on audio conversations that interest them. In this article, we’re [...]

How to Rebuild a Positive Corporate Culture

2021-09-10T15:18:45-07:00October 28th, 2021|Business Development, Covid, Legal Industry|

The emergence of coronavirus shook the legal industry to its core. According to the Annual Legal Trends report, the average number of new cases across the US dropped by as much as 40% when compared to pre-COVID statistics. Fortunately, there is a silver lining to be found! Profoundly disruptive events like a pandemic create an opportunity [...]

THE UNEXPECTED ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL ‘WORK-LIFE BALANCE’

2021-10-12T06:26:09-07:00October 12th, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Personal Wellness, Remote Working, Self-Care|

Throughout the last decade, the idea of work-life balance has become increasingly popular. So, what does the term actually mean? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, it can be defined as “the amount of time you spend doing your job compared with the amount of time you spend with your family and doing things you enjoy.” [...]

THE SECRET TO EFFECTIVE CRISIS RESPONSE

2021-10-11T05:38:01-07:00October 11th, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

When disaster strikes, an effective crisis management strategy could be the difference between a profitable corporate pivot and bankruptcy. For many law firms, the coronavirus represents their largest crisis to date. The pandemic has undoubtedly changed the face of the industry - ushering in a new era of remote work, personnel moves, and changing business [...]

THE CHANGING EXPECTATIONS OF LAW FIRMS IN A POST-COVID WORLD

2021-10-08T08:31:46-07:00October 8th, 2021|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

At the close of 2019, the future of the legal industry seemed bright. Most major law firm executives were projecting higher billing rates, increased billable hours, and improved firm performance in the coming year. Unfortunately, the coronavirus introduced many new challenges for law firms. While clients struggle to survive the marketplace crash, law firms have [...]

Best Practices for Your Virtual Trial Presentation

2021-09-10T15:19:02-07:00October 7th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Trial Presentation|

After months of quarantine and social distancing, most of us are pretty familiar with remote work! However, as virtual hearings and trials become increasingly common, many participants are still feeling unsure about best practices for their virtual trial presentation. In this article, we’re going to provide tips for the different stages of trial presentation [...]

WAYS TO ADVOCATE FOR YOUR CLIENT WHILE WORKING REMOTELY

2021-10-07T07:26:58-07:00October 7th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

As a result of coronavirus, the legal industry of 2020 differs from anything we’ve seen before. Fortunately, remote technologies have made it possible for litigants to get justice despite the pandemic. In the past few months, attorneys across the country have adapted to social distancing measures and changing court procedures - continuing to advance cases [...]

HOW TO KEEP YOUR LAW FIRM CONNECTED IN QUARANTINE

2021-10-05T19:12:06-07:00October 5th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

Feeling disconnected from your staff? The truth is, there’s no such thing as too much communication! Following the shift to remote working, many law firm executives have been feeling disconnected. While many states have made significant progress towards reducing coronavirus spread, law firms are still unsure whether remote work will be a long-term change. Open [...]

HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING CONTRACT LAWYERS

2021-10-04T19:58:36-07:00October 4th, 2021|Legal Industry, Remote Working|

There’s no question that the legal industry has felt the impact of coronavirus, but not all practice areas have been impacted equally. In fact, there has been a surge in demand for debt counsel, data security attorneys, and contract lawyers. Business interruptions have become increasingly common. When companies are unable to fulfill their legal obligations, [...]