THE BIGGEST TRENDS IN CLASS ACTION LITIGATION

2021-06-07T16:50:11-07:00June 17th, 2021|Legal Industry, News|

Workplace class actions have long been a staple of the legal industry, however, the coronavirus pandemic led to a massive increase in filings for 2020. From social distancing practices to sanitization procedures, companies scrambled to ensure the health and safety of their employees. Unfortunately, not all efforts were successful. In the following article, we’re going [...]

AVOIDING COVID-EXPOSURE WITH REMOTE EDISCOVERY PRACTICES

2021-06-09T15:57:40-07:00June 15th, 2021|Covid, Discovery, eDiscovery, Forensics, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

Over the years, discovery practices have evolved — saving legal professionals precious time, money, and manpower. Furthermore, eDiscovery has become an unexpectedly crucial means of surviving the pandemic. While many states are reporting decreased case numbers, others still face an ongoing risk of exposure. In this article, we’re going to explore how remote eDiscovery can [...]

CAN FORENSIC REPORTS BE PROTECTED BY PRIVILEGE?

2021-06-07T16:49:46-07:00June 8th, 2021|Digital, Discovery, Forensics, Investigations, Legal Industry|

Following a major cyberattack or data breach, it’s not uncommon for the victim to order a forensic report. These reports are incredibly useful because they allow the commissioner of the report to analyze the causes and effects of the incident. In many cases, forensic reports are covered by the work product doctrine, however, recent court [...]

WHY COVID-19 DOESN’T ELIMINATE YOUR DISCOVERY OBLIGATIONS

2021-06-09T15:22:44-07:00May 27th, 2021|Covid, Discovery, eDiscovery, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

The coronavirus pandemic sent shockwaves throughout the legal system, forcing practitioners to adjust time-tested procedures for the new normal. Accommodating special circumstances during the pandemic required the courts to set forth some new rules regarding discovery obligations. In this article, we’ll review one of these court decisions and explore the impact it may have on [...]

HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH RANKING SUBMISSIONS

2021-06-09T15:08:18-07:00April 22nd, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry|

Whether you’re a recent law school graduate or a seasoned attorney, you’ve probably heard of Chambers USA. Chambers is an independent research company that carefully ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the country. While you won’t be able to bill for the time spent gathering information and reviewing these ranking submissions, you may [...]

LEAD GENERATION: EXPLAINED FOR LAWYERS

2021-03-10T14:14:50-08:00March 30th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Professional Development|

For most lawyers, ‘lead generation’ is a foreign concept. While you may have heard the term from your sales team or in-house marketers, it’s likely that you’ve never explored its meaning or role in the development of your law firm. In this guide, we’ll begin by explaining the concept and process of lead generation. After [...]

WHY YOU SHOULD JUMPSTART YOUR LAW FIRM STRATEGIC PLANNING

2021-03-10T14:15:06-08:00March 16th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

As we kick off the new year, it’s the perfect time to begin your law firm strategic planning. Whether you’re a solo lawyer or an established practice, it can be helpful to assess your business from the perspective of an outsider. In this article, we’ve put together our list of tips to help you jumpstart [...]

THE TRICK SMART LAWYERS ARE USING FOR DOCUMENT AUTOMATION

2021-06-16T12:40:42-07:00February 21st, 2021|Business Development, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Records|

Form letters, court motions, and pleadings - oh my! For many legal professionals, manual document management is just a part of life. Fortunately, it’s possible to save time and improve your services through document automation! Document automation allows you to seamlessly populate client information into the appropriate fields in forms and letters. Whether you’re brand [...]

3 WAYS LITIGATION SUPPORT SERVICES CAN BENEFIT PERSONAL INJURY FIRMS

2021-06-16T12:40:42-07:00February 15th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Records|

As a personal injury lawyer, you support your clients through some of the most stressful and painful experiences of their lives. While juggling numerous cases and motions that must be filed, you continue the fight for justice and fair compensation. At First Legal, we believe that your personal injury law firm deserves the same level [...]

THE UNEXPECTED SCAMS THAT TARGET ATTORNEYS

2021-06-16T12:40:42-07:00January 18th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Remote Working|

In the past few years, scammers have become more sophisticated. While most scams are still perpetrated against the elderly, some fraudsters have turned their attention to an unexpected new target: attorneys. In this article, we’re going to review and describe some of the scams that attorneys faced in 2020. Although there are some variations between [...]

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