WEBINARS FOR THE ROAD AHEAD: STAYING INFORMED ABOUT COVID-19

2020-04-21T13:18:15-07:00April 21st, 2020|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

For many of us, COVID-19 has put the world into overdrive. The rapid changes mean that staying up to date on the latest policies and practices can be extremely difficult. At First Legal, our goal is to support you while you navigate this crisis. As the legal industry moves to remote working, we are [...]

MEDITATION: BY LAWYERS & FOR LAWYERS

2020-02-24T12:05:16-08:00April 16th, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Life as an attorney is not easy. Clients breathing down your neck, touch and go court cases and depositions that feel more like interrogations are enough to increase anybody’s stress levels! However, one Cincinnati-based lawyer believes he has created the solution for attorneys who struggle to keep their stress levels down and remain calm whilst [...]

MANAGING THE ETHICAL RISKS OF SOCIAL MEDIA DURING TRIAL

2020-02-24T12:02:42-08:00April 2nd, 2020|Legal Industry|

Social media can be a force for controversy. However, the role of social media in the courtroom has come under heightened scrutiny after the actions of one juror in New York. Their actions highlighted the need to remind all sides that using social media can interfere with a party’s right to a fair trial. But [...]

INCREASE LAW FIRM EFFICIENCY WITH AUTOMATION

2020-02-24T11:58:58-08:00March 31st, 2020|Legal Industry|

When economists pronounce that the “age of automation” is upon us, it casts fear and doubts into many hard-working Americans, 72% of whom feel “automation anxiety.” This term references the fear that automated or robotic devices will eventually replace workers. However, automation is here to help humans, not replace them. With lawyers, those taking advantage [...]

GUIDELINES FOR LEGAL ADVERTISING IN 2020

2020-02-24T11:44:12-08:00March 17th, 2020|Legal Industry|

As with any business, attorneys are always looking at new ways to generate new leads and, therefore, potential clients. With the advanced targeting technology available today, you could even create bespoke advertising campaigns that speak to a potential client’s specific pain points. However, what you can and can’t say to attract new business has recently [...]

HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE YOUR MID-SIZE LAW FIRM

2020-02-24T11:09:18-08:00March 3rd, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

Positioning yourself as a mid-size law firm can be a tricky task. You’ve got to provide more of a personal touch than larger firms while offering a higher quality of service than smaller companies competing at your price point. So, what can you do to differentiate yourself from the rest of the legal industry? How [...]

FINDING MORE LAW FIRM CLIENTS IN 2020

2020-02-24T11:02:45-08:00February 25th, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

Law firms across the country are struggling to add new clients as the industry becomes even more competitive with the arrival of a new decade. Whilst some outfits are relying on increased investment in marketing tactics such as SEO and PPC, there’s still a long way to go to bridge the disconnect between lead generation [...]

TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR BETTER LEGAL WRITING

2020-01-06T11:00:25-08:00January 6th, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

As a legal professional, you know that legal writing can be time-consuming, dense, and just plain boring at times! Of course, it’s also an unavoidable part of litigation. Whether you’re naturally verbose or fond of short, concise sentences - there are tools that you can use to help you improve your writing and increase productivity. [...]

3 WAYS TO PROMOTE TOTAL WELLNESS AT YOUR LAW FIRM

2020-01-01T12:19:50-08:00December 30th, 2019|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Does your law firm currently have a wellness program? How about health initiatives? Whether you’re thinking of implementing a brand new program or improving an existing one, there are steps that you can take to make sure the rollout is successful. In this article, we’ll show you how you can promote total wellness in your [...]

BALANCING SECURITY & LAW FIRM ORGANIZATION

2020-01-01T12:23:13-08:00December 16th, 2019|Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

Confidential information is everywhere during the litigation process. Attorney-client privilege requires firms and solo practitioners to take reasonable steps to safeguard that information. But how can you ensure security when most of this information is stored on computers or in the cloud? One solution could be password management tools! What is a password manager? Did [...]