WAYS TO ADVOCATE FOR YOUR CLIENT WHILE WORKING REMOTELY

2020-07-27T16:31:14-07:00August 18th, 2020|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

2020-07-27T16:28:35-07:00August 11th, 2020|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 [...]

STRATEGIES FOR LAW FIRM SUCCESS AFTER COVID-19

2020-07-06T18:22:16-07:00July 25th, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

As coronavirus testing becomes more broadly available, many states have begun the slow process of reopening the economy. While the legal system never shut down completely, we’ve made many modifications to our usual workflow. We’ve adapted to working remotely and learned how to keep our cases moving forward. Now, there’s a new challenge on the [...]

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

2020-04-21T16:15:12-07:00June 16th, 2020|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 LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF GLOBAL DATA PRIVACY LAWS

2020-04-21T15:50:40-07:00June 9th, 2020|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 [...]

WHAT IS eRECORDING AND HOW CAN IT WORK FOR YOU?

2020-09-14T11:13:11-07:00May 28th, 2020|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 [...]

HOW THE LEGAL INDUSTRY IS STAYING SANE & PRODUCTIVE IN QUARANTINE

2020-05-12T11:37:07-07:00May 22nd, 2020|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

2020-05-05T10:49:07-07:00May 14th, 2020|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 [...]

MAKING THE REMOTE OFFICE WORK FOR YOU

2020-05-05T10:38:32-07:00May 5th, 2020|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Personal Wellness, Remote Working|

As law firms across the country transition to remote offices, legal professionals have been forced to quickly adjust their workflow. This has created a steep learning curve, with most people focused on Zoom etiquette and monitoring frequent court status changes. As we begin to adjust to this new normal, it’s beneficial to consider the sustainability [...]

REMOTE DEPOSITION & CONFERENCING OPTIONS AT FIRST LEGAL

2020-04-21T15:35:03-07:00May 1st, 2020|Covid, Depositions, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

As a result of the coronavirus, courts around the country have shut down. Law schools have transitioned to online learning and even BigLaw firms have reported pay reductions and layoffs. Legal professionals must now turn to remote technologies in order to keep the justice system operational and advocate for their clients. At First Legal, we’re [...]

Go to Top