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 [...]

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 [...]

THE SIMPLE TRICK TO LEGAL RESEARCH

2021-08-16T19:09:02-07:00August 16th, 2021|Client Services, Legal Industry, Records|

How does your firm currently handle research needs? Is the task performed by attorneys and paralegals? While some firms employ a research attorney who is fully devoted to research and writing, most opt to handle the workload internally. Unfortunately, this decision can lead to problems as your case makes its way to a judge. In [...]

THE BEST TECHNOLOGY FOR SMALL LAW FIRMS

2021-06-24T06:49:13-07:00June 24th, 2021|News, Records|

With more and more firms going paperless, many are seeing the need to update their office tech to increase productivity. Here are four investments we recommend small businesses make to expedite their eFiling: A scanner With the changing standards of digital filing, it’s become more and more difficult to get through the day without a [...]

HOW TO REDUCE THE SIZE OF A PDF

2021-06-22T07:50:10-07:00June 22nd, 2021|News, Records|

If you’re planning to eFile, chances are, at some point you’ll need to reduce the size of a PDF. This size reduction helps ensure a successful filing because many court case management systems have file size limits. In California courts, the total size of the documents in your filing can range from 35 MB up [...]

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU: RUNNING A PAPERLESS LAW OFFICE

2021-06-18T22:43:05-07:00June 18th, 2021|News, Records|

It may sound too good to be true, but running a paperless law office is a reality for some law firms.  While the weight of paper documents may feel satisfying in your hand, they are difficult to organize and store. How much time have you wasted looking for a physical document that could have been [...]

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 [...]