The Legal Software section of FindLaw's Legal Technology Center provides free resources related to software programs and solutions used in the practice of law. General law practice programs include Accounting, Cases Management, Client Management, Conflicts Management, Contract Management, Docket and Calendar, Document Conversion, Document Management, Email and Groupware, E-Filing, Litigation Support, Matter Management, Patent and Trademark, Practice Control and Management, Records Management, Time and Billing, and Trial Presentation software. Use of legal software can greatly increase your law firm's efficiency and productivity. Also visit FindLaw's Market Center for a free nationwide directory of providers of General and Specific Practice legal software.
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Effective Case Management: How to Control Litigation Outcomes and Costs
Litigation is traumatic, chaotic and confusing for most clients, even for clients who are no strangers to litigation. One of the primary reasons clients react to litigation in this way is the failure of attorneys to properly manage the case and involve the client in the litigation process. Another reason is the high cost of litigation.Leveraging Technology Through Document Assembly to Serve Clients More Efficiently and Profitably
It's a sure bet that corporate clients will continue to ask their outside counsel for increased efficiencies and greater value in the services they receive-and cost-cutting methods that are more creative than simply sliding more work to less-experienced associates who bill less than partners.
Improving Revenues and Lawyer Morale with Effective Time Capture Tools
Lawyers have always hoped that if technology would help them in a truly useful way, it would help them most in the area of time-keeping and billing. Until recently, that area has largely disappointed them.30 Years of Public Key Cryptography
Public-key cryptography has changed our society by allowing for the spread of secure digital communications. The technology turns 30 this year, and we look back at where it all began, as well as peer into the future of this ubiquitous security system.
Time Tracking and Billing Apps for the Lawyer's Mobile Phone
A look at the features of time tracking and billing apps for mobile phones.Five Key Considerations for Law Firms Before Moving to the Cloud
To help you decide whether your law firm is ready to move to the cloud, here are some important elements to consider.
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Selling to enterprise organizations provides extraordinary opportunities for software vendors - opportunities to either establish lucrative relationships with reliable customers, or create burdensome "one-off" deals that can cause your organization major headaches.
In a decision handed down in the case Trs. of the Constr. Indus. & Laborers Health & Welfare Trust v. Redland Ins. Co., a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals awarded litigation expenses for computer-based legal research to plaintiffs in the case. This decision puts the 9th Circuit and others in conflict with the 8th Circuit, which could result in an eventual review of the issue by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Lawyers have always hoped that if technology would help them in a truly useful way, it would help them most in the area of time-keeping and billing. Until recently, that area has largely disappointed them.
What law firms should know when creating process and technology strategies to bill clients more efficiently and get paid faster.