May
24
2017
Moving ProLaw to the Cloud – From the Perspective of a Law Firm Advisor Let’s explore the prospect of moving ProLaw to the Cloud. As the legal technology advisor to many law firms, I’ve worked to understand and interpret the technology needs of my clients and find solutions to meet those needs. While each of […]
May
18
2017
What would you do if your law firm's data were held hostage? This is a real question that some law firms are having to deal with. One firm in Rhode Island lost 3 months of productivity, $700,000 in time they couldn't bill, and $25,000 in ransom they had to pay to be able to access their computers after being hit by a ransomware attack. The latest strain of ransomware is widely-known as WannaCry and is affecting computers around the world. How does it work, and what can your law firm do to protect itself from WannaCry and other potential ransomware attacks?
May
12
2017
Hosting Tabs3 in the Cloud – Overview, Benefits and What You Need to Know. Tabs3 is a long-standing legal billing and accounting solution used by law firms. It’s well known in the legal industry as a robust billing and accounting platform backed by well-a regarded support team at STI (the company that makes and supports […]
May
08
2017
How and why your law firm should move Time Matters to the Cloud. Thousands of law firms use Time Matters to manage their practice. Time Matters, a leading legal practice management software application owned by LexisNexis, has stood the test of time: It’s powerful, flexible and used the world over. Even the new-kids-on-the-block, the web-based […]
May
07
2017
How much should you pay for cloud hosting for your law firm? While price is often the factor that firms look at first, it's not the only factor. So you are comparing apples-to-apples when evaluating cloud hosting for your law firm, here is a breakdown of what you should consider.
May
01
2017
Moving PCLaw to the Cloud – From the Perspective of a Law Firm Advisor. As an advisor to many law firms throughout the US I’m often asked about moving PCLaw to the Cloud. I work with law firms large and small: from brand new solo startups, to teams of attorneys breaking away from BigLaw to […]
Apr
27
2017
Hosting Worldox in the Cloud – Overview, Benefits and What You Need to Know. Many law firms today, in both the US and Canada, use Worldox to keep their documents and emails managed. Worldox is a long-running document management system (DMS) that to it’s credit: has stayed useful and relevant to this day. Today, though, […]
Apr
26
2017
How and why your law firm should move ProLaw to the Cloud. There are dozens and dozens of software applications that purport to help law firm’s manage their practice. From long-running legal case management and billing applications to the new generation of cloud-based (web-based) practice management solutions. Today, many law firms still use ProLaw to […]
Apr
24
2017
Moving Tabs3 to the Cloud – From the Perspective of a Law Firm Advisor Let’s talk about the real-world of moving Tabs3 to the Cloud. As a Legal Technology professional, I help many law firms understand their technology needs and map those needs to real-world solutions. The drivers of these conversations that I have with […]
Apr
19
2017
Security and compliance options, more computing resources and more added to the #1 Private Cloud for Law Firms. We’re excited to announce the latest generation of Uptime Practice, the #1 private cloud for law firms. As announced in a recent press release, this latest generation of Uptime Practice comes packed with tools to help law […]
Apr
19
2017
Hosting Time Matters in the Cloud – Overview, Benefits and What You Need to Know. If your law firm uses Time Matters, you know that it’s a mature, robust Legal Practice Management system. But in today’s age, law firms need to be able to manage their practice anytime, anywhere: and without the need for expensive […]
Apr
17
2017
How and why your law firm should move PCLaw to the Cloud. Many law firms use PCLaw to manage their practice, bill their clients and manage their accounting. PCLaw is a powerful, long-running Practice Management and Accounting software solution by LexisNexis. Today, the legal software market has seen a lot of newcomers: cloud-based software that […]
Mar
22
2017
At Uptime Legal we’ve worked with hundreds of law firms and thousands of legal professionals. One thing we’ve frequently seen firms struggle with, as their firm grows, is: internal documentation – internal policy and procedure. It’s challenging to create internal firm documentation to begin with, and more so to maintain that documentation as your firm […]
Mar
07
2017
What is the best legal practice management software for 2017? There are a lot of options out there. Whether your firm is looking to implement its first legal practice management software, or your current legal software isn’t cutting it: We’ve got you covered. From cloud-based, to server-based, from case management to billing and accounting: This […]
Feb
02
2017
If you’ve never seen it, The Profit is a television show on CNBC where entrepreneur and CEO Marcus Lemonis finds, invests in and fixes failing or struggling businesses. We, the audience, get to watch as he comes in and applies his business principles to bring companies back from the brink and into profitability. It’s as […]
Dec
15
2016
From Uptime Legal’s CEO 2016 has been as transformative a year for the legal technology industry as it has been for Uptime Legal. 2016 Legal Technology Trends In the past 12 months we’ve seen more law firms move to the cloud than any year before. We’ve witnessed (and in many cases spearheaded) law firms move […]
Dec
01
2016
It’s officially the Cloud Era. Law firms and the legal industry are embracing cloud computing across the nation. When we think of “the cloud” and of law firms moving to the cloud, we often think of cloud storage services such as One Drive or Dropbox. Or we think of web-based software used by law firms: […]
Oct
13
2016
By now you’ve heard of the cloud and have at least a general understanding of what it is. Maybe your law firm has even implemented one or more cloud solutions into its practice. Has your firm adopted the right cloud solutions? What other cloud applications would improve your practice? You have cloud practice management, cloud […]
Sep
01
2016
Planning to move to the cloud is becoming the obvious next move if you’re a law firm. Having on-site equipment to be maintained, supported, and updated can be cost-ineffective, especially compared to the benefits of having everything accessible in the cloud. But, for some firms the idea of moving their entire practice to the cloud […]
Jul
21
2016
We recently moved to Outlook from Gmail. Going in, I had really mixed feelings. Outlook, being a Microsoft product, gets a reputation (at least among a young tech-savvy crowd) as being a dinosaur. Enterprises use Outlook. Startus use Google Apps. But I am humble enough to be able to admit when I’m wrong. Outlook isn’t […]