Aug
03
2016
Law Firms Working Remotely – 7 Strategies to Keep Your Firm Moving Forward We live in strange times. Working remotely, once thought of as a luxury or optional benefit, is now a requirement for many law firms, and likely many more to come. Some law firms have had robust tools to work remotely for a […]
Aug
03
2016
There’s more to the cloud than just web apps:You don’t have to sacrifice functionality to take advantage of the cloud. At Uptime Legal, we talk to scores of law firms that are contemplating their overall legal technology plan. A recurring theme during these discussions is confusion about what a “cloud-based” solution actually means, and what […]
Feb
04
2020
It’s bordering on an outright epidemic: In the past few weeks alone, five law firms in the US have been reportedly hit by ransomware. And for each of these law firms, the breach happened in the worst way possible: Very publicly. In many of these cases, the attackers (literally) held the firms for ransom, and […]
Aug
03
2016
What is the best legal practice management software for 2020? What was once a relatively short list of law practice management software is now a crowded space full of many different applications and vendors, all vying for your firm’s attention. In 2020, you have more options than ever when it comes to finding the right […]
Oct
22
2019
What to Look for (and require) in a Secure Cloud for Law Firms Data security becomes more and more of a focus and priority for law firms almost every day. And for good reason: Law firms often work with, exchange and store sensitive information every day. This makes keeping a law firm’s data secure really […]
Aug
03
2016
Over the past 12 months I’ve probably talked to hundreds of law firms and IT companies that service law firms. And an undeniable trend is that, as law firms’ servers become end-of-life, fewer and fewer firms are replacing them with new onsite servers. Law firms are tired of the problems, headaches and drama that so […]
Aug
16
2019
Guest Blog by Katina Peters,Peters, Johnson, Staley & Co. CPAs At Peters, Johnson, Staley & Co. CPAs, we have the honor of working with various attorneys across the legal industry. As profitability, growth and ease of operations advisors we are often involved in working with the partners and their accounting teams in making determinations about […]
Aug
03
2016
ProLaw Cloud Hosting ProLaw is a long-standing, powerful software suite for law firms. It provides practice management, document management and legal accounting to law firms across North America. Many firms rely on ProLaw to manage their law practice. Many law firms also look to the cloud for better data security, reliability and mobility. This prompts […]
Aug
01
2019
Ten things your law firm must do to stay secure in the cloud. Cloud computing is rapidly transforming the way we do business, and law firms are no exception. The cloud brings a plethora of benefits to law firms, including better system reliability, less IT headaches, better mobility, better accessibility across multiple locations, and (in […]
Aug
03
2016
Tabs3 Cloud Hosting Tabs3 and its sister product PracticeMaster are long-running, powerful practice management and legal billing applications. Many law firms rely on Tabs3 and Practice Master to keep on top of their clients, cases, billing and accounting. Many law firms also look to the cloud for better data security, overall reliability and mobility. This […]
Aug
03
2016
Dealing with Law Firm IT – The Right Way Law firm IT is a pain in the ass. We’re not being crude, we’re being honest. Keeping your firm’s computers and servers up and running; installing, updating, and maintaining software; and proper data and document security are just a few of the law firm IT components […]
Jun
17
2019
What Are a Firm’s Options When it Comes to Law Firm IT? Law firm IT is an important part of law firm life. With ever-changing technology solutions, data security standards that must be met, and an increasingly broad range of software to help you manage your practice, capable IT support and management is a must. […]
Aug
03
2016
How to Find the Right Law Firm IT Provider Technology changes fast. Legal technology often changes even faster. Not only is managing law firm IT challenging, doing so requires skillsets from both the “general IT” category as well as the “legal technology” category—a combination that’s hard to come by. In the general IT school of […]
Aug
03
2016
Why Law Firms Need Law Firm Accounting Software All businesses need accounting software to help keep up with the money coming in and out of the business. Although law firms are a business, they have very specific needs that make their accounting needs significantly different. Two of the major differences include the accounting method relied […]
Aug
03
2016
Law Firm Accounting Software All businesses need an accounting system. But law firms are unique, and have specialized accounting needs. Law firms have standard operating accounts. Law firms also need to track and bill time in a way that seamlessly flows to their accounting software. Law firms also have trust/IOLTA accounts. Depending on your jurisdiction, […]