The Latest WannaCry Ransomware Attack – How Will It Affect Law Firms?

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?

Hosting Worldox in the Cloud

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, […]

Best Legal Practice Management Software for 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 […]

2016 Legal Technology Year in Review

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 […]

Private Cloud: A Primer for Law Firms

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: […]

Cloud Apps for Law Firms

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 […]

Local vs. Remote IT Support for Law Firms

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 […]

Gmail vs. Outlook for Lawyers

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 […]