The law practice management company Paradigm has acquired LollyLaw, a cloud-based, all-in-one practice management platform designed for immigration law firms.
The acquisition adds immigration software to Paradigm’s portfolio of law practice products that already includes the practice management platforms PracticePantherBill4Time and MerusCase; the payments platform Headnote; and the legal accounting software TrustBooks, which it
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Paradigm, the parent company to four legal practice management and payments products — PracticePantherBill4Time, MerusCase and Headnote — today adds a fifth, as it acquires TrustBooks, the cloud-based accounting software built specifically for law firms.
With this acquisition, Paradigm adds legal accounting to a product line-up that already includes three separate all-in-one practice management platforms
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Paradigm, the parent company to four legal practice management and payments products — PracticePantherBill4Time, MerusCase and Headnote — today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the hiring of two executives, one who will oversee product management and the other marketing.
Joining Paradigm as vice president of product management is Marie Burgess, who was
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In my LawNext podcast, I have the great privilege of engaging in conversations every week with the “innovators and entrepreneurs who are driving what’s next in law.” That “what’s next” spans a range of topics, from rethinking legal education to innovating legal practice,  from developing new technology to driving greater diversity.
These are among the topics that listeners found
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Paradigm — the parent company to practice management platforms PracticePanther, Bill4Time and MerusCase and payments platform Headnote — is being acquired by Francisco Partners, a major investment firm that specializes in investments in technology businesses.
A Reuters report valued the deal at $400 million, citing “people familiar with the matter.” Francisco Partners is also the largest shareholder in
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On this episode of How It Works: PracticePanther, a leading cloud-based law practice management software solution that serves tens of thousands of legal professionals in 170 countries.
PracticePanther offers features in case management, time tracking, billing, client intake, payment processing, calendaring, e-signatures, and more, all designed to empower lawyers to automate their practices.
Joining me to introduce PracticePanther and
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The practice management platform PracticePanther today introduced native e-signatures, enabling law firms to send and obtain signatures on documents from directly within the platform, a feature that could both save time for users and streamline tasks such as client intake.
The feature is available free to subscribers to PracticePanther’s Business Plan and requires no separate subscription to a third-party
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One of the most dynamic areas of legal tech right now is practice management, which has seen a surge of investments and acquisitions over the past year. And one of the companies that best represents that trend is Paradigm, which was founded two years ago as ASG LegalTech and rebranded this year as Paradigm, to represent its goal of
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The pandemic has made it more essential than ever before for law firms to accept electronic payments. Clients who now pay everything else online have no appetite for lawyers who require paper payments. Plus, law firms that accept e-payments get paid faster and increase their collections, studies suggest.
Against this backdrop, the practice management platform Bill4Time is today unveiling
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Not surprisingly, the pandemic drove greater use of electronic payments across all industries, with the volume of electronic payments up 11.2 % in the first quarter of 2021 over the prior year.
Law firms were no exception to this trend, as they realized that the old way of collecting payments via paper checks was impacting their cash flow, according to
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ASG LegalTech, a portfolio company composed of four popular legal practice products — PracticePanther, Bill4Time, MerusCase and Headnote — today introduced a new brand for itself, Paradigm, to better represent how the company views itself, its customers and its plans for moving forward.
In a special episode of LawNext recorded in advance of today’s announcement, I discussed the rebrand
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