Law Practice Management

The law practice management company LEAP Legal Software has hired Misti Holmes, a 20-year veteran of the legal technology, as its new chief operating officer in the United States.
Holmes will use her years of legal tech and related experience to help grow the company and assist new LEAP clients as they transition from legacy software to LEAP’s cloud-based
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I hate it when people talk about dysfunctional families. That suggests there are functional ones, but I sure haven’t seen one yet.

Smokeball, a cloud-based legal practice management software provider, today released its 2024 State of the Law Report. It reveals some pretty scary findings about smaller law firms and their lack of knowledge of fundamental business principles. The
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The law practice management company MyCase this week introduced a public API for easier integration with third-party software, as well as two new payments features that more tightly integrate LawPay within the MyCase platform.
By releasing a public API (application programming interface), MyCase is making it easier for customers to integrate the platform with other software applications and share data
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Last year, I reported here on the acquisition by LEAP Legal Software, an international provider of cloud-based practice management software for smaller law firms, of WealthCounsel, one of the leading providers of software, training and support for estate planning and elder law attorneys.
Now, building on that acquisition, LEAP is today announcing a new integration with WealthCounsel, making
Continue Reading LEAP Announces Integration with WealthCounsel, Providing Estate Planning Tools Directly within Its Practice Management Platform

The law practice management platform Filevine has added the build-in ability for law firms to accept electronic payments from clients, capping off its suite of time and billing capabilities in a new feature set it calls Time Tracking, Billing, and Payments.
The new Payments by Filevine allows firms to accept ACH, credit card and debit card payments, and to
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In the ever-evolving legal technology landscape, innovation has become synonymous with progress. Clio, a leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, has taken a significant step forward for one market segment by recognizing the specialized needs of personal injury law firms and lawyers. The product is called Case Management Software for Personal Injury Firms. The product is an add-on
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The law practice management platform Filevine today launched an enhancement to its Lead Docket lead intake tool that uses artificial intelligence to generate summaries of the key details of incoming leads and that help predict which leads are good matches for a law firm and which should be referred elsewhere. 
The new feature, LeadsAI, generates a summary of all
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Was it just me, or did the Gaylord Opryland somehow seem more tolerable this year?
As I am writing this, I am sitting on a plane, having just taken off from Nashville after attending my 11th Clio Cloud Conference. I am, it turns out, a member of small club of fewer than 10 people who have attended every ClioCon
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Soon after starting her own law practice, Kimberly Bennett decided there had to be a better way than the billable hour to charge for her services. She wanted predictable pricing for her intellectual property clients and predictable income for herself. That led her to subscription-based legal services, charging her clients a flat monthly fee, and it worked so well for
Continue Reading LawNext Podcast: Building A Subscription Law Practice, with Fidu Cofounder Kimberly Bennett

There’s little doubt that In today’s rapidly evolving legal landscape, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into legal is poised to change the way lawyers operate. Clio’s unveiling of Clio Duo, a multifaceted AI tool designed to assist legal professionals, raises some interesting questions about the future of the legal profession, what constitutes success and how being a good
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