Law Practice Management

Google’s Local Services Ads can be both effective and economical for generating leads for certain types of law practices. Unlike pay-per-click ads, local services ads appear at the top of Google’s results for relevant searches, and you pay only if the potential client calls or messages you through the ad.
Now the law practice management company Clio has announced an
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Do you really know how profitable your firm is and which timekeepers, clients and practice areas are driving that profitability?
Centerbase, a Dallas-based company providing cloud legal practice management software for mid-sized law firms, says its new profitability reporting capability, launching today, will enable firms to analyze their profitability more precisely than traditional reporting platforms. 
It does this by
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With this key new product release of InterAction+ today (25 July), LexisNexis fulfils its promise as set out in our CRM Survey earlier this year to release a true, full …
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In a first for a state bar, The Florida Bar is providing its entire membership of more than 111,000 lawyers with access to legal trust accounting software – a move designed to both help lawyers better comply with trust accounting rules and help protect members of the public from trust accounting errors.
The initiative was spearheaded by F. Scott Westheimer
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Leading the seed round in the Lehi, Utah, company are three investors: Y Combinator, Ludlow Ventures, and Soma Capital.
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Since launching to the legal market in 2021, the matter management platform Dashboard Legal has built a loyal following among law firm associates, who find it a superior alternative to updating and circulating checklists in Microsoft Word or Excel, says founder and CEO Mat Rotenberg.
But the company kept hearing from law firm partners that what they wanted from
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In what appears to be the first use of generative AI directly within a legal CRM product, the cloud-based CRM platform Lawmatics is today launching a feature that allows lawyers to use AI to create and edit client emails and email marketing campaigns.
Called LM[AI], the feature is powered by the latest commercial version of ChatGPT, which Lawmatics has further
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Clearview Social, an application for law firms to help their lawyers share content on social media, has launched a new feature, Social Shuffle, powered by OpenAI’s ChatGPT, that automatically generates variations of a firm’s social media posts to “shuffle” the content the lawyers are posting.
The basic idea of Clearview Social is to allow a firm — generally its
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Today LexisNexis® CounselLink  released its 2022 Annual Trends Report. The unstable economy and a tighter legal market have not caused law firms to pull back on  billing rates. To the contrary law firm partner billing rates rose faster last year than they have in a decade.

The average partner rate increased by 4.5% (compared to 3.4% in 2021 and 3.5% in
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The majority of law firms use just five or fewer unique software products, according to a legal industry study published today by the law practice management company Smokeball.
The study, How Technology is Changing the Legal Industry in 2023, looks primarily at law firms of 50 or fewer employees, and finds that 77% of those firms use five or
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