Hiring your first employee can feel like jumping off a cliff, but in some circumstances it can lead to more efficiency and profits. On The Un-Billable Hour, host Attorney Rodney Dowell, Executive Director at Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and Director of LCL’s Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program joins Lee Rosen, founder of the Rosen Law Firm, a North Carolina family law firm, blogger and practice management guru and Attorney Scott Stewart, from The Law Offices of Scott David Stewart out of Arizona, to talk about how to make the first hire a successful hire.
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Listen as Clio co-founder Jack Newton talks with special guest, Andrew Kawel, founder of Kawel PLLC. You’ll hear Jack and Andy discuss switching to Mac to minimize time and frustration in doing certain non-billable and labor intensive tasks, Dropbox, Google Voice, Google Apps and the cloud.
Loretta Ruppert, from the Business of Law Software Solutions within LexisNexis, which represents software that helps law firms with their business challenges, talks about the launch of Firm Manager. Be sure to watch the interview, hosted by Legal Talk Network producer, Kate Kenney.
Listen as Clio co-founder and CEO Jack Newton talks with special guest, Jason Kohlmeyer, a founding attorney of Rosengren Kohlmeyer Law Office in Mankato, Minnesota, who transitioned from a Minnesota-large law firm to his own small law practice. You’ll hear Jack and Jason talk about transitioning to his own firm, and how #cloudcomputing helps make his firm efficient.
Is your practice management vision cloudy? We can help. On this month’s show, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, is joined by Jack Newton, Co-founder & CEO of Clio, as they take a look at the latest trends in practice management and cloud computing. Jared and Jack talk about the essential usefulness of practice management systems, the appeal of cloud programs (even for skittish lawyers!) and what the future looks like in the cloud.
As the number of legal technology options and platforms have increased, management of legal technology has become more complicated than ever before. Routine recommendations are changing because of smartphones, use of Macs, Web 2.0 and other changes. In important ways, our view of technology and even the Internet has become more personalized and less universal. In this episode, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss how our technology is becoming more complex and varied, the resulting changes to questions you must ask and traditional recommendations, and ways to start to address the implications of this trend. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies.
With the emergence of cloud computing, have traditional duties for chief information officers evaporated like a mist on a summer morning? Or does the cloud free up IT leaders to pursue different, and possibly more important, roles in their firms and organizations? On this May edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay is joined by Chris Romano, CIO of North Carolina’s Ward & Smith to explore these questions and talk more about cloud computing.
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Can you make your law office more efficient and profitable by using a DMS? On The Un-Billable Hour, host Attorney Rodney Dowell, Director of the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program, welcomes Danny Johnson, from NetDocuments, to discuss the use of Document Management Systems (DMS) by attorneys. Rodney and Danny talk about how DMS systems create efficiency and improve knowledge management and can improve case management by integrating with firm practice management systems. They also spotlight some of the players in the industry and provide examples of solo or small firms that have improved efficiency/profitability with DMS.
How important is it for lawyers to stay on top of technological developments? Very. On the Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Paul J. Unger, an attorney and partner with Affinity Consulting Group and the Chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2011, to talk about how attorneys can get the most out of some popular computer applications and to do a quick preview of the upcoming ABA TECHSHOW 2011. Legal ToolKit is brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting.
Hear about important law office management issues on The Un-Billable Hour as host Attorney Rodney Dowell, Director of the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program, welcomes Attorney Alan J. Klevan, founder of Law Practice Strategies. Alan talks about how to analyze and update existing hardware and software and shares useful websites and tips on how to successfully select and maintain law office technology.