Featured Guests
Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson is the founder and CEO of Filevine, a project management and collaboration tool for lawyers and consumer...

Your Host
Jared Correia

Jared D. Correia, Esq. is the CEO of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting, which offers subscription-based law firm business...

While convenient, email seems to be increasingly a distraction in law firms and most other businesses. Furthermore, email chains about important cases sit in our inboxes next to spam, family interactions, personal information, and more spam. Due to the sheer volume of emails received, lawyers and firm staff often waste time navigating them to find case information. Despite all this, is email really on the way out? If so, what will replace it?

In this episode of The Legal Toolkit, Jared Correia interviews Ryan Anderson, trial attorney and founder and CEO of Filevine, a project management and collaboration tool for lawyers, about email inefficiency and the future of communication in law offices. Together they discuss how the lack of restriction to email access has become a problem for lawyers, businesses, and individuals. If you are working from your inbox, anyone with your email address can disrupt your workflow. Ryan suggests email as a virtual “front office,” collaboration tools for projects and cases, instant messaging for urgent matters, and overall effective communication processes for law firm efficiency. In the future, he says, lawyers will form teams outside of a firm structure, and many more will work remote. Tune in and let us know whether you believe in the death of email.

Ryan Anderson is the founder and CEO of Filevine, a project management and collaboration tool for lawyers and consumer professionals. Ryan is also a founding partner and trial attorney at Bighorn Law. In five years, Bighorn has grown from two attorneys in Nevada to seventy employees across four states.


Full Transcript

 View Transcript

Brought to You by
Episode Details
Published: August 18, 2015
Podcast: Legal Toolkit
Category: Best Legal Practices , Legal Technology
This Podcast
Legal Toolkit
Legal Toolkit

Legal Toolkit highlights services, ideas, and programs that will improve lawyers' practices and workflow.

  iTunes   Google Play
More Episodes
04/20/17
Encouraging Innovation in Law School

Gabe Teninbaum, professor of legal writing at Suffolk Law, talks about the work Suffolk is doing to encourage innovation, including programs, technology courses, and...

03/15/17
Improve Your Law Firm with Small Client Intake Changes

Effectively managing your practice’s client intake process can be the difference between a good law firm and an exceptional one.

02/17/17
Digital Assistance in the Practice of Law

In this episode of The Legal Toolkit, Louise Kennedy and Mitch Jackson join Jared Correia to discuss the role of digital assistants in the...

01/04/17
The ABA’s Newest Project: Blueprint

ABA President Linda Klein talks about project management needs that solo and small firm attorneys struggle with and the ABA's new Blueprint initiative.

12/15/16
How Lawyers Can Write Less

Creative Content Specialist/"Spaceballs: The Animated Series" writer Adam Kosloff discusses why prolific writing is very costly for lawyers.

11/17/16
Better Preparing Lawyers for the Practice of Law

Jared Correia talks to experts about additional skills that law schools should teach students to better prepare them for the practice of law.