Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Stewart Title Guaranty Company (STGC) applied CounselLink TM to modernize and manage the process of handling Stewart Legal Services' growing volume of billings, maintain good relationships with outside counsel, and save the company time and money.

Lexis® Document Profiling Smooths Law Firm’s DMS Conversion, Helps Minimize Downtime and Reduces Number of Hard-to-Find Documents by Two Thirds

At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, technology leaders were managing much more than the usual amount of change. Within a few months, Taft would be merging with two other law firms. To support Taft's overall growth strategy, the firm was planning to migrate from its document management system...

Firm Boosts Billings 45% and Accounting Productivity 25% By Switching to Juris®

Most of the 38 attorneys at Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham, P.A., in Greenville, South Carolina, are listed in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America . When you're that good, you want the systems on which you rely to be just as good. Wyche's weren't. So, when Wyche was...

Legal Technology Services Firm Finds LAW PreDiscovery™ to be Head of the Class for Electronic Discovery Processing

Elijah Technologies is a highly regarded legal technology firm that offers comprehensive computer forensics, electronic discovery and document management services for law firms and corporate law departments. As a provider of electronic discovery services to law firms and corporate law departments...

Centralized Data and Network Management Provides Bryan Cave LLP Strong Business Continuity and 50% Faster Site Launches

Bryan Cave LLP fosters a culture of collaboration. With more than 870 attorneys around the world, the firm is organized into client service groups and industry practice teams that offer legal counsel in diverse areas of interest to business and entrepreneurial clients. Regardless of geographic location...

Minnesota Law Firm Uses Martindale-Hubbell® Pay-Per-Click Program to Land New Clients Weekly

Sugar Creek Legal Services is a small Chaska, Minn., law firm headed by Richard Haefele practicing in the areas of family law, bankruptcy, real estate, construction and estate planning. Haefele is in his fourth decade as an attorney in the Chaska area, but after some health problems in 2008, he was...

Martindale-Hubbell® SEO Services Helps Attorney’s Web Site Stand Out in Niche Area of Practice

Bryant Green is an Atlanta-based attorney who handles a wide range of personal injury matters, but he has developed a very unique area of practice. Mr. Green's firm has successfully represented a number of parents who have pursued legal remedies in pediatric medical malpractice cases, with a particular...

Country Lawyer Develops Business Based on His Reputation and the Reputation of PCLaw™ Billing and Accounting Software

The Davenport Firm is located in Alexandria, Louisiana, and is a solo shop with three full-time staff members. Its founder, Thomas (Tommy) D. Davenport, Jr., clerked for a federal judge in Baton Rouge directly after law school and then worked for a small law firm. On July 3, 2006, Tommy formed his own...

Fast-Growing Law Firm Gains 35 Percent More Billable Time By Using Time Matters® Software

When Richard "Bert" Diener decided to leave the law firm where he practiced and open his own firm, he knew it would be crucial to make effective use of leading-edge technologies in order to maximize his practice efficiency and minimize his staff overhead. He was especially focused on finding...

Reducing Liability Exposure

How the right software and management processes can help you avoid clerical errors and keep malpractice problems at bay A review of the 9,221 LAWPRO-listed claims made between 1999 and 2004, covering all practice areas, shows that only 10% of these claims involved a failure to know or apply the law...

Selecting a Practice Management System

Determine the functions that you need and then find a solution that fits your requirements and empowers everyone in your firm to work more productively "Where did the time go?" "Where did that file go?" "Is my contact list current?" "Does this client present...

Suddenly Solo Law Firms

How to start, run, and grow a successful business when-by choice or chance-you're going it alone For some attorneys, being a solo practioner is an ambition they've been lucky enough to act on. For others, it can be an unexpected reality brought on by downsizing and hiring freezes in a shaky...

Training Tips to Maximize Your Software Investment

How to leverage formal vendor training to optimize your firm's software investment and minimize your time and costs Finding the right practice management software is just part of the challenge for a small law firm. The next step is mastering it-and that applies to everyone involved. As a best...

Law Firm Business Continuity and Contingency Planning

Establishing contingency plans to maintain daily access to your critical information and ensure that your business functions are available to customers, no matter what, lays a solid foundation and prepares your firm for any disaster, natural or manmade For small law firms, the need to keep your doors...

Going Paperless

Many law firms are making plans to go paperless, and many more are expressing interest in the concept. But not many of these companies are considering how they'll move all those e-papers from person to person-with accountability and without impacting their email systems. Good distribution is the...

Law Firm Succession Planning

What best practices in the accounting profession can teach small law firms about "passing the torch" A recent article in the Journal of Accountancy offers timely succession planning insights for certified public accountants, which are equally relevant for attorneys who own their own practices...

Increasing Collection Rates

Good billing practices can help you get paid for the work you've done and improve your client relationships in the process One common experience for small and mid-sized law firms is the growing amount of receivables. Usually, there are two reasons why bills don't get paid on time or at all...

Optimize Your Small, Specialized Law Firm

A few simple rules that you probably didn't learn in law school can take the hassles out of your day-to-day practice management tasks for a better business outcome Most law schools will teach you how to be an attorney-but not how to build a viable practice. The day-to-day realities of managing...

Legal Consultant Helps Client Firms Recover

Whether he's representing plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case or trying to save a young man from a murder-one conviction, attorney Mike Rogers organizes and understands the facts of the case faster and more insightfully than he ever thought possible-and then presents his arguments just as persuasively...

Should Your Law Firm Have a Formal Training Process for Social Media Engagement?

In a nonscientific reader poll conducted for SmartBrief on Social Media , leading marketers (of all types) were asked: Does your company have a formal training process for employees before they're allowed to blog, tweet or post other social media content on behalf of the company? The responses...