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Management Program Offers a Secure, Inexpensive Way for Small Law Firms and
Solo Practitioners to Run Their Practices
YORK, February 1, 2011 - LexisNexis (www.lexisnexis.com), a leading global provider of
content-enabled workflow solutions,
today announced the public beta release of LexisNexis® Firm ManagerTM,
an innovative new online legal practice management application for solo
practitioners and small law practices. Developed in collaboration with more
than 150 attorneys, the Firm Manager application is designed to meet the needs
and budgets of independent lawyers, helping them to keep their practices
organized and on task - from any location at any time.
"Few small law firms invest
in the expensive software and technology resources commonly used by attorneys
in large firms, but they still need effective tools to help them run their
practices efficiently and manage their time," said Mike Lipps, vice president
and managing director, Business of Law Software Solutions for LexisNexis. "Firm
Manager addresses this need with a cost effective and easy-to-use web-based practice
Manager enables independent lawyers to run their legal practice, and organize
tasks, contacts, and client matters without investing in expensive installed
software requiring significant IT infrastructure. This SaaS (Software as a
Service) application is secure and enables lawyers to minimize time spent
organizing their practice so they can devote more time to providing superior
service to their clients.
Selected features include:
Manager was developed with the help and collaborative input of more than 150
attorneys who put the application through its paces in multiple stages of
development. The Firm Manager team also worked closely in recent months with an
advisory board made up of solo and small law practitioners to gain additional
insight, tailoring the solution for this segment of the market. LexisNexis is
now beta launching the Firm Manager application to the public to make sure our
approach best fits the way solo attorneys and smaller firms operate.
Unlike installed software,
which can be time consuming to deploy and requires regular upgrades and
backups, Cloud computing applications like Firm Manager help ensure that user data
is backed up on a daily basis and the software is always up to date. With Firm Manager, attorneys simply
log on via a web browser either at their office or on the road, and have all
their documents at their fingertips.
learn more about the application or to sign up as a beta user, visit http://www.myfirmmanager.com.
LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global
provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed
specifically for professionals in the legal, risk
management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic
markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis®
and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL;
NYSE: RUK] (www.reedelsevier.com),
LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees
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