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16 Apr 2018
Exploring User Configurable Data Fields
Kelley Howell, Consultant Manager, LexisNexis: We have many training sessions, online videos and help and of course conferences and they all include the ever popular topic of gathering data, creating custom data fields and reporting on it all. Let’s start off from the beginning; how do you know or decide what custom fields to add to your matter screen? The best advice we can give is to begin with the end in...
30 Mar 2018
Is Your Firm on the Road to Readiness for GDPR? This 10-Step Action Plan Will Help
Maggie Hepburn, Learning Experience Principal, LexisNexis: Ready or not the May 25th General Data Protection Regulations deadline is right around the corner. Whether you’re just scratching the surface on a plan to tackle requirements or putting final touches on your strategy, there are 10 key steps your firm can take to simplify GDPR compliance efforts . These steps are proven successful across many organizations—including...
26 Mar 2018
Time/Expense Entry Note Field
Kathy Baker, Consultant, Juris Professional Services, LexisNexis: While inputting your time do you ever need to add an internal note on the entry as a reminder to yourself, the Billing attorney or the Billing staff? For example, “Bill at ½ Rate”, “Include travel expense receipts “, “Mark down to x hours”, “Split with Matter XYZ”, “Bill at No Charge”...
22 Mar 2018
Top 5 Areas Mid-Sized Firms Should Prioritize 2018 Marketing Budgets
Meghan Frank, Senior Marketing Manager, Enterprise Software Solutions, LexisNexis: Last year was filled with economic uncertainty for those in the legal field. Legal consultancy firm Major, Lindsey & Africa published a study that forecasts this uncertainty will carry over to 2018, along with increased pressure for firms to drive down costs and boost productivity. While the study focuses primarily on large law...
27 Feb 2018
Learn Some, Think Some & Flush Often
Lauren Davis, Training Administrator, LexisNexis: For the first 5 years of my career I was an elementary school teacher. I taught my students more than just reading, writing, and math. My students learned life lessons that also apply to adults in the business world. The book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten highlights simple life lessons that maybe some of us forget from time to time. Such things...
1 Aug 2017
Juris “Matter Status/Lock”
Kathy Baker, Professional Solutions Consultant, Juris, LexisNexis: On the Matter Code tab there are two options for Status and Lock. Both fields can be used to limit the ability of users to enter new transactions on the Matter. Both fields are self-...
25 Jul 2017
The Newly Implemented PMO at LexisNexis
Briley Hussey, Associate Project Manager, LexisNexis: As LexisNexis experiences growth, and an intake in higher caliber clients – implementing a successful Project Management Office is imperative to the success of the business and onboarding of...
20 Jul 2017
InterAction IQ and Data Minder: a Revolution in Data Quality
Maggie Hepburn, Learning Experience Principal, LexisNexis: So I was reading this article called, “ The Price You Pay for Bad Data ” by Leslie Nienaber. Though her focus is on waste and inefficiencies in direct mail (I get it….how man...
10 Jul 2017
The Power of Owners & Target Dates
Dave Stalsbroten, Senior Project Manager, LexisNexis: “Shoot for the moon – even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” – Norman Vincent Peale We’ve all heard about the power of goal setting, yet it’s eas...
14 Jun 2017
Elena Cutri, Director, Education Services, LexisNexis: Organizations plod through a range of intense changes, from corporate reorganizations to new software implementations to quality-improvement projects. Most rely on strong project managers to stee...
30 May 2017
Have you seen the enhancements to the Quick Navigation feature in Juris 2.8?
Kathy Baker, Professional Solutions Consultant, Juris, LexisNexis: In addition to the existing functions in the Quick Navigation tool, Juris 2.8 brings enhancements to this handy feature. Launch the Quick Navigation tool by using the icon on the Too...
23 May 2017
Knowing When To Outsource Product Training
Elena Cutri, Director, Education Services, LexisNexis: Most large law firms have learning & development teams that include learning professionals working side-by-side with former assistants who displayed talent and interest in training their peer...
12 May 2017
Thoughtful Lists for Successful Events
Drew Sammeth, Client Educator, LexisNexis: We’ve all heard the anecdote, ‘it’s quality, not quantity,’ but is that really true? Unless you’ve only invited your ten best friends, you need some meat on that list. So, I wou...
25 Apr 2017
Eight Tips for Creating Strategic Outside Counsel Guidelines
Outside Counsel Guidelines can be a singularly effective tool for managing outside counsel. When reducing outside counsel costs, improving matter oversight, increasing billing efficiency and promoting better communications with outside counsel are th...
24 Apr 2017
The Rule of Law
I’ve been thinking lately about the Rule Of Law. Not just because it’s what my job indirectly affects every day, by greasing the skids of projects for our clients and promoting the practice of law, but the lar...
17 Apr 2017
InterAction Training Available Coast to Coast!
Hello InterAction Customers! The LexisNexis InterAction training team will be taking our in-house InterAction classes on the road in 2017! The InterAction for Application Administrators and InterAction for Marketing Professionals and Data Steward...
23 Mar 2017
Private Virtual Training is now at your Fingertips
Do you have questions you would like answered in a private session with a Trainer at LexisNexis? Do you have a question that requires a deeper dive than what is possible in a public setting? The “Buy a Trainer” session is set up as a priv...
2 Mar 2017
Choose Your Learning Path
As you may know LexisNexis University is your one stop shop for all your training needs when it comes to the InterAction, Juris, Time Matters, and PCLaw products. Over the years we have spent much time refining the site in order to get our clients t...
21 Feb 2017
6 Tips to Cleaner Law Firm Financials in 2017
Every New Year offers a clean slate to do things better in the future. For solo and small firm attorneys, this is especially true when it comes to managing the firm’s year-end accounting process. According to Tyler Chapman, financial analyst and busi...
27 Jan 2017
LexisNexis InterAction Training Announcement
Hello InterAction Customers! The LexisNexis InterAction training team will be hosting our in-house InterAction for Application Administrators class in downtown Chicago, February 14-16 and May 9-11. As most of our classes are held in Raleigh, NC, w...
24 Jan 2017
Register here for our free InterAction Reporting Webinar, Wed, Jan 25, 2p-3p Eastern. My reporting stream of consciousness (feel free to wear your beret and turtleneck, and snap along): Analyze, interpret, understand, data, pretty, fancy, Excel, me...
17 Nov 2016
Be an Advocate for Automation
Drew Sammeth, Client Educator, LexisNexis: Four months ago I left my law firm as an InterAction Administrator and joined LexisNexis as a client trainer for InterAction. I am thrilled to work directly with clients, passing the knowledge and tips...
25 Oct 2016
Filtering and Searching in Early Data Analyzer
In the eDiscovery world, data size and time are two factors that can impact a project. With the right tool a project doesn’t have to be as daunting as most people might think. It’s Monday morning and your manager drops off a one terabyte hard drive o...
19 Oct 2016
When (And When Not) To Use Synchronized Transcript Subtitles in Trial Presentations
Ever since the concept of synchronized transcripts was introduced to the litigation industry, creation of smaller clips from larger media files has never been easier. While this concept can greatly reduce the amount of time litigation support profes...
5 Oct 2016
Lessons Learned from eDiscovery Applied to Public Records Disclosures
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which over the years has been followed by a variety of other federal, state, and local “open records” laws. In the interest of democracy, we expect our gov...