Local vs. Cloud vs. Hosted
When it comes to law office software, firms should weigh the benefits of all the features and functions as they relate to their specific workflow. However, an often overlooked aspect of purchasing new software is choosing the right network to run that software. The choice is paramount in providing an optimal experience for the firm’s today and into the future. Just as firms would research features like document management, time entry and mobility, the network that’s right for you must be considered carefully. To help make an informed decision, below is an outline of the three most widely used network configurations in use today. Continue reading “What to Consider When Choosing the Right Network for Your Legal Software”
In recent years law firm pricing has migrated away from hourly rates to alternatives that include fixed or flat fees, percentage and contingency fees. This movement is driven by law firms as clients increase their efforts to obtain hourly rate discounts and apply greater scrutiny to bills, questioning both hours billed and staffing (numbers and levels of lawyers). In this environment, hourly billers face ever-increasing pressures that actually penalize firms for efficiency. Although this article will focus on one example of alternative pricing—fixed or flat fees—the principles apply to contingent, percentage and other alternatives, as well.
Continue reading “Creating Profitable Fixed Fee Pricing from the ABA”
PerfectLaw is pleased to announce the release of iSlips 2.0 for Android devices. In this update, the Search has been reworked to make selecting matters quicker and easier; time entry has been updated to utilize the keypad layout; and the user interface has been updated to resemble the look and feel of the iOS app, providing a uniform presence amongst all versions of the app.
For a brief demo, please refer to the video on the upper-right. If you’d like more information about iSlips (for either iOS or Android), please contact us.
PerfectLaw’s Virtual Training saves law firms significant amounts of time and money by eliminating the need to travel or “make time.” With numerous ways to access PerfectLaw’s video library, users are able to learn when it’s most convenient to them. PerfectLaw’s video library is available to all PerfectLaw users through the Help system, training personnel, or upon a request made to the Help Desk. Users are even able to train from home by utilizing PerfectLaw Home Viewing.
For a brief overview of PerfectLaw’s Virtual Training, please watch our animated video. If you think your firm could benefit from Virtual Training, please send us an email.
iSlips 2.0 is the latest release of PerfectLaw’s popular, mobile, time-keeping app. With this latest version, users will now have the ability to look up client and matter information from a single field. Known as “PerfectLaw Quick Search,” users may enter text or numerical characters and quickly pare down the list to the desired client or matter. For a brief video highlighting this feature, please watch the release video.
Beyond the Quick Search, users will notice an entirely updated interface, look, and feel. If you believe your firm would be interested in using iSlips for iOS or Android, please contact us for more information.