The Discovery Update – September 2019

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The Discovery Update – September 2019

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From the President

Hello,

In this issue of the Discovery Update, we focus on e-discovery and legal technology for attorneys. I hope you find these articles interesting and helpful.

Best,
Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Three Ways Legal Software can Improve Law Firm Oversight

By Nicole Black

Running a busy law firm can be challenging, to say the least. There are lots of moving pieces regardless of your firm’s size, and the more attorneys and staff you add to the mix, the more complicated things become. Staying on top of everyone’s daily schedules and workloads can become a task in and of itself. Add to that the need to track firm finances, incoming leads, and the status of client matters, and the information overload can sometimes feel overwhelming.

Sound familiar? If so, then you might not be using the right legal software. Information overwhelm is a common problem faced by lawyers, but the good news is that it’s a problem easily solved by legal software with built-in tools designed to provide you with the information you need with just the click of a button.

With the right legal software, tracking the ins and outs of the daily activities occurring at your law firm is easier than you’d imagine. The right features can make all the difference and provide you with the oversight tools you need to run an efficient and streamlined law firm. Here are just a few examples of tools that will provide you with the information you need so that you can stay on top of your law firm.

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How to Leverage Technology to Further Protect Attorney-Client Privilege

By One Legal

Technology has seen remarkable advances in recent years. In a short time, we have gone from dictation, typewriters, and fax machines to the ability to research and draft entire legal pleadings on a device that can be held in your hand.

Technology has been a great improvement in the practice of law. But texting, posting on social networks, and instant messaging all create new threats for attorneys and new client expectations in how they communicate with their counsel. This can be a liability as far as attorney-client privilege. Nonetheless, attorneys and law firms should use this caution as an opportunity to safeguard and bolster their security to better represent their clients.

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THREE WAYS LEGAL SOFTWARE CAN IMPROVE LAW FIRM OVERSIGHT

HOW TO LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY TO FURTHER PROTECT ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE

FIVE MAJOR WAYS CLOUD COLLABORATION APPS ARE AFFECTING E-DISCOVERY

HOW E-DISCOVERY ACCOMMODATES OUR EVOLVING MODES OF COMMUNICATION

CLIENT-DRIVEN INNOVATION: THE FUTURE OF LEGAL TECHNOLOGY

iTIMEKEEP – TIME ENTRY FOR ATTORNEYS

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

Three Ways In-House Attorneys are Using e-Discovery Software to Reduce Legal Spend

The Pros and Cons of Ditching Law Firm Servers in Favor of the Cloud

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Five Major Ways Cloud Collaboration Apps are Affecting e-Discovery
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How e-Discovery Accommodates Our Evolving Modes of Communication
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Client-Driven Innovation: The Future of Legal Technology
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iTimeKeep – Time Entry for Attorneys
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