2015 was a dynamic year of growth for the legal industry, and for the business of law, with increased growth potential apparent for firms of all areas and sizes. The common theme among successful firms this year? A willingness to embrace change, increase efficiency and engage.
As nice as new features, integrations and solutions are for your legal practice management – we started discussions on how they apply to you and your firm. We started conversations, shared our tips, with some of the best legal tech innovators, practitioners, niche experts and more.
We’ve selected the best Clio webinars of 2015 for you to equip your firm for the changes and opportunities of 2016.
There are 24 billable hours in a day. How many are you currently missing out on?
Law firm automation has been a trending term in the legal industry for the last few years, and yet most firms are still not capitalizing on opportunities to correctly delegate un-chargeable work, utilize resources and earn money while they sleep.
Joshua Lenon, Clio’s Lawyer in Residence, and Debbie Mignola, Founder of Intake123 discuss and pinpoint the key ways in which you can automate your firm; from utilizing alternative staffing methods, the correct tools for task automation, maximizing productivity and letting your law firm work for you.
The obstacles and speed bumps encountered when onboarding a client can often disrupt the flow of your case, pre-closure tasks and have long term effects on your discourse of business – before even delving into the painful process of closing a case properly and receiving payment for your work.
Take a 360-degree view to handling a case; from the opening to closing steps, and everything in between.
We have a selection of industry professional (Joshua Lenon, Lawyer in Residence, Clio, David Tulkin, Senior Business Development Manager at Fundbox, Michael Chasin, Founder of Lexicata) addressing the various interesting moments of a case, and how each one should be optimized for a seamless experience, allowing your firm to grow.
In line with the common theme of technology providing a multitude of choices and benefits for lawyers no matter what the task at hand, resource tools for legal research has been dramatically impacted by these advances. But with choice can also come confusion. Decisions, such as how to balance this new technology against suitability, costs, time, due diligence and more can be overwhelming, but integral to the modern practice of law.
We reviewed it and found we have to back to the basics, and create a legal research plan.
With our Lawyer in Residence, Joshua Lenon, and Fastcase CEO Ed Walters, we review a multitude of resource tools and how to optimize them for advanced legal research: from search engines, to local and state resources, the value of academic publishing to firms, and the tools to enable attorneys to complete research with ease.
Whilst many of Clio’s features are designed to automate tasks, increase cash flow, and create a healthier and successful business – there’s an imperative feature of legal practice that no tools or upgrades can fix. Looking after yourself in the practice of law so that you, and your client, can have a seamless and productive experience.
Speaking from 12 years of experience, practicing attorney and mindfulness advocate, Jeena Cho addresses the imperative issue of mental health – through mindfulness. Focus productivity and avoid burnout. Jeena discusses tools for stress and anxiety management, balance, and practical mindfulness techniques to incorporate and practice in your everyday life.
The balancing of running a business, and a legal practice, is growing increasingly overcomplicated for modern attorneys. Business transactions have struggled to seamlessly integrate into the running of a practice; there are still ethics to be upheld, client expectations to meet, a successful business to manage – and practice law when possible.
Better billing and ensuring accuracy, is essential.
In this webinar with Clio’s Lawyer in Residence Joshua Lenon, and LawyPay’s Janelle Benefeld, we discuss the optimized way to bill your clients from a 360-degree view. From the ethical issues that affect your long-term cash flow, to billing best practices, managing invoicing and accounts receivables, and how to enable your firm with these features.