Do you know what your cyberinsurance policy covers?
For more information on what’s covered, visit your cyberinsurance policy or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does your firm require full-disk encryption on every work-purpose mobile device or laptop? Do you know if your client’s information is safe and confidential? If your computer or mobile device is password…Read more
Are you the victim of annoying telemarketing, spam or robotic phone calls? Did you know that there are several ways to reduce spam calls? First, add your phone number to…Read more
Are you prepared for a hard drive fail or an office-server failure? Do you own a three-copy backup? If not, ABA TECHSHOW 2018 speaker and planning board member, Barron Henley, suggests not to…Read more
Have you received a very official-looking email that says “your password has expired” or “change your password now”? Before you investigate, be aware that phishers are using this clever scam…Read more
Did you run the perfect search four weeks ago and can’t remember what the search terms were? Fastcase 7 has expanded search history. View your search terms, jurisdictions, and search date…Read more
How will you keep a record of your communications with the client? One alternative is to text using email. You can send a text message through email if you know your client’s phone carrier. Texts sent via email are easier to track and store in your firm’s case management system.
For questions about using email and texts with clients, email Courtney Troutman at email@example.com.
The January 2018 issue of the South Carolina Lawyer magazine has a helpful article by Barbara M. Seymour which outlines exactly how a lawyer must handle unclaimed funds. It also includes advice on making sure you don’t have a problem with unclaimed funds in the future.
Make sure your firm is compliant and read her article today.
Before you run out to make any decisions, be sure to review the new Selecting New Technology webpage from PMAP. This member resource contains checklists to make solid technology decisions for the new small law firm. It also contains lists to help you answer questions such as how to choose a “Mac” Computer, how to choose practice management software and what are the must-have tools for your law practice?
Have questions about technology upgrades? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Findlaw.com made three tech predictions – that legal bots will become more common, legal developers will find more uses for blockchain in the form of smart contracts and new cyber attacks will continue to shake the world.
The MyCase blog predictions include the rapid adoption of cloud services such as Office 365.
Also, that AI (artificial intelligence) is already becoming embedded in all kinds of software (legal research provider Fastcase is working to make AI available to lawyers), email will soon become a disfavored avenue of communication with clients and more lawyers will need to develop niche practices to combat alternative legal providers online.
Contact email@example.com with questions.