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With PCLaw, Save Lawyers Time And Improve Your Firm’s Processes

What are qualities of a good lawyer? Of course, a skilled lawyer is astute, perceptive, supremely knowledgeable and thinks well on their feet. But when evaluating a lawyer’s skill set, one quality that’s often overlooked or dismissed entirely is efficiency.

Any lawyer knows that in addition to demanding clients and challenging cases, they also face mountains of paperwork. Indeed, the more cases a lawyer takes on, the more daunting their paperwork becomes. In order for lawyers to succeed, it remains crucial for them to keep all of their paperwork organized, and easy to track at all times. Effective legal management software is the key for a lawyer’s — and entire firm’s — efficiency and reputation in the long-run.

LexisNexis’s PCLaw is the trusted software of lawyers in the country. Used by over 12,000 firms, PCLaw streamlines accounting and billing, effectively forcing lawyers to make their processes more efficient. One of the software’s biggest advantages is its all-in-one nature — it lets you manage tasks you would normally organize separately. For busy lawyers who already put in long hours, the importance of a time-saving, organizational tool cannot be emphasized enough. PCLaw lets you do trust accounting, client management, billing and accounting, track billable hours, capture expenses all in one place. Moreover, with PCLaw, you can generate reports into your firm’s finances, saving valuable time typically spent on billing and accounting. All this time will let lawyers pour more hours into cases at hand, honing their skill set and ultimately bettering your firm.

Even if lawyers aren’t at the office, they often want to get updates with what’s going on at the firm. PCLaw is available remotely and can be connected through mobile devices, giving you access to your firm’s information at all times.

You also don’t need to worry about spending even more time training lawyers how to use PCLaw. PCLaw has a visually-friendly dashboard that presents important details where you need them. There’s no need to search different areas of the software for what you need. Instead, PCLaw immediately lets you access what you need all in one dashboard.

Still not sure if PCLaw is right for your firm? You can book a free demo, which gives you an in-depth tour of the online billing and accounting software.

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Utilize Your Legal Management Tech With PCLaw Software

Integrating legal management software into your firms daily operations is definitely a step in the right direction. Gone are the days of micromanaging various deposits of information – clients, billing, expenses, etc. – into multiple folders, then having them handled by multiple individuals, who can mishandle and even lose vital documents. Now, you can have a computer software program that compiles, organizes, and tracks all that info for you.

In theory, legal management software is a godsend to legal firms and lawyers everywhere. But only if one is using such software properly.

It’s almost laughable how many companies invest in software, only to not use it properly in the slightest. According to a recent survey by Black Duck Software and North Bridge, 78% of companies are using open-source software (OSS) yet only 3% are using said software in any beneficial capacity.

Legal management software, such as LexisNexis® PCLaw, isn’t in the realm of OSS (though the company does support OSS initiatives) but one could use the survey and extrapolate its findings to the number of firms/businesses using PCLaw or similar software in the same way, namely ineffectively.

Thankfully, an official how-to guide on PCLaw has just been released. Marketed as the definitive manual on LexisNexis’ premiere legal management software, Steven Joseph Best’s “The Lawyers Guide to PCLaw Software” (published by the ABA Law Practice Division) is 300 pages of useful information to anyone who owns and operates PCLaw.

Catering to new and established firms alike, “The Lawyers Guide to PCLaw Software” is comprised of incredibly well-researched documentations (a writing process that took 18 months) on how to implement PCLaw to its fullest potential.

Already used by 30, 000 law firms around the world, PCLaw is one of the (if not the) most widely used legal management software tools on the present market. No doubt that some of the many employees who use the software every day are somewhat confused by its many applications, and that’s what Best’s book is there for, to act as a reference guide and explanation on PCLaw’s capabilities.

If you (or your entire firm) are in that aformentioned boat, then “The Lawyers Guide to PCLaw Software” was written specifically for you in mind. For those reading who have contemplated the purchase of computer software to streamline their firm’s day-to-day operations, be certain to have a copy on hand when you first start using PCLaw.

Read more on the book’s applications and creation process here.

This is a sponsored post brought to you in collaboration with LexisNexis. 

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