uLawPractice Blog

Watch how automation is taking over invoicing for lawyers

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 27, 2018 6:04:12 AM

Modern law offices are now capable of generating and managing invoices speedily and with impeccable acuity.

Read More

Earn CPD this Friday & learn to stop wasting time w/ disbursement mgmt

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 24, 2018 6:15:00 AM

Friends of uLaw: we have an important message for you regarding the manner in which most firms in Ontario are managing their disbursements throughout the course of the client lifecycle.

Read More

Former OBA president arrested, charged for forging divorce docs

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 21, 2018 6:23:00 AM

Prominent Hamilton lawyer James Morton is facing a slew of criminal charges mostly related to forgery and divorce after he turned himself in at a police station in June.

Read More

Are there too many lawyers in Ontario?

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 20, 2018 5:41:00 AM

Each year hundreds of new lawyers are pumped into a saturated and increasingly competitive labour pool as scores of students continue to enroll themselves into Ontario law schools. Nevertheless, there will soon be a ninth law school opening in the province. While most benchers at the Law Society of Ontario are in support of this new school, a few naysayers are worried about the future of an increasingly competitive and shrinking job market, particularly for young and inexperienced lawyers.

Read More

Precautions for lawyers to take in the wireless world

Posted by Terry Curtis on Aug 16, 2018 10:12:54 PM

The modern smartphone and, to a lesser extent, the tablet have become indispensable tools in the management of your practice.  

Such power, mobility and convenience, however comes with some security vulnerabilities that can be somewhat mitigated with a few security practices that should become part of your professional life.  In todays world practice management is carried out almost entirely with laptops and mobile phone and both these devices are predominantly wireless. 

Practice management and legal accounting software such as uLaw, PcLaw and others, contain all your client and business data. You will want to take extreme  care to protect yourself and your business in this capable but vulnerable wireless world.  Let us examine in this article the potential problems and remedies that you can take to reduce risk.

Read More

Topics: Blogs

16 ways uLaw works as your personal digital assistant

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 14, 2018 6:40:00 AM

A lot of clerical, managerial, archival, bookkeeping and accounting work goes into managing a law firm while also remaining in compliance with legal regulators.

Read More

Friday webinar: “starting a new business”

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 13, 2018 4:52:00 AM

Increasing numbers of lawyers and paralegals are beginning to shift towards working for themselves instead of working for larger firms. There are a lot of huge benefits, and we want to show you how to get started!

Read More

5 things sole practitioners say about going solo in law

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 9, 2018 11:18:57 AM

Law schools across the country are pumping out graduates hungry for experience at an alarming rate, and the result is that big law firms are getting pickier and picker when it comes to hiring lawyers because there's just so many to choose from.

Read More

Radan Rusev: a lawyer who likes his numbers

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 8, 2018 6:06:14 AM

After all the paperwork is filed, the signatures signed, and the money handed over, Radan Rusev says the most enjoyable part of his job is when he’s working with young people closing their first home purchase.

Read More

Lawyer & Mediator Sina Hariri remarks on career as Sole practitioner

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Aug 7, 2018 5:22:04 AM
Unlike the way they’re portrayed in movies, not all lawyers are confrontational and irate characters whose approach to law and life in general is rigid and argumentative. This is certainly not the case for Sina Hariri, a family lawyer and mediator based in Toronto.
Read More