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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.

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CANADIAN PRIVACY ACTS - "HOW THEY APPLY TO THE LEGAL PRACTICE USING CLOUD-BASED COMPUTING SERVICES"

Posted by Terry Curtis on May 18, 2018 10:09:50 PM

Lawyers are pretty interested in privacy matters.  In fact, most lawyers are experts in the area of privacy.  That’s why as practice management service providers in the cloud, we get so many questions about privacy and security as it relates to the use of cloud-based applications.  

As with any other business these days, totally abstaining from the cloud is not an option, as such an approach would put a legal practice in a decidedly competitive disadvantage.  The cloud just has too much to offer in terms of cost, convenience and capability.  The legal profession’s response then, from both the various legal societies across the nation and the individual legal firms within each jurisdiction, has been to review Canadian law with respect to privacy, set some guidelines for use and carry out due diligence when it comes to selecting specific online services.

 

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Precautions for lawyers to take in the wireless world

Posted by Terry Curtis on Feb 6, 2018 11:37:31 AM
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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.

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uLaw is Nominated for the 2017 Canadian Lawyer Readers’ Choice Awards

Posted by Terry Curtis on Jun 9, 2017 1:52:52 AM

 

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Lawyers: unlock unrealized & potential revenue

Posted by Terry Curtis on May 23, 2017 12:15:51 PM

There are three things a lawyer ought to know when it comes to getting paid: how much work has been done, whether it’s been billed, and finally whether the bills have been paid.

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KEEPING TRACK OF YOUR INVOICE BALANCE

Posted by Terry Curtis on May 23, 2017 11:22:57 AM

INVOICE BALANCE REPORT GENERATION

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COURT FORMS AUTOMATION - SAVE TIME USING ULAW

Posted by Terry Curtis on May 23, 2017 11:13:22 AM

AUTOMATED COURT FORMS FOR BETTER PRIORITIZATION OF LITIGATION effort

Litigation requires research and time. Addressing the matter at hand requires essential documents from the parties involved to represent the case in front of the court. Appropriate filing of documents with the court for proceeding with the matter is of utmost importance.

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AUDIT PREPARED: Avoid conflicts with software-assisted keystrokes

Posted by Sam Cooley on May 18, 2017 12:54:53 PM

When a solo practitioner first begins representing clients it can appear to be quite easy to avoid conflicts of interest. After all, if you’re just beginning and your law firm is relatively new, it’s highly likely your client base is small enough that the potential for problems to arise may be quite negligible.

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How does Bx, Cx, Ux & Px Change your business - May 2017 Webinar

Posted by Terry Curtis on May 10, 2017 6:06:31 AM
 
 
 

When: May 12th 2017, for 1hr from 3-4pm, Click here to register

Spots are filling up quick for our webinar on issues related to customer satisfaction! Sign up quickly for this webinar and learn how to improve your customer satisfaction.
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PREPARING FOR AUDITS WHILE INCREASING BILLABLE HOURS

Posted by Sam Cooley on May 4, 2017 5:48:06 PM

It might be tempting to fall prey to the prevailing myth that it’s profitable to cut corners occasionally when it comes to legal bookkeeping.

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