Tag Archives: ABA TECHREPORT

The Ultimate Guide to Legal Payments 

Modern consumers demand convenience, security, and flexibility when paying for their goods and services, and like it or not; legal clients are no different. If your firm fails to provide the payment options that modern clients want, you risk falling short of client expectations. Poor client experience can snowball into a whole host of problems for your firm, including poor …

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TechReport 2022: Solo & Small Firm

As the world emerges from a pandemic that forced the world to change, many lawyers are questioning whether the technological changes we have made in our practices will be permanent or revert to past habits. The 2022 ABA Legal Technology Survey Reports provide insights into these questions so that firms can best position themselves for the future. The research, conducted …

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TechReport 2022: Litigation & TAR

“Slowly but surely” may be an apt phrase to describe the results from the 2022 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report covering Litigation Technology & E-Discovery. More technology is making its way into the courtroom, and it appears that document review tools are becoming more of the norm in law firms for litigation matters but it has been, and still is, …

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TechReport 2022: Marketing & Communication Technology

The results of the 2022 ABA Legal Technology Resource Center’s Legal Technology Survey are in. The survey volume covering marketing and communication technology reveals that while lawyers may have embraced technology in other areas of their practices as a result of the pandemic, not much has changed in how they use technology to market their law practices. Demographic Information The …

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TechReport 2022: Technology Training

Since 2001, the ABA Legal Technology Survey Report has polled lawyers for their opinions about the legal technology options available to them. The Survey focuses on issues relating to technology use, not issues using specific products. One of the areas the Survey investigates is access to and attitudes toward training for the technology lawyers are using in their practice. The …

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TechReport 2022: Technology Budget and Planning

Each year the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center surveys ABA members to discover how lawyers are using technology in their practices nationwide. The 2022 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report is published in five volumes:  Online Research, Technology Basics & Security, Law Office Technology, Marketing & Communication Technology, Litigation Technology & E-Discovery. The published results represent one of the …

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10 Tech Tools That Improve Law Firm Productivity and Profitability

We often hear lawyers say they went to law school to study law, not to learn how to run a firm. When faced with challenging daily tasks, such as managing invoices and reconciling trust account transactions, even the most brilliant legal minds struggle to build a successful practice.   Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. In this article, we …

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TechReport 2022: Practice Management

Technology has been both a friend and foe to the legal industry. Some embrace technology and continue to look for the best existing and emerging technologies to “turbocharge” their practice, while others fear the disruption and uncertainty of adding new gadgets and gizmos to their already-existing successful practice. The onset of COVID in March of 2020 forced many attorneys to …

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Cybersecurity for Law Firms: What Legal Professionals Should Know

This article originally appeared on the LawPay blog.  Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise. And unfortunately, law firms are attractive targets for cybercriminals.  Here’s a breakdown of why law firms of all sizes need to invest even more in cybersecurity and what they can do to keep their offices safe.  Why Law Firms are Popular Targets  The primary reason law …

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TechReport 2022: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a nemesis for law firms these days. We can’t seem to go a single day without hearing about some sort of security event such as a ransomware attack, data breach, newly discovered vulnerability, or some misuse of our information. It will make your head hurt trying to keep up with everything. One helpful tool is to understand the …

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