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The Importance of Client Feedback for Law Firms

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

The Importance of Client Feedback for Law Firms

Feedback lets you know what about your practice and service is working and what isn’t. By understanding this, you know what to keep doing and what to stop doing. Asking for feedback also lets your clients know that you care about how your service is perceived and that you’re committed to quality. The Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions Blog claims that there’s only one thing more important than gathering feedback from your clients, and that’s responding to the feedback you get from clients. Are you regularly soliciting feedback? Are you...

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Social Media & Your Firm

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Social Media & Your Firm

Social media is everywhere. It’s the way of today, whether we like that fact or hate it. Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are the top sites but there are hundreds of social media sites out there. The reality is that people have come to expect information to be readily available on social media. They want to share their opinions and engage with other users over the internet. What does this mean for your business? It means you need to have a presence online too. Research suggests that mid-sized firms that have a social media presence are...

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How Tech-Savvy is Your Firm Staff?

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

How Tech-Savvy is Your Firm Staff?

According to the American Bar Association in an article published by the Legal Solutions Blog, lawyers are less tech-savvy than other professionals. While lawyers have embraced smart phones and tablets, they are being used for more administrative tasks than they are being used to really practice law. When it comes to smartphones, close to 10% of lawyers are still not using them. The smartphone of choice for the other 90% is the iPhone. Those smartphones are mostly being used to access the internet and send email. Only 4% of lawyers are using...

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Digital Client File Maintenance for Law Firms

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Digital Client File Maintenance for Law Firms

As you’re well aware, each client requires a file containing everything you need to know about a particular case, capturing important communication, and more. If you have a lot of clients, you have a lot of files. And maintaining these files can become a full time job in and of itself. That’s where Rekall can help. It used to be that files were all paper-based. You had file folders, and you had lots of paper inside those file folders. But that’s not necessary anymore. Besides, what if you – God forbid – had a fire and all of those...

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Law Firm Blogging Offers Crucial Exposure

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Law Firm Blogging Offers Crucial Exposure

If you’re reading this post, thanks. That means you’re paying attention to the Rekall blog. We believe that good blog content is a big part of how you can get your business the exposure it needs to be successful. When it comes to your blog, not only do your topics need to be interesting, but your content needs to be written in a way that make people want to read it. And you need to post content regularly. Another part of successful blogging is allowing for the publishing of comments. Allowing readers to comment on your blog posts creates a...

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Secure Your Law Firm With Safe Password Tips

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Secure Your Law Firm With Safe Password Tips

Here Rekall offers important tips to help you make sure your personal accounts and client information is kept safe online. First, don’t reuse passwords. We know that remembering just a single password is a lot easier than remembering a string of passwords, but just think of the havoc that can ensue if a hacker is able to crack that single password. Trust us, it’s just not worth it. Create some sort of pneumonic device or other trick to help your remember your passwords. But make them difficult to crack (think long and nonsensical) and...

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Making the Most of Your Pre-Court Morning

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Making the Most of Your Pre-Court Morning

Trial & Litigation Consultant and blogger for Small Law Firms Blog Katherine James suggests a specific routine to help you get in the right state of mind before going to court. First things first: take a shower. You’re laughing at how obvious this is? Don’t. Really. Take your shower before you sit down in front of your computer and before you drink your first cup of coffee. Allow your body and mind to wake up before you ask anything of it. Eat a good breakfast. Another obvious sounding element to any productive morning, right? However,...

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Useful Technologies for Solo & Small Practices

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Useful Technologies for Solo & Small Practices

As suggested by prominent attorney Jeremy Byellin in his article “How Solo and Small Firms Can Leverage Technology to its Fullest”, published on the Legal Solutions Blog in March of 2013, there a few key elements of technology that are integral to your success as a solo or small firm. Here are a few of them. The Telephone Make sure that you’re happy with your smartphone. Don’t yet have a smartphone? Please march right over to your provider and get an upgrade. In our digital age, it’s become an expectation – for better or worse...

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Your Firm: Practicing Law vs. Managing Your Business

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Your Firm: Practicing Law vs. Managing Your Business

You will probably have time when business is slow. If business is never slow, you’re lucky in one respect but we hope you have someone to actually manage the day-to-day operations of the firm. When business is slow, use the opportunity to check in with your staff, your operations, and to revamp any systems, processes, or technologies that need a facelift. After all, if there is a learning curve you face, you might as well learn while you have the time. Failing to tend to the operations of your business for too long can wreak havoc on your...

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Social Media For Law Firms

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Legal TechTalk Blog | 0 comments

Social Media For Law Firms

Rekall has shared our thoughts on the necessity for your firm to have a strong presence on social media. You should have an impressive LinkedIn profile and you should probably have a Facebook page too. Twitter isn’t a bad idea either. After all, you want exposure and most people these days are looking up businesses using social media. That said, you’ll want to make sure your clients are careful about what they put on social media sites. More and more evidence is being gathered from social media. According to a study from the American...

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