Being able to adapt to technological trends is beneficial to law firms and lawyers, especially since their clients are becoming more tech-savvy.
Fremont, CA: The advances in technology have required the law sector to adapt and develop technology to cater to the circumstances that necessitate laws to govern and remain relevant.
For now, legal technology companies are mostly startups that focus on disrupting the traditionally conservative legal market by giving law firms and lawyers new ways to serve and provide services to their clients.
Clients would be more encouraged to hire lawyers who are up to date with all the current technological and digital trends. It shows that they are committed to doing their best to represent their clients with all the available assets.
Here are four benefits of using legal technology:
Ease of Research
Using an online legal research platform can help lawyers stay updated with the law and provide them with tools otherwise unavailable with print products.
Adapting to Change
The electronic court filing is used by federal courts with few states incorporating it too. When a time comes when electronic court filing is mandatory, utilizing litigation support software will help ease into this transition. Litigation support software helps in aiding lawyers in the process of litigation and document review.
Law firms can utilize different software that automates multiple areas of the business that needs management. From setting up scheduled meetings, tasks, document management, and even legal time and billing, which can be automated, helping lawyers spend less time on such tasks. The law firm can also decrease the cost of paying an assistant or office manager to do the administration works.
Better Customer Experience
Customer satisfaction is a priority for lawyers and legal technology can help with it. Software like e-mail marketing helps reach out clients and keep them engaged, live cat feature on the firm’s website can help increase customer satisfaction and translate website visitors to clients.