LexisNexis Firm Manager Will Go Dark on Oct. 31, 2017

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LexisNexis will turn off its Firm Manager practice management platform on Oct. This follows news reported here in January that LexisNexis was discontinuing sales and suspending development of Firm Manager. The post LexisNexis Firm Manager Will Go Dark on Oct. General Firm Manager LexisNexis practice management31, 2017. A LexisNexis spokesperson said that the company will continue to support and operate the platform until Oct.

Breaking: LexisNexis to Discontinue Sales of Its Firm Manager Practice Management Platform

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LexisNexis is discontinuing sales and suspending development of its Firm Manager practice management platform. The post Breaking: LexisNexis to Discontinue Sales of Its Firm Manager Practice Management Platform appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General Firm Manager LexisNexis practice managementThe company sent an email yesterday to consultants and others in its partner network notifying them of the news.

As One Practice Management Site Shuts Down, Another Offers Its Customers Free Access

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Following my report earlier this week that LexisNexis Firm Manager will go dark on Oct. 31, another practice management company announced that it will offer free subscriptions to Firm Manager’s customers. Case.one says it will provide a free subscription for a period equivalent to the remainder of the Firm Manager […]. General Case.one Firm Manager practice managementWell, this is enterprising of them.

Metajure Takes A User-Friendly Approach to Document Management

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Most document management systems have a problem, and that problem is that they are a bother to use. The post Metajure Takes A User-Friendly Approach to Document Management appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General document management system MetajureDocuments have to be filed in a certain way, tagged in a certain way, checked in and checked out. Sharing and collaboration often are not intuitive.

Choosing A Law Practice Management System

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Choosing a Law Practice Management System from Robert Ambrogi. The post Choosing A Law Practice Management System appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice managementBelow is the presentation I gave last week at Above the Law’s Academy for Private Practice in Philadelphia.

Centerbase Practice Management Adds Integration With NetDocuments

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For some time now, I’ve been meaning to write about Centerbase, a relatively new entrant to the law practice management space. The post Centerbase Practice Management Adds Integration With NetDocuments appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Targeted at small- and mid-sized firms, Centerbase is unique for the high degree of configurability available to its users.

[Sponsored] Finally, an All-in-One Practice Management Tool Designed Specifically for Lawyers

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That’s why practice management tools were invented. […]. The post [Sponsored] Finally, an All-in-One Practice Management Tool Designed Specifically for Lawyers appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Above the Law General Sponsored Legal Practice Management Software Legal Tech practice management Product Review Small Law Firms Solo Practitioners Sponsored Content Stephanie Wilkins Technology Zola Media Zola SuiteIn the practice of law, time is money.

10 Reasons You Should Use Practice Management Software

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CC BY-SA 3.0 ([link] via Wikimedia CommonsIn a recent conversation, a lawyer questioned whether practice management software was making him any more productive. That got me to thinking about the reasons to use practice management software in the first place. The post 10 Reasons You Should Use Practice Management Software appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice managementImage by LaurMG. [CC

New Fox News Race Discrimination Complaint Claims "Plantation-Style" Management

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"[T]he only consistency at Fox is the abhorrent, intolerable, unlawful and hostile racial discrimination that was inflicted on minority employees that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment," states one of the suits.

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Johnny Depp Files $25M+ Fraud Lawsuit Against Business Managers

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Depp fired The Management Group in 2016 and his new business manager discovered serious misconduct, according to the suit. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

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In A First For Practice Management Apps, CosmoLex Adds Bank Data Feeds

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CosmoLex says it is the first law practice management product to provide this capability. The post In A First For Practice Management Apps, CosmoLex Adds Bank Data Feeds appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General CosmoLex practice managementThe bank feed is matched against transactions recorded in CosmoLex. In lieu of flowers or candy, CosmoLex is giving its customers something different for Valentine’s Day — automatic, direct bank data feeds.

Johnny Depp Has a "Clear and Epic" Sense of Entitlement, Ex-Managers Say

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In an amended complaint, the ex-managers claim the actor wears an earpiece on set and pays someone to feed him lines so he doesn't have to memorize them.

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Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal

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announced the release of a preview version of a new document management and collaboration platform designed for law firms and legal departments. The post Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Nominees Sought for Innovations in Law Practice Management and Delivery of Legal Services

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The College of Law Practice Management is seeking nominations for its annual InnovAction Awards, which honor innovations in law practice management and the delivery of legal services. The post Nominees Sought for Innovations in Law Practice Management and Delivery of Legal Services appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Michael Jackson's Ex-Manager Takes the Stand in Tax Trial

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Tohme Tohme's testimony could foreshadow an ugly trial ahead in his own legal fight with Jackson's estate. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Michael Jackson

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Book Review: Making the Case for Metrics in Managing Small Law Firms

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The post Book Review: Making the Case for Metrics in Managing Small Law Firms appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Ask a roomful of small-firm lawyers about KPIs, and I’d be willing to bet a good number of them would have no idea what you are talking about. Kitchen patrol in the infantry, maybe? Another group would know about KPIs, but consider them relevant only to large firms or other types of businesses. And then […].

Pricing Gets Murky for Practice Management Applications

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Vendors of cloud-based practice management applications are continually building out their products by adding new features and new integrations with third-party software. The post Pricing Gets Murky for Practice Management Applications appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Overall, that’s a good thing, in that it broadens the options available to law firms and lets law firms tailor systems to their own needs. However, one side effect of all this is […].

Case Management Platform Debuting Today Offers A Twist on Pricing

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Debuting today is a new cloud-based case management platform called Case.one that promises to enable attorneys to work collaboratively on litigation, exchange information, manage their time and billing, create invoices and monitor their ongoing tasks, all within the Case.one platform. The post Case Management Platform Debuting Today Offers A Twist on Pricing appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Microsoft Readies Launch of Practice Management Product for Lawyers

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Microsoft is quietly preparing to formally launch a new practice management product for lawyers in the coming months. The post Microsoft Readies Launch of Practice Management Product for Lawyers appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management The product was scheduled to be announced this month but the announcement has been delayed. It now appears that the product will be rolled out at or around the time of ABA Techshow in April.

Clio Raises the Price of its Practice Management Platform

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The cloud-based law practice management platform Clio has raised its monthly subscription price by 47 percent, from $49 per attorney to $72 per attorney. Previously, attorneys could add support staff for $24 […] The post Clio Raises the Price of its Practice Management Platform appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management

Alanis Morissette Claims Ex-Business Manager Stole $4.7M

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The singer claims her ex-business manager stole, lied and convinced her to turn down performance opportunities. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

Firm Manager Also Adds Foldering for Documents

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I reported here yesterday that the MyCase practice management platform had added foldering to its document management capabilities. As it turns out, another practice management platform, LexisNexis Firm Manager, also rolled out foldering yesterday. Firm Manager now allows users to create folders and subfolders and to move folders from one folder to another. The post Firm Manager Also Adds Foldering for Documents appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Alanis Morissette's Ex-Business Manager Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

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Jonathan Schwatz pleaded guilty to embezzling millions from the singer. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Alanis Morissette

Wiz Khalifa Sues to End Contract with Manager

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The rapper is seeking to end a 360 deal he agreed to when he was 16 years old. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

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Legal Startup Appears to Shut Down After I Question Its Management

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The post Legal Startup Appears to Shut Down After I Question Its Management appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. A legal startup appears to have closed its doors after I began asking about its ties to another legal startup that shut down amid fraud allegations. Near the end of 2016, I became aware of the new startup, called LawTova. Its websites provided no information about the people behind it. But as I looked into […].

Six Questions You Should Ask When Choosing A Practice Management Platform

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With so many practice management systems on the market, how is a lawyer or law firm to choose which is the right fit? The post Six Questions You Should Ask When Choosing A Practice Management Platform appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. It is a curse of riches. I don’t have the answer. But I do have six questions you should be asking to help you decide. I lay them out in my column […].

Practice-Management Platform Clio Converts to Three-Tiered Pricing

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Just one year after adopting a 47 percent increase in its monthly subscription pricing, the cloud-based practice-management platform Clio has announced another major change in its pricing, one that could actually reduce the price for most users. The post Practice-Management Platform Clio Converts to Three-Tiered Pricing appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General Clio practice management

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Charlie Sheen's 'Anger Management' Hit With $50 Million Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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Television Television Charlie Sheen FX Anger ManagementMatthew Belloni UPDATED: Producer Joe Roth is alleged to have developed the show with the aid of Jason Shuman and his company but cut the producer out when Sheen signed on to star in the FX series. The case "has no merit," Roth tells THR.

Hollywood Business Manager: I Stole From Alanis Morissette and Other Clients and I'm Sorry (Guest Column)

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Jonathan Schwartz, who pleaded guilty Jan. 18 to embezzling from clients including Alanis Morissette, pens an essay of contrition and caution for THR. read more. THR, Esq. Business Business THR Online

CosmoLex Evolves from Time and Billing to Full Practice Management

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Since its launch earlier this year as a cloud-based billing and trust accounting platform, CosmoLex has steadily added new features and capabilities, gradually moving towards becoming a full-fledged law practice management platform. That progress continued today with the roll-out of three new features: document storage and management, pre-defined workflows and case notes. General CosmoLex practice management time and billing

Kesha's Mom, Manager Win Dismissal of Dr. Luke Claims

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A New York judge won't let the music producer pursue Pebe Sebert and Jack Rovner for allegedly getting Kesha to repudiate her recording deals with allegations of abuse. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online

Johnny Depp Allowed "Whistleblower" in Business Manager Suit Despite "Perjury" Challenge

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TMG says the "whistleblower" is merely a disgruntled ex-employee who perjured herself. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

AbacusLaw 2015 is An All-New Version of a Practice Management Stalwart

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Among many competing practice management systems, AbacusLaw is a stalwart, on the market for over three decades. The post AbacusLaw 2015 is An All-New Version of a Practice Management Stalwart appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management And while the software has been updated and enhanced over the years, its user interface was dated. Now, AbacusLaw has undergone an overhaul.

Low-Cost Practice Management App Gets the Job Done

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If it is lots of bells and whistles you want in a practice-management application, then read no further. But if you are a solo or small-firm lawyer in the market for a simple, affordable practice-management program that handles all the basics of case management, consider CaseManager from GoodCase Apps Ltd. The post Low-Cost Practice Management App Gets the Job Done appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management

Terrence Howard Sued by Talent Manager Over 'Empire' Money

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His terminated management firm asserts entitlement to 10 percent of his earnings during a seven-year contract to star on 'Empire.' read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Another Practice Management Platform with Document Assembly

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Recently, I wrote about announcements ( here and here ) from two cloud-based practice management applications, Rocket Matter and Clio , that they had added document assembly to their menus of features. General practice management

‘Firm Manager’ Adds Client Portal, Enhances Contacts

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LexisNexis last week rolled out two significant enhancements to LexisNexis Firm Manager , its Web-based practice management application. (See See my earlier posts about Practice Manager here , here and here.). It allows lawyers to share information from within Firm Manager directly with their clients or others outside the firm. The second set of enhancements are to the “contacts&# feature within Firm Manager. Law Office Management Assistance Program.

MyCase Adds Foldering to Enhance Document Management

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The cloud-based practice management application MyCase has added a foldering feature to make it easier for its users to manage their documents, it announced today. The post MyCase Adds Foldering to Enhance Document Management appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General MyCase practice management

Johnny Depp Lives $2 Million-a-Month Lifestyle, Claim Ex-Managers in Lawsuit

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Among the examples of excess listed by TMG is $75 million spent on 14 residences, $18 million spent on a luxury yacht and $30,000 per month spent on wine. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Michael Jackson's Executor, Manager Ordered to Testify in Billion-Dollar Tax Battle

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A U.S. Tax Court judge has also deemed as inadmissible a report from one of the nation's leading First Amendment scholars. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Business THR Online