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.

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.

New Johnny Depp Expenses Disclosed by Ex-Managers in Amended Lawsuit

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These expenditures were revealed in The Managment Group's second amended cross-complaint against the actor. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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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.

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.

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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Lawyerist Launches Directory of Law Practice Management Platforms

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The good news about law practice management software is that recent years have brought a variety of systems to the market. The post Lawyerist Launches Directory of Law Practice Management Platforms appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice managementThe bad news is that choosing one can be daunting. Their features and pricing rarely line up in a way that enables apples-to-apples comparisons.

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Alyssa Milano Files $10 Million Fraud Lawsuit Against Ex-Business Managers

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The actress is the latest star to say the people she trusted to manage her money led her to financial ruin. read more. THR, Esq. Business Business THR Online

[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

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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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.

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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'Girl Meets World' Star Sued by Ex-Music Managers

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The lawsuit centers on revenue from the Disney star's music. read more. THR, Esq. Music Television Music THR Online

Johnny Depp's Former Managers Must Reframe Allegations About Actor's Spending, Judge Rules

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A fraud claim against the actor still stands. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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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

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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.

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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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.

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.

'Game of Thrones' Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Sues Ex-Manager for Fraud

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The actor says he doesn't have to pay Jill Littman commissions from the HBO hit since he terminated their business relationship. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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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

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

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

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 […].

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

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.

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.

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 […].

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

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

Mischa Barton Sues Mother, Claiming Talent Management Exploitation

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The ''O.C.'' star is accusing her mother of withholding her career earnings. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online Mischa Barton

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.

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

Hollywood Managers Back New Appeal Challenging Talent Agencies Act (Exclusive)

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Matthew Belloni Nearly 200 talent managers support an appeal by manager Rick Siegel attempting to challenge Calfornia's law regulating agents and managers.

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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

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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'Straight Outta Compton' Hit with Defamation Lawsuit by Former N.W.A Manager Jerry Heller

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Heller alleges the hit film failed to get his consent, didn't give him compensation, stole his work and tarnished his reputation. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Music Business THR Online

Management Firm Industry Entertainment Sued for Alleged Client-Stealing

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New Wave Entertainment claims manager Paul Brown improperly took actors Laura Prepon and Tommy Dewey with him when he left for Industry earlier this year.

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