Breaking: Practice Management Platform MyCase Sold to Private Equity Group

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The practice management platform MyCase has been sold to a private equity firm, it was announced this morning. MyCase covers the entire client lifecycle with Lead Management, Case Management, Billing and Invoicing, and robust Reporting.

Practice Management Platform PracticePanther Takes ‘Large’ Private Equity Investment

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Panther Software, Miami-based developer of the cloud-based law practice management platform PracticePanther, is announcing today that it has taken an investment from Alpine SG, a portfolio company of the San Francisco private equity firm Alpine Investors. The post Practice Management Platform PracticePanther Takes ‘Large’ Private Equity Investment appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General Legal Practice Management Software practice management PracticePanther

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When Stars Sue Managers Over Money: Who Should You Believe?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Johnny Depp blames being broke on his former financial advisers, while Alanis Morissette's ex-business manager is behind bars. Business Business THR Weekly Magazine Power Business ManagersTHR polled moneymen on if Depp and Morissette or their reps should be in the clear. read more. THR, Esq.

Breaking Practice Management News: Tabs3 Acquires CosmoLex to Expand in the Cloud

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There is major acquisition news today involving practice management technology. Software Technology LLC, developer of Tabs3 Software , a leading desktop law practice management program, has acquired CosmoLex , one of the leading cloud-based practice management platforms.

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.

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.

Case Management Company Filevine Acquires Lead-Management Company Lead Docket

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While there, I took a detour to visit Filevine , the case management company that is headquartered in Provo, where I met with Ryan Anderson , cofounder and CEO, and Travis Tidball , SVP marketing and growth. It has acquired Lead Docket , a West Virginia-based lead tracking and intake management product, in an all-cash deal. Filevine plans eventually to introduce a lead management product based on Lead Docket’s technology and embedded into the Filevine platform.

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Litera Acquires Litigation Management Platform Allegory Law from Integreon

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In March , Alma Asay joined Litera , after founding and then selling to Integreon the litigation management platform Allegory Law. Its purpose is to unify and manage all the information a litigation team needs regarding case documents, evidence and witnesses.

Johnny Depp Settles Blockbuster Lawsuit Against Business Managers

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

About a month away from a trial that would have captivated the entertainment industry, Johnny Depp has settled his blockbuster lawsuit against his former business managers.

Legal Management Software Company Rippe & Kingston Rebrands As SurePoint Technologies

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Rippe & Kingston Systems, a Cincinnati-based company that has provided legal and financial management software to law firms since 1982, has changed its name to SurePoint Technologies.

Law Practice Management Company PracticePanther Names New CEO

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The cloud law practice management company PracticePanther is announcing today that it has named Soumya Nettimi as its chief executive officer. This is the second major news development this week involving a practice management company. Since then, she has worked in a number of management roles, most recently as a senior product leader at Amazon Web Services. In just a few years, the team at PracticePanther built the leading solution in legal practice management software.

Another 20 Questions: Manager Agreements

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This weeks topic deals with artist management agreements. Commission Base : Artists will want to make the “Commission Base” as close to a net number as possible, the managers will want to have it be some form of modified gross. Term : Most managers do not like to have less than a five year term, but younger managers should expect to see that period broken down into a couple of options, usually performance based options. Good managers do not want to touch the money.

Why the Managers are suing California over the Talent Agencies Act.

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The National Conference of Personal Managers is suing the State of California, Governor Edmund G. Although he suit was dismissed by the District Court in March of this year, the Managers have now filed their appeal in the 9th Circuit, alleging the District Judge's ruling was in error and an abuse of discretion. The Managers are represented in the appeal by a dream team of constitutional scholars, led by Stephen Rohde, Ryan Fowler, Christopher Good and Bill Ferguson.

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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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Another 20 Questions: Manager Agreements

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This weeks topic deals with artist management agreements. Commission Base : Artists will want to make the “Commission Base” as close to a net number as possible, the managers will want to have it be some form of modified gross. Term : Most managers do not like to have less than a five year term, but younger managers should expect to see that period broken down into a couple of options, usually performance based options. Good managers do not want to touch the money.

LexisNexis Firm Manager Introduces New Pricing Tiers and New Features

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Firm Manager, the cloud-based practice management platform from LexisNexis, today introduced a new two-tiered subscription model and new features to go along with the new pricing. Starting today, Firm Manager is offering two subscription prices: The Starter plan, at $29 per user per month, which includes case management, calendar syncing with Google Calendar and Microsoft […]. General Firm Manager LexisNexis

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"[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.

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.

Entity Management Company Athennian Steps Out Of Stealth And Into An $8M (CAD) Series A

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Athennian provides software that allows legal departments and professional services firms to automate management of subsidiaries and legal entities. Entity management “may be the largest source of structured data in all of legal,” he said.

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.

LawNext Episode 72: Managing Legal Matters with Microsoft Teams

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As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced legal professionals to work remotely, many are scrambling to find the best tools and technology to help them manage their legal matters and continue to closely collaborate with their colleagues. Our guests for this episode of LawNext believe that Teams is a powerful tool for lawyers working from home and one that can effectively serve as a full matter-management platform for law firms and legal departments, entirely within Office 365.

Practice Management Software ‘Credenza’ Shutting Down

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The law practice management system Credenza is shutting down, according to a notice on its website. The post Practice Management Software ‘Credenza’ Shutting Down appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management“Credenza has reached end-of-life,” says the notice. “Effective 60 days after your August 2016 renewal date, Credenza will no longer be offered or supported.”

Another 20 Questions: Manager Agreements

Music Technology Policy

This weeks topic deals with artist management agreements. Commission Base : Artists will want to make the “Commission Base” as close to a net number as possible, the managers will want to have it be some form of modified gross. Term : Most managers do not like to have less than a five year term, but younger managers should expect to see that period broken down into a couple of options, usually performance based options. Good managers do not want to touch the money.

Cardi B Files $15M Countersuit Against Ex-Manager

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The hip-hop star alleges Klenord Raphael, known as "Shaft," breached contractual and fiduciary duties. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

CosmoLex Now Integrates with NetDocuments for Document Management

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CosmoLex , the cloud-based practice management application, is today introducing an integration with the cloud document-management platform NetDocuments. The user is able to see and manage the associated folder structure in NetDocuments and the lists of documents within each folder. Last October, CosmoLex was acquired by Software Technology LLC, developer of Tabs3 Software , a leading desktop law practice management program.

Citrix Will Soon Launch Its Own Law Practice Management Platform

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In case you think the market for practice management software isn’t already crowded enough, you will soon have another choice. In May, Citrix will launch ShareFile Legal, a practice management platform that will be tightly integrated with the company’s file storage and sharing platform, Citrix ShareFile. The post Citrix Will Soon Launch Its Own Law Practice Management Platform appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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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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

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.

Managed Services Veteran Ed Sohn Leaves EY Law To Join Axiom Spin-Off Factor

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Ed Sohn , a veteran managed services executive who last year joined EY Law when it acquired Pangea3 from Thomson Reuters, has now joined Factor , the managed services company that spun off last year from legal services company Axiom , where he will serve as its head of solutions. In January, the company took on its current name , after previously operating as Axiom Managed Services following its 2019 spin-off from Axiom.

Stan Lee Sues Ex-business Manager for Fraud

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The suit comes after sources close to the comics legend expressed concerns about elder abuse. read more. THR, Esq. Heat Vision Movies Movies THR Online Stan Lee

Artist Management Agreements

Music Technology Policy

New artists often think that the first person they need on their team is a “manager”. They’ve all heard the stories of the “big” managers who can snap their fingers and make something happen for their clients. The reality is that when an artist is just starting out, those first 1,000 to 10,000 units are just as hard to sell for the new artist using Internet based tools as it is for the big manager with the major label backing. .

Nancy Pelosi announces seven impeachment managers

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Practice Management Software ‘Credenza’ Shutting Down

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The law practice management system Credenza is shutting down, according to a notice on its website. The post Practice Management Software ‘Credenza’ Shutting Down appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management“Credenza has reached end-of-life,” says the notice. “Effective 60 days after your August 2016 renewal date, Credenza will no longer be offered or supported.”

Featured Resource: Ultimate Guide to Corporate Legal Case Management Software

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This week’s featured resource: The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Legal Case Management Software. Description: In this guide to corporate legal case management software, we’ll provide the ultimate know-how for choosing a platform that best meets your needs and the benefits your office stands to gain. Topics covered: How legal case management software can help you and your department. How to choose the right case management software.

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

Firm Manager Now Has In-App Document Editing

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Firm Manager, the LexisNexis online practice-management platform for solo and small-firm attorneys, rolled out several enhancements yesterday, the most notable of which is in-app document editing. This new feature allows a user to open, edit and save documents from within the Firm Manager application. The post Firm Manager Now Has In-App Document Editing appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management

Former SAG Manager Facing Federal Embezzlement Charges

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Michelle L. Dancy was charged in a nine-count indictment. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online SAG SAG-AFTRA Labor

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Investment Firm to Take Majority Share in Factor, the Axiom Managed Services Spin-Off

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The managed services company Factor , one of two companies that spun off last year from legal services company Axiom , said today that one of its original investors, the investment firm Carrick Capital Partners, will multiply its stake in the company to become its majority shareholder.

[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.

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