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

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

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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 Managers

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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.

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.

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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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

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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.

What can You do if You Think Your Agent or Manager is Scamming You – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

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TRANSCRIPT: What can you do if you think your agent or manager is scamming you? VIDEO: [link]. Hi, I'm attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law questions, to help you take your career and business to the next level.

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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.”

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.

Cardi B Accused of Breaching Contract and Defaming Ex-Manager

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Klenord Raphael, known as "Shaft," alleges being shafted in $10 million lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Business Music Business THR Online

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.

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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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

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

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.”

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.

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

'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

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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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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.

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

Zooey Deschanel Settles Legal Fight With Ex-Manager

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A trial was scheduled to begin in July. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Zooey Deschanel

Practice Management Platform Case.one Unveils New Products and Features At #Legalweek18

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Practice management is a crowded area of legal technology, especially in the smaller-firm market. Even as practice management technology has become more popular in recent years, much of that market remains untapped. The post Practice Management Platform Case.one Unveils New Products and Features At #Legalweek18 appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. No wonder, given that the majority of lawyers in private practice are in solo and small firms.

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

Joe Roth Settles Lawsuit Over Charlie Sheen's 'Anger Management' (Exclusive)

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The Business Anger Management THR, Esq. Jason Shuman claimed he was robbed of tens of millions of dollars in backend compensation when the actor''s financial demands needed to be satisfied. read more. Charlie Sheen Television Joe Roth Business

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

Alanis Morissette Responds to Ex-Business Manager's Apology

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Jonathan Schwartz penned a letter of apology to his community and clients like Morissette after pleading guilty to charges arising from embezzlement. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Alanis Morissette

Zooey Deschanel Claims Manager Brought Strangers Into Her Dressing Room

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In court papers, the actress also says she switched talent agencies upon encouragement as part of an alleged act of retaliation against CAA. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Music THR Online

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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.

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.

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 Adds Batch Invoicing Feature

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Firm Manager, the cloud-based practice management platform from LexisNexis, today is announcing the addition of batch invoicing. The post LexisNexis Firm Manager Adds Batch Invoicing Feature appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General practice management time and billing The new feature uses a “wizard” to guide attorneys through the process of creating a batch of invoices, according to the announcement.

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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LMFAO Wins California Labor Commissioner Fight With Ex-Manager

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The labor commissioner found respondents not only ignored the Talent Agencies Act but "contrived a scheme to cloak their actions with the appearance of legality." read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

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

Johnny Depp's Sister and Assistant Dragged Into Business Managers Lawsuit

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Christi Dembrowski, Nathan Holmes and several others are now named as cross-defendants in the suit. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Johnny Depp

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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.