Are your computer programs and systems meeting expectations? Are your attorneys looking for better solutions? Does your technology lag behind that of your clients or competitors? Are you ready to take a look at your current systems?
These are important questions in running a successful law practice, and Steiner & Associates can help you address them. Michael Steiner, CLM (Certified Legal Manager) and founder of Steiner & Associates, has unique qualifications in law firm management and has increased efficiencies at law firms in Hawaii and the mainland for over 20 years. Working with your management team, Steiner can perform a user-biased review of your technology and provide an honest and independent assessment.
With an eye on user functionality and process simplification, Steiner will work with your attorneys, legal support staff, management, IT professionals, and "back-office" personnel to determine if your current technology allows your users to efficiently create, share, organize, and retrieve data in a manner that best serves your firm's needs. These key technology components include:
Technology Review:Assess/Implement Best Practices Enhance User Productivity:Document/Email/Records Management Systems Integration:Litigation/Accounting/Billing/Cost Recovery Communication Tools:VoIP/Telephony/Video Conferencing/PDA
An assessment of these areas will ensure that your technology systems provide the foundation required to be competitive. Should upgrades be considered, Steiner & Associates offers the project management services required to successfully implement solutions to enhance your firm's technological functionality.
Are you confident in the following areas?
TECHNOLOGY REVIEW - ASSESS/IMPLEMENT BEST PRACTICES:
System reliability and confidence System speeds and glitches
Integration of programs Program functionality
Ease of use Training and efficiencies
ENHANCE USER PRODUCTIVITY - DOCUMENT/E-MAIL/RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS:
Document organization Matter centricity
Records managementStorage and retrieval
E-mail organization Retention and destruction
SYSTEMS INTEGRATION - LITIGATION SUPPORT/ACCOUNTING/BILLING/COST RECOVERY:
Trial preparation software Electronic Data Discovery
Firm-wide calendar Litigation coverage, LPL, client service