More than a Year in Testing, the Firm Manager Solution Puts the
Speed, Reliability and Security of the Cloud in the Hands of Independent
Based in “the cloud” the Firm Manager service is especially tailored for independent attorneys and law firms – LexisNexis estimates there are 500,000 practicing in
"Being able to access my data from almost anywhere is a huge convenience for me,” said John Szymankiewicz, Esq., with the
“In a recent study of cloud computing in the legal industry, lawyers at independent law firms identified mobility and access to their data from anywhere as the top benefits of the law cloud,” said attorney
A majority of small law attorneys indicated they are warming up to the idea of using cloud technologies for their firms, despite continuing concerns over data security. More than 72% said their law firm was more likely to use cloud-based tools this year than they were in previous years. The Firm Manager service brings the long standing resources and experience LexisNexis has in serving the legal industry, to provide attorneys with the confidence that their data is secure.
“The cloud” simply means that the Firm Manager service is web-based, which provides small law firms with the ability to access and manage their law practice through a web browser. No software installation is required and small law firms can avoid the infrastructure investment costs, such as purchasing servers and hiring the technical staff, necessary to maintain it.
“As a solo practitioner, I really don't have the time or expertise to troubleshoot my IT or software issues. I want something that's easy to use and does what I need done,” added Mr. Szymankiewicz. “Firm Manager works for me. I know that my data is secure and backed up; I can access my data from almost anywhere, and I know that the system will work when I need it."
The Firm Manager service, which offers an incredibly fast response time, provides the functions and features an independent law firm should expect in a software product with a simple elegance. The key features include:
This launch of the Firm Manager service is a new vision of an earlier version of Firm Manager launched three years ago. The Firm Manager team has conducted research with hundreds of attorneys and re-engaged the guidance of a highly reputable customer advisory board. The service announced today has been in essence, constructed by independent attorneys, for independent attorneys and small firms, nationwide.
The Firm Manager service is priced on a subscription model that costs
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