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What Can Managed Service Providers Do for Law Firms?

Posted by Keith Shaffer Mar 4, 2020 6:38:23 AM

The average law firm in the U.S. employs less than 10 people. This generally means that each individual in the firm is very active and do not have the time to manage computer networks or update computer workstations. . The average law firm does not have the resources to hire an IT team, but is still plagued with the same obstacles other competitors have on a daily basis. Working with a managed service provider (MSP) can be the most cost-effective solution for handling IT challenges within the firm.

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Topics: MSP, Document Control, Law Firms

The Importance of Document Management for Law Firms

Posted by Keith Shaffer Jul 29, 2019 8:03:00 AM

Proper document management is vital for law firms as it promotes information security. Securing law firms and their clients’ information is extremely important because losing an important document can have a direct, immediate impact on a client’s case; clients can also pursue legal repercussions against law firms if they mismanage or lose their documents. Part of proper document management for law firms is having a detailed audit trail for changes made to a document. This can include who made changes to a document, when the changes were made, and if copies were downloaded. The audit trail allows the law firm to recognize every change and track it back to whoever made the change. This helps law firms comply with regulations and establishes trust with clients that share confidential information with the law firm.

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Topics: Document Control, Law Firms