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Explore topics related to document automation, process management, stress management and other topics designed to help legal professionals find better ways to practice law.

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Improving Your Law Firm with Technology

If you’re a firm owner or partner, you probably feel some pressure to improve your practice. “Some” might be an understatement because you regularly get email solicitations or LinkedIn messages from legal technology vendors emphasizing all of the challenges firms face.

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The Value of Document Automation for Small and Mid-Size Law Firms

Document automation is technology that helps lawyers draft legal documents quickly and accurately. Get a better understanding of common misconceptions about the technology and learn more about its benefits for law practices.

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Case Study: A Family Lawyer Wins Back Weekends with His Family

“It used to take me up to 2 hours to generate an entire set of documents for my clients. In Lawyaw, I generate everything in 20 minutes tops."

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Tips for Evaluating Document Automation Solutions

It's common for busy legal professionals to feel a little overwhelmed by the need to evaluate different technology solutions for their practice. You're an expert in law, not cloud-based platforms, so how are you supposed to choose between dozens of potential tools? This article will give you an overview of important features that you will help you compare solutions (and, no, we don't only talk about Lawyaw).

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Case Study: An Estate Planning Firm Improves Efficiency and Morale

After more than 14 years running a firm specializing in estate planning and probate, Cleve Hill, of Hill & Watchko, was looking for a way to improve efficiency for repetitive processes like document drafting and filling out standardized court forms.

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Managing Change and Preparing for New Technology

Improving your law firm in an increasingly competitive landscape often rests on technological upgrades for increasing capacity. This could be an attempt to increase efficiency, decrease costs or reduce repetitive administrative tasks.

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5 Ways to Improve Profitability in Your Law Firm

Running a law firm offers countless opportunities to be of service to others. So, it’s easy to imagine why so many lawyers forget to build a firm that serves them. Here are a few tips about increasing profitability.

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Creating a Client-Focused Legal Practice

In today’s world, where clients are used to the instant gratification enabled by services like Uber, Amazon and Netflix, modern law firms need to focus on making the client journey as lightweight and convenient as possible in order to grow their client base.

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Imagining the Law Firm of the Future

Where we are today isn’t necessarily the endpoint of legal tech development. It’s probably only the beginning. This article will look at how some of the emerging trends we see today will continue to evolve and shape the law firm of the future..

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Case Study: Litigation Firm Gains Competitive Advantage While Saving Time

Document automation helps Hutcherson Law achieve scale efficiently

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Stress Management: Tips for Busy Legal Practitioners

Legal practitioners tend to have a profound passion for their work. While that passion and drive can be a great thing for their livelihoods, their clients and the moral landscape of their communities, it can also lead to unhealthy amounts of stress. Here are a few tips to improve how you manage stress.

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The Value of Mindfulness for Legal Professionals

Mindfulness is the practice of being present with your body and your mind. Rather than the concept of “bliss” where everything is perfect, mindfulness is about being able to be aware of your thoughts and feelings without being triggered by any emotions that you have attached to said thoughts. 

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Case Study: How an Estate Planning Attorney Improved Profitability

“I can cut down the time from 10 hours to about 4 hours. Now I've gone from losing to making money on every will I write."

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One Million Documents Created

Lawyaw is a company created by lawyers with one goal in mind — find better ways to practice law by using technology to solve repetitive tasks like document drafting.   That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our recent milestone of one million documents created within Lawyaw’s platform.

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Optimizing Client Touchpoints with Virtual Reception Services

Many solos and small firms are turning to legal answering services to help them improve client experience (and satisfaction). The experts at Ruby provided a few thoughts about why now is a great time to consider adding virtual reception, and what you’ll want to know when evaluating different types of solutions in the space.

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eBook: Implementing Alternative Fee Agreements

There are a variety of advantages that solo, small and mid-size legal practices can realize by considering alternative fee arrangements. While we're not ready to say the billable hour is nearing extinction, there are some interesting opportunities for structures that create more predictability for firms and better client experience.

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Perfecting Remote Client Intake

It should come as no surprise that, along with the transition to remote work, the number of face-to-face meetings between attorneys and clients has dropped significantly due to COVID-19. Have small and mid-sized law firms met that challenge with a solid strategy for collecting client information remotely? 
Not exactly.

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Commonly Automated Documents by Practice Type

Legal professionals are using Lawyaw to turn their own Microsoft Word documents into model templates to reduce errors and cut down on the amount of time spent on repetitive drafting. The types of projects that Lawyaw users have successfully integrated into an automated document workflow are wide ranging and include nearly all practice areas and jurisdictions.

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