Dec, 2020 · 4 min read
Modern cloud storage technologies have drastically changed how law firms store and manage documents, solving many of the pain points associated with traditional paper documents and filing systems. Contemporary cloud-based legal practice management systems allow lawyers to work their cases and perform other operational activities from home or anywhere they choose. Historically firms had to address document storage and legal practice management as two separate and distinct activities. However modern technologies can eliminate this barrier. Still many practice management and legal document storage vendors maintain this separation requiring firms to continue to use and pay for multiple services. A better approach is to consolidate cloud document storage (e.g., Google Drive, NetDocs or Box) and cloud-based practice management into a unified single solution thereby allowing a firm to:
These benefits are amplified if law firm is using a legacy, on premise practice or case management system and client folders containing physical paper. By converting to an all-in-one cloud solution, a firm will receive all the benefits that modern system provides including:
Caseroads, for example, is designed to streamline the user experience, provide a secure, searchable document repository with the ability to work from anywhere on any type of device. It provides unlimited storage, on redundant servers, automatically backed up, and secured by bank grade 256-bit encryption. Much like Apple did with the iPhone, we believe that providing a unified, seamless legal practice management solution with integrated cloud-based document storage will facilitate user adoption and allow your firm to realize all the critical benefits.