Cloud computing has become increasingly popular within the legal industry. It has allowed for practice management systems to be created specifically tailored to law firms. Although, some legal practitioners are still leery regarding the use of these systems there are several benefits for a law firm to utilize a cloud based practice management system. In addition to including all of the same features as desktop law office practice management systems they also offer great benefits to virtual law offices and remote office workers.
Some of these benefits include cost savings, improved client communication capabilities, and simplified billing. Now instead of spending large sums of money to upgrade current systems in order to gain these features a law firm can simply transition to a cloud based legal practice management system.
Not only can law firms benefit from the use of cloud based practice management systems they can also take advantage of cloud based eDiscovery systems. With eDiscovery costs skyrocketing to what at times seem to be uncontrollable levels there are many reasons for the use of cloud based eDiscovery systems including:
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