COVID-19 changed how many of us work, creating a rapid pivot for many organizations, including law firms, to a hybrid or fully remote work structure. Where once everyone was expected to work onsite at the law firm offices, working from anywhere has become the norm for many law firms. These distributed law firms, with attorneys and staff working from diverse locations, have many benefits. They provide greater flexibility to both the firm and the employees, enabling the firm to hire from a larger talent pool and attorneys and staff to enjoy a better work-life balance, leading to greater employee retention.
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For years, law firms were resistant to moving to the cloud, often citing concerns over security and maintaining client confidentiality. But the cloud brings many benefits to law firms, including increased security and better accessibility. Here are some key benefits of moving your firm to the cloud. More Robust Security One of the most significant benefits of moving operations to the cloud is that it allows for more robust security. Cloud computing enjoys an advantage of economy of scale that is difficult to match with on-site operations. This allows cloud computing operations to invest heavily in top-of-the-line infrastructure, cutting-edge security
The pandemic helped drive law firms to expand the ability for attorneys and staff to work from anywhere. This shift to working from anywhere meant that law firms needed to focus on technology solutions and new ways to automate and maximize their processes to ensure their businesses run smoothly across a combination of remote and hybrid work environments. The ability of document management systems to streamline document management across a variety of work environments enhances their ability to organize, control, and access data. Here are some things to look for when considering document management systems. Document accessibility and increased document