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Amicus Attorney for Estate Planning Law Firms

Law offices working with sensitive information including wills and estates require a practice management system that stands out from the pack and supports the many needs of their practice area. While Amicus Attorney Premium Edition is designed to work with firms of all types and sizes, here are a few ways it can be customized to meet the needs of your estate planning firm.

What You Should Know About The Heartbleed Bug

Yesterday, researches announced a security flaw in OpenSSL, an encryption tool used to transmit secure data over the Internet. Simply put, they found a loophole that makes it possible for hackers to intercept encrypted data including usernames, passwords, uploaded content and even credit card data.

Review of ABA TECHSHOW 2014 (A Vendor’s Perspective)

Accellis Technology Group attended the ABA TECHSHOW 2014 last week in Chicago. For us, it’s a great way to stay current on new trends and products, as well as to ensure we understand the technology needs of today’s lawyers. With that being said, below are a few of our takeaways from the show.

Accellis Recognized as a Top Managed Service Provider

Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 – Accellis Technology Group has landed on the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition list, a distinguished report identifying the world’s top managed service providers (MSPs). The MSPmentor Top 501 defines Accellis as a leading managed services provider in the IT industry. Accellis has experienced solid growth since 2001 and maintains […]

Accellis Exhibiting at the 2014 ABA TECHSHOW

Accellis Technology Group will be an exhibitor at the ABA TECHSHOW® 2014 on March 27 & 28 Chicago. If you’re going, stop by booth 409 and say hi! (Don’t worry, we don’t bite.) The ABA TECHSHOW is the leading national technology conference for lawyers. It brings together the best and brightest in legal technology. Whether you’re reviewing […]

Mobile Device Management Tips for Law Firms

The BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) discussion is quickly approaching a fevered pitch within the legal industry as firms attempt to balance the need for security against the needs of employee mobility. With many firms no longer providing phones and / or tablets for their staff, employees are forced to purchase their own devices and […]

The Most Underutilized Features in Worldox

As a Software Consultant in the legal industry, I work with a lot of people who use Worldox daily. For the most part they are happy with the program. However, I’ often encounter users who “wished” it could do more. When I listen to their “wish list,” I always find myself saying, “It does that […]

Tips for Selecting and Implementing a Document Management System

In order to build any structure, there are three key components: A good foundation, proper tools, and skilled professionals. This is true when creating a towering sky scraper, humble home, or document structure that holds all of your firm’s intellectual property. Building a Foundation There are 4 important things to know about a good Document […]

Moving your office? Don’t make these mistakes.

All too often, we get frantic phone calls from clients on moving day requesting help because they forgot to plan for some of the most important resources required to keep their office running. Don’t get us wrong, we’re more than happy to help out in  a pinch, but we hate to see any of our […]

Preparing Your Law Firm for the New Year

As 2013 draws to an end, we all often look to improve both ourselves and our businesses in the form of New Year’s Resolutions. Joining a gym, cutting daily expenses or increasing marketing efforts are all naturally put off until the New Year. Just like it is easier to eat one less holiday treat now […]

What’s New in Time Matters 13

LexisNexis recently released their latest update to their practice management system with Time Matters 13. Billing Matters Accounting Features Removed If your office is currently a Billing Matters client, I strongly recommend looking into the upcoming discontinuation of Billing Matters Accounting. The Billing Matters program will still be available, but many functions will not be […]

Symphony Suite Adds Windows Folder Tree Support

Symphony Suite is an OCR and scanning solution add-on for Worldox, or it was. Now, Symphony OCR (scanning to come in the future) is available for any firm with or without Worldox or any other document management solution. What’s Symphony OCR? Symphony OCR offers several benefits; one major benefit is it vastly improves scan speed by […]

End of Windows XP Leaves Your PC Vulnerable

It is hard to believe that Windows XP was introduced over 12 years ago in August of 2001. While the Windows XP PC that you may be using seems to operate just fine, all good things must come to an end. Microsoft has officially announced that on April 8th, 2014 they will no longer support […]

A Rule of Thumb for Technology Purchases

I was given some advice years ago that I still follow to this day. Whenever writing a letter or a professional document of some kind, always have someone proof read it before turning it in. This may prevent you from making an embarrassing or costly mistake. The same rule of thumb can be applied toward […]

Amicus Cloud Adds Dropbox Integration

The level of competition of cloud-based practice management systems continues to heat up. In keeping up with Clio and Rocket Matter’s style, Amicus Cloud announced its integration with Dropbox, a popular document storage and synchronization service. We consider this a huge step for Amicus, who has typically held tight to integration capabilities – apart from […]
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