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The Basics of Being a Good Client

By SimpleLaw on 8/27/20 10:15 AM

Sure, you don't often think about being a good client. After all, you are the one with the legal issue hiring a lawyer to help you out. And, the client is always right, right? Well, sure, but if you want things to run as smoothly as possible, it's a two-sided street. 

Topics: Clients case management software legal clients
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Better Connections Means A Better Practice

By SimpleLaw on 10/25/19 12:42 PM

We are on the road for a few events. The best part of it is chatting with actual attorneys about their practices, their needs, and their goals.

Topics: happy Clients Law Practice Clients
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Why An Attorney Didn't Take Your Case

By SimpleLaw on 7/18/19 11:15 AM

You may think finding an attorney would be easy, and you may be wondering why an attorney didn’t respond or take your case. Don’t they need the money? Don’t they want to help people? Was it me?

Topics: Clients Attorney
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Are You Really Ready to Hire an Attorney?

By SimpleLaw on 6/27/19 8:55 AM

It’s a more nuanced question than you might think. Clients want to hire an attorney as soon as they have to deal with a legal matter. But what clients don’t always realize is that a lot goes into making sure they hire the right attorney.

Topics: Case Management Clients Attorney
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The Advantages of Case Management Tools for Clients

By SimpleLaw on 5/23/19 2:29 PM

The 2018 Survey of U.S. Legal Technologies examined the standing of legal technology solutions for non-lawyers. It found that most of those solutions are single-feature. They either refer you to potential lawyers, offer resources to clarify legal jargon, or assemble information on legal matters.

Topics: legal technology Technology and Law Clients
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Quality of Care and the Law

By SimpleLaw on 3/27/19 2:54 PM

There are Facebook pages, Instagram accounts, and websites where people can vent about their bad experiences with attorneys. The website BarComplaint.com provides a database of attorneys with less that great reviews. They call it the “Attorney Misfit Database.” Anyone can visit the site, read reviews, and rely on that information when choosing which attorney to engage. But is that fair?

Topics: Attorneys Clients
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New Laws for the New Year

By SimpleLaw on 2/8/19 9:27 AM

Although a bit into the new year, it's still pretty early. And along with the new year, comes new laws that go into effect.

Topics: Clients Laws
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Attorney engagement for clients

By SimpleLaw837 on 9/26/18 11:53 AM

Ok, so you decided to move forward with your legal issue. You completed your search and are narrowing down your options. Now, to select and begin the engagement process. Remember, start with the end in mind. And remember it takes a team to resolve a case quickly and efficiently. Make sure the engagement process is smooth.

Topics: Attorneys Clients terms of engagement
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DIY Legal and Law Firms

By SimpleLaw on 9/5/18 12:07 PM

DIY legal options abound. And, for some situations, it is a good option. After all, clients need legal protection. All clients may not have the funds needed to hire an attorney. But hope is not lost. There is a third option.

Topics: DIY legal Uncategorized Clients Attorney
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Tips for a Successful Attorney-Client Relationship

By SimpleLaw on 8/1/18 11:15 AM

Creating strong attorney-client relationships is crucial to your firm.  It is more likely you will be recommended if your clients have a good experience.  It goes beyond simply being professional. And, SimpleLaw is here to help. We’ve created a list of five things that we believe to be central to building strong attorney-client relationships.

Topics: Attorneys Clients
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Great Moments in Law: In Re Gault and Juvenile Justice

By SimpleLaw837 on 3/7/18 7:50 AM

For this week’s Great Moments in Law, we review the protection granted to juveniles facing delinquency and/or incarceration, basically, juvenile justice. The Fourteenth Amendment confirms that no state shall deprive a person of life, liberty, or property without due process, or fair procedures. However, prior to the In Re Gault case, the Due Process Clause applied to cases with adult defendants. Juvenile defendants were not consistently afforded the same rights.

Topics: juvenile justice Attorneys Clients
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Clients as an Extension of the Legal Process

By SimpleLaw on 2/27/18 3:01 PM

You know the saying. You don’t need an attorney until you need an attorney. So finding the right one can be particularly challenging. Same goes for attorneys finding clients. So, it’s critical to make sure communication flows both ways. The ultimate goal is effectively and efficiently resolving the matter at hand. So, how do you maximize the attorney & client partnership?

Topics: legal technology Clients Attorney