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Free Tools

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Free Tools

  1. 1. Free Tools For Starting A Law Firm By Carolyn Elefant (02/04/2010)
  2. 2. <ul><li>Due Diligence & Free: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review terms of service: what’s the trade-off for “free?” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is the service reliable/SSL security?  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Does service meet your practice volume? (some services offer only limited accounts for free) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Realize, that sometimes, free is off limits:  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No free business cards w/bix card company’s logo on the back </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No compromising client confidentiality or other ethics rules for free service.  </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No websites with site host in name (e.g., www.aol.com/joesmithlawfirm ) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Free Legal Research
  4. 4. Free (or very low cost) practice management tools
  5. 5. Time Keeping/Billing Software
  6. 6. Calculate Hourly Rate
  7. 7. Free Message Service and Universal Number
  8. 8. Free Conference Call Service w/Recording
  9. 9. Free Webinar Service
  10. 10. Free Client Survey Forms
  11. 11. Free Document Storage
  12. 12. Free E-Mail Newsletters
  13. 13. Free Design a Logo
  14. 14. Free Word Processing Software
  15. 15. Free Web Presence
  16. 16. Time Tracking Programs
  17. 17. Free Mobile Research
  18. 18. Free Online Document Storage and Sync

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