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A reminder for Lawyers : How to switch into your digital office

Published On : February 23, 2022




The recent results of an international Legal technology association survey says that almost half of all legal industry purchases of imaging, scanning or optical character recognition were made by small law firms, which may point to the fact that many are transitioning to a paper-light or paperless law firm. Not only the technical survey, but the actual market is also repeating this same point to all of the business firms, that it’s time for digital offices. Particularly speaking for legal industry, it has been almost a decade that legal tech has been established in the law world and ever since then, the technological advancements in legal field are countless and were so decisive too in the future of law firms across the globe. So, the question is if you can’t switch into a digital office space now, when are you going to switch and the question has to br answered by each lawyer including you . The life has progressed a lot in this post-modern world which has a supreme technology to help the legal fields and there are enough of clients who are believing in this technical shift and what your firm and employs need is a fully automated, digital office that can flip the total scenario. Let’s find how you gonna switch into a digital office.
According to Richard Susskind, a best-selling author from Britain, predicted that in the future, lawyers and clients would communicate via email in his book ‘The Future of Law’ published in 1996. It’s obvious that the prophecy was a shocking update to attorneys and something can’t be digestible for a 20th century citizen who was dreaming about technology. Let’s come back to 2022 and have a look on where are we now and what we became. In that case, the very first lesson to any person depending the technology is to go along with it, through the technology. What we are going to witness in the coming years are astonishing updates and shocking features beyond the imagination of an average human brain, which will be real breakthrough for the whole legal industry and lawyers. What we can do is to follow the technology, be a regular follower and understand that there is no other better option to expand in such a digital age.
Primarily it’s about applying a successful theory in your firms which has been already used in legal spaces before. When the idea of legal technology has been introduced to lawyer communities, what happened was the gradual association of technology with orthodox legal fields ended up in an interesting business aspect of legal industry. The total transformation of the traditional market equations has exposed the business chances of each law field with maximum output at minimum effort. The same digital evolution has to be take place in each your offices with maximum exposure and limits. The well-known document of the traditional offices may replace by digital resources, the orthodox billing system will adapt a new automation program and the long queues of pending cases will be thing to remember.
It’s a common-sense to understand that each change starts from its basement or basic ideas. For legal industry, the basement stands for the documents, which needs a digital upgradation in every sense. Starting from the basic exchanges of legal field to the complicated phases of a case, documents are always a thing to use in this profession and the idea of a digital office should bring a full stop to plights related to these documents. The digital shift in the documents will be followed by the origin of digital documents which are the new carriers of facts. The newly developed digital documents are not just a digital replica of the casual documents, but actually define a new age meaning to docuemts which can be handled so easily and transformed too. The newly emerged form of documents is not only ensures the speedy proceedings of a fully developed legal firm, but maintains the total momentum of the business by supporting the automation program of your business.