Paralegal? Legal assistant? Legal secretary? The legal industry is full of terms that describe non-lawyer legal professionals. These terms overlap and get confusing quickly. But now, the official definition of the term “paralegal” is changing, thanks to a recent resolution that was proposed by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA).
We live in a world focused on mobility and instant access, and thus mobile apps are now ubiquitous. Many businesses and organizations offer a simple application to better interact with and provide services to their customers. Why should bankruptcy law be any different?
The ABA TECHSHOW held its fourth-annual startup pitch competition, the Startup Alley, and recently announced the winners for the upcoming live competition that will showcase the 15 innovative legal startups. Before the TECHSHOW begins with its welcome event, the winners will face off in the finals, and the TECHSHOW attendees will judge and choose the winner. All 15 finalists will be part of an exhibit featuring their product or service in the Startup Alley, which will be in the EXPO Hall during the TECHSHOW.
NextChapter released its new user interface, and we’re excited to tell you about the updates! These changes reflect our commitment to continuously improving the platform so that your job is easier. Key changes include a new design, more progress tracking features and navigation options, and increased mobility, among many others.
Part of growing your law practice is ensuring that clients can find you. Because most people use online searches to find their products and services these days, they have a strong online presence to be digitally searchable. NextChapter was the first legal software to also introduce an online attorney directory to help our attorneys get more clients. The Modern Attorney Directory makes you easy to find, and clients can instantly look over your credentials, personal information, and fees.