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Billing, Payments & Accounting

Improve Your Law Firm’s Cash Flow

Running a law firm is no small task. In law school, you may have thought you’d spend your hours writing pleadings and arguing in court. Now you know better. Building a successful firm means dealing with office space, technology, marketing, recruiting, finances, and more.  You’ve also learned your law firm’s

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Law Firm Operations

Flat Fee Practices Should Still Track Time

In a flat fee arrangement, a law firm provides specific services to a client for a specified fee, no matter how many hours the attorneys spend performing those services. The legal fees are decided before the work is undertaken, making billing more manageable and reducing attorneys’ pressure to achieve billable

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Law Firm Operations

“Stress-Free Productivity” in Your Law Firm

As a lawyer or legal professional, you are well aware of the pressure to stay productive in order to tackle the never-ending tasks that seem to grow with each passing day. David Allen discusses what it means to be productive without being in a constant state of stress in his

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Billing, Payments & Accounting

Can I Venmo You? How to Enhance Client Service as Payment Preferences Evolve

Law firm clients increasingly favor the modern convenience and enhanced security of digital payments over paper checks. As this trend continues to accelerate, the payment options law firms offer will significantly impact clients’ choice of firms to hire. Read on to learn how enabling electronic payments through ACH bank transfers

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Matter Management

A Few of Our Favorite Things from 2021

Each year, the CARET Legal development team releases hundreds of updates and dozens of new features to help law firms be more efficient and profitable. While this year was full of updates and changes, CARET Legal users have spoken, and we’re pleased to share our top 10 releases of 2021.

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