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Challenges of Reducing the Costs of Legal Technology

Reducing the costs of legal technology for a litigation law firm involves several challenges. Initial investments in hardware, software, and implementation are substantial, with added transition costs for data migration and training. Customizing technology, ongoing maintenance, and regular training increase operating expenses. Ensuring seamless integration with existing systems and scalable solutions adds complexity. Dependence on specific vendors, maintaining security and compliance, and demonstrating a favorable ROI are additional hurdles. Smaller firms may struggle with economies of scale, and high market competition can drive up prices, complicating cost-reduction efforts.

Reduce Costs with Clarra Case Management

Maintenance Will Add Up

Reducing the cost of maintaining case management systems in a law firm is essential, as maintenance can account for 70% of expenses due to patching, upgrades, and security. Implementing a cloud-based SaaS application like Clarra is a cost-effective solution, offering a 25 to 50% reduction compared to other case management software. This approach eliminates the need to manage hardware, cloud infrastructure, and software patches. The new system is simple and intuitive, optimized for litigation, and features closed-loop docketing, no-code customization, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration.

Reduce the Costs of Data Centers and Cloud Hosting

Eliminating data center and cloud hosting costs is crucial for law firms facing high expenses in these areas. Clarra, a cloud-based SaaS application, represents a cost-effective solution, offering 25 to 50% savings compared to other case management software. This approach eliminates the need to manage hardware, cloud infrastructure, and software patches. Clarra’s system is simple and intuitive, optimized for litigation, and features closed-loop docketing, no-code customization, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration.

Be Mindful of the Cost of Developing and Updating Case Management Software

Reducing the cost of developing and updating case management software is essential for law firms. By implementing a system that does not rely on in-house or contracted software developers, firms can achieve faster development and feature updates. As an example, Clarra’s key features include no-code customization, a simple and intuitive interface, optimization for litigation, closed-loop docketing, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration. This approach significantly lowers development costs associated with business requirements, design, and new features.

Don’t Forget About the Cost of Securing Your Case Management Platform

Reducing the cost of securing your case management platform is vital for law firms. By hosting in Azure data centers that are SOC 2, HIPAA, and ISO 27001 compliant, firms can enhance security while lowering costs. Clarra features secure authentication, MFA, login with Google and Microsoft, military-grade encryption, matter access controls, roles-based permissions, and API security. The cloud-based system is simple and intuitive, optimized for litigation, and offers closed-loop docketing, no-code customization, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration, all contributing to effective cost reduction.

Minimize the Cost of Customization

Reducing the cost of customization is essential for law firms dealing with older, inflexible, or overly complex case management systems. By using a platform that does not rely on in-house or contracted software developers, firms can achieve faster development and feature updates. Key features include no-code customization, a simple and intuitive interface, optimization for litigation, closed-loop docketing, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration. This is one way Clarra streamlines the customization process and significantly reduces associated costs.

Expand into New Practice Areas and Accelerate Client Acquisition

Expanding into new practice areas will likely accelerate client acquisition. Having a solution like Clarra will significantly reduce costs, particularly when opportunities are lost due to an inflexible and difficult-to-update system. Implementing a platform with no-code customization, a modern tech stack, and easy customization with custom properties allows for fields, properties, and codes to be tailored. The system’s flexibility makes it suitable for other industries and law firms of all sizes. With a simple and intuitive interface optimized for litigation, closed-loop docketing, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration, firms can enhance efficiency and reduce operational costs.

Increase the Firm’s Ability to Handle More Mass Tort and MDLs Nationwide

Expanding into mass tort and MDL cases will be crucial for cost reduction in a law firm, especially when existing business suffers due to inflexible and difficult-to-update case management systems. A modern platform like Clarra that supports sub-matters and plaintiffs, offers detailed reporting on MDLs, and allows easy searching and sorting of plaintiffs and sub-matters can drive efficiency. Features like no-code customization, custom plaintiffs’ fact sheets for each MDL or sub-matter, a simple and intuitive interface, optimization for litigation, closed-loop docketing, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration contribute to reducing costs and improving case management flexibility.

Think About the Per-User Case Management Software Costs

Reducing per-user case management software costs is essential for cost reduction in a law firm, as third-party software can be prohibitively expensive, costing hundreds of dollars per user per month. A cost-effective solution priced at $50 to $80 per user per month, with add-on modules to avoid paying for unused features, can significantly lower expenses. The resulting system should be simple and intuitive, optimized for litigation, and offer features like closed-loop docketing, no-code customization, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration, enhancing overall efficiency and reducing operational costs.

Reduce the Cost of Integrating Case Management with Other Platforms

Integrating a case management tool with other business and legal tech platforms within the firm can be expensive. By providing free access to Clarra’s fully-documented public API and offering a free trial, firms can significantly cut costs. The system is simple and intuitive, optimized for litigation, and features closed-loop docketing, no-code customization, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration, ensuring efficient and cost-effective integration with other platforms.

Lower the Cost of In-House Third-Party Technical Experts

Lowering the cost of in-house third-party technical expertise is essential for cost reduction in a law firm, especially when lacking in-house technical resources. A solution that does not rely on in-house or contracted software developers enables faster development and feature updates. Clarra’s key features include no-code customization, a simple and intuitive interface, optimization for litigation, closed-loop docketing, seamless integration, rapid transformation, and secure collaboration, all of which contribute to reducing the need for costly technical expertise.

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