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Hate Crime Help featured in the Washington Post

Since it’s launch last week, Curo’s new web application Hate Crime Help has been featured in a number of publications, including the ABA Journal, LawSites Blog and LegalTech News. This week, the Washington Post picked up the story, quoting Curo chief strategy officer Nicole Bradick: “The data reveals that about 80 percent of Americans who want…

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Curo Announces Launch of Hate Crime Help

CuroLegal today announces the launch of Hate Crime Help, www.hatecrimehelp.com, a web application designed to help victims and witnesses of hate crimes find the assistance they need.  Hate Crime Help was built by Curo in collaboration with Cisco Systems and American Bar Association’s Center for Innovation. The development of the browser-based web application was prompted…

Interview with Curo’s Nicole Bradick on ROSS Intelligence’s Blog

ROSS Intelligence, the Canadian legal research startup, recently posted an interview with Curo’s Chief Strategy Officer on its blog.  The interview was wide-ranging, covering Nicole’s unique dance style, her feelings on AI in the law, and her wish list for better legal tech products.  Here’s a sampling of the conversation: “Much of the law itself…

Curo’s Legal Checkups Application Featured in ABA Journal and LegalTech News

The Veterans Legal Checkup application (www.veteranslegalcheckup.com) is making its rounds in the media this week. The ABA Journal published an article on the application here including quotes from Curo Chief Strategy Officer, Nicole Bradick: “There’s a misconception that the reason there is an access to justice gap in the U.S. is because people can’t afford lawyers,”…

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Curo Announces the Launch of Veterans Legal Checkup Application

The CuroLegal team is excited to announce the launch of our latest project, Veterans Legal Checkup, in collaboration with ARAG Legal Insurance and the American Bar Association.   The Veterans Legal Checkup is the first iteration of a mobile-first web application that is aimed at helping people identify if a situation in their life is…

Video of Nicole Bradick’s Talk in Mexico City Now Available

In May, Curo Chief Strategy Officer Nicole Bradick spoke to the Tribunal Electoral in Mexico City about the US experience of using technology for access to justice. The video is now up on YouTube.  

Chad Burton’s Path to Legal Tech Featured in MyShingle

Ever wonder how Curo CEO Chad Burton found himself at the helm of a tech company? My Shingle’s Carolyn Elefant interviewed Chad about going from the practice of law to building innovative legal tech.  He also dropped this bit of advice:   “…if you have an idea to help innovate in the practice of law,…

Boston Globe Runs Feature on Curo’s Hate Crimes App Project with the ABA

The Boston Globe ran a feature article on the upcoming design sprint being held by CuroLegal, the ABA Center for Innovation, Cisco, Suffolk University Law School, and others. The goal of the sprint is to bring together community members, designers, developers, and more to the table to develop a prototype for an app to help…

CuroLegal’s Hate Crimes App Project Featured in the ABA Journal

An article in the ABA Journal this week featured an upcoming Curo project — the development of a web application to help victims of hate crimes understand the law and get the help they need. This is a collaborative effort between Curo, the ABA Center for Innovation, Cisco Systems, Suffolk University Law School, and Stanford…

Video of Bradick’s talk on Productizing Legal Services is Now Available

Are you interested in how to productize your firm’s services? Curo’s Nicole Bradick did a talk for Law Launcher in December 2016 on how to accomplish this.  You can view the entire presentation here:  

Nicole Bradick Writes Article on Law Firms and Software Development for Law Practice Today

Given the increasing trend of law firms building their own software and now even building software for clients, Curo’s Nicole Bradick writes about whether this trend makes sense.  In “Law Firms as… Software Companies?”, Bradick suggests that this can be a treacherous route for most firms: If other firms wish to follow suit, either to build…

Chad Burton Writes Article on Change Resistance for Law Practice Today

In the December Futures Issue of the ABA’s Law Practice Today, Chad wrote an article on change resistance in the legal profession.  In “If You Are Going to Resist Change, You Better Have a Good Reason,” Chad raises the burden of proof for innovation in legal: To tackle this, we need to shift the burden of…

Chad Burton Writes About Virtual Law Firm Data Found in ABA TechReport 2016

The ABA’s 2016 TechReport is out, and is chock full of useful data on law firms in the US. You can view the report and articles on the ABA’s website. Curo’s CEO Chad Burton wrote an article based on the TechReport data on virtual law firms that explores the size of virtual firms, the tools…

CuroLegal and the American Bar Association Launch ABA Blueprint App

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CUROLEGAL AND THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION LAUNCH APP FOR SOLO AND SMALL FIRM LAWYERS TO FIND THE TOOLS THEY NEED. CuroLegal today announces the official launch of ABA Blueprint, a web application it designed and developed for the American Bar Association (ABA).  ABA Blueprint is a resource for solo and small firm…

NYSBA’s LawHub, Designed and Developed by Curo, Wins NABE Luminary Award for Excellence in Websites

Each year, the National Association for Bar Executives’ Luminary Awards program recognizes excellence in bar association communications by honoring the outstanding communications projects of the past year. The 2016 winner for Excellence in Websites was the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) for LawHub. CuroLegal had the privilege of partnering with NYSBA on the LawHub…

Burton Profiled on “A Blueprint for The Future of Law” by ABA’s Law Practice Today

What has CuroLegal been working on over the last year? Chad Burton, CuroLegal’s CEO recently sat down with Nicholas Gaffney of the ABA to discuss. We are focused on projects at Curo that really advance the legal profession. That’s what interests us. A good example is working with the American Bar Association on President Linda…

Bradick Discusses the Relevance of Podcasts on Law Technology Today

Podcasts have become a commonly used option when it comes delivering media content to the masses. The board members of ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center, including Nicole Bradick, CSO of CuroLegal, recently shared their thoughts on podcasts and whether this form of media is here to stay with Legal Talk Today. It seems to be an evolving…

Burton Interviewed by Legal Talk Network on “Finding Alternative Careers in the Law”

Above the Law Editor Joe Patrice, CuroLegal CEO Chad Burton, LegalZoom General Counsel Chas Rampenthal, Clio Lawyer in Residence Joshua Lenon, and Legal Talk Network Executive Producer Laurence Colletti about alternative careers in law. Listen to the podcast here.

Burton Appointed to Governing Board of the new ABA Center for Innovation

The American Bar Association announced the Governing and Advisory Council members as well as the special advisors for the newly formed ABA Center for Innovation in Chicago. The Center for Innovation was designed to position the ABA as a leader of the legal profession’s efforts to increase access to justice and improve the delivery of…

Bradick Speaks at 2016 ILTACON

The 2016 ILTACON purpose was to bring legal technology designers and coders together to discuss what’s next in Legal Technology. Nicole Bradick, CSO of Curolegal, spoke on how user adoption starts with design. “Technology can’t have maximum impact on the profession, if no one is using it.” To read the full article, click here.

Burton Interviewed on “5 Ways Firms Are Stuck In The Past” with Law360

Law firms have a duty to evolve when it comes to the latest technology and business models. Law360 interviewed legal technology experts on five ways that law firms are stuck in the past. Chad Burton, CEO of Curolegal, was quoted when discussing outsourcing and billing. CuroLegal’s Burton also noted that it’s common practice at some firms to…

Bob Ambrogi’s ‘Law Sites Blog’ Features ABA’s Upcoming ‘Blueprint’ Application

Bob Ambrogi of ‘Law Sites Blog’ recently featured the American Bar Association’s upcoming ‘Blueprint’ application designed and developed by Curo to help solo and small firm lawyers manage the complexities of their legal practices by helping them find the products and services they need at affordable prices. The site will be open to all lawyers, not…

ABA and CuroLegal announce development of ABA Blueprint

The American Bar Association announced today that, in partnership with CuroLegal, it is building ABA Blueprint, a new resource for solo/small firm lawyers. The goal of Blueprint is to make it easier for solo/small firm lawyers to find the products and services they need to run their practice. Available this fall, Blueprint is a free…

Harrelson Interviewed on Overcoming Resistance to Technology Upgrades by Lawyerist Podcast

Will Harrelson is Director of Product Integration for CuroLegal was recently interviewed by Lawyerist Podcast on ‘Overcoming Resistance to Technology Upgrades’. “It’s important to be considerate and empathetic for individuals that are really going to struggle with the change.”—Will Harrelson Listen to the podcast, here.    

Burton Interviewed on Law Firm Innovation by Intel Peer Network

Recently, Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal, was interviewed by Intel Peer Network on Curo’s place in helping legal firms deploy and optimize new technologies. Especially for smaller firms, new technology is creating opportunities for lawyers to think differently and be more creative with how they run their practice,” Burton says. Smaller firms that are less…

Burton interviewed by Evolve Law Podcast on CuroLegal

Recently, Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal, was interviewed on the Evolve Law Podcast featuring CuroLegal. Burton had this say about the type of clients Curo works with: CuroLegal consults with law firms looking to take their practice to the next level. They provide technology implementation services, as well as law firm reengineering, training and support,…

CuroLegal featured in Legal IT Insider article

CuroLegal’s outsource division, Custom Counsel, was mentioned in an article in Legal IT Insider on launching the AI-assisted online outsourcing platform. CuroLegal partnered with Legal.io to bring to its customers a platform that uses a machine learning algorithm to produce the best matches between a client’s need and a provider’s skill set, which will continuously improve as…

CuroLegal announces the launch of an online platform for its outsourcing division, Custom Counsel

CuroLegal announces today the launch of an online platform for its outsourcing division, Custom Counsel. Custom Counsel offers lawyers easy access to the entire range of legal support, including freelance attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants. These professionals are available on-demand to other lawyers and have an average of 13 years of experience in the legal…

Bradick Interviewed by Legal Talk Network on 2016 ABA Techshow

Nicole Bradick, chief strategy officer at CureLegal, and Tom Mighell sit down with Dennis Kennedy to discuss the 2016 ABA TECHSHOW. The topic of the discussion was titled, “Relationship Building, Attendee to Speaker, Lawyers as Entrepreneurs.” To watch the view and for more coverage of ABA TECHSHOW, including podcasts recorded at the conference, click here.

CuroLegal Partners with New York State Bar Association to Build Cloud-Based Practice Management Platform

CuroLegal today announces the launch of LawHUB, a cloud-based platform built with and for the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). LawHUB is the nation’s first cloud-based content and practice management platform designed specifically for bar associations and their members.  CuroLegal worked with NYSBA to bring the vision of the LawHub to life, designing and developing…

Recap of OSBA’s 2015 Solo and Small Firm Technology Conference

At the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) Solo and Small Firm Technology Conference, the biggest and brightest legal tech minds converged on Columbus, Ohio. The conference included renown industry experts from around the country, not only telling the attendees how to build an efficient, modern firm, but actually showing how. Presentations on topics such as tech competency,…

Curo Partnering with OSBA for 2015 Legal Tech Conference

CuroLegal is bringing our friends from around the country who are leaders in legal technology and innovation to the 2015 OSBA Legal Technology and Practice Management Conference on December 10 & 11 in Columbus, Ohio.  The conference will include renowned industry experts from around the country, not only telling you how to build an efficient, modern…

Burton Presenting CLE for Dayton Bar YLD

Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal, is presenting a CLE for Dayton Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division on December 2, 2015 from 10-11am on the topic of Law Practice Management. More information about the CLE can be found on the Dayton Bar Association website.

Burton Presenting at AWLA Annual Conference

Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal, is one of the panelists at the Arizona Women Lawyers Association annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona on November 13, 2015. The presentation titled “The Changing Practice of Law”  will have panelists discussing the changes they have made in their practices, the innovations they’ve implemented and will provide their views of coming…

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CuroLegal Announces Professional Services Partnership With Clio

CuroLegal is excited to announce that it is partnering with Clio, the leading cloud-based legal practice management provider, as its professional services partner. CuroLegal will offer Clio users consulting and implementation services, including the unique capability to assist law firms with software configuration and customization, on site training, data migration and custom application development. “Curo works with…

Burton Participates in Law Technology Today’s Digital Assistant Roundtable

Chad Burton and other lawyers and legal professionals, were asked five questions about digital assistants in Legal Technology Today. Digital assistants put information at your fingertips perhaps quicker than typing, especially when searching for that one app in some folder on screen 6 of your iPhone. The more efficient you are, the better you are serving your…

CuroLegal and Custom Counsel featured in two articles in the Atlantic

CuroLegal’s Nicole Bradick and Chad Burton were quoted in two articles in the Atlantic on the changing law firm model.  The first article focused on changing business models as a means for attaining work-life balance for men as well as women.  The article, entitled “Law Firms are Learning: Work-Life Balance Isn’t Just for Moms” quoted…

CuroLegal's Burton interviewed by The Ohio StartUp Show

Chad Burton CuroLegal  was recently interviewed by The Ohio StartUp Show podcast which featured how Burton decided on a startup dedicated to helping lawyers build efficient, profitable, and scalable law firms. I’ve always been a technology lover, and got into the legal tech world. That led to consulting work, which started the basis for CuroLegal. You…

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It’s a Curo Wedding!!

In just three short days, two of our very own — Will Harrelson and Alicia Frandsen — are tying the knot!  The Curo team is wishing this insanely adorable couple all the happiness in the world. Cheers! (Now hurry back, we can’t run this show without you guys…)

Bradick Presenting at Above the Law Academy for Private Practice

Nicole Bradick, CSO of CuroLegal, is leading a panel at the Above the Law Academy for Private Practice in New York, NY on October 2. The presentation titled “First Things First” features a lineup of experts sharing insights into all those urgent questions lawyers face when starting a firm. You can learn more about the conference here.

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OSBA Partners with CuroLegal to Provide Next-Generation Services

Ohio State Bar Association Partners with CuroLegal to Provide Next-Generation Consulting Services, Operations Support, and Staffing Solutions September 9, 2015 – The Ohio State Bar Association, announced today that it has selected CuroLegal, as the premier practice management solution for their members. Beginning today, the 26,000+ OSBA members will be able to access CuroLegal’s consulting,…

CuroLegal's Bradick interviewed by Lawyerist on Building Virtual Law Firms

Nicole Bradick of CuroLegal explains what a virtual law practice is, what kind of clients want to work with a “virtual” lawyer, how to take advantage of virtual law practice tools, and how to get clients. “Where we see the most movement and get the most clients… is in creating highly-efficient, low-overhead firms. By virtual,…

Custom Counsel featured in the Huffington Post on Alternative Practice Models

An article titled, “Don’t Leave When You Leave,” written by the Joan Williams was published in the Huffington Post today. Nicole Bradick, founder of Custom Counsel (which recently was acquired by CuroLegal), says most of these companies were founded with the express purpose of providing work for stay-at-home mom lawyers. “The company works with attorneys…

Burton to Present at NABE Annual Meeting

Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal, will be speaking at the National Association of Bar Executives annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois on July 30, 2015 at 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The presentation titled “Trends in Legal Technology” will focus on current trends in legal tech, where the industry is heading and how bar associations can provide value…

Burton to Present at Annual Florida Bar Convention

Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal, will be speaking at the Florida Bar Association Annual Convention in Boca Raton, Florida on June 24. The presentation titled “Trends in Legal Technology” will focus on current trends in legal tech, where the industry is heading and how bar associations can provide value to their members promoting the use of…

Bradick to Present at Maine State Bar Association Summer Meetings

Nicole Bradick, CSO of CuroLegal, will be speaking at the Maine State Bar Association Summer meetings in Bar Harbor, Maine on June 25. The presentation titled “Essential Law Firm Technology: What You Need To Run Your Office” will focus on current trends in legal tech and where the industry is heading. Click for more information. 

Eliminating Wasteful Practices in your Law Firm with Legal Talk Network

The recent episode of ‘The Legal Toolkit’, Heidi Alexander of Legal Talk Network spoke to CuroLegal CSO Nicole Bradick about eliminating wasteful practices in your law firm. The interview is available here.

CuroLegal's Virtual Outsourcing Capabilities featured in the ABA Journal

An article titled, “Temp services offer part-time lawyers for occasional needs,” written by the Kevin Davis was published on the ABA Journal today.  Nicole Bradick, founder of Custom Counsel (which recently was acquired by CuroLegal), another consulting and staffing company), says legal staffing companies work well for small firms that have increasing business but remain cautious about…

Harrelson to Present at Indiana State Bar Assoc. Solo & Small Firm Conference

William Harrelson, Director of Operations for CuroLegal, will be speaking at the Indiana State Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Conference in French Lick, Indiana on June 5. The presentation titled “Tech Track: The New Wild, Wild West: Mobile Technology and You” will focus on current trends in legal tech and integrating mobile devices. Click for more…

Burton to Present at ABA Techshow

Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal, will be speaking at the American Bar Association Annual Techshow in Chicago, Illinois on April 16. The first presentation titled “Turbulence-Free Collaboration – Sharing Documents in the Cloud without E-mail” will focus on the pros and cons of the cloud-based platforms used to share documents without e-mail. The second presentation is…

Will You Grow Your Solo Practice With Contingent Staffing?

An article written by CuroLegal’s Chief Strategy Officer Nicole Bradick was published on Solo Practice University today. According to Ms. Bradick: The simplest, leanest, most cost-effective manner of staffing your firm is adopting a contingent staffing model.  You hire only when you need the help, so you don’t have to carry any overhead or have any uncertainty about…

Bradick to Present at SXSW

Nicole Bradick, CSO for CuroLegal, will be speaking at SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 15. The presentation titled “Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine’ will focus on the technology that is being used in legal to replace or enhance lawyers, its overall effect on consumers and the business of law, and projections for the future of…

Curo's Aquisition of Custom Counsel featured in the ABA Journal

An article titled, “Freelance attorney network Custom Counsel acquired by Curolegal,” written by the Stephanie Francis Ward was published on the ABA Journal today.  Custom Counsel, owned by Nicole Bradick, is a service which matches lawyers available to do contract work with law firms and legal departments that need temporary or project-based help. “The model that…

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Curo Announces Acquisition of Custom Counsel

Today we are pleased to announce that CuroLegal has acquired Custom Counsel. This story did not begin with a business plan. It began with a recognition that the legal industry is undergoing unprecedented change. It began with a mutual agreement that the old way is no longer the best way to run a law firm.…

Four Ways You Can Grow Your Practice with Virtual Assistants

An article written by CuroLegal Director of Operations and Product Manager Will Harrelson was published on Clio’s blog today.  In “Four Ways You Can Grow Your Practice with Virtual Assistants,” Mr. Harrelson explains that the days of needing to read a manual, learn computer programming, or take out a loan to buy it are over. According to…

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Curo Legal at Clio Cloud 9

The Clio Cloud Conference started buzzing with energy and excitement early this year. As speakers, guests, vendors and attendees began to arrive at the Radisson Blu Hotel, it was clear that something special was in the air. Entering the hotel for the first time, we were greeted by several Clio employees. Each making sure that…

Alternative Sourcing as a Means to an Agile End

An article written by Custom Counsel CEO Nicole Bradick was published on Clio’s blog today.  In “Alternative Sourcing as a Means to an Agile End,” Ms. Bradick surveys the economic realities of modern law firms and outlines the case for contingent staffing models.  According to Ms. Bradick: Alternative sourcing is on the rise as a result of…

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August 15th Webinar: Agile Staffing for Your Law Firm

Why Consider the Options to Staff Your Firm? It may be risky to hire because of ebbs and flows in work Expensive to hire and/or fire Potential for malpractice if too overwhelmed Lightens your load so you can focus on business development Practice backup for vacations, leave, etc. Your inability to be two places at once (i.e.,…

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Webinar July 25th: Trust Accounting Best Practices and Common Mistakes

Trust Accounting Best practices and Common Mistakes: Would You Pass an Audit? Friday, July 25, 2014  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (Eastern Time) Every lawyer knows mismanaging a trust account (IOLTA) can have terrible consequences. However, most lawyers receive little or no training in how to manage a trust account before opening one of their…

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Webinar June 20th: Mobile Devices: Smart Phone or Dumb Ethical Violation

Mobile Devices: Smart Phone or Dumb Ethical Violation How You Can Lock Down Your Smart Phone in One Hour June 20, 2014 1:00 – 2:00PM EST Free Webinar Do you use mobile devices: an iPhone, Android or other smartphone to email clients, type notes, or review documents? Would you like to use a smartphone but worry…

Curo Legal's Featured Client – Sove Law, LLC

At Curo Legal, we offer a multitude of services and provide flexibility in how those services are offered to our clients.  This allows our clients to feel comfortable with the role we are taking and gain better insight into how exactly we can help them.  In order to give greater effect to this (and provide…

Dayton Bar Association Partners with CuroLegal to Deliver Services to Members

Program provides DBA members with single resource for practice operations management Dayton, OH – March 26, 2014 – The Dayton Bar Association (www.daybar.org) , an organization dedicated to the administration of justice and the public’s respect for the law, and CuroLegal (www.curolegal.com), a practice operations firm focused on creating greater efficiencies and profitability for law…

Custom Counsel Joins Forces with Curo Legal To Provide Freelance Attorney Services

Arrangement benefits clients, hiring attorneys and freelance attorneys Portland, ME and Dayton, OH – March 24, 2014 – Custom Counsel http://customcounsel.com/, a leading provider of freelance attorneys, and Curo Legal http://curolegal.com, a practice operations firm focused on creating greater efficiencies and profitability for law firms, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership…

Curo Legal’s Peggy Gruenke receives SmallLaw "Pick of the Week" award!

Curo Legal’s Director of Law Practice Management Peggy Gruenke received the “Pick of the Week” award for her recent article “Leveraging Your Online Relationships: Turning ‘Likes’ Into Clients”  in the January 2014 edition of the GPSolo eReport, a publication of the American Bar Association. The editors of SmallLaw, a free weekly email newsletter for solo…

Webinar: Cloud, Mobile and Social: Three Industry Trends That Every Lawyer Should Be Aware Of

Join your hosts:     Jack Newton – CEO, Clio         Chad Burton – Principal Attorney & CEO Burton Law and Curo Legal         Nitin Gupta – Director, Professional Services/Industry Lead, Box       Social, mobile, and cloud technology is altering the way that lawyers manage their practices and engage with…

Nextpoint Joins Forces with Curo Legal To Provide Innovative Litigation Support Services

Chicago, IL and Dayton, OH – Dec. 11 , 2013 – Nextpoint  http://www.nextpoint.com/, a leading provider of litigation support services, and Curo Legal http://curolegal.com, a practice operations firm focused on creating greater efficiencies and profitability for law firms, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership to provide cost-efficient, technology-based trial support for law…

Ruby Receptionists Joins Forces with Curo Legal

Strategic Partnership Offers Law Firms Cost-efficient and Professional Receptionist Support Portland, OR and Dayton, OH – Dec 2, 2013 – Ruby® Receptionists http://www.callruby.com/, a leading provider of live virtual receptionist services, and Curo Legal http://curolegal.com, a practice operations firm focused on creating greater efficiencies and profitability for law firms, announced today that they will partner…

Introducing Curo Legal: Accounting and Finance Services

This is Curo’s Accounting & Finance initial blog and we are thrilled to introduce ourselves and our service offerings.  Our Accounting & Finance Services Division is directed by a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who likes to walk to the beat of a slightly different drum.  So, don’t get lost in the image of an awkward…

Introducing Curo Legal: Virtual Assistance

By Barbara Etherington, Director of Virtual Assistant Services Surely you have now heard the news.  The legal profession is changing.  How legal services are delivered is changing.  Yet giving your clients your time and attention is still the driving factor in having a successful law practice.  Your time spent on this is irreplaceable.  So how…

Clio Joins Forces with Curo Legal For Added Practice Management Expertise

Strategic Partnership Offers Law Firms Holistic Approach to Practice Management Vancouver, BC and Dayton, OH – October 17, 2013 – Clio http://www.goclio.com/, the leader in cloud-based practice management tools for the legal industry, and Curo Legal http://curolegal.com, a practice operations firm focused on creating greater efficiencies and profitability for law firms, announced today that they…

2013 ABA Solo Small Firm Conference: A Quick Summary of My Favorite Things

By Peggy Gruenke, Director, Practice Operations The first week of October, I had the opportunity to attend the 8th Annual National Solo & Small Firm Conference of the ABA’s GP Solo/Small Firm Division in beautiful Lexington Kentucky. The conference was top notch from the beautiful venue and food to the excellent speakers and wonderful attorneys, sponsors…

Introducing Curo Legal!

On behalf of our entire team, we are excited to launch this venture and share it with the rest of the legal community. The future of the legal profession is such a hot topic, and many are having a difficult time wrapping their heads around what it means for them individually as practicing attorneys as…

Innovation to Better Serve Clients

Technology supports change. In 2012, the American Bar Association amended the comment to Model Rule 1.1 to state that a lawyer’s competency includes understanding the “risks and benefits of technology.” This is important. The Model Rules put the use of technology next to understanding substantive areas of the law when it comes to competently representing…

Efficiencies to Grow the Law Firm

We live in a society that expects information at our fingertips, 24/7. No one wants to wait. For example, social media provides updates on current events faster than traditional news organizations. Email and texting allow for instant communications back and forth. Why would these principles not apply to delivering legal services? On cost structures, the…

Strategies to Advance the Legal Profession

As all lawyers know, the legal profession functions on the past. Legal precedent from courts and legislatures dictates future outcomes. The law evolves, but it takes time. Why would we expect the profession as a whole to have a different feel when it comes to evolving business models? The changes are not so new that…