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Organizing law firm staff  

Organizing law firm staff



 
 

Resource List of Law firm
Typically staff of Law firms includes qualified lawyers (legal advisers) of different specializations and legal assistants that support professional activities of lawyers. Lawyers play main roles in legal firm - they provide legal advice to clients and draft legal documents, conduct negotiations with clients and authorities, research legal matters, appear in courts and tribunal hearings on behalf of clients and so forth.

Head/direction of law firm needs to plan and supervise activities of lawyers. Accordingly task management requirements in law firm can be characterized in the following manner:

  1. Lawyers and legal assistants need to plan and control individual professional tasks and appointments
  2. Lawyers need to schedule and control tasks of legal assistants
  3. Direction of law firm needs to supervise performance of lawyers and legal assistants

This or any another style of law firm workflow can be easily realized with a help of VIP Task Manager. To organize task and time management solution for legal company, legal staff should be registered in Resource List of VIP Task Manager .This is a list of users' accounts where login, password and some of permission rights can be set. Also Administrator can set users' personal data: E-mail, Address and Phone number.

Departments in law firm
As a rule, departmental structure of law firm strongly depends on scale and specialization of firm.  There is no common-used standard and law firms build their structure according to their business needs. Legal experts are assigned to different departments according to their specialization and skills. For example small firm may have such simple department structure: Attorneys, Paralegals, Administration. Each department of law firm performs specified part of work and takes own place in common working process, that's why VIP Task Manager allows referring each of legal specialists to appropriate department (with a help of Resources List). This will facilitate task grouping and filtering by departments, so it is easy to see which tasks are being executed within each of departments and what specialists are involved into certain project.

Permissions / Roles
Any team collaboration solution that allows users to access the same database simultaneously requires access rights management to ensure confidentiality and security of tasks.VIP Task Manager allows managing access permission for each user regarding each task or task group. With a help of flexible Permission system Administrator can set rights to Create, View, Edit and Delete tasks and task groups and create roles. For example legal assistants from Paralegal's department can be restricted to edit internal tasks of Attorneys or Law firm head can restrict employees to view his/her tasks.VIP Task Manager allows users to set access rights in the way which represents unique workflow of their company.

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