The new and improved Smokeball app for iOS and Android brings Smokeball from your desktop to your pocket, helping you manage your practice whether on the go or in the courtroom.
Not only does Smokeball help law firms get their work done faster with industry leading productivity tools, it also makes sure fee earners are paid what they’re worth.
Smokeball is dedicated to helping law firms be better, more successful businesses by increasing their organisation, productivity, and profitability. Smokeball CEO Hunter Steele recently published a complimentary guide exploring why lawyers may be billing for only a fraction of their time spent, and what law firms can do about it.
2020 was full of unexpected challenges. We redefined where and how we worked, with many lawyers and conveyancers transitioning to remote work. Whatever new challenges await in 2021, we can be sure that the legal industry has been changed forever.
To help your firm hit the ground running in the new year, we’ve compiled a list of the best legal trends of 2020 - as well as tips for how to incorporate these developments into your own practice. Read on to get ready for your best year yet!
Innovation is part of our DNA at Smokeball. We are always hard at work developing the most cutting-edge software features for small law firms.
To enhance the user experience, the following new features will soon be available for all Smokeball clients:
Keeping social activities alive in a virtual workplace - With Eve Pinamoura Smokeball People and Culture Manager
Prior to COVID when all 70 Smokeballers worked in the office together, organising the social activities was straight forward. As a social bunch something as simple as Friday beer and pizza, or a monthly birthday cake and song went down well. Though in March, when we suddenly all started working from home, our humble social calendar simply didn’t work. Virtual social drinks were a flop, and singing happy birthday online was plain awkward. So, with much trial and error, here are my tips:
Automatic Time Tracking and Matter Profitability Tracking: When something that sounds too good to be true is real!
For the past three years, the team at Smokeball has been working on AutoTime. AutoTime is a total revelation for small law firms whether working on time billed or fixed fee (or as is common, a combination of both) as it performs two key functions.
LPI Podacst: The interplay between innovative software and legal practice success with Justin Betar, Betar Lawyers
This an original interview conducted by Legal Practice Intelligence Editor Peter Frankl.
View the original interview here.
Smokeball's Chief Revenue Officer, Jane Oxley and Global Head of Product, Adele Hoyle recently got together to discuss all the exciting new software features that are coming down the pipe.