In recent years, a growing number of law firms have been moving to “paperless” or paper-light systems, with electronic records regarded as the “official” record of the organization. Certainly, law firms have come a long way in reducing their usage of paper and helping to save trees — striking a positive note this Arbor Day.
But for many firms, the elephant in the room is the large volume of physical records that have accumulated over decades — extremely costly to store and difficult to manage.
Destroying (and recycling) paper files you no longer need seems like an obvious solution. But where do you even start, when there are hundreds or even thousands of boxes residing in off-site storage with contents that could require several hundred man-hours to pull, review and shred securely?
New ILTA Roadshow Series Sponsored by FileTrail
FileTrail has announced the launch of a new series of educational events in partnership with ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association.
The schedule for its spring 2019 ILTA Roadshow series includes stops in Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Chicago, New York, Miami, Atlanta and Seattle, from April 23-May 30.
Nelson Mullins, an Am Law 100 firm with 25 offices and more than 750 lawyers, has been live on FileTrail since April 2018.
As we look back at 2018, we reflect on a few key findings in ILTA’s 2018 Technology Survey with regard to information governance and records management, which show continued focus and growth in these areas across the 431 firms who responded:
New Partnership for Information Governance Software
This week, FileTrail announced its partnership with Tikit- the leading global provider of legal software solutions. The result is a strategic partnership between their two areas of expertise to create innovative and complete solutions for their client base. Today law firms of every size can deploy a holistic solution to the complete document life cycle ecosystem.
Want to learn all about the latest in innovations in records management (RM) and information governance (IG)? This month, FileTrail will be at ILTACON 2018 in National Harbor, MD, hosting seven breakout sessions to share what works, what doesn’t, and what’s next in RM and IG for law firms. Our breakout sessions will be held in Baltimore 5.