Is it a daily challenge to manage the Firm's Clients/Matters and timekeepers? Are your Practice Group leaders equipped with the right tools? The Practice Management Watchlists are designed to assist Attorneys in properly managing all of their
resources Client and Matters, as well as their team members.
Our Watchlists provide Attorneys the ability to monitor every aspect of their Practice.
Aspect of their Practice
Rate Audit (AFAs)
Two Minute Drill
Deposit Daily Cash
Matching Client assignments with available resources...increasing more billable time.
Are you using Profitability Accounting as a Financial Management tool?
Are your Firm's Billing processes in need of restructuring and/or streamlining? Do you realize that paperless Billing could be a reality?
Billing involves much more than preparing a bill. Invoices should present the proper image of the Firm, available as a PDF instantaneously after posting. LMS provides streamlined billing functionality, compliant with industry standards.
XML Invoicing Provides Professional Images
Multiple Pre-Billing Editing Capabilities including PDF and Online (Real Time)
How has your Firm addressed AFAs? Does your system give you the facts you need to make the proper AFA decisions?
AFAs are expanding, as everyone wants a deal. Clients expect your Firm to accommodate their budgeting requirements.
LMS provides the tools to fulfill the requirement of AFAs. For example, our Matter Pricing Model is utilized to set up budgets, and once they are in place, you can use the Client/Matter Historical Analysis and/or the Client/Matter Profitability Analysis (if you use the Profitability module) to see if the venture was profitable.
Variable Rate Structures
Project Analysis (Budget vs. Actual)
Knowing the impact of AFAs allows you to stay ahead of Client rate demands.
Client Relationship Management
Managing firm contacts, prospects and clients all in one system
Do you have Prospects that are slipping through the cracks? Are you effectively managing and minding your existing Clients?
Client Relationship Management (CRM) provides Firms with valuable tools to track and manage those relationships. We want to show you how the LMS CRM module can assist your Firm in effectively and successfully acquiring Clients. What is the CRM Objective?
CRM (Finding and Minding)
Prospect Event Tracking
Prospect Mailing List Reporting
Client Event Tracking
Client Mailing Lists Reporting
LMS provides the CRM functionality your Firm requires...centralized mailing lists to an Enterprise CRM.
Accounts Receivable Management (ARM)
Manage your collection process all the way through electronic reminders
Does your Firm struggle with collections on a daily basis? Is it in need of a more efficient way to collect from Clients?
Accounts Receivable Management (ARM) is designed to assist the Firm and its Attorneys in the Accounts Receivable Management process.
Begins with Attorney's and System's Responsibility
Acquiring "good, paying" Clients
Getting retainers whenever possible
Billing Clients in a timely manner
Providing easy to read Client invoices that enhance the Firm's image
Providing monthly Statements of Accounts
Accounts Receivable Management Module
Bill and Payment History
Easy access to on-line Invoice Image PDF’s and Backup
eARM — Electronic Email Collections Notifications with
Implementing a Firm infrastructure to proactively manage Accounts Receivable.
Are your Attorneys effectively managing their docket?
Are your Attorneys effectively managing their docket?
Docket provides a user-friendly methodology for Attorneys to manage their Practice through Client/Matter specific Calendar Events. LMS allows both Centralized and Decentralized Docket Tracking methods for the Firm with fully integrated Web Based Attorney Calendar access along with full Outlook integration and email.
Meeting Client Deadlines
Attorney Calendars with filter selections
Client Matter Calendars with filter selections
Planned (Rules) Events
Multiple Attorney Notifications
Rescheduling Features — including Planned Events
A Docket system designed to assist Firms in meeting Client deadlines.
Financial Center Portal
Firm Financial Report publishing to secured folders
Are you in search of an efficient way to publish and provide browser based access to the Firm's Financial reports?
Our Financial Center Portal, a report repository, gives you the ability to easily create and maintain access to reports with the appropriate levels of security.� With the Financial Center, you can create custom menus secured by the user profile to organize reports into logical categories.
User Specific Folders
Folders Support any File Type (PDF, Excel, etc.)
User Defined Folder Structure (Year/Month, Office,
Department, Practice Group and Staff Level)
Built in to LMS...no expensive portal infrastructure or technical expertise required.
Extensive Firm Reporting capabilities including Interactive Dashboards, Charting, Excel, PDF
Are you struggling to create reports offline or in Excel?
Reporting is an integral part of keeping Partners informed. LMS has a wide array of reporting capabilities included within the system and also has the necessary Report Writer Tools to create and distribute Custom Reports to accomplish that goal.
Graphical Report Design
Automated Scheduling / Scripting
Multiple Output Options (including � PDF and Excel)
Portal Publishing Reports
Industry standard report writing tool.
Is your Firm realistically prepared for a Disaster?
Is your Firm realistically prepared? Could the Firm continue its daily operations after a disaster?
Business Continuance is having a defined and written plan in place to continue business operations in the event of the unexpected. It includes backup, alternate facilities, alternative technical infrastructure, and alternate personnel resources. Rippe & Kingston provides two options for Business Continuance: the R&K Cloud Model, discussed earlier, or the R&K Business Continuance Plan.
Business Continuance Planning Package
A Written Business Continuance Planning Document
Off-site Storage of your Electronic Appliance Backup or Backup Tapes
Daily Emails Confirming Automated Appliance Electronic Backup to the Hot Site Data Center or Receipt of Backup Tapes
Annual Test of the Backup Tapes
Annual Test / Restore of the Backup
Backup Recovery Assistance, Contacts, and Resources
Be Proactive (Business Continuance)...not Reactive (Disaster