Across the country, an increasing number of law firms — from solo practitioners and smaller partnerships, to large multi-practice area and multi-site enterprises — are making the switch from a conventional landline phone system, to an advanced and innovative hosted business cloud phone system.
And since lawyers as a breed are trained to be highly skeptical — which is a good thing! — it’s not surprising that the reasons that they’re making the switch has nothing to do with marketing hype, and everything to do with pragmatic advantages and benefits.
With our free mobile app for iPhone and Android smart phones, your entire phone system is always on your mobile phone or mobile device. You can easily access your messages and calls with the touch of a button, whether you’re in the courthouse, office, or anywhere else.
Below are the 3 most important benefits:
While each law firm is unique, it’s not uncommon to save anywhere from 30% to over 50% a year in telecommunications costs after switching to a hosted business cloud phone system. This is because there is no expensive on-premise PBX to buy, maintain and upgrade, and both long distance and user-to-user calls are free.
What’s more, adding new numbers or extensions is simple and affordable. Scaling down is also just as seamless, and law firms don’t get stuck paying thousands of dollars a year for lines that they no longer need.
While effective client communication is important in every sector and industry, it’s essential in the legal field — because time is always of the essence, and virtually all messages are a priority. With a hosted business cloud phone system lawyers can:
Lawyers sell their expertise, which means that they need to ensure that all of the time they spend communicating with a client is billed accordingly — no more and no less. A hosted business cloud phone system automatically tracks all client communication details, including call start, end, duration, length, incoming number and more. Plus, law firms can integrate their hosted business cloud phone system with billing and accounting systems to streamline administration and ensure accuracy.
What’s more, adding new numbers or extensions is simple and affordable. Scaling down is also just as seamless, and law firms don’t get stuck paying thousands of dollars a year for lines they no longer need.