LawToolBox and Ingram Micro®

A Modern Add-in for Microsoft Office 365
enabled in your Outlook Mailbox at time of purchase

Law firms need to effectively communicate both internally and externally, while increasing sales and managing expenses. In this digitally-driven landscape, they are, however, faced with some unique challenges in managing court rules, large volumes of data, regulatory compliance, and security. To help law firms grow their business and increase efficiency in today’s complex business environment, Ingram Micro is pleased to partner with LawToolBox.com Inc. an all-in-one court rules provider and deadline management system provider to bundle LawToolBox365 with Microsoft Office 365 as an Outlook add-in.

 

 

What makes LawToolBox365 a Modern Add-in?

  • No software is installed anywhere – it resides inside Office 365
  • Seamlessly works as Office 365 runs updates
  • Seamlessly works with any “Modern” Office 365 add-in
  • Not a COM add-in (or .msi)

What makes LawToolBox365 even better?

  • When Office licenses are purchased and Outlook mailboxes are created, LawToolBox356 is also automatically provisioned
  • Does not require resellers to activate LawToolBox365 for each mailbox because the add-in automatically connects to LawToolBox using single sign-on
  • Law firms and legal departments can also add LawToolBox365 to existing subscriptions

 

          Deadlines. Anyway way you want them. Secure.

» Share deadlines internally in Outlook/Office 365             » Share deadlines externally with everyone involved
» Rule-sets for state & federal court (50 states)                    » Centralized deadline management
» Rule changes automatically reflected                                   » Insert templates into emails
» Docket deadlines from PACER emails                                 » Insert legal clauses into emails
» Insert matter deadlines while drafting                                » Anyone can learn how to use in minutes!

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LawToolBox Automates Breakout Rooms for Virtual Court Hearings in Microsoft Teams

LawToolBox announces a new feature that automates “breakout rooms” for Microsoft Teams, enhancing virtual meetings for Teams specifically for court hearings and depositions.  As courts and litigants adjust to the Coronavirus pandemic, the new reality is setting in that there has already been an irreversible shift to conduct much of the courts business virtually.  Microsoft Teams is a long-term solution that will not just get lawyers and courts up and running today … but will also provide a secure, robust and modern collaboration environment for the foreseeable future. Microsoft Teams delivers high-quality video conferencing and lets everyone in the proceeding see and discuss documents and exhibits clearly and easily.  And because Microsoft stores client data in a local data center, even courts in the government cloud with strict oversight and security policies can safely manage hearings.  Microsoft has rolled-out new features that will improve virtual hearings in Microsoft Teams including:(1) nine panel view of web conference, (2) ability to raise hand to get court and counsel attention without interrupting proceedings, and (3) custom backgrounds.  However, Teams out-of-the-box has been missing is a one-click break-out rooms With its new release, LawToolBox has automated the creation and configuration of the hearings with breakout rooms for sidebars with the court, attorneys and pro se parties; as well as breakout rooms for confidential and secure meetings between attorneys and their clients: MAIN EVENT – HEARING.  While court personnel can be automatically admitted to proceedings, external user like attorneys, parties and witnesses will sit in a waiting room until admitted to the proceeding by the court clerk.  Witnesses will be in the meeting waiting room until... read more

Interview with Microsoft Director re Work from Home with Microsoft Teams

And as part of our effort to inform clients and friends, last week we recorded an interview with Mike Ammerlaan, Director of M365 Ecosystem Marketing at Microsoft, on security features of Microsoft Teams, and tips for legal professionals working from home to get the most from Teams.  In the last part of the interview, Carol Lynn Grow, VP of Sales & Marketing for LawToolBox, also gives an overview of how LawToolBox enables legal matter management system inside of Teams: As lawyers continue to transition to work from home, LawToolBox offers free daily webinars on how to collaborate remotely using Microsoft Teams, especially when lawyers amplify Office 365 for legal by adding LawToolBox: 11 AM CENTRAL – Working from Home on Office 365 & Teams – RSVP12 PM CENTRAL – Onboarding Workshop LawToolBox & Teams – RSVP1 PM CENTRAL – Manage Matters and Collaborate in Teams – RSVP If you want more direct support, schedule a call with a LawToolBox Teams specialist to answer any questions.  We hope to see you in one of our webinars.  Let us now what we can do to help.  Stay safe! The LawToolBox Team T: 1-888-958-6657 E: support@lawtoolbox.comCase Study |  White Paper  |  Press Release | Office 365 Apps (3-min... read more

LawToolBox Integration with Microsoft Teams Enhances Matter Management and Facilitates Virtual Hearings for Courts

DENVER (April 28, 2020) –  In response to COVID-19 LawToolBox announces it accelerated development of new features for its award-winning app for Microsoft Teams to empower judicial and administrative courts to manage legal matters remotely with virtual hearings.  Judicial and administrative courts are looking to different technologies to get them back up and ready for hearings.  Some courts are not just looking for a short-term patch for web meeting, but they are looking for a more robust long-term solution that includes matter and file management, calendaring, and document collaboration. virtual hearings connected to matters & Microsoft Teamsmatter management across Office 365 Teams, Outlook & SharePointautomate compliance and litigation deadlinesmodern and secure collaboration for courts and the parties Types of Virtual Hearings:  The types of remote hearings that Microsoft Teams and LawToolBox can facilitate include: State, Federal and Appellate Courts, State and Federal Agency with Hearing Boards, Attorney General Offices and City Attorney Offices, Workers Compensation organizations, Unemployment Boards.  Most of these organizations already own Office 365 and because Teams comes free with Office 365 subscriptions this enables these organizations to host and live-stream remote hearings on legal matters securely using software they already own. New Features in Teams for Virtual Hearings. Microsoft has been accelerating features in Teams that facilitate remote hearings increasing the number of participants who can be viewed simultaneously on the Microsoft Teams meeting stage to 9 so attorneys can watch the expressions of all the other participants not just the person talking, custom backgrounds so judges can look like they are sitting in a courtroom, Team’s “hold” to facilitate breakout waiting rooms that allow judges... read more

LawToolBox Offer Combines Free Access and Onboarding to Help Firms Manage Matters in Microsoft Teams

By Robert Ambrogi on March 26, 2020As legal technology companies step up to the plate and offer free products and services to help the legal community get through this time of crisis, LawToolBox is extending an offer that can help get firms up and running on effectively managing all their matters through Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams. LawToolBox is legal calendaring and deadline management software that integrates with a number of platforms. But through its integration with Office 365 Teams, it effectively becomes a full matter management suite for litigation groups, combining matter-level calendaring, document management, collaboration, contacts and more. As legal teams struggle to adapt to new ways of working, LawToolBox today said it is aiming to help them do that through a three part offer that combines next-day onboarding, training through webinars and direct calls, and free access both to its software and Office 365.Read the full article here... read more

CASE STUDIES

LawToolBox365 Matter-Based Deadlines Inside Outlook

LawToolBox, an all-in-one court rules provider and deadline management system provider, calculates state and federal court deadlines based on rules of procedure for each court. Other verticals can also use LawToolBox to automate deadlines for regulated industries such as financial, healthcare and pharmaceutical using our build-your-own and off-the-shelf deadline templates…

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LawToolBox365 Matter-Based Deadlines Inside Outlook

LawToolBox, an all-in-one court rules provider and deadline management system provider, calculates state and federal court deadlines based on rules of procedure for each court. Other verticals can also use LawToolBox to automate deadlines for regulated industries such as…

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Court Deadline App for Office 365 calculates court deadlines from inside the Outlook Inbox

While most of their current customers use LawToolBox Court Deadlines for Outlook (premise) a significant portion of their new subscribers are signing up for LawToolBox Court Deadlines for Office 365.  “Attorneys can breathe easy knowing their deadlines are being managed in a systematic way while they avoid calendar clutter by only getting the deadlines they need…” Read More... read more