4th June 2017
Import Matters, Tasks, Time Entries and Expenses
Now import matters, tasks, time entries and expenses yourself faster in just few clicks.
To import, click Import button on the dashboard or go to individual report and click import button located at the top of each report and upload a CSV file.
2nd June 2017
LawGro introduced Sentiment Analyzer by using advanced artificial intelligence, natural language processing, sentiment analysis algorithms. It helps you to determine tone behind a series of words embedded in your content, to better understand your attitude, opinion and emotions. It is integrated with all outgoing emails like send email from contact/matter, share invoice/proposal/intake form and email templates.
17th May 2017
Track user login activity
Now you can track the login activity to check when you logged in to LawGro. Login activity also helps you to track location based on IP address and no: of logins from each IP address.
To track your login activity, click Login Activity under Personal Settings.
16th May 2017
Enhanced look for Intake forms - Reduced LawGro branding
Now LawGro reduced it's branding in intake forms and enhanced the look of intake form. Using your firm logo at the header of intake form and contact information at the footer of intake form, makes your clients feel that they are part of your website.
4th May 2017
Introducing Daily Agenda Emails
LawGro introduces daily agenda email feature to stay organized. Daily receive an email which summarizes all your on date, overdue and upcoming tasks.
3rd May 2017
Introducing Smart Coach - A simple reminder system
LawGro introduced Smart Coach which provides reminders once a month, regarding overdue invoices and unbilled time entries on your dashboard.
Never miss any payments and get more value for your time!!
Matter Open, Closed, and Expected Closed Dates
Now you can choose open, closed and expected closed dates for a matter using a pop-up calendar while adding/editing a matter.
By default matter open date is the date of matter creation.
Added more filters to sort matters based on open, closed, and expected closed dates
Now you can apply filters based on the matter open, closed and expected closed dates to narrow down your matters list.
21st April 2017
Implementing YTD approach on time entry analytics
LawGro implemented YTD(Year-to-date) approach on time entries. YTD is a period spanning from January 1st of the current year to current date.
Now with time entry analytics, get deeper insights on how many hours has been billed till date in the current year, average billing rate of the current year, unbilled hours etc. to understand how your business is heading in the current year.
Added Quick filter on invoices to track Overdue invoices
Now you can instantly view and track overdue invoices by just 1 click on quick filter "Overdue". This quick filter is available just below the search box on the invoice report.
Filter invoices based on due date
You can now can apply "Due date" filter to narrow down your invoices list and to run better analytics on your invoices.
13th Apr 2017
New Layout for Contact and Matter pages
LawGro came up with a new layout for contact and matter pages by introducing a new section called Insights. Now contact and matter page has two tabs i.e, Overview and Insights.
6th Apr 2017
Now you can manage notifications at your profile settings by turning Unsubscribe button ON or OFF. If Unsubscribe button is turned ON, you will not see any further LawGro emails landed on inbox of your registered email address.
3rd Apr 2017
Launched LawGro Legal Practice Management Help Center
LawGro launched help center with plenty of articles, helps you to get started quickly and answers the questions you have.
4th Apr 2017
New formula to calculate firm’s total billable amount
Now Billable amount shown on your dashboard is calculated based on the below formula:
Billable = [Uninvoiced closed matters amount + Uninvoiced billable Time Entries amount + Uninvoiced billable expenses amount.]
1st Apr 2017
Introducing Happiness Index of a Contact
LawGro came up with a new feature, Happiness Index which tells you how much your contact is happy and satisfied.
Happiness Index is measured by the ratings given by your contacts whenever an invoice, proposal shared to them and when a time entry recorded with time spent on field as meeting/call.
You can see the Happiness Index score at individual contact page.
25th Mar 2017
New pagination interface for reports
LawGro came up with a new interface for pager, i.e; full pager. Now you can easily switch to the pages you wish by just clicking once on the page number you would like to switch.
28th Mar 2017
Now you can retain the filters applied on any record type by clicking back arrow of your browser.
When you search for any record based on filters and clicked on that specific record for a detailed view, then the filters applied will be lost. To retain filters, just click browser’s back arrow.
19th Feb 2017
Enhanced Matters Feature by adding Matter Number
LawGro added Matter numbering functionality to matters. You can assign matter number while creating new matter.
But for the matters which already existed in the system are numbered based on the created date.
10th Feb 2017
Easier way to use Tokens
Now we’ve added copy button at the end of each token, making it easy for users to copy the tokens & paste it in the template.
7th Feb 2017
Better sorting structure for Time Entries in Invoice
Now by default, time entries are sorted by created date while creating an invoice.
6th Feb 2017
Moved to Intercom Live Chat
Now LawGro offers instant real time support via Intercom live chat, also providing an option to leave us a message when the support team is offline.
3rd Feb 2017
Round Time Entries by specific minutes increment
Now you can round time entries by specific minutes, which is common practice with almost all law firms. LawGro allows you to configure the increment value for rounding all the time entries at Firm Configuration under Settings of your account. By default, the increment value is set to 1 minute.
27th Jan 2017
New Dashboard Design
LawGro re-designed the dashboard to make your work done more faster by focusing on the of your business, but the features functionality is same.
Enjoy the new dashboard!!
Added Lock functionality for records
LawGro came up with lock functionality which helps you to easily identify what actions can’t be performed/locked on the specific record.
You can see a lock symbol beside the title of a record if there are any restricted actions on that specific record.
Centralized section for Templates
Now all the templates have now been brought to a single location under Firm Settings to manage them easily. Firm settings are available only to Firm Admin and Team members having Full access to the firm’s data.
Improved icons throughout the LawGro
New icons allow you to understand the each term, feature and its functionalities easily and also help you to find what you are searching for.
Quick Access to Engagement Letters and Documents
Now you can instantly create engagement letters and documents, irrespective of the page you are located in the software by just clicking on Quick Add(+) symbol present on the top right of every page.
20th Jan 2017
Client Engagement Letter
Now you can generate an automated engagement letter useful for communicating with the client. It helps you save time as well as document the terms of engagement with the client.
You can create as many engagement letter templates as you want, allowing you to automate various types of client engagement.
New icons for Import and Export
New icons allow you to understand the difference between import and export functionalities easily and also help you to find what you are searching for.
19th Jan 2017
Quick Access to Tokens
Now you can view the entire list of tokens supported by LawGro for creating document templates by going to Firm Settings of your account or while creating a template.
18th Jan 2017
Document Automation & Assembly
LawGro now offers document automation & assembly system which allows you to create and automate your templates. While creating templates, you can use the tokens supported by us in the body of the template which will automatically get replaced by the information related to contact, matter, and firm after generating the document template.
17th Jan 2017
Added firm-id to Box top level folder name
LawGro now offers a better folder structure for Box.com folder, allowing multiple firms use same box account. By providing the firm-id to LawGro folder in Box, you can easily distinguish the folders of different firms you are associated with.
Example of folder name: LawGro-1234
Enhanced Report for Conflict Search
LawGro now provides an enhanced report for conflict search system to look more better, attractive and also to quickly view, access related contacts and matters associated with the keyword you have searched.
Enhanced architecture to load new add record forms much faster
LawGro has increased the speed and reduced the amount of time to load pages while creating new records like contact, matter, time entry, invoice, expense, proposal, etc. and helps you to work even more faster.
20th Dec 2016
LawGro now provides a conflict search system which is an integral ethical practice with almost all law firms. It allows you to find conflicts of interest quickly by checking all contacts and matters, including custom fields in matter.
14th Dec 2016
Simple Time Tracking Appliance -Timer
LawGro now offers a convenient and simple timer to help you keep track of time spent on various items. It is seamlessly supported on cross platforms (mobile, tablet or desktop). So irrespective of where you are, you can now control your timer conveniently.
So now when you start working, you can start the timer from mobile device or desktop browser.
When you stop the timer it automatically takes you to a new time entry form with the time prefilled.
7th Dec 2016
Showing Transactions in the Invoice
Now you can see the transactions performed/added on the specific invoice raised to your clients for a better understanding of your business.
Quick Calendar view from the Dashboard
Now you can quickly summarize your daily agenda, upcoming tasks from the dashboard by viewing your tasks list in the calendar.
5th Dec 2016
Secured Document Management System with Box Integration
LawGro integrated with Box, the provider of cloud based document & file storage. Now you don't have to manage multiple systems to manage your documents. Start collaborating with your entire team as well as managing all your documents right from the system on the go or at work, so that you can manage practice clutter free.
19th Nov 2016
Intuitive Time Entry Analytics
Time spent on clients is the biggest billable factor for law firms. It has always been challenging to get accurate insights into various aspects of billable time. Now with time entry analytics, get deeper insights on how many hours has been billed, average billing rate etc. to understand how your business is heading.
Invoice Aging Analytics
LawGro now offers deeper insights and analytics for your outstanding invoices, to keep your business, finances under control and to get to know where your cash is stuck.This helps you to find out who your promptly paying customers are, whose payments gets delayed regularly etc.
17th Oct 2016
Customizing Invoice Fields
Now you can customize the fields flexibly that appear on invoice based on your preferences and requirements. You can define standard fields, terms and conditions for invoices which will appear on all your invoices. Additionally, you can always change terms and conditions for a specific invoice while generating it. These changes do not impact the standard terms.
15th Oct 2016
Default Sorting for Tasks
Now by default, tasks are sorted by recently commented and updated date. Previously the tasks are sorted by due date.
7th Oct 2016
You can now add tags to your Contacts, Matters, and Tasks. The tag is a label attached to piece of information and makes you feel easier in finding your required content.
Only Firm Admin and Team members having “Full” access can add tags.
Improved Activity Stream
Now you and your firm members can get the information on comments added and updated in the activity stream.
6th Oct 2016
Default Sorting for Matters
Now by default, matters are sorted by created date. Previously the matters are sorted by matter name.
Rich Text Editor for Emails
Now you can create emails using a rich text editor which allows you to insert links, format text like bold, italic in the body section of your email.
5th Oct 2016
Rounding off amounts and time entry values
Now the amount or value you enter gets round off to 2 decimal values. Previously, the amount gets round off to the nearest value.
E.g., $1462.363 will be $1462.36 and 1.4283 will be 1.43
31st Aug 2016
You can now create an intake form template and share with your contacts over email. This eliminates manual data entry for your team and also any errors associate with it. Once your contact submits an intake form, you can link it to the specific contact or matter and then track it from there. Only Firm Admin and Team members having “Full” access can create custom fields.
Get Started with Intake Forms now.
You can now add Custom fields to your Contacts and Matters. This allows you to track items that you feel are critical for your business. You can add unlimited custom fields and get more control over your business. Only Firm Admin and Team members having “Full” access can create custom fields.
Get Started with Custom Fields now.
30th Aug 2016
Add Time Entries from the Dashboard
Time entries have been most frequently used by most of the law firms. We have made it easier to add time entries now directly from your dashboard.
6th Aug 2016
LawGro now supports the currency formats used across the globe. Based on your Firm’s Currency, the appropriate format prevalent in your country is automatically selected and used for all inputs and display purposes. E.g. If you use USD, you shall see 70000 as 70,000.00 or if you use Euro, it shall be displayed as 70 000,00.
Learn more about the Currency formats used across various regions: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimal_mark
1st Aug 2016
You can now use Quick filters to filter various reports for most commonly used parameters. This is available just below the search box on the reports page, wherever this is applicable. To filter reports based on advanced parameters, please use Filters and specify your filter criterias.
Contacts Email and Phone details available in Contacts Report
Accessing contact details of your Contacts is a frequent requirement. You can now easily access the email and phone numbers right from the Contact report.
28th July 2016
Export data in a single click
Happy to announce export of reports and data in a single click. All exports are in csv formats. Export all your data in just couple of clicks and present reports easily using excel or any other spreadsheet program. As a safety measure, this feature is available to only Firm Admin and Team members with Full access levels.
Improved Import functionality for Contacts
You can easily import all your contacts to LawGro in just a few clicks. Use the improved Import functionality located on the top right of Contacts page.
Print Report functionality
All reports that you see can be printed easily with a click of a button. This comes handy while sharing various reports either with your contacts or even for any internal analysis or presentations. This feature is currently supported only on the Web platform.
Tasks on your Dashboard
The Dashboard just got more powerful and meaningful. Get a complete list of your upcoming and overdue tasks right at the Dashboard. This helps you to look at them quickly and take actions and increase your productivity.
Hiding Welcome Page
The Welcome page can now be hidden forever based on user preference. The system keeps track and intelligently hides the welcome page based on your expertise level onLawGro. If you wish to hide it before the auto hide feature, please close the welcome page and it will be hidden forever.
Centralized Settings Page
All settings related to the user and the firm has now been brought to a single location. Firm settings are available only to Firm Admin and Team members having Full access to the firm’s data.
Added Total and Amount Due columns to Invoices Report
Now you can easily view your total and amount due for the corresponding invoice without looking at detailed invoice.
Added Total column to Proposals Report
Now you can easily view the total amount of a proposal without looking at the detailed proposal.
19th July 2016
Now you will get daily, weekly, monthly activity emails to your registered email address, if you’ve engaged with the LawGro. This provides you an updated list of the activities done in your LawGro account.