Five reasons to consider moving law firm data to the cloud

By Kenneth N Rashbaum Esq. and Jason M. Tenenbaum of Barton, LLP.

This blog post is for informational and educational purposes only. Any legal information provided in this post should not be relied upon as legal advice. It is not intended to create, and does not create, an attorney-client relationship and readers should not act upon the information presented without first seeking legal counsel.

Following Superstorm Sandy in October, 2012, many lawyers in Downtown Manhattan found that they could not get to their offices.  Those attorneys with paper-based practices, or those whose IT was housed within the four walls of their law offices, were, in many cases, unable to provide billable services to their clients for several days or even weeks. 

Those firms with data in the cloud, though, were able to work unimpeded (that is, if they had an Internet connection) and sustained far less loss of revenue in …