Affinity Customer Success Story: Berke, Berke & Berke
Since 1934, the Chattanooga personal injury attorneys from Berke, Berke & Berke have served the legal needs of clients in Hamilton County, Marion County, and the surrounding communities in Eastern Tennessee. Over the decades, they established themselves as some of Tennessee’s most distinguished trial attorneys.
This year, when the Amicus Attorney and PCLaw companies stopped supporting the link between each other, Margo Hixson, firm administrator at Berke, Berke & Berke, knew that there could be loss of critical client information and data corruption if they didn’t act fast. Having worked with Affinity Consulting in the past, Hixson reengaged with the team to find a customized solution for their firm.
Affinity Customer Success Story: Analysis Group
Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 1,000 professionals across 16 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, they have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide.
As a company that helps so many organizations around the world, Analysis Group knew the way they were managing email and documents was not sustainable given the company’s fast-paced, quick-turnaround environment. However, a viable alternative to the company’s existing system wasn’t immediately clear. As Analysis Group began to look for help outside the organization, Affinity Consulting Group soon surfaced as a potential solution provider.
The Power of Data: Customized Case Management for Marcus & Mack
For over 40 years, Pennsylvania firm Marcus & Mack has been focused exclusively on personal injury law. With over 100 years of combined legal experience, the attorneys at Marcus & Mack are relied upon by injury victims across Pennsylvania to vigorously fight for their rights.
With caring for others as the cornerstone of the firm’s culture, Marcus & Mack’s attorneys and support staff pride themselves on their commitment to resolve cases in the best interest of each individual client. So, when the time came to update their data infrastructure, Marcus & Mack sought the same personalized approach from their software implementation partner.
Agility and Peace of Mind: Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta’s Journey into the Cloud
Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA (SBCF) has been practicing marital and family law in Tampa Bay, Florida since 1982. The highly specialized, one-office firm comprises six attorneys, four paralegals, and six support staff. SBCF prides itself on providing discreet, compassionate and attentive service to its clients, combined with the highest-quality legal services.
When firm administrator Paul Kanjorski was tasked with bringing the firm’s outdated technology and infrastructure into the 21st century, SBCF turned to Affinity Consulting Group for support with software selection and technology implementation.
Cloud Infrastructure Case Study: Swift Currie
“Southern grown, nationally known” Swift Currie McGhee & Hiers is the largest (over 350 employees) law firm in Georgia focused exclusively on litigation. With more than 50 years of litigation experience and offices in both Atlanta and Birmingham, Swift Currie is at the forefront of legal writing, speaking, and education. The firm maintains steady growth and considers its talented attorneys and staff to be the keys to its continued success. Named to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list and maintaining a consistent presence on the Atlanta Business Chronicle “Top 50 Atlanta Law Firms” list, Swift Currie prides itself on its efficiency, practicality, and rock-solid relationships with its clients.
When Swift Currie needed a fresh perspective on its IT infrastructure and help ushering in new technologies, the firm turned to the experts at Affinity Consulting Group.
CaseAware Implementation Case Study: Petosa Law LLP
Founded in 1970, Petosa Law LLP provides legal services to mortgage lenders, servicers and real estate professionals in the state of Iowa. The firm, focused since 2003 on the default servicing industry, supports clients in the areas of foreclosure, bankruptcy, loss mitigation, eviction and post-foreclosure closing coordination.
When the firm’s 2013 CaseAware® implementation stalled, Petosa turned to the default services team at Affinity Consulting for help.
Legal Software Selection Case Study: Cameron Law Office
Founded out of a passion for entrepreneurship and a commitment to excellence, Cameron Law Office Chartered is a Twin Cities-based law firm focused on commercial real estate, and business transactions, outside business counsel, and commercial litigation. President and founder John Cameron launched his law firm 29 years ago, right out of law school. The firm’s mission is the same now as it was then: to deliver smart, practical legal advice and litigation services that help companies, investors, and entrepreneurs achieve their goals.
With a highly focused organization consisting of attorneys and paralegals, the small, yet agile, Cameron Law Office team has always known how to deliver results. However, as their portfolio of clients, case load, and staff size grew, Cameron knew it was time to evolve.
New Firm Launch Case Study: Gilk Legacy Law
Located in southwest Minnesota, Gilk Legacy Law is a premier law firm focused on business entity formation and real estate for individuals, farms, and businesses. Ensuring that succession transitions go smoothly and that clients have the peace of mind that comes with preserving their legacies, Gilk Legacy Law delivers top-quality legal services and tangible results.
When the founder of Gilk Legacy Law, Jennifer Gilk, set out to start her law firm, she had a distinct vision for her new venture. She knew her extensive legal expertise in the areas of estate planning, trusts, and farm/business succession and more would serve her community well; and that the team she was going to assemble would be top-notch. However, she found that she needed a guiding hand with regard to the technology her new firm would use to serve its clients. She needed specialized technology expertise, and she needed it fast—without cutting any corners. She knew she need to have her firm up and running within a short two-month timeline, with critical technology issues also addressed within that time frame.
PMA Partnership Program Case Study: Colorado Bar Association
Founded in 1897, the Colorado Bar Association (CBA) is a voluntary bar association with approximately 18,000 members. The CBA prioritizes assisting its members in enhancing the quality, economic viability, and efficiency of their practices. As a non-profit organization, the CBA encourages membership by providing highly specialized information, resources, networking, and services that enable attorneys to excel in their practices.
As a forward-thinking bar association, the CBA has always strived to deliver services and resources that benefit members in immediate and tangible ways. Since membership is voluntary, the CBA knew that present and future members needed to continue to see demonstrable value in the CBA’s offerings. However, with the changing landscape of online search and technology-assisted information gathering, it was time for the CBA to innovate, to evolve, and to enhance the content it delivered to members.
Legal Document Management Case Study: Foulston Siefkin
Founded in 1919, Foulston Siefkin is the largest law firm in Kansas, employing nearly 90 attorneys in offices in Kansas City, Topeka, and Wichita. The firm’s clients represent a cross-section of the Kansas economy, ranging from major agriculture and energy producers to health care providers and insurance companies. Practice areas include civil and complex litigation, business matters, employment and labor, and health care law.
Foulston prides itself on its forward-thinking and collaborative culture, which relies upon quick and seamless information and document sharing. When a key technology initiative needed some fresh perspective and insight, Foulston turned to Affinity Partner Debbie Foster.