Growing law firms in Australia and the USA since 2009.

Things to consider when contemplating technology.

We help you scale with technology. We deploy a range of technology to enhance how existing and potential clients engage with your firm.

Call Tracking
Call-tracking is an effective way of measuring not only website visits but also any specific campaigns you might be running, Google or Facebook Ads. It dials in ROI.
ChatBots
The use of a chatbot on your law firm’s website can fulfil numerous objectives, from assisting in the navigation of the website and setting client appointments.
Client Portals
Develop closer relationships with your clients, ask us about integrating our own Client Portal software into your law firm or another type of client portal.
CRMs for Law Firms
We deploy a range of leading software to garner inside intelligence that drives marketing improvements for law firms. We’ve integrated the majority of CRM technology for law firms.
Document Automation
There is a growing synergy between front-of-house and back-of-house when it comes to the intersection of marketing and file velocity. Entering data once and generating either products or optimised file flow is a key objective.
Online Appointments
Let’s face it, the legal industry is undergoing radical change. In the mind of the consumer, if I can make an appointment online with my medical practitioner, why can’t I do it with my lawyer.
API Integrations
At Fast Firms we understand that effective marketing of your law firm often relies upon third-party integrations.
Website Hosting
Possibly the most underrated technology by law firms, but from our perspective, one of the most important.
Website Problems
Things not working as they should on your law firm’s website. We can help! We're proficient with Wordpress, Headless CMS technology and Laravel.
LawTech Software
At Fast Firms, we’re increasingly advising law firms as to the best technology to integrate to meet their objectives.

Technology for Law Firms

The legal industry is undergoing a tectonic shift, influenced by new business models and emerging technology.
We’re across it and partner with your law firm with all your technology requirements to create new opportunities and new markets.

Because we work very closely with your law firm’s practice groups, we’re often aware of opportunities of which tech may play a role that you’re trying to chase down. When these occasions arise, we convene a design-thinking workshop and work promptly towards an MVP (minimum viable product) and get to market. To date, we have created intranets, client portals, chatbots, estate planning portals and smart forms that generate ready to sign documents.

 

Third-Party Platforms

There’s little doubt that in recent years there has been an explosion of new technology for law firms.
At Fast Firms, we’ve integrated a plethora of third-party platforms into your law firm’s marketing channels.

We’re familiar with Settify, Family Property, Automio, Law Switch and numerous other platforms of which law firms are using to optimise service delivery. In addition to these, we have designed and developed a suite of our own software, the majority of which are available exclusively to our clients.

 

Client Portals

Develop closer relationships with your clients, ask us about integrating our own Client Portal software into your law firm.

  • upload/download documents;
  • seamlessly make appointments;
  • set up milestones;
  • notifications via email and/or SMS;
  • chat room;
  • + much more

 

Call Tracking

Call tracking allows your firm to identify where phone call conversions are directed from.

  • access to the data;
  • phone number;
  • length of call;
  • location of call;
  • + more

 

Online Reviews

We designed and developed our own online review software that makes it super easy for clients to leave positive reviews!

  • google reviews;
  • Facebook reviews;
  • customised for your brand;
  • + more

Online Appointments

We believe that online appointment setting plays a vital role in client acquisition from your marketing tactics, we wanted to design and develop our own online booking platform for lawyers, so we did.

  • online appointments made easy;
  • manage available times;
  • sync to your calendar;
  • instant notifications;
  • + more

 

Smart Forms

Smart forms are being used increasingly by law firms, not only as lead generation but also to fast-track back of office processes.

  • enquiry forms;
  • complex questionnaires;
  • conditional logic;
  • fast-track office processes;
  • automatic pdf generation;
  • + much more

 

Chat Bots

The use of a chatbot in your law firm may be a lot simpler, like setting appointments, or much more complex, depending upon your objective.

  • webhooks;
  • question and answer sequence;
  • setting appointments;
  • + more

 

3rd Party Integrations

We’ve literally connected thousands of pieces of software for law firms to achieve the required outcomes for your marketing or business process, or file management systems.

  • website integrations;
  • law firm business processes;
  • client relationship management;
  • file management systems;
  • + more

 

Support Portals

In addition to being super fast in responding to our law firm client’s requests, we provide all our clients with their very own support portal.

  • brand requests;
  • design requests;
  • marketing requests;
  • technology requests;
  • + much more

Things to Read, Watch & Listen

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