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  1. Importance of Legal Answering Service in Law Firms By Answer United 2015 West Crosstown Parkway Kalamazoo, MI 49008 United States Telephone: 800-937-5900 Fax: 800-937-5931 Website:

  2. In a law firm, the workload is always humongous, and time always falls short. Amidst all this, lawyers usually don't have the time time personally attend every call made to their firm by clients. In such times, an answering service seems indispensable. This article discusses the significance and benefits of having an answering service in law firms, and how it is an asset to every lawyer. If you are an attorney, you know the trouble of being able to run your law firm along with managing every little thing going on around you, especially phone calls. The importance of client communication cannot be undermined. Client communication is what makes a lawyer great. These phone calls are important, and

  3. get any lawyer business, but they are both, tedious and time taking. Being constantly in touch with your clients ensures a smooth business, and makes them feel attended to. In case of lack of prompt replies over phone, or constant unavailability may lead to client dissatisfaction and distrust. This can further cause loss of clients and a downfall of the law firm. Moreover, constantly attending calls may cause the lawyer to be thoroughly distracted from work, and deprive him of time to work on more pressing work

  4. that he might have. It may also cause him to be less focused and more impatient. It is required that an attorney is able to pay attention to the important work and aim and effective client satisfaction by delegating the other tasks. What is an Answering Service? This is where legal answering service enters the picture. An answering service is basically a business that attends phone calls for its clients and takes customized action, as directed. A law firm can hire an answering service which provides it real or virtual phone answering assistance. These include employees trained to answer phone calls on behalf of the law firm, or an automated response which follows the protocol laid down by the firm in order to satisfy the client queries. Benefits of an Answering Service: The benefits of such a service are numerous. It offers you numerous delivery options including phone, email, fax, text and more. It also ensures that you never miss a call, when you are busy, or even away for a vacation. Management of day-to-day client requests, handling highly sensitive calls, taking care

  5. of emergencies, and scheduling appointments, all of these can be effortlessly managed by installing such a service in a law firm. Customization and Flexibility It is possible for you to customize these services according to your requirements. You can also update your call answering instructions as your requirements change. This system offers you a lot of flexibility. More often than not, the clients calling may not be

  6. aware of the type of lawyer required for their needs. So, instead of personally having to deal with that call, you can use such type of service which would let the client know the exact type of law that is the specialty of your firm, and find the apt service the client requires. An answering service provides you with the benefit of attending to client even after work hours, as you don't have to personally answer every call. The client can communicate his query through the answering service and feel content, and you would not be disturbed every other hour, either. Boost your business Instead of hiring plenty of employees to attend to heavy phone traffic, you can just install one of these answering services at your firm. This would lead to cost cutting as well. If an important client calls with an emergency, prioritized service would ensure that the call leads to a live person to schedule a meeting. This would portray effective planning on your part, at all times. Trained Staff

  7. The people employed by such answering services are trained rigorously so that they are proficient in taking calls on behalf of the lawyer the client is trying to reach. The voice is clear and crisp, and the words precise. The language support is excellent, and the conduct is very professional. Having such an answering service in your law firm also adds to your image. To make your working more efficient, and to be able to effectively manage your schedule, appointments and clients, hire a legal answering service today. It not only manages your workload, but also helps your business by securing clients. An answering service is worth every penny spent on it.