Fastcase Unveils NextChapter Docs Form Preparation, Client Management Tools, and Workflow Tools for All Practice Areas

We’ve designed tools and features that help businesses of all sizes automate their document preparation and move their workflows further by allowing them to integrate that same data into personalized customer welcome tools. , case management and SMS.

Next chapter, a Fastcase company and a leading legal software vendor providing attorneys with an intuitive application to prepare, manage and file bankruptcy cases, today announced that it has extended its offering beyond bankruptcy to benefit attorneys and legal professionals in other areas of practice.

Given its proven ability to provide a user-friendly and efficient application for bankruptcy lawyers, NextChapter is uniquely positioned to provide this new capability which can be utilized by lawyers and legal professionals in all areas of practice. NextChapter Docs enables all users to create custom documents, checklists, workflows, client intake processes, document automation solutions, and additional CRM tools.

“Since we launched NextChapter Bankruptcy, our clients working in several practice areas have asked if we could allow their entire practice to benefit from our software. We have listened and focused our efforts on how to keep our tools stylish and efficient, ”said Mandy Ballinger, COO at NextChapter. “Our team has worked hard on expanding NextChapter across all practice areas. We’ve designed tools and features that help businesses of all sizes automate their document preparation and move their workflows further by allowing them to integrate that same data into personalized customer welcome tools. , case management and SMS. We’re excited to continue to develop these products by partnering with subject matter experts to deliver forms that will help businesses get started with NextChapter Docs.

To this end, NextChapter will soon be launching a Forms Exchange, where seasoned lawyers can upload their template forms to the Marketplace for other lawyers to purchase for their own use. “Providing access to pre-built forms designed by subject matter experts will be useful for many solo and small business practitioners,” said Carolyn Elefant, lead author of NextChapter’s Forms lawyer.

“Partnering with NextChapter on Forms Exchange is a way for MyShingle to bring smart solutions to independent lawyers and small firms that are responsible for running their law firms as businesses,” said Elefant, Founder of My shingle, the oldest blog on solo and small business practice. “Just as many independent lawyers and small firms provide their small business owner clients with a suite of documents designed for the needs of small business owners, the business owner lawyer can now access a variety of predefined forms and guides he needs. to manage the operation of their practice, from fees, consultancy agreements, block fees, outsourcing, website terms of use, client policies, etc., while incorporating requirements for ‘ethics. ”

Since 2013, NextChapter has been helping bankruptcy professionals prepare cases more efficiently by eliminating double data entry with linear workflows and introducing real-time validation. Now everyone has the tools at their fingertips to create their own automated and customized workflow solution for their practice areas with these new features from NextChapter. Users can easily upload templates or create them from scratch using an intuitive editor, insert merge tags and create documents with autofill fields, eliminating the extra data entry step with NextChapter Docs. In addition to form automation, users can designate unlimited custom fields, develop customer intake forms online, manage customer text messages, send invoices and collect customer payments, and create checklists. control for their favorite processes, and more.

For more information visit nextchapterlegal.com.

About NextChapter

Created by Janine Sickmeyer, former paralegal and technology entrepreneur, NextChapter’s secure online web application enables lawyers and their staff to prepare bankruptcy cases using automated workflows, integrations, texting clients, audience schedulers, case management tools, business customizations and more. With the addition of NextChapter Docs, lawyers are now able to apply these document and checklist creation tools to meet their workload demands in various practice areas. Founded in 2013, launched in 2016, and acquired in 2019 by Fastcase, NextChapter is based in Columbus, OH. For more information, follow NextChapter on Twitter at @NextChapterBK or visit nextchapterlegal.com.

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