December 09, 2019 4 minutes to read · 900 words

How Practice Management Software Is Different from Outlook

By Dan Berlin

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The best way to think about the difference between Microsoft Outlook and practice management software is the old expression, “jack-of-all-trades and master of none.” Microsoft designs Outlook to be general enough that absolutely anyone can use it. Most likely your doctor, accountant, and the owner of your favorite restaurant all use Outlook. It is the jack-of-all-trades. Conversely, legal practice management software focuses on one set of users—attorneys. Every feature of the software is designed for law firms. Those features will save you time, make it easier to organize your practice, and help you capture more of your billable time. Here are some key differences.

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