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7 key benefits of legal document automation

To remain competitive and profitable, firms need to find ways to streamline processes, reduce redundancies, and improve efficiencies. One easy method for accomplishing these goals is to implement a document automation process. 

Can legal documents be automated? 

The answer: yes. While there are countless advantages to using automation for your legal documents, here are just some of the key benefits of document automation: 

7 key benefits to document automation

For decades, law firms have operated under a business model where lawyers spend much of their day on time-consuming tasks like researching and drafting contracts and other detailed legal documents. As technological advancements continue to permeate every aspect of life, law firms may want to start exploring ways in which they can harness and use this technology to their advantage. 

Making the case for document automation adoption 

The document automation process is as simple as it is effective. It uses your firm’s already existing legal documents – including contracts, purchase agreements, estate planning documents, leases, licenses, etc. – to generate automated templates, which you can use to produce new legal documents. 


This guide will demystify document automation, helping lawyers to understand how to be ready for automation — and make a measurable success of it when it’s time to implement.


Today’s legal marketplace is more crowded and competitive than ever, and law firms must find ways to differentiate their services and approach from those of their competitors. Document automation delivers significant benefits to lawyers and their clients – helping your firm be more targeted and strategic.  

Are you ready to implement a document automation process? 

From how you promote your firm to how you interact with clients, technology is rapidly changing the way your firm operates and how you do your job. Even if your firm has been slow to embrace new technologies, your clients are using them and expect you to be able to quickly deliver the detailed documents they need to resolve their legal issues. 

The hard truth is that firms that fail to adopt new technologies and continue to operate under outdated business models risk being surpassed by competitors and seeing their client and profit bases dwindle. Adopting document automation is an effective way to not only gain an advantage over competitors, but also attract and retain clients while increasing your firm’s profit margins. 

How do you automate a document process? 

Document automation may sound complex, but in this guide, we simplify the conversation to understand, evaluate, and implement document automation at your firm. 


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