Resources

Our resources are full of leading insights into legal IT.

Microsoft Teams: App and Meetings Quickstart Guides
How Can a Law Firm Ensure the Security of Its Data?

Prepared by Brian Mauch: TLABC the Verdict – Spring IT Edition. How Can a Law Firm Ensure the Security of Its Data? April, 2018. This article first appeared in the Spring 2018 edition of the Verdict magazine published by Trial Lawyers Association of BC.

The State of IT Security for Law Firms – Webinar

Prepared by Brian Mauch: Pacific Legal Technology Conference 2017 Webinar
The State of IT Security for Law Firms. November 10, 2017

eGovernance: Corporate Governance – Seminar

Prepared by Brian Mauch: eGovernance: Corporate Governance Seminar, October 12th 2017.

Managed IT Services vs Break Fix (Hourly)

Coming soon.

What are the benefits of outsourcing your IT vs. In-House IT?

Coming soon.

Best Practice for Law Firm Technology – What Managing Partners Need to Know

Prepared by Brian Mauch for CBA Calgary Managing Partners Subsection – Nov 2015

CryptoLocker and CryptoWall – The Threat of Ransomware

Prepared by Brian Mauch for BCLMA TOPICS – SPRING 2015

Cloud Computing: Backup and Storage

Prepared by Brian Mauch the CLEBC Solo and Small Firm Conference Oct 2014

LSBC’s Cloud Computing Checklist

Prepared by Brian Mauch for BCLMA TOPICS – SPRING 2014

Technology: The Nuts and Bolts of a Small Firm’s Infrastructure

Prepared by Brian Mauch and Lawrence Cofield for the Pacific Legal Technology Conference

The Frugal Law Firm – Tech Essentials on a Budget

Prepared by Brian Mauch and Andre Coetzee for the CLEBC Solo and Small Firm Conference

Macs, PCs, Mobile Devices and the Cloud – Can They All Work Together?

Prepared by Brian Mauch and Andre Coetzee for the CLEBC Solo and Small Firm Conference

Canadian-Based Secure Cloud Backups for Canadian Lawyers

Written by Brian Mauch, previously published in Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia’s quarterly journal, the Verdict, Issue 134, Fall 2012. Reprinted with permission.

CBABC Webinar – Use of Technology in the Practice of Law

Prepared by Brian Mauch and Ward Branch for the Canadian Bar Association webinar series “Business Skills for Lawyers”

How Technology Can Impact Profitability

Prepared by Brian Mauch and James Robertson for the BC Legal Management Association Conference

Backup & Disaster Recovery

Prepared by James Robertson for the BC Legal Management Association presentation, ‘Who’s Got Your Back… Up.’

Practice Management Software for the Smaller Law Firm

Prepared by Brian Mauch for the Canadian Bar Association presentation, ‘Practice Management Software for the Smaller Law Firm.’

The Small Firm and Technology

Prepared by Brian Mauch for the BC Legal Management Association presentation, ‘The Small Firm and Technology.’

Technological Foundations of an Efficient, Reliable Law Office Network

Prepared by Brian Mauch for the Trial Lawyers Association of BC Conference, ‘Maximize Your Personal Injury Practice: 20 Ways to Get Smart Fast.’

Social Proof

"BMC allows our boutique litigation firm to enjoy the benefits of an in-house IT department without the associated costs. BMC provides us with a level of service and expertise that would be the envy of many large, full service law firms at a fraction of the cost.”

John Logan, Q.C.Jenkins Mazban Logan LLP

"As a mid-sized firm with 90 computers, our goal was to reduce the time management spent resolving computer issues in order to improve service to our clients, and BMC has delivered on all fronts. Brian and his team are calm and professional, and their impressive and straightforward handling of service requirements and issues has instilled comfort throughout the firm."

Christopher Weafer and Harvey DelaneyOwen Bird Law Corporation

"Prior to working with BMC, IT issues had become a serious distraction, impacting on our practice and our ability to meet our clients’ needs. BMC has been very organized and professional and has provided us with solid IT coverage, permitting us to do what we do best: litigation with excellence. We are very appreciative to have Brian and his team at BMC in our corner."

Tim PettitPettit and Company

"Getting BMC to look after our IT needs was a terrific move for our firm. Our security flaws were fixed, our employees are always able to use their equipment, and the BMC team is available at a moments notice when issues arise.”

Jon WalshDuMoulin Boskovich LLP

"As a transactional law firm that depends on 24/7 uptime, security and remote accessibility, IT is critical to our business. BMC has brought much-needed reliability and stability to our systems, allowing us to focus on what we are best at – without the stress or distraction so often faced by firms of our size.

Adam M. DlinMogan Daniels Slager

"We have partnered with BMC Networks since 2011. BMC has assisted us with managing the firm’s IT infrastructure from day to day managed services and data backups to making recommendation on and implementing strategic IT initiatives. We have found BMC to be reliable and knowledgeable with a focus on client service. The BMC Networks team has a good understanding of the business of law. This helps us to provide efficient service to our clients.

Gavin ManningOyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP

"BMC Networks has provided DuMoulin Black LLP with IT support since 2000. During that time we have replaced our system in its entirety twice and BMC took us through the process from initial design to end of install. We experienced a seamless transition from the old system to the new, being up and ready to go by the end of the weekend. In our view, BMC Networks offers totally reliable service of the highest quality.”

DuMoulin Black LLP

"Branch MacMaster has grown up with BMC Networks since our firm’s establishment in 1998. More than anything, we appreciate their calming influence. Firms will always face technological challenges, but if you have a calm steady hand at the tiller, you will not run aground. Brian and his team provide that guidance and support with timely service, clear recommendations, and a long-range outlook.”

Branch MacMaster LLP

"Since switching to the team at BMC for our IT support I find that I spend less time worrying about my IT infrastructure and more time focussing on how I can improve my IT systems to help my firm efficiently provide better client service.”

Carl JacobsonSynergy Business Lawyers LLP

"Brian Mauch and his BMC team have been our sole I.T. providers since we opened our doors in June, 2002. They got us quickly out of the starting blocks and remain by our sides through the marathon of practicing law. BMC is conveniently located downtown to respond to our needs with appropriate priority.”

Delane KnightBernard LLP

"We have been a client since 2017 when BMC assisted us in getting our firm set up. They have provided excellent IT service throughout: efficient, supportive, helpful and friendly. We highly recommend BMC.”

Matthew SirenVertlieb Siren

"We have been using BMC Networks as of 2014 and have found their people to be very friendly and professional at all times. The relationship we have with BMC means that our professionals can work productively without annoying interruptions that can arise from “technology issues”. Our team would heartily recommend BMC to any other professional services firm.”

Robert MackayBlair Mackay Mynett Valuations

"BMC provided us with strategic advice in the setup of our technology platform and the operating systems for our new law firm. If you are planning to start a new law firm or are thinking of revamping your technology platform and do not have an inhouse IT Department, do yourself a favour and contact BMC.”

David MartinStirling LLP

"BMC Networks ensures that our technology is reliable, which is crucial for my business to operate effectively. They are efficient and responsive to our needs, and pleasant to deal with.”

Wayne SmithiesMartello Property Services

"Our firm has been using BMC Networks since 1999. Throughout this time we have found its service to be first-rate, and its staff to be knowledgeable, practical and client-oriented.”

John MendesLesperance Mendes Lawyers