We work with businesses of all kinds as a virtual reception provider, and law offices are among those firms that can really benefit from trying out our services. We serve offices with several partners, as well as single proprietors hanging their own shingle. Because of the nature of incoming calls to law offices, we think our services are ideal for improving client communication and satisfaction. In addition, virtual receptionists alleviates the pressure of attracting, training, and retaining reliable reception staff.
Virtual Reception As Your “Front Line” Receptionist
Some firms find themselves in a kind of limbo state, where they would like to hire a full time receptionist, but they can squeak by with their support staff — or even they themselves — answering the incoming calls. This works for a while, but does decrease overall productivity. It can also get complicated and stressful when work requires spending time at the courthouse or traveling. So why consider virtual reception?
In busy legal offices, your support staff is often engaged in important tasks. Freeing them from the task of answering each incoming call has the potential to greatly increase their productivity. Instead of using firm resources to employ a receptionist, you can instead focus resources in other areas more likely to improve the firm’s bottom line, like marketing or additional support staff. Why spend money on attracting, training, and retaining a full time receptionist when Smiledog virtual receptionists can do it all, hassle free, at an affordable rate?
Let Smiledog Help Increase Your Caseload
Some law offices set up a marketing number with Smiledog, directing those calling in via marketing materials to our friendly receptionists. Our receptionists can take down callers’ information for you to call back, or can transfer calls directly to you as you direct. Marketing your firm is necessary to grow your client base, but you can’t always take every incoming call. Rather than lose potential new clients, why not direct them to one of our virtual receptionists instead?
Affordable Virtual Reception For Your Law Office
Callers to your law office will hear a friendly, personalized greeting when they call, established by you at the time of sign up. Our receptionists will announce and transfer the call or take a message, as the situation dictates. If you are going to be at the courthouse all day or in important client meetings, you can send a message to Smiledog to advise our receptionist of your needs.
Want Smiledog to automatically take a messages all day? We can do that. Want Smiledog to transfer calls to one of your associates while you’re out? We can do that too. Each and every day, we can personalize how your calls are handled. If you get busy and can’t contact us to let us know your preferences? We’ll continue attempting to announce and transfer each call, and take a message if we cannot reach you. The only time during your business hours that your clients are routed to voicemail is if they are calling with business of a sensitive or confidential nature. As with all of your messages, you’re notified immediately via e-mail or SMS/text.
Time To Get Started?
Are you ready to sign-up for virtual reception services or just want to learn more about it? Visit our GETTING STARTED page for more information now![sc:GuideCTA]