eFax Review for Law Firms

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eFax Review – An Overview for Law Firms

eFax is a popular and well-known online fax service. It allows individuals and businesses to send and receive faxes without an actual fax machine. The real question is: how well does eFax work for law firms? In this eFax review, we’re going to explore eFax’s features, benefits, and pricing. Based on that information and our extensive experience helping law firms make the best possible use of technology to improve the way they work, we will also tell you which law firms we believe would benefit most from adopting it as their fax provider of choice.

eFax Features

Let’s kick this eFax review off by first looking at their features. Functionality matters. Thoroughly evaluation features and capabilities helps law firms know at a glance whether they should spend more time looking into the possibility of adopting it as their fax program of choice.

  • eFax offers a mobile fax app. eFax users get access to a mobile faxing app. This app allows users to send and even sign faxes from a smartphone or even a tablet. Users can also receive faxes. The app also allows users to access their cloud storage device to save or create faxes.
  • Create a toll-free fax number. Law firms of any size and officed anywhere (including virtual law offices) have the ability to use eFax to create a toll-free number.
  • Choose a local fax number. Law firms can choose a fax number with the area code they prefer.
  • Secure cloud storage of all faxes sent and received. Every fax sent or received is securely stored online for future reference. Law firms also have the option of tagging faxes with keywords to make it easier to locate them in the future. Mobile app users can also access this feature.
  • The ability to provide an electronic signature. eFax provides users with the ability to electronically sign faxes.
  • eFax address book. Users can sync their contacts to their eFax account. Those contacts can also be searched by the user.
  • Share large files. Large files can be shared with up to 20 recipients at one time.
  • Integrates with popular thirdparty cloud storage. eFax integrates with Dropbox, iCloud, and Google Drive.
  • Encrypted documents. eFax boats Enhanced Security which encrypts inbound faxes and stores them using advanced encryption in the user portal.
  • Send and receive faxes via email. Users can register up to five email accounts that can be used to send and receive faxes.

eFax Plans & Pricing

eFax offers monthly and yearly billing options. Choosing the yearly billing option is, for some plans, like getting two months of their service for free. However, it’s important that you consider all of the plans, their limitations, and whether it’s a good fit for your office.

Every plan receives:

  • Your choice of local or toll-free faxing number.
  • Multiple users.
  • Secure unlimited storage.
  • The ability to edit and sign faxes.
  • The ability to send faxes via email.
  • The ability to send one fax to multiple recipients.
  • The ability to share large files.
  • Fax search.
  • Access to the Android or iOS eFax mobile app.
  • 24/7 live customer support.

eFax Plans & Pricing

eFax offers monthly and yearly billing options. Choosing the yearly billing option is, for some plans, like getting two months of their service for free. However, it’s important that you consider all of the plans, their limitations, and whether it’s a good fit for your office.

Every plan receives:

  • Law firms that know they will stay within their page limits each month.
  • Solo lawyers, small law offices, and virtual lawyers.
  • Lawyers who spend a lot of time out of the office.
  • Lawyers who want the ability to send and receive faxes through email.
  • Lawyers who need to share large files on a regular basis (although we do encourage you to consider your practice management software if you’re sharing within your law office to work together or with your clients; it’s just more secure).

There you have it. We hope you’ve taken away some thinking points from this eFax review. Do you have questions about the technological environment of your law firm or questions about software? Call us! We’re happy to help.

Part and Parcel with Document Management

An online fax service like eFax helps your firm go paperless. A Document Management System will help you stay paperless, and provides tools to keep your documents organized and searchable.