Surveys for Legal Organisations and Law Firms
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How can we help legal organisations?
There are many ways that legal organisations can use online surveys and questionnaires. Below are a few examples. As much as possible, an online survey should concentrate on one of these subjects and be targeted to the proper audience. Trying to cover too many subjects in a single survey will result in confusion, which leads to inaccurate results. Furthermore, it will lead to a long questionnaire which can significantly drop the participation rate.
Case Study: Small Business and Nonprofit Clinic (MSU College of Law)
We worked with the Small Business and Nonprofit Clinic of the Michigan State University College of Law to create a client satisfaction survey. The level of client satisfaction is important in assessing whether the students working for the clinic are performing adequately and responding to client needs. The results on client satisfaction were also a useful tool for the clinic when it applied for grants and funding. By showing a high level of client satisfaction, the clinic can show that it is serving the needs of the community in and around East Lansing.
What we did for the Small Business and Nonprofit Clinic
We started by drafting a questionnaire. The questionnaire was kept relatively short, about 15 questions. It included only a few open-ended questions at the end so that clients could provide their thoughts. The remainder of the questions pertained to performance indicators, such as overall satisfaction, did the student lawyers understand client issues, were they responsive, etc. The questionnaire also included demographic questions, such as the type of client (business or non-profit) and the type of legal services obtained.
Once the clinic's director approved the questionnaire, we sent out invitations by email to clients. The clients were given approximately two weeks in which to respond.
We then analysed the results and created reports. Because of the demographic information asked at the beginning of the questionnaire, we could provide the results split by type of client (business or non-profit) and the type of legal services obtained.
"We used Interceptum’s managed solution to create and deploy our online customer satisfaction survey. Their staff provided us with helpful tips on how to create an effective survey. They built and deployed our survey rapidly using their online platform. Once deployed, we got our results quickly. The Interceptum team has fulfilled all our needs and we will definitely use their services for future surveys."
Nicole Dandridge, Director