Representing clients in court is one of the most stressful and demanding jobs imaginable. We litigators rarely have control over our schedules, and most of us are constantly on the verge of having too many cases and deadlines to handle at once. Fortunately, software exists to help us work more efficiently, manage complexity, and stay on top of our work.
Top Law Practice Management Software Products
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AbacusLaw is a turn-key, fully integrated law practice management solution. Founded in 1983, AbacusLaw works for firms of any size in every industry. Features include rules-based calendaring, document / form automation, matter management, conflict checking, contact management, document and email management, time tracking, billing, balance, accounting, trust accounting and more. AbacusLaw is also available in our private cloud for a complete disaster-proof solution. View Profile
MyCase is affordable, intuitive and powerful legal practice management software designed for the modern law firm. Give your firm the advantage of a complete solution - get organized with contacts, calendars, cases, documents, time tracking, and billing. Plus, with the secure client communication portal you can delight your clients by keeping them informed about important case information. With MyCase you can practice more and manage less. View Profile
When it comes to managing your firm, you have your own unique set of requirements, which is why you can customize Legal Files to best match your firm's needs. You decide the look and language that is meaningful to you. By using just one program, you can provide different functionality for each of your practice areas, tailoring and updating Legal Files for the specific needs of different departments or locations. With Legal Files Software, it's easy to manage what matters to you. View Profile
CosmoLex combines practice management, billing AND accounting (No QuickBooks Required), all in one login. Your practice stays on track, your bills go out on time and you reap the rewards of better cash flow. The accounting menu handles all the intricacies of business and IOLTA trust accounting right out of the box. Small Law firms in all 50 states use CosmoLex to make their practice more compliant, efficient and profitable. View Profile
The only legal software with a FREE plan for solo practitioners to manage your first 3 clients and cases. Thousands of solo practitioners, virtual, small, and mid-sized firms worldwide use PracticePanther to save time, work faster, and grow their firms. Work from anywhere using any smartphone, tablet, or computer with the responsive mobile site. Get world-class support by phone, email, or live chat. Simple, user-friendly and intuitive. No credit card needed. View Profile
Clio is the most comprehensive cloud-based practice management software for the legal industry. With the help of the cloud, Clio eases the process of managing client relationships and documents, streamlines administration and collaboration, and optimizes marketing initiatives for law firms of all sizes. Based in Vancouver, B.C. and launched in 2008, Clio is used by legal professionals in over 50 countries. Clio has raised $27 million from investors including Bessemer Venture Partners. View Profile
Legal professionals can efficiently manage their clients and cases using their preferred IT devices - computers, tablets and smart phones. It supports all the key processes from quickly capturing prospective clients, comprehensive case management, time logging, billing & accepting online payments through a secure client portal. User customization enables legal professionals to structure their case files and management processes to align with their areas of expertise and preferred way of working. View Profile
Seriously-good practice management software. Fully-integrated front and back office in one system. 100% cloud-based, 100% secure. Actionstep has everything you need to run your firm. Ideal for firms with 3-50 people. Actionstep's "secret sauce" is its workflow, allowing you to automate your practice resulting in lower costs and higher quality output. Integrates with Microsoft Office, Google, NetDocuments, and lots more. View Profile
TimeSolv helps lawyers increase their billable time and get paid faster as well as featuring comprehensive legal project management tools. We are the most comprehensive, yet easy-to-use cloud legal billing software proven since 1999 with over $5.2 Billion billed. Join thousands of legal professionals who trust TimeSolv. TimeSolv can be used off line and online. Compatible with PCs and Macs, iPad and other tablets, iPhones and Android App. Get paid faster with LawPay and Client Portal. View Profile
SECURE AND CLOUDLESS Law Office Practice Management Software - ProTempus is a world-class, comprehensive system designed for solo and small law firms. Our unique technology keeps your data on your local network, not in the cloud, and your authorized staff has access to all your data through the sharable database. Billing/ invoicing, Case Management, Calendar / Time keeping, Trust accounting, Accounts Receivables, Contact Management, Task Management are just a few of our features. View Profile
Captorra is the go to intake solution for personal injury and mass tort firms in the marketplace. The system not only has logic based questionnaires, but offers a very comprehensive workflow solution for auto routing emails, automatically tracking activities and drip campaigns to potential clients. Captorra has a full blown referral management solution with a referral portal for external parties to easily access information. 17% is the average increase in conversion rate for Captorra clients. View Profile
Get things done faster thanks to our automated processes: 3-click billing, automated time-tracking and centralized case management. Enter your time from any devices anytime. You can't lose your time anymore. Bill in seconds. Share them in a click. Keep track of unpaid ones. Manage your documents in one place safe and secure in the cloud. Share them via secure access links. Save 30% of your time and bill 10% more. Thousands of users in 23 countries love us. Sign up for the ultimate Case App. View Profile
The only law practice management solution created specifically for Plaintiff's Lawyers! CoCounselor is more than just a Case Manager it's a firm manager. Let CoCounselor manage your marketing, track case acquisition cost, run effortless reports, and much more. CoCounselor also allows you to go anywhere and still have access with our mobile app. If you're a Plaintiff's Lawyer let us show you why CoCounselor is the only software for you and your clients! View Profile
Calendaring, conflicts and contact management - PracticeMaster helps you do the things you already have to do, only faster. Includes document assembly; firm-wide calendar (Microsoft Exchange Server not required); and tracking for online research, e-mail and phone calls. Easily converts appointments, phone calls and research into fees in Tabs3 Billing software so you can bill for your time. Integrates with QuickBooks, CompuLaw, Worldox and smartphones via Microsoft Outlook. Free trial available. View Profile
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LawBase offers a highly intuitive user interface with customizable security settings, calendaring functionality, ad hoc report writing capabilities, integrations, and more. With the ability to custom design your own database screens, you can use your own vocabulary, organization and presentation style. Unlike other case management systems which claim customizability yet only offer a limited number of user-defined fields, LawBase is completely tailored to work the way you do. View Profile
Rocket Matter is the leading web-based law practice management software that handles legal billing, document management, trust accounting, client management, and task management. It integrates with many popular cloud based tools and includes iPhone, Android, and iPad mobile editions. Rocket Matter is ideal for solo, small and mid-sized firms and is available on a month to month subscription with no contract required. Our unlimited, award winning support is included with all subscriptions. View Profile
Law Practice Management Software
By nature, the legal industry is dependent on compliance. From case and client records that must be kept secure, to time billing and book keeping, there are many aspects to a law firm that require constant management. Thankfully, Law Practice Management software was built to manage all of those records and more. To see a comprehensive list, please visit our Law Practice Management Software Directory.
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Published by Cathy Reisenwitz on December 08, 2015
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Did you know Capterra has a whole blog on project management? Probably not. There’s not really any reason for you to know that. But we do. It’s edited by my colleague and one of my biffles Rachel. Here are three project management tips from Rachel’s blog that will make you a better lawyer: 1. Be prepared to ask the right questions. 2. Learn to interrupt the right way. 3. Set goals that are specific, measurable, and based on both inputs and outputs.
In 1989, Felice Schwartz warned corporations that if they did not give young mothers flexibility in where and when they worked, their best and brightest female employees would either lean back in preparation for having kids or drop out after giving birth. The years since have proved Schwartz precinct. This problem is especially acute in law, where hours are among the longest and least flexible. But Jennifer Downs wants to change that.