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A legal practice handles documents of huge importance. Therefore, it is only natural that a legal firm will want the best way to make sure these legal documents as well as all other aspects of the legal practice are well cared for. At the same time, you want to make the whole process easier and legal software will do that for you. In this article, we are going to take a look at some of the top legal software for your practice and how each one can make it easier for you to make the day-to-day running of your legal practice easier.

Part 1 The Best Legal Document Software

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The bulk of any legal business is in its documents. Therefore, a document management software would make sense for any legal firm that wants to easily keep track of, create, edit and share legal documents. That software is Wondershare PDFelement.

It is the ideal PDF management software you should choose to manage all of your legal documents. This is because it is not only ideal for the creation and editing or PDF documents but also has protective features that make it easy for you to restrict access to important documents.

  • It can be used to edit both PDF text and images with an OCR feature that allows users to edit scanned or image-rich PDFs
  • It is also ideal for reading PDFs including the ability to annotate PDFs in any way
  • It allows users to assign a password to a document to restrict access to the document
  • Printing PDFs is quick and easy, just one click

Part 2 Other 5 Legal Software

1. Amicus Attorney

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This software can do everything a lawyer wants. It is very popular with attorneys because of its multitasking abilities and hence its ability to save time. It can be used for legal calendar entries, as a contact manager, for tie tracking among other functions.


  • It incorporates all necessary tasks into one neat package


  • It lacks a billing option
  • It doesn't have collaborative features

2. Bill4Time

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Bill4Time is designed to make it easier for lawyers to bill for their time. It has exceptional timekeeping capabilities to help you balance the hours spent and reconcile them with the billable hours.


  • It includes the America Bar Association task codes
  • It also comes with conflict of interest checking


  • It lacks collaborative features and as such may not be ideal for a law firm with a lot of lawyers

3. Clio

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Clio legal software that is designed to make it easy for small legal firms to manage all aspects of their daily business. Clio allows user to setup and manage their legal calendars, manage various tasks, time tracking and even document management among many other functions. It is cloud based, making it easy to access the service from anywhere as well as easily share the information.


  • It handles a lot of different aspects that pertain to legal offices
  • It is available on various platforms including mobile


  • It can be a little bit overwhelming to setup due to the many services it incorporates into one program

4. Legal Files

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Every lawyer needs a way to manage all of the documents that come into the office. Legal Files provides users with an easy way to manage all of these documents in an easy and systematic. You can use this legal software for case matter management, file notes, litigation management, automatic task scheduling and even phone messaging. All of these features easily incorporate into any lawyer's schedule, providing the lawyer with a superior accounting program that does it all.


  • It can also be used to track documents, making it invaluable for finding documents quickly


  • It is not cloud-based and hence cannot be used outside the office
  • It can also be a little bit difficult to use for the first timer

5. PCLaw

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PCLaw is another legal accounting program that you should consider using if you want to make your work easier by automating some legal tasks such as client management, case management and matter management among others. It easily integrates with other legal software to make it easy for you to have everything where you need it and further simplify your work. This legal software is also quite affordable with the option to be scalable as your business grows. There are several options such as credit card and payroll processing that can be added to your plan as your firm grows.


  • It integrates with third-party APIs easily
  • Provides the option to increase the number of services managed as your firm grows


  • It is not cloud based and as such may not be available on the go
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Published: Dec 19,2016 16:13 pm / Updated: Jul 05,2017 14:11 pm

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