What Are the Best Legal Software Applications in Vancouver, BC?

Compunet Infotech is familiar with legal software packages and our consultants can help you choose and implement the best solution for your Vancouver firm.  

When you run a busy law firm in Vancouver, BC, practice management software can help you run things efficiently.

When you find the best software for your firm, it will:

  • Send reminders for deadlines
  • Manage client and case records
  • Handle bookkeeping
  • Make and maintain appointments and schedules
  • Incorporate compliance requirements

The problem is, there are a lot of packages on the market. So, how do you choose? We’ve reviewed top applications available in Canada. Compunet Infotech is familiar with legal software packages and our consultants can help you choose and implement the best solution for your Vancouver firm. To get you started, here are our top 6 picks.

PracticePanther

www.practicepanther.com

Expect to pay $39 to $89 a month per user. There’s a 7-day free trial and a steep discount for the first few months. This software has an easy-to-use dashboard that automates a lot of your day-to-day functions. There’s no built-in email, which is kind of inconvenient, but it works well for small to midsize firms.

Clio

www.clio.com

Clio is a top-name brand and widely used law practice management software. This cloud-based solution is in 150,000 law officer. The price range per user is $39 to $10 each month. Try it for free for7 days. It’s accessible from anywhere through a browser or iOS and Android apps. Since it’s cloud-based, there’s no installation. Clio integrates well with other apps and has strong case management and client management functions.

Action Step

www.actionstep.com

This cloud-based software is an ideal end-to-end solution that was case management, business operations automation and billing and accounting tools. It cost $60 a month for each user, and the free trial is 14 days, which compares well against competitors.

Action Step is easy to learn with well-thought-out front and back-office functions. It has a built-in email client and great search functionality. Customer service helps you migrate data, and it’s ideal for emerging firms with up to 50 users.

Cosmolex

www.cosmolex.com

CosmoLex is a one-stop-shop for comprehensive practice management software. It advertises itself as the complete package for small practices. It will run you about $59 a month per user and there’s a free trial of two weeks.

Cosmolex is fast and user-centric. It covers every aspect of running a practice, such as billing and accounting. You won’t need to pay for Quickbooks or Xero to manage office accounts. Free training is provided, as well as data migration help. There’s no email client but it does more than any other legal software, so it may be worth the price. If your small practice needs an all-in-one package, this could be it.

Lawcus

www.lawcus.com

Lawcus comes with a kanban style of management. You can drag and drop items on the intuitive dashboard. There’s a 30-day free trial, and for $39 to $49 a month per user, you get fast boards hosted by an Amazon cloud-based platformFor firms looking for strong legal practice management, and customer service management, this is a good pick. It has time and expense and other convenient features but it doesn’t include contract management and data import/export is limited. This works well for 1-20 users.

Bill4Time

www.bill4time.com

Bill 4 Time makes our list due to the affordable pricing of $27 for the basic version ($45 for legal pro). It’s also a firmly established offering, so it has solid customer service. It wasn’t designed with the legal profession in mind, but it’s used by thousands of barristers. You can try it out for free for two weeks.

Bill 4 Time has popular tools for task and case management, document management and legal accounting. Check out its customizable invoices, online payment interface and time-tracking features. Two of the best features an easy integration component and mobile access.

Compunet Infotech is a Vancouver-based IT services company that focuses on the legal sector. Contact us today to schedule an initial evaluation or to hire an experienced consultant to help you choose and implement law practice software for your firm.

Author: Joe Martin, Date: 2019-11-23

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