Best Law Practice Management Software for 2021

What is the best law practice management software for 2021?

What was once a relatively short list of law practice management software is now a crowded space full of many different applications and vendors, all vying for your firm’s attention. In 2021, you have more options than ever when it comes to finding the right software to help you manage your law practice.

It can be overwhelming for many firms that are just beginning their search for case management software.
Fortunately: we’ve got you covered.

We work closely with hundreds of law firms across North America, and in doing so have had hundreds of conversations about law practice management software. What do firms like? What do they not like? What systems are they moving to?

From cloud-based, to server/desktop-based, from case management to billing and accounting: This list outlines the most used, best law practice management software for law firms in 2021.

Types of Legal Software

See Also: The Best Legal Document Management Software

Finding the Best Solution: How to Get Started

Law Practice Management Features

  • Client & Contact Management
  • Case / Matter Management
  • Calendaring (Basic)
  • Rules-based Calendaring (Docketing)
  • Conflict Checking
  • Task & Project Management
  • Timekeeping
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Business Accounting
  • Trust/IOLTA Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Document Assembly (Form Assembly)
  • Document Management
  • Email Management
  • Process & Workflow
  • Customization
  • Third-Party Software Integration
  • Client Portal

Practice Management Lineup: In Our List

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About the Author: Dennis Dimka
Dennis Dimka is the CEO and founder of Uptime Legal Systems, North America's leading provider of technology, cloud and marketing services to law firms. Under Dennis’ leadership, Uptime Legal has grown organically and through acquisitions to become the nationally-recognized legal technology company it is today. Uptime Legal continues to innovate and disrupt the legal technology space, and has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private for the past six consecutive years. Dennis was also an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist.

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