Tabs3 & PracticeMaster: Complete Review, Features, Pricing

Tabs3: Our Comprehensive Review | 2021

  • Client & Contact Management
  • Case/Matter Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Billing
  • Calendaring
  • Task Management
  • Conflict Checking
  • Document Assembly/Automation
  • Trust Accounting
  • Business Accounting
  • Document Managment
  • Email Management

Modular and End-to-End Law Practice Software
Tabs3 and PracticeMaster are separate applications, and in that way are modular in nature. They can be used independently for firms that need only front-office or back-office capabilities, or together for an end-to-end law practice platform.

Network of Authorized Consultants
Tabs3 and PracticeMaster have an authorized consultant program and a large network of independent legal software consultants who can help your firm maximize your investment in the software.

Integration for Document Management
Tabs3 and PracticeMaster handle your firm's accounting and case management, respectively. For firms that need comparable document management, the suite integrates with Worldox document management software.

Client & Contact Management
A central database to store information for clients, courts, related parties and other contacts.

Matter Management
A central database of matters, cases and projects. Stores the most relevant information pertaining to each matter.

Calendaring
Individual calendars for each user, along with an aggregated, firm-wide view/calendar. Synchronization with Outlook calendar.

Task Management
Create tasks and to-do items pertaining to specific matters or projects. Assign tasks and set deadlines.

Time & Expense Tracking
Track billable hours and related expenses for a particular client or matter.

Billing
Invoicing, including for billable hours, contingency work, and fixed-fee matters.

Conflict Checking
Search the database for related names, document each conflict check.

Business Accounting
Standard business accounting, including a Chart of Accounts, Bank/Operating Accounts, standard accounting reports (P&L, Balance Sheet).

Trust Accounting
Trust/IOLTA accounting for management of trust funds, including trust account reporting.

Document Assembly/Automation
Automatic preparation and population of specific court documents and forms.

Document Storage
Built-in cloud storage for related documents and files.

Document Management
Advanced document management including full-text search, document tagging & profiling, and version management.

Email Management
The ability to save emails to specific matters, via Outlook integration.

Mobile App
An Android or iPhone application for time entry and some subset of software functionality.

Client Portal
A client-facing online portal to share documents and updates with clients and other third-parties.

Open API
An open API (Application Program Interface), allowing you or third-parties to develop integrations with the software.

  • Pricing is based on whether your firm buys Tabs3, PracticeMaster or both.
  • Pricing is also based on the number of Timekeepers and Users within your firm.
  • See the vendor's Price Calculator for more information.
  • The Best of Both Worlds
    Keep the robust legal software that you're firm is committed to and relies on, while enjoying the advantages of the Cloud.

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    Data Security & Compliance
    Secure Private Cloud platforms, like Uptime Practice, keeps your software and data secure. End-to-end data encryption, Multi-Factor Authentication, Geographic Data Redundancy (Backups), Virus Protection and Ransomware Protection will keep your data secure and your firm compliant.

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    Maintaining servers and managing IT is a pain, even with a capable local IT support firm. A Private Cloud like Uptime Practice provides all necessary server infrastructure, managed, backed up and ready-to-go: So you can focus on your firm and your clients.

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    Economical
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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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