Corporate Matter Management

All the resources your legal department needs

Matter Management and Outside Counsel Management

Legal Files popularity with legal departments that handle a range of legal matters including contracts, advice, compliance, litigation, and more, is unparalleled.  

Have you ever panicked trying to find an important email?  Does IT place restrictions on how long emails can be saved? With our integrated tools, drag and drop your email into its related matter and never worry again.

Is your department still trying to go paperless? Create and store all your documents to a matter. Immediately scan incoming mail to a matter and shred the original. Save reports, spreadsheets,  and PDFs. With everything in one central location your paralegal will be able to do more of the legal work you need.

Trust the software for its flexibility. With a little training, any business user can customize menus, create custom windows, templates and workflows, and much more. You won’t need to rely on your IT department to help you create the software that’s right for you.  

Learn how Legal Files can help you do more with less.   

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Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Jerry K. Hashimura, Department Manager

“Legal Files makes it so much easier to find information.”

Features

With all the resources your department needs ─matter, email, litigation, legal spend, document & contract management, eBilling and reporting, outside collaboration features, integrated calendars, and a tickler system ─you become more efficient and productive using Legal Files.

  • Manage matters and documents
    • Enterprise legal management
    • One central location for all matter related information
    • User configurable dashboard
    • Custom screens/fields to track data for all matter types
    • Custom file menus for your matter types
    • Automatic email notification triggers
    • Calendars/scheduling
    • Task and deadline management
    • User Assignment and Reassignment Wizard
    • Built-in document management
    • Document text searching
    • Document & scanned image attachment ability
    • Email (and attachments) management (Outlook, IBM Lotus, GroupWise or Gmail)
    • Litigation management
    • Office-wide contact management
    • Vendor/contract management
    • Legal holds
    • Document assembly
    • Access/edit rights
    • Matter notes, including alerts
    • Document retention
    • Audit trail
    • System mobility
    • Mobile app for the iPad® and iPhone®
  • Monitor and approve costs, budgets and invoices
    • Easily manage outside counsel activities with extensive invoice/expense management and reporting/tracking capabilities
      • Access via the web
      • Budget by matter
      • Support the LEDES (Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standard) format
      • Categorize by date, amount, type, outside counsel, business group, etc.
    • Validate against billing guidelines
    • Customize invoice approval workflow
    • Automatically track and approve expenses using e-Billing module
    • Determine budget status
    • Create sub-budgets
    • Track and report time and internal costs
  • Generate meaningful reports
    • Query data in numerous ways with built-in, flexible reporting tools and export directly to Excel
    • Leverage 90+ standards reports and 25+ Management Dashboard reports
    • Generate custom reports that fulfill your department’s unique and changing needs
    • Identify and address priority matters and litigation exposures
    • Work with any ODBC compliant report writer or integrate directly with Crystal Reports
  • Enterprise legal management
  • One central location for all matter related information
  • User configurable dashboard
  • Custom screens/fields to track data for all matter types
  • Custom file menus for your matter types
  • Automatic email notification triggers
  • Calendars/scheduling
  • Task and deadline management
  • User Assignment and Reassignment Wizard
  • Built-in document management
  • Document text searching
  • Document & scanned image attachment ability
  • Email (and attachments) management (Outlook, IBM Lotus, GroupWise or Gmail)
  • Litigation management
  • Office-wide contact management
  • Vendor/contract management
  • Legal holds
  • Document assembly
  • Access/edit rights
  • Matter notes, including alerts
  • Document retention
  • Audit trail
  • System mobility
  • Mobile app for the iPad® and iPhone®
  • Easily manage outside counsel activities with extensive invoice/expense management and reporting/tracking capabilities
    • Access via the web
    • Budget by matter
    • Support the LEDES (Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standard) format
    • Categorize by date, amount, type, outside counsel, business group, etc.
  • Validate against billing guidelines
  • Customize invoice approval workflow
  • Automatically track and approve expenses using e-Billing module
  • Determine budget status
  • Create sub-budgets
  • Track and report time and internal costs
  • Query data in numerous ways with built-in, flexible reporting tools and export directly to Excel
  • Leverage 90+ standards reports and 25+ Management Dashboard reports
  • Generate custom reports that fulfill your department’s unique and changing needs
  • Identify and address priority matters and litigation exposures
  • Work with any ODBC compliant report writer or integrate directly with Crystal Reports

Next-Generation Benefits

From easily customizing the platform to managing expenses to accessing your dashboard wherever you are, Legal Files is there to support your day every step of the way.

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