Matter Management for Universities & Colleges

Whether your workday involves contracts, employment agreements or any type of transaction—whether you outsource your litigation or do your own—Legal Files matter management software for colleges and universities is comprehensive and powerful; yet flexible enough to meet any need. Legal Files helps you make your university’s legal department more efficient and productive.

With Legal Files’ built-in flexibility, the system can and is being used in a variety of university settings in addition to university counsel, including human resources (HR)/employee relations (ER) departments, risk management, internal audit, affirmative action, equity/Title IX investigations, diversity & access, labor relations, contracts, public safety, procurement, ombuds offices, and even law school legal clinics.

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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.

  • Matter and document management
    • One, central location for all information related to each matter—even with widely dispersed legal teams or campuses
    • Matter management
    • Litigation management
    • Department-wide contact management
    • Document management and assembly
    • Document text searching
    • Contract management
    • File notes, including alerts
    • Invoice management
    • Budgeting
    • Optional ebilling module
    • Response tracking
    • Summary window
    • Paperless matter or case
  • Office Management
    • Multiple location management
    • Anytime/anywhere access
    • File and management reports
    • Custom menus and screens
    • Assignment delegation
    • Email integration
    • Phone messaging, mail tracking and message notification
    • Mobile app for the iPad and iPhone
    • Activity summary
    • File security
  • Calendars, event and task management
    • Calendars—office-wide, group, individual and matter/case
    • Comprehensive dashboard
    • To-do’s, reminders and alerts with automatic notification
    • Group scheduler
    • Legal dates and deadlines calculator
    • Automated task scheduling
    • Checklists
  • One, central location for all information related to each matter—even with widely dispersed legal teams or campuses
  • Matter management
  • Litigation management
  • Department-wide contact management
  • Document management and assembly
  • Document text searching
  • Contract management
  • File notes, including alerts
  • Invoice management
  • Budgeting
  • Optional ebilling module
  • Response tracking
  • Summary window
  • Paperless matter or case
  • Multiple location management
  • Anytime/anywhere access
  • File and management reports
  • Custom menus and screens
  • Assignment delegation
  • Email integration
  • Phone messaging, mail tracking and message notification
  • Mobile app for the iPad and iPhone
  • Activity summary
  • File security
  • Calendars—office-wide, group, individual and matter/case
  • Comprehensive dashboard
  • To-do’s, reminders and alerts with automatic notification
  • Group scheduler
  • Legal dates and deadlines calculator
  • Automated task scheduling
  • Checklists

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.

Stay current with Manage My Day.

Your own customized dashboard with reminders, messages, alerts and more. 

Legal Files relieves stress of contract management

No need to rely on IT.

Non-technical tools empower key staff to meet current and future requirements.

Document management features make access a breeze.

Centralize your document store. Use your desired folder structure. Easily search for and retrieve any document you’ve created or attached to a file.

Extensive document assembly features make your day easier.

Quickly create new documents by tapping into the document assembly feature.

Access to Legal Files anywhere, anytime.

Support a virtual office with access to your Legal Files information – at home or on the road.

Rely on a calendar that does it all.

Track key dates & deadlines. Avoid scheduling conflicts. Choose from multiple views.

Case Management for Law Firm

Manage that email mess!

Save emails and attachments to your case. Unclutter your inbox. Make future retrieval a breeze. 

Monitor expenses & budgets.

Make quick work of tracking and reporting your expenses, or someone else’s; track budgets, as well.  

What Our Customers Say

University of Connecticut Kim Benoit, Assistant to the Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police
“We are incredibly impressed with the flexibility and customization capabilities that Legal Files offers.”
Bowdoin College Megan A. Hart, Legal Compliance Officer and Assistant Secretary
“As a centralized and comprehensive system, Legal Files makes sharing, collaboration and organization much easier,” said
University of Central Florida Nancy Myers, OIE Director
“Our mission is to promote a fair and equitable work and learning environment, and Legal Files helps us do that more efficiently.”

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Case Studies

Illinois Education Association
Illinois Education Association chooses Legal Files for its matter/document/email management tools
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University of Notre Dame
University of Notre Dame uses one system–Legal Files—for matter management AND contract management
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University of Connecticut
Legal Files’ customization enables university procurement department to work the way it wants
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