University Matter Management

All the resources your legal department needs

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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University of Notre Dame
Timothy J. Flanagan, General Counsel

“We can get up to speed quicker and get a better handle on the status of a case.”

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.

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University legal departments need the right case management system The legal department of a university or college is unlike any other practice. While you deal with some traditional legal issues, like contracts and litigation, you also handle unique topics, including athletics, diversity, and fundraising. You and your staff also work with many different departments and