Clio vs. Abacus

Hundreds of law firms have switched from Abacus to Clio when searching for modern legal software.

Clio

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Abacus Law

Abacus Law

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Clio's fee includes free unlimited documents, all hardware and maintenance costs.

Total cost of ownership

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Abacus charges for new features like the mobile app and accounting (Abacus Gold). There are also incremental fees for extra document storage.

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Clio offers a financially-backed 99.9% uptime guarantee.

Uptime

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Abacus’s on-premise solution offers an uptime guarantee that includes exceptions.

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Clio has the best mobile app in the industry. Due to our cloud technology, Clio can be accessed securely from any computer with an internet connection.

Remote access

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Abacus mobile app comes at extra cost.

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Clio offers unlimited support and our support team is available 24/5 (12:00 a.m. Monday to midnight on Friday) via phone, email, or live chat.

Customer support

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Abacus does not offer 24-hour support.

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With 150+ integrations to choose from, you can connect to your favorite apps, or discover new ones.

Integrations

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Abacus integrates with 13 tools.

Clio

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Abacus Law

Abacus Law

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Clio's fee includes free unlimited documents, all hardware and maintenance costs.

Total cost of ownership

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Abacus charges for new features like the mobile app and accounting (Abacus Gold). There are also incremental fees for extra document storage.

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Clio offers a financially-backed 99.9% uptime guarantee.

Uptime

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Abacus’s on-premise solution offers an uptime guarantee that includes exceptions.

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Clio has the best mobile app in the industry. Due to our cloud technology, Clio can be accessed securely from any computer with an internet connection.

Remote access

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Abacus mobile app comes at extra cost.

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Clio offers unlimited support and our support team is available 24/5 (12:00 a.m. Monday to midnight on Friday) via phone, email, or live chat.

Customer support

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Abacus does not offer 24-hour support.

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With 150+ integrations to choose from, you can connect to your favorite apps, or discover new ones.

Integrations

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Abacus integrates with 13 tools.

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Here’s why law firms are switching to Clio

  • Clio Manage Named a Top 25 Legal Technology Product of 2019
    TechnoLawyer, the gold standard in legal technology journalism, included Clio in their Top 25 Products of 2019 as voted by readers.

    Access your work from anywhere

    You’re not tied to a single location with Clio’s cloud-based technology. Instead, you can manage cases, legal documents, and contacts from anywhere, on any device (even on your smartphone).

    Check out Clio’s new mobile app to see how you can access your office from your phone.

  • Clio Integrations

    Do everything you need to do in one place

    Clio lets you do your most important tasks in one place. You can manage cases, edit documents, and schedule automated emails—and more—without ever leaving Clio.

    Plus, Clio has 150+ integrations such as QuickBooks Online, Dropbox, and Ruby Receptionists that allow you to work the way you want.

  • An award-winning team makes the switch easy

    With Clio’s award-winning customer support team, available 24 hours a day, 5 days a week, you’ll be assisted throughout the data migration process—and beyond at no extra cost.

  • Send simple, secure, and smart payment links with Clio Payments.

    Less maintenance, more value

    Clio is automatically upgraded with new improvements, without having someone step into your office and update the software. You’ll always have the most up-to-date technology.

    In addition to regular updates, Clio’s monthly fee includes 24/5 customer support, credit card processing (we cover your monthly $20 LawPay fee), a referral network, and a mobile app. No long-term contracts also makes it easy to add or remove users at any time.

  • Trust in our 99.9% uptime guarantee

    Clio offers a financially-backed, 99.9% uptime guarantee service level agreement (SLA). We promise that you’ll be able to access your work at least 99.9% of the time.

  • Schedule a free demonstration of Clio

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