Stop overpaying for PCLaw.

See why thousands of law firms have made the switch from PCLaw to Clio

Are you a current PCLaw user who’s had to deal with increasing maintenance costs, poor customer and technical support, and on-premise servers that are both expensive and inconvenient to manage?

Ask one of our experts to show you how PCLaw compares to Clio.

Easily Migrate from PCLaw to Clio

Switch to the cloud with zero interruptions

Use Clio’s team of dedicated Onboarding and Migrations Specialists to help you every step of the way—completely free of charge. Rest assured that our team can confidently move your firm to Clio with minimal disruption to your day-to-day. Want a look into the data migration process from PCLaw to Clio? Here’s what you can expect:

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    Migration consultation

    Start with a one-on-one meeting with your dedicated Customer Onboarding Specialist to discuss what the process looks like. Find out what can be exported from PCLaw, any limitations in exported data, timelines, and what to expect once your Clio account is ready.

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    Data export from PCLaw

    Next, our Migration Specialists give you guidance on how best to export your data from PCLaw.

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    Data processing

    Next, our Migration Specialists convert your PCLaw data into a format that can be easily imported into Clio.
    Expect consistent communication throughout this process.

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    Data import and review

    Once the import is complete, our Migration Specialists review the accuracy of your data in Clio and make any required changes.

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    Product training

    Before you start using Clio, a Customer Onboarding Specialist will advise your firm on key product features, which features would best meet your firm’s needs, and set up the workflows most applicable to your day-to-day.

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    Start using Clio

    Use Clio knowing that you can access award-winning customer support—24 hours a day, 5 days a week—for any questions or assistance, at no extra cost.


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  • Award-Winning 24/5 Support

    Get the best customer support in the industry from an award-winning team that’s dedicated to your success—at no additional cost. Our North American team is available by phone, email, or live chat.

  • Help Center

    Search our comprehensive Help Center to access thousands of support resources—like step-by-step articles, how-to videos, and courses—and get answers to any questions you might have.

  • Clio Certified Consultants

    Need more help with your migration from PCLaw to Clio? Our Clio Certified Consultants are ready to assist you with whatever you need.


Cloud-based legal software, minus the headaches

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Clio offers unlimited support from an award-winning team, at no additional cost. Our North American-based customer support team is available 24/5 (12:00 a.m. Monday to midnight on Friday) via phone, email, or live chat.

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PCLaw offers tech support via offshore call centre and is a paid service with a long wait lasting anywhere from 48 hours to 2 weeks.

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Clio has dedicated onboarding specialists to help you transition, 200+ app integrations to scale your firm, and a growing network of legal professionals to exchange tips and referrals—at no extra cost.

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PCLaw has the additional costs of hardware, installation, IT, maintenance, security, and more.

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With daily free Quick Start training sessions, a comprehensive list of articles in our help centre accessible 24/7, and access to our growing community of like-minded legal professionals – you and your practice can learn and optimize your firm at your own pace.

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PCLaw offers a 1500-page user guide as a self-help resource.

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Clio regularly releases new features and adds product updates at no extra cost to you. Plus, these improvements are added automatically without disruption to your use of the product.

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PCLaw’s product improvements are upgraded manually with additional maintenance fees.

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Clio is cloud-based technology so you’re not tied to a single location. Cases, files, and contacts can be accessed securely from anywhere with an internet connection (even your smartphone) without the need for a VPN. Clio offers a financially-backed 99.9% uptime guarantee, so you’ll always be able to access your work—even in the event of an emergency or natural disaster.

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PCLaw is an on-premise solution that can only be accessed from computers in your office or a virtual desktop. When it comes to smartphone access, PCLaw has a mobile app at additional cost. PCLaw doesn’t currently offer an uptime guarantee. In the event of a physical threat, you will not be able to access your work.

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Clio uses enterprise-grade security. We also have a dedicated cybersecurity team that monitors our software for security threats around-the-clock.

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PCLaw is an on-premise server that requires IT support, is open to physical threats, and requires in-person maintenance and updates. PCLaw’s security falls on the law firm. With client data physically located in your office, it’s your responsibility to prevent access to sensitive data.

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Clio offers unlimited support from an award-winning team, at no additional cost. Our North American-based customer support team is available 24/5 (12:00 a.m. Monday to midnight on Friday) via phone, email, or live chat.

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PCLaw offers tech support via offshore call centre and is a paid service with a long wait lasting anywhere from 48 hours to 2 weeks.

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Clio has dedicated onboarding specialists to help you transition, 200+ app integrations to scale your firm, and a growing network of legal professionals to exchange tips and referrals—at no extra cost.

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PCLaw has the additional costs of hardware, installation, IT, maintenance, security, and more.

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Clio regularly releases new features and adds product updates at no extra cost to you. Plus, these improvements are added automatically without disruption to your use of the product.

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PCLaw’s product improvements are upgraded manually with additional maintenance fees.

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Clio is cloud-based technology so you’re not tied to a single location. Cases, files, and contacts can be accessed securely from anywhere with an internet connection (even your smartphone) without the need for a VPN. Clio offers a financially-backed 99.9% uptime guarantee, so you’ll always be able to access your work—even in the event of an emergency or natural disaster.

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PCLaw is an on-premise solution that can only be accessed from computers in your office or a virtual desktop. When it comes to smartphone access, PCLaw has a mobile app at additional cost. PCLaw doesn’t currently offer an uptime guarantee. In the event of a physical threat, you will not be able to access your work.

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Clio uses enterprise-grade security. We also have a dedicated cybersecurity team that monitors our software for security threats around-the-clock.

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PCLaw is an on-premise server that requires IT support, is open to physical threats, and requires in-person maintenance and updates. PCLaw’s security falls on the law firm. With client data physically located in your office, it’s your responsibility to prevent access to sensitive data.


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5 reasons why law firms are switching from PCLaw to Clio

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    Get support from an award-winning team—making 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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Clio Manage Simplified UI Integrations App Ecosystem

    Do everything 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 200+ integrations such as QuickBooks Online, Dropbox, and Ruby Receptionists that allow you to work the way you want.

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    Trust in enterprise-grade security

    Clio protects your clients’ information and firm’s data with leading security features and protocols trusted by 150,000+ firms and 66+ law societies and bar associations worldwide.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can Clio assist me with data migration?

Yes. Our Migrations Specialists can assist in bringing over your data from PCLaw to Clio so that you don’t have to manually do it yourself.

How long does the data migration process take?

The success of any data migration depends on the quality of data provided to us. Before we migrate your information into Clio, you should ensure that your data is consistently formatted, well-organized, sufficiently backed up, and stored securely. If you’re uncertain about the quality of your data, it’s recommended that you consult with your Migration Specialist before proceeding.

Is customer support included in my Clio subscription?

Yes. Unlike PCLaw, we don’t charge you for support and product updates. Get personalized support—24 hours a day, 5 days a week—from an award-winning team at no extra cost.

Is Clio a cloud-based program?

Yes. Clio is a cloud-based solution which means that all you need is an internet connection and a browser (such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge) to run Clio remotely.

Does Clio integrate with industry standard accounting software?

Yes! Our integration with Quickbooks ensures your trust transactions are in sync and disbursements are accounted for—while giving you full visibility into your firm’s trust and operating accounts.


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