Clio is proud to announce the first annual Reismans, recognizing Clio users who demonstrate excellence in one of the following categories: innovation, community work, growth, and best new law firm. Our customers are the driving force behind every decision. And we can’t wait to hear about your success.

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What are the Categories?

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Law Firm Innovation

Do you dare to do things a little differently—whether through technology, the delivery of legal services, or addressing a unique market? Tell us how you stand out from the crowd with Clio.

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Best New Law Firm

Whether fresh-faced law grad or bold Biglaw defector, if you started a new law firm this year, we want to hear about it. Tell us how you’ve found success striking out on your own, and how Clio contributed.

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Community Champion

Volunteering, pro bono work, mentorship, or donations—giving back can take many forms. Tell us how you make your community great, and how Clio helps you do it.

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Best Growth Story

We’re no stranger to growth, but our favorite stories are yours. Tell us how you’ve been successful with Clio.

Why Reisman?

At the same time two guys stood at a table at the 2008 ABA TECHSHOW, demonstrating the beta version of Clio, attorney of twenty years, Catherine Reisman, was embarking on her own daunting undertaking. Like Clio founders, Jack Newton and Rian Gauvreau, Catherine was leaving a sensible career for the entrepreneurial route.

After Googling “legal practice management systems”, and finding Clio, Catherine knew she had found the right tool for her practice (despite the version one, egg yolk-yellow logo).

What Catherine did not realize was that she was Clio’s very first customer, and her trust in the company would forever change Clio’s future.

An email with honest feedback from Catherine to Clio’s support inbox was a game changing moment for its founders. For Jack and Rian, Catherine was the lawyer the product was made for, an attorney representing the mass demographic of Clio customers, an American practitioner in a small law firm. She was depending on Clio, and so the creators responded.

“We had to make it work for Catherine because her livelihood depended on it and we weren’t going to let her down,” says Jack.

Nine years later, Clio’s dedication to its customers continues to be the driving force behind every decision. And we can’t wait to hear about your success.

Submissions are open until July 13, 2017.

What makes a winning entry?

What will make your submission stand out to our panel of judges? Submissions will be evaluated based on how compelling the story is, how well the results are documented, how well the story ties into the category, and Clio’s role in your success. Tell us the impact of your actions, and how Clio helped you get there.

What happens when winners are chosen?

A winning entry will be selected for each category, and winners will be announced on stage at the Clio Cloud Conference in New Orleans, September 25-26, 2017.

Winners will also receive a digital badge that can be displayed on their website, a professional video showcasing their firm and how they use Clio, a press release announcing their win, and inclusion in future Clio marketing materials.

FAQs

Does my submission have to contain information from the past year only?
No! Feel free to use examples from beyond the last year to illustrate your story. Tell us your story, in your own words—we can’t wait to hear them.

How are the winners chosen?
All submissions will be evaluated by the Clio Team for how well it meets the category criteria.

Why is Clio starting a customer recognition program?
From the very beginning, we have taken inspiration from our customers and the incredible things they do. From creating Clio to starting the Clio Cloud Conference, our goal has always been to help you succeed—your success is our success. We started this program to hear and recognize the stories from the front lines using Clio.

I have more questions—who do I contact?
Email reismans@clio.com with any questions you have, or tweet us at @goclio.

To apply, please fill in the form below. Submissions are open to Clio customers only, and should demonstrate Clio’s role in your practice.

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