Store an unlimited amount of legal documents
Save thousands of document, image, audio, and video files in our unlimited storage where files are automatically backed up. Bulk upload and download entire folders of documents.
Find the file you’re looking for in seconds
Get a desired document quickly by searching for keywords within its title, metadata, or text contents. Filter and sort legal documents by customized categories, folders, authors, and dates.
Use electronic signatures
Review, prepare, and send out documents for signature by email with our e-signature capability. Remove the hassle of downloading, printing, or scanning as signed documents are automatically and securely saved in Clio.
Access your legal documents from anywhere
Pull up any legal document on your mobile phone or laptop at any time to redline, annotate, and more. Spend less time preparing stacks of documents—and more time preparing your case.
Prepare your most-used legal documents in seconds
Pull from case records with one click. Use Custom Fields to take information from your case records and drop it into templates automatically. Integrate with a variety of form libraries made for your practice area or jurisdiction.
Enjoy an all-in-one document management tool
Stop toggling back and forth between software. Clio Launcher, an all-in-one document management solution that allows you to create, upload, open, edit, and save documents in one place.
File documents directly from the source
Use Clio’s email plug-ins to save emails and attachments from Outlook or Gmail to specific matters in Clio. Scan documents to individual folders in Clio using the Fujitsu ScanSnap document scanner.
Capture billable time from any document
Add a time entry from any document in Clio to immediately capture the time you spend preparing and editing documents for clients.
Sync documents across all your tools
View, edit, and save your documents directly from Clio Manage to Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, NetDocuments, and Google Drive.
Share documents easily
Quickly share legal documents with clients and co-counsel via Clio Connect, our secure online client portal, or other software such as DocuSign. Set permissions to authorize specific access within your firm.
Track changes and conversations
Stay on top of document changes with a full version history and running comment thread for each file stored in our legal document management software.
What is legal document management software?
Legal document management software allows lawyers and legal professionals to store, organize, and easily access documents. It is designed to help increase productivity at law firms by making documents easier to find, edit, access, and share.
Legal document software also improves the security and confidentiality of important documents by preventing unauthorized access.
What is the best legal document management software?
What features should legal document management software have?
Before selecting a legal document management solution, ensure it has the following features:
Unlimited document storage: You should be able to store everything you need for every case in a secure location.
Security: Your legal document management system should store and back up all of your files securely.
Permissions controls: You should be able to control who can view and edit documents in your system.
Advanced search: Your system should be able to search text within documents of various file types (Word, PDF) so you can quickly find what you need.
Version control: Easy tracking of the last updated version of a document as well as previous versions.
Document automation tools: Your legal document management software should help you quickly create letters and other key documents automatically from templates.
Electronic signatures: You should be able to have clients easily sign legal documents electronically.
Integrations: Your document management tool should integrate with other document creation and storage programs such as Box, DropBox, OneDrive, or Google Drive
Where does Clio's legal document management software store my files?
Clio’s legal document management software stores your files securely in the cloud.
Instead of hosting files on your own servers, the cloud lets you access information from anywhere with an internet connection.
How many legal documents can be stored for a matter or client?
An unlimited amount. Because our legal document management software is cloud-based, we can offer our customers the benefits of unlimited data storage.
Can I set permissions and restrict access to specific documents?
You can use Clio’s user permissions to restrict access to specific users at the Matter level. Only those who have permission to a Matter will be able to access the documents within that Matter.
What are the system requirements for cloud-based legal document management software?
The only system requirement for Clio’s cloud-based legal document management software is your internet browser (with an internet connection).
Can I migrate my documents in to Clio?
Yes. You can add documents into Clio from another system. Learn how to do it in 5 steps here.
We also integrate with popular document systems such as OneDrive, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and NetDocuments—making the migration process that much easier.
What's the difference between Clio and a solution made just for legal document management?
Clio provides all legal case management functionalities in one place—including legal document management. When you work within one tool, you can reduce lost billable hours, context switching, and human error. See all of your law firm’s documents next to the notes, events, time entries, and financial details for an individual case.