Civil Litigation Software

As a civil litigator, you spend hours managing cases, court dates and procedures for your clients. The last thing you want to spend time on is fighting with your legal software.

Stay on top of critical case deadlines

Whether you’re handling landlord/tenant disputes, medical malpractice claims, or other types of lawsuits, Clio can help. Stay on top of deadlines, keep key documents organized, make your court appearances and client appointments on time, and get paid faster at the close of a case.
It’s easy with Clio.

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  • Know your schedule

    Organize your calendar by each litigation case, set custom reminders, and connect Clio to your Office 365 Calendar or Google Calendar to ensure all your calendars are automatically updated and always accurate.

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  • Be ready to meet court deadlines

    Create events for your civil litigation cases automatically, based on rules and deadlines from hundreds of U.S. courts. With Clio, you can keep track of your filing deadlines, filing status, case milestones, and court dates, all from one place.

  • Keep track of every key task

    Create detailed custom Task Lists for key litigation events, so your team knows who needs to do what (and by when) to get the best results for your clients.

Keep every civil litigation case organized

Organize thousands of documents and communications—and access them in an instant from anywhere.

  • Access case files from anywhere

    Store and organize thousands of legal documents and client communications in one place, making it easy to find and access key case information from any device, even your phone.

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  • Save hours drafting documents

    Easily create court documents containing your client and matter details, including pleading captions, filing information sheets, representation certificates, and court forms.

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  • Simplify court filing

    File and serve court documents directly from your cases. Court-stamped copies are automatically returned to your case, and you’ll get real-time updates on your filing status.

  • Organize every case detail

    Easily file client emails, legal research, and more to your case by seamlessly connecting Fastcase, Casetext, Outlook, and Gmail to Clio Manage.

Get paid faster for litigation cases

Streamline your billing process and make it easier for litigation clients to pay by offering credit card payments.

  • Bill the way you want

    Bill for litigation cases hourly, using flat fees, or on a contingency basis. Quickly create professional, easy-to-read bills branded with your firm’s logo.

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  • Keep trust accounts organized

    Allow litigation clients to deposit funds into trust via online credit card, all according to legal industry rules. Connect Clio with accounting tools like QuickBooks Online and Xero to keep trust records accurate everywhere.

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  • Get paid faster with credit card payments

    Firms who accept credit card payments get paid 39% faster than those who accept payment by check. Email bills to litigation clients, accept credit card payments, and sync transactions seamlessly to Clio Manage and third party accounting systems with Clio Payments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is civil litigation software?

Civil litigation software is a central repository and system of record for every piece of information you need for litigation cases. It also allows you to track your time, generate and send bills to clients, accept payment, and manage your trust accounts.

What does civil litigation software do?

Civil litigation software helps you organize the plethora of documents, communications, and information that come with a litigation case, so that you can find what you need at any given moment. It also helps you stay apprised of key upcoming court deadlines, and streamlines administrative practices like billing. Civil litigation streamlines the nuts and bolts of running a law firm so you can run a profitable law firm and focus on getting results for your clients.

How much does civil litigation software cost?

There are a variety of subscription options with Clio Manage, ranging from our Starter to Elite, a popular option for civil litigators as it includes Court Rules. For larger firms, we also offer Enterprise pricing options. 

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Can I do a conflict check in Clio?

Yes. Clio Manage contributes to a robust conflict check through the use of its global search function. You can add a mandatory custom field to new matters created in Clio to confirm a search for potential conflicts has been conducted before a matter has been created. Learn more.

Does civil litigation software help me keep track of new clients and cases?

Yes, with Clio Grow, you can stay on top of the intake process for every new litigation client with custom intake forms,  robust client management, and reporting. The Clio Suite brings together Clio Grow and Clio Manage to connect client information across platforms.

Is Clio's law software built specifically for my practice area?

Although Clio Manage and Clio Grow may not be built specifically for different practice types, regardless of what practice area you’re in, lawyers like yourself have much to benefit from using legal practice management software like Clio. This is because with Clio, you can accomplish more—from one central place.

Not only will you be able to communicate effectively with clients from anywhere, Clio can also help keep your cases and documents organized. With Clio, you can do more billable work, take the guesswork out of business decisions, and deliver the service your clients want.

With Clio Grow, you can attract and retain new clients online—even while working remotely. Clio Grow lets you automate your client intake process, schedule consultations and accept payments online, and automate emails and redundant tasks.

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