PCLaw from LexisNexis is an all-in-one practice management solution is trusted by over 13,000 law firms. It lets you gain control over trust accounting, client management, case and matter management, track billable hours, capture expenses, and manage billing and accounting.
With all of these tasks managed through PCLaw, its easier than ever to keep your trust accounts compliant, gain insight into your firm’s finances with easily generated reports, and reduce the time you spend on billing and accounting. All this gives you more time to focus on your clients, and more time for billable hours.
Gain a 360° view of all aspects of your practice, from client information and matter, to billing and financial reporting.
Track billable hours and expenses, accounts receivable, accounts payable and trust account activity.
Capture your practice information in real time through 24/7 remote and mobile connectivity.
The dashboard interface in PCLaw works the way you work: visually, with a lawyer’s-eye view for what really matters. Instead of searching for all the details in different folders — or flipping back and forth between screens — access everything you need on just one screen.
PCLaw is built to help you comply with local trust accounting rules. Built-in rules assist in the prevention of client overdraws of trust accounts. Ensure accurate records of transactions with automatic transfer of client trust funds.
Manage your relationships with clients, other parties involved in a matter, prospective clients and vendors. Use the automated client intake feature to bring clients on board faster.
Organize and store all information important to a case or matter easily, including deadlines, events, documents, emails, phone calls, notes, contacts, to-do lists, billing and payments.
Meet client-specific billing needs such as flat-fee, task-based, split, contingency, retainer or LEDES-compliant electronic bills. Shrink billing cycles with standard invoice templates. Additionally, you can create new templates or customize bills for individual clients.
Manage and time vendor payments to improve cash flow. Write and print cheques from trust or general bank accounts for client or firm expenses. Keep accounts in balance with reconciliation tools. Quickly identify clients with outstanding balances to prioritize collection efforts.
Track billable hours and expenses with traditional timesheets or timer plug-ins available for Microsoft browser and office applications.
Proactively identify and understand billing, client collections or general financial health issues before they become problems, with over 50 standard reports.
Customize your security so that you can easily control the features and information that each firm member is permitted to access.
Import and use information from control devices on telephones, copiers and other office systems and allocate client and firm expenses automatically for complete capture of all activity. Export data into Adobe® Acrobat® PDF, Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® Word, or Intuit® QuickBooks® formats.
The My Practice dashboard provides you with a view of what needs to be done today as well as items that may be coming due or overdue. Calendar and appointments, Microsoft® Outlook® emails, phone messages, documents, recent matters, quick links to web pages and RSS feeds are all accessible from this dashboard.
My Clients gives you a 360-degree view of each client’s matters in one window. Meetings, tasks, ticklers, Outlook emails, documents, contact details, recent activities, trust balance as well as the last time you received a payment from the client are accessible in a single view.
The My Business dashboard allows you to track your firm’s performance against a budget that you set. You’ll know exactly what’s going on from income and expenses to key performance indicators and transactions all on one screen.
The PCLaw Chart feature allows you to analyze your firm’s Time & Fee Data in charts and graphs. Charts can be created to show variables such as Time by Working Lawyer or Time by Type of Law. Charts can also be printed or saved as an images for use in other programs at a later time.