AbacusLaw is a good fit for firms that want access to a private cloud server and desktop software. It's also great for firms that need a wide range of seamless features like contract management, billing, calendar, client history, and more. However, it's probably not a good fit for firms looking to work directly from a fully functioning mobile app (although AbacusLaw does have a responsive website).
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AbacusLaw is a hybrid product that uses an application on your local computer to access cloud-based data.
AbacusLaw is a custom priced product that requires you to contact their sales team for a quote.
AbacusLaw does not have any information regarding its security practices on its website. We suggest prospective users specifically ask about security during a demo.
Yes, AbacusLaw integrates with Microsoft365 (f/k/a Office365).
As of this review, AbacusLaw does not integrate with any Google Workspaces products.
AbacusLaw can handle standard law practice Trust Accounting.
Yes, through Abacus Payment Exchange, users can process ePayments directly within the app.
No. As of this review, AbacusLaw does not integrate with Zapier.
Yes. AbacusLaw integrates with HotDocs for its document assembly and automation needs.
Yes, AbacusLaw will work on both Mac and PC, but it is best run on PC.
AbacusLaw provides tiered, cloud-based solutions for law firms, providing everything from case management to a full desktop in the cloud that could replace an entire IT department. With AbacusLaw—the base case management software—you’ll get a calendar that functions as a look-a-like Outlook, custom designed for people with task-heavy jobs. Like most case management software, Abacus Law links your matters to your calendar, your clients, your documents, and your emails. From pre-set matter styles to pre-written forms for many jurisdictions (that can also auto-fill certain information), Abacus Law can streamline the basic needs of your practice.
Upgrading to AbacusLaw Gold delivers more robust tools, including time tracking, billing, and accounting. You can bill directly from case matters and run detailed reports from your accounts, trust balances, aged accounts receivable, and more. You’ll have access to over 100 standard accounting and billing related reports, and can even have additional reports built out for an additional fee.
You can work within the Abacus Private Cloud, although it is possible to run it locally. The Abacus Private Cloud integration will give you far more robust backend support. Running everything in Abacus Private Cloud means you get nightly backups of your AbacusLaw database and all your documents and forms. You also get automatic updates and system enhancements. Integration will also let you link all incoming and outgoing emails from your Outlook account directly into AbacusLaw, so emails can be added to matters seamlessly. However, this integration might be cost-prohibitive for smaller firms.