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Press Release – SmartAdvocate® Named Winner of New York Law Journal’s Best of 2022 for Seventh Consecutive Year: Number One in Five Categories, Including Best Legal Case Management Software

BONITA SPRINGS, FL, Sept. 2022 — SmartAdvocate, the powerful, fully integrated legal case management system, is excited to announce that it has been named The New York Law Journal’s Best of 2022 Winner in five categories this year. SmartAdvocate wishes to thank all those who voted, helping to name them Number One in Case Management Software, Document Management Solution, Entity Management System/Company, Matter Management System and Practice Management Software for the seventh year in a row. SmartAdvocate also remained in the top three in the category of Docketing & Calendaring Software. Initially designed by and for personal injury and mass tort lawyers, SmartAdvocate is now used by a wide range of law firms throughout the United States, Canada and beyond. SmartAdvocate’s fully browser-based system allows law firms to select between Cloud and Server versions, a feature not available in many other case management systems. SmartAdvocate’s Client Portal allows clients to view their case updates and upload important information, and its Mobile App allows users to access their cases from virtually…

New Ransomware Attack Impacting CaseManagerPro Customers

In 2019 we wrote about a Ransomware attack that targeted two case management software companies: Needles and TrialWorks. According to quite a few firms we spoke with at the time, they lost access to both their client documents and case information. According to an article published in The Miami Herald, at least one law firm was “forced to request more time to meet a filing deadline in…federal court because it could not access its electronic documents”.[1] It took several weeks before the affected firms regained access to all of their client and firm data. SmartAdvocate has learned that another case management system, CaseManagerPro, has also recently been hit by a Ransomware attack. Although the system’s owner, Lucid IQ, has apparently managed to keep the attack out of the news for now, according to several of their customers we have spoken with, all of their firms’ data was deleted and all of their backups are gone as well. As of now, unless Lucid IQ agrees to pay the ransom, it appears…

Igor Selizhuk, SmartAdvocate® Chief Technology Officer, Interviewed on Legal Mastermind Podcast About Finding The Right Case Management System For Your Firm

July, 2022 – The Legal Mastermind Podcast cohosts Ryan Klein & Chase Williams sat down with Igor Selizhuk, SmartAdvocate Chief Technology Officer, to discuss the benefits of using a legal case management system, and how to find the right system for your firm. The podcast is a weekly show that focuses on learning from experts in the legal community about effective ways to grow and manage your law firm. It was a perfect venue for Igor to talk about SmartAdvocate, a legal case management system made to handle the challenges of today’s fast paced, highly competitive and technologically demanding world. Initially designed by and for, personal injury and mass tort litigation firms, it is now used by a wide range of practices. SmartAdvocate’s robust, exclusive Internet-based features, enable firms to manage, store, track and communicate like never before, ensuring that they achieve the highest level of success. When asked why SmartAdvocate is so useful to firms, Igor spoke about the benefits of automated document assembly and templates, how they save time…

SmartAdvocate® Named Winner of National Law Journal’s Best of 2022: Announces Number One in Best Legal Matter Management Software

BONITA SPRINGS, FL., April, 2022 — SmartAdvocate, the powerful, fully integrated legal case management system, is excited to announce that it has been named The National Law Journal’s Best of 2022 Winner in two categories, and runner up in one other category this year. SmartAdvocate wishes to thank all those who voted, helping to name them Number One in Matter Management Software and Time & Billing Software, as well as being named Top Three in Best Case Management Software. This was the first year that SmartAdvocate has been recognized by this prestigious publication. SmartAdvocate is a legal case management system made to handle the challenges of today’s fast-paced, highly competitive, and technologically demanding world. Initially designed by and for, personal injury and mass tort litigation firms, it is now used by a wide range of practices. SmartAdvocate’s robust, exclusive Internet-based features, enable firms to manage, store, track and communicate like never before, ensuring that they achieve the highest level of success. SmartAdvocate has developed and continually updates their key features to…

LegalTech Publishing Recommends SmartAdvocate In Their Practice Management Buyer’s Guide: 2022 Edition

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ABOVE THE LAW

SmartAdvocate, the award-winning legal case management software has been highlighted in the 2022 Practice Management Buyers Guide published by LegalTech Publishing in partnership with Above the Law. Legal Tech Publishing is well known and highly regarded within the industry for its case studies, whitepapers, educational webinars, and publications. The Guide’s article highlights SmartAdvocate’s key features to help make law firms more efficient and more profitable. Available in both cloud and server versions, SmartAdvocate has customizable dashboards and reports that help firms keep track of critical case information and vital financial and operational details. The built-in New Case Wizard allows intake staff to capture all necessary information with User Defined Fields (UDFs) and customized questionnaires. Enjoy the software’s newest integration with dtSearch, which allows users to search the contents of text documents, including PDFs that are OCRed. Learn more and request a demo with our experienced team of Business Development Specialists.