MODULAW(TM) Corporate is INSLAW's
comprehensive client/server software product for corporate and
public sector law departments. Used by many of the nation's
leading law departments, MODULAW supports the management of all
types of legal matters, including litigation, real estate
transactions, title searches, contracts, and bankruptcies.
The system also is used to control outside counsel
costs, schedule events, track parties, index and retrieve work
product and documents, create budgets, monitor expenses, make
assignments and record attorney time, and produce management
MODULAW Corporate combines extensive tracking
functions with powerful searching capabilities, automatically
summarizing detailed information to address a range of reporting
Because MODULAW Corporate is designed specifically
for law departments, it can be implemented as an off-the-shelf
solution. Alternatively, MODULAW can be customized to address an
organization's own data and workflow needs through the use of
INSLAW's advanced application development tools.
The Matter Tracking component of MODULAW provides the ability to
monitor the status of a matter from initiation through
disposition, providing users complete access to matter-related
- Claims/Litigation Tracking segment
captures information about matters involving suits brought
against the corporation or government. The system tracks the
damages being sought, maintains jurisdictional data, and tracks
the filing of all pleadings.
- Agreement Tracking in MODULAW allows a
department to track all contracts and agreements produced by
- Party and Party Counsel Tracking allows
individuals and entities associated with a matter, along with
their counsel, to be tracked.
- Party Directory enables capture of
background information on parties who are likely to reappear in
Event Tracking in MODULAW includes functions for monitoring the
status of a matter by tracking both past and future actions.
- Calendar and To-Do List track
matter-related and staff-related scheduled actions.
- Rules-based Scheduling permits automatic
calendaring of events on the basis of department,
organization, and jurisdictional rules.
- Docket Control function of MODULAW
maintains a history of events that have occurred throughout the
life of a matter.
Staff and Referral
MODULAW tracks all individuals and firms involved in the handling
of a matter. Assignment of internal attorneys and staff, as well
as outside firms, may be monitored throughout the life of a
- Attorney and Staff Assignments feature
tracks internal assignments to individual matters. Automated
transfer processing is provided to handle
- Staff Directory is available for
collecting detailed information on individual staff members,
ranging from basic address data to detailed employment and
- Outside Firm Referral portion of the
system tracks law firms, experts, and other consultants who are
- Outside Firm Directory is available to
hold detailed background information on outside firms,
including the names of individual attorneys or
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MODULAW provides department management with a tool for monitoring
and controlling legal costs.
- Budgeting capability allows budgets to be
created for individual matters. The use of ABA task codes
enables actual costs for a matter to be evaluated and monitored
against the projected costs.
- Timekeeping and Expense Tracking portion
tracks internal time and expenses incurred in handling a
- Invoice Tracking component tracks fees and
expenses billed by outside entities. Charges can automatically
be allocated to internal clients.
MODULAW helps to manage and track a department's work product,
files, and other documents.
- Document Bank stores information on
documents that have historical value. The system also can
interface with complementary packages, such as word processing,
document management, imaging, and document assembly
- Records Management portion of MODULAW
captures information about physical files, including their
contents and movement throughout the department.
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The Corporate Secretary component of MODULAW supports the
management and tracking needs associated with an organization's
official status, including registered agents, corporate names,
filings due, and stock-related data.
- Officer/Director Bank captures background
data on individuals who hold positions in an organization. The
directory eliminates the need for redundant data
The Legislative Affairs component of MODULAW monitors the status
of legislation of interest to a corporation or government agency.
The organization's position on a bill can be tracked, along with
the name of the individual responsible for monitoring it.
Law Library Management
MODULAW provides the ability to track the contents of a law
library. A separate Publisher Directory is available to contain
background information on publishing firms.
- Expense Tracking and Check In/Check Out
capabilities are also available.
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