MODULAW (TM) Law Firm provides comprehensive case management software for private law fims. Used by some of the nation's leading law firms, MODULAW supports the management of all types of legal matters including litigation, real estate, contracts, bankruptcy, employee/EEO, and environmental matters.

The system can be used to track time and to produce billings, schedule events, track parties, index and retrieve work product and documents, create budgets, monitor expenses, track staff assignments, and produce management reports.

MODULAW Law Firm combines extensive tracking functions with powerful searching capabilities, automatically summarizing detailed information to address a range of reporting requirements. The system can be implemented as an off-the-shelf solution or, alternatively, customized to address a firm's own data and workflow needs through the use of INSLAW's advanced software engineering tools.

MODULAW Law Firm Components:

Case/Matter Tracking
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 information.

  • Agreement Tracking feature allows a firm to track all contracts and agreements produced by its attorneys.

Event Tracking
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 feature permits automatic calendaring of events on the basis of firm, department, and/or jurisdictional rules.
  • Docket Control function of MODULAW maintains a history of events that have occurred throughout the life of a matter.

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Party and Party Counsel Tracking
MODULAW allows individuals and entities associated with a matter, along with their counsel, to be tracked.

  • Party and Counsel Directories are available for capturing background information on individuals and opposing firms who are likely to reappear in multiple matters.

Staff and Assignment Management
MODULAW tracks all attorneys and other professionals involved in the handling of a matter. Assignment of partners, associates, and other staff may be monitored throughout the life of a matter.

  • Attorney and Staff Assignments portion of the system tracks assignments to individual matters. Automated transfer processing is provided to handle reassignments.
  • Staff Directory is available for collecting detailed information on individual staff members, ranging from basic address data to detailed employment and education profiles.

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Financial Management
MODULAW provides firm management with a tool for tracking all legal costs associated with a matter.

  • 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 time and expenses incurred in handling a matter. Alternative billing rates and corresponding calculations are supported by the system. If necessary, charges can be allocated automatically to different billing categories.

Document Control
MODULAW helps to manage and track a firm'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 software.
  • Records Management portion of MODULAW captures information about physical files, including their contents and movement throughout the firm.

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