Improve your small law firm practice management with these tools

Managing an independent law practice or small law firm means making the most of time and resources. In order to reach more clients, and have greater impact, you need to streamline your processes. These small law firm practice management tools can give you some much-needed efficiency:


Rated highly by the Lawyerist, Finances Online and others, PracticePanther features tools from calendars and task lists to full document management. The tool uses cloud storage and mobile integration, allowing you to access case information from anywhere.

According to Lawyerist:

“PracticePanther is a good fit for small to mid-sized firms that like a clean and easy-to-use dashboard that includes at-a-glance finances and calendars to manage their practice. It’s also a good option if you need more robust document storage for your practice.”

Pricing starts at $39 per month for solo attorneys, making it an affordable option for independent practitioners on a budget.


Finances Online scored Bill4Time 9 out of 10, and it also earned a 100 percent user satisfaction rating through the site’s Customer Satisfaction Algorithm. The Balance Small Business also listed it among its recommended software tools for small law firms.

According to The Balance:

“Bill4Time’s legal billing software features include the America Bar Association (ABA) Task Codes, conflict of interest checking, trust accounting, and trust reporting.”

Prices start at $30 per month for one user, and each additional user is $20 per month.


This software makes several lists of tools recommended to small law firms. Users have left 260 positive reviews of the software on SoftwareAdvice, with an overall user rating of 4.73 out of 5.

A top feature, according to Finances Online:

“TimeSolv’s smart project management functionality is designed in a way that all your time entries are integrated to the financial aspects of your business, which allows you to quickly determine if your expenses are still within the allowed budget or not.”

Prices start at $35 per user per month.

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These tools represent a small fraction of the software packages available to small law firms. We listed them based on positive reviews from several different sources, but many other tools on the market will help you organize:

  • Client data
  • Case documents and information
  • Billing and accounting
  • Time tracking and calendars
  • Workflow
  • Reporting
  • More

In the next several blogs, we will focus on additional resources that can help your small law firm grow and flourish.

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