Case Management Software & Services
The following are definitions related to legal document and case management software and services. Defined terms in this glossary are grouped by related concepts. Please see below for a particular definition. Pages of other legal definitions associated with related concepts are listed on the left.
ASP or Application Service Provider. A provider of computer-based services over a network, usually the internet. ASP providers usually are not the makers of the software, and offer ASP services for a variety of applications. See also software-as-a-service.
Case Management Services. A type of litigation support service to help prepare lawyers, law firms and legal departments to try a case. Specific services may include interviewing witnesses, document review, and case preparation.
Case Management Software. Litigation support software helps prepare lawyers, law firms and legal departments to try a case. The software is usually installed and run from a law firm's LAN.
CaseMap. A case analysis software program with features including organization of case facts, the cast of characters, and the issues of a case.
CaseVault. A hosted document management system, with features including multi-party and multi-firm document, transcript, and case calendar and retrieval online.
Concordance Software. A LAN-based document management software program, with features including document storage, search, case organization, transcript management and e-discovery tools.
iConect or iConectnxt. A LAN-based litigation document management software program, with features including search, case organization, and document review. Allows web-based access.
Legal Document Management. To capture and manage of legal documents within a law firm or other organization. Document management usually involves document imaging, workflow, and text retrieval.
Lexbe. Web-based case and document management service. Features include searchable PDF-based document review, automatic OCR, hosted online access, shared document notes, fact and issue management and self-service access.
Litigation Software. Software to help lawyers prepare and present cases in court. Features include indexing and organizing documents, database, hierarchical folders, and exhibit preparation.
Litigation Support Software and Systems. Software and systems to assist lawyers in preparing and presenting cases for trial. Features may include database indexing, organization, notes, timelines, calendaring, and other specialized tools.
LiveNote. Transcript and deposition management software, with features including transcript text searches, transcript annotation, exhibit hyper linking and network sharing.
Software-As-A-Service or SaaS. A system of internet-based software delivery in which the developer of the software provides operational support and maintenance for the software provided to their client. Compare with an Application Service Provider or ASP approach in which the provider of of hosted or on-line access is a different company than the developer of the software.
Summation iBlaze. A LAN-based document management program, available in multiple versions with differing features, including search, transcript management, document retrieval, OCR conversion, and deposition management. A web-based add-on is called WebBlaze.
TrialDirector. Case presentation software includes the ability to organize materials to be presented at trial and prepare trial graphics.