5 Startups Changing the Legal Industry

Legal startups are disrupting the legal industry in a good way. These companies make it easier for lawyers, firms, business owners and regular people to navigate the legal industry. The top companies offering industry-changing products and services include:

1. LawTrades

LawTrades aims to fix the broken law firm model. The company works with businesses in all stages: early, mid and late stage. The company works as an online marketplace, allowing for custom quotes via text message.

The company’s on-demand legal service uses mobile messaging to cut costs and save consumers money.

Businesses bootstrapping their way to success will find this service beneficial for:

  • Incorporating
  • Creating wills
  • Trademarks
  • Contracts

A few taps is all that’s needed to get in touch with a prominent lawyer.

2. Clio

Clio is designed for lawyers. A cloud-based management software, tens of thousands of lawyers trust Clio to help them run their firm. The great thing about this solution is that law firms can stay connected and grow using the same scaling technology.

The package offers:

  • Invoices
  • Case management
  • Clients
  • Appointments
  • Time-tracking
  • Accounting
  • Reporting
  • Bills

Professionally designed bills are created in minutes, and the software even connects directly to online accounting options, such as QuickBooks and Xero, to streamline a firm’s accounting.

3. Ravel Law

Ravel Law revolutionizes the way lawyers conduct research. The platform makes research and legal analytics a breeze while also ensuring the latest in big data is at the forefront of the legal profession. Legal professionals can extract a massive amount of legal data through the data services offering, and they can also gain access to:

  • Research tools with visualization and cutting edge search options
  • Access to trends and analytics on case law, judges and more

The company’s system works together with Harvard Law to provide the most robust research option to firms and their clients.

4. Lexoo

Lexoo is a company based in the United Kingdom offering fixed quotes from handpicked lawyers in under 24 hours. All quotes are tailored, and you’ll be able to request 3 – 4 quotes on your job posting. Lawyers are checked to ensure only the most suitable legal professionals can provide you with legal assistance.

A free, no-obligation call is offered from any lawyer chosen.

Small businesses are the main users of the service, and they often seek help with:

  • Trademarks
  • Contracts
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Commercial leasing
  • Website terms

Users save as much as 46 percent on their services. There is no cost to the user when using the service.

5. Rocket Lawyer

Rocket Lawyer may be too established to be considered a startup at this point, but the company’s services are a must-know for anyone needing legal services. The company’s robust services are offered for personal and business entities.

The company has served over 7 million businesses, and users can:

  • Seek legal advice
  • Enjoy discounted rates
  • Have documents reviewed

What’s neat is that the company offers monthly packages, which allows for:

  • Access to legal document libraries
  • Digital contract signing
  • 30-minute consultations
  • Discounts on attorney services
  • Legal help from lawyers
  • Cloud storage

You can also make a slew of free legal documents on the company’s website that are legally reviewed to ensure that they protect your rights.

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