With These Latest Matter Management Enhancements, Corporate Legal Departments Now Have Access to a Total Solution for e-Billing and Matter Management in a Single, Hosted, Secure Application from LexisNexis Examen
DAYTON, Ohio–LAWFUEL – Legal Office Management News –LexisNexis U.S., a leading provider of information and services solutions, today announced new matter handling features to LexisNexis® CounselLink™, which complements its best-in-class e-billing capabilities.
“Our customers are excited about new enhancements providing flexibility assigning their matters to outside counsel, including multiple law firms and other legal service providers. It will save them time during the invoice review process. The new calendar features will help them meet deadlines and track key events by scheduling their activities and action items. It’s designed around the way in-house attorneys work,” said Marcus Linden, vice president, chief operating officer for LexisNexis Examen Inc. “The bigger picture benefit is that they now have access to a truly comprehensive solution for overseeing both matter and legal spend. LexisNexis CounselLink is also cost-effective. Installed, stand alone matter management or e-billing systems can be expensive and time consuming to implement, not to mention the ongoing internal IT costs to support such applications.”
LexisNexis CounselLink is a hosted web-based application that does not require additional software, or hardware, or in-house maintenance.
With these new enhancements, users can now
Manage all essential matter information from a single page within CounselLink.
Assign multiple law firms, in-house counsel, or non-legal service providers to each matter with the flexibility to associate different billing arrangements, invoice workflows, and guidelines with each firm.
View a complete history of matter activity, including matter status and data changes with accompanying information regarding the date, time, and user who made the change.
Collaboratively schedule matter events, milestones, tasks, and to-dos with both outside counsel and internal staff.
Create a standard schedule of events or tasks for matters by area of law.
Set up reoccurring events and e-mail notifications to enhance control of critical matter-related tasks.
Along with the new matter and calendar features, the CounselLink 4.0 application provides customers with an updated user interface and streamlined navigation.
The LexisNexis CounselLink solution is available in two versions — Enterprise and Express — to best address a company’s size, requirements, and budget. For more information, go to http://www.lexisnexis.com/counsellink/.
LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis® and Nexis® research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. A member of Reed Elsevier Group plc (NYSE: ENL) (NYSE: RUK) (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in 100 countries with 13,000 employees worldwide.
About LexisNexis Examen
LexisNexis Examen Inc. is a leader in providing corporate counsel with solutions to manage their matters, legal spending, and outside counsel relationships. Combining an in-depth knowledge of the legal industry with state-of-the-art technology, LexisNexis® Examen® offers reliable innovative Web-based solutions to its growing list of Fortune 1000 customers and law firms. Our customers come from multiple industries, including insurance, health care, government, utilities, retail, banks, lenders, collection agencies, and law firms. Since 1990, LexisNexis Examen has been helping corporate counsel enhance cost management, streamline operations, and improve business decision making.