Wise Owl vs Lexis Nexis PC Law
How do they compare?
Wise Owl Legal is the Top PC Law Alternative
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Meet a customisable, user friendly, intuitive, legal practice management software that outclassses PC Law and empowers your law firm to grow.
Wise Owl Legal has been written in the cloud using state of the art development tools and has a clearly defined road map to stay aligned with best practice technology.
PC Law was written in the 1980’s, and was way ahead of its time then in the 1980’s. Since being sold by Alumni Computer in 2007, PC Law has been only updated to ensure it could continue to run on current platforms, but the actual workings of the system has not had any significant enhancements.
HISTORY OF PC LAW
PC Law was 1st developed as a university project in 1982.
It was sold by Alumni Computer Group to Lexis Nexis in 2007
PC Law Version 8 released in 2008 – some firms still have old XP computers running version 8, which is a security risk
PC Law version 14 was released about 2 years ago, stable & OK
PC Law version 16 released approximately 2017 or 2018 was very unstable.
Some law firms in the US are rolling back to version 14 due to extensive issues in later versions.
This page is from a review of version xxx on <date> of Lexis Nexis PC Law Software.
Benefits of Wise Owl Legal compared to PC Law
Only from reducing number of External Consultants
Abbreviated Matter Name
Multiple name fields
Unlimited custom fields that integrate with documents
Invoices configured to your specification as part of set up.
Lawyer friendly bank reconciliation
4 hour turnaround on email support
Phone support available
Support from Accountants available as needed