Aderant reviews


Business management solutions for law firms
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AderantProduct Overview

  1. About Aderant
  2. Pros of Aderant
  3. Cons of Aderant
  4. Breakdown of core features

Aderant product overview

Aderant is legal software that offers a suite of business solutions that enable agility within law firms of all sizes around the globe. It provides solutions for practice management, knowledge management, timekeeping, compliance, eBilling, docketing and calendaring, and legal case management.

Aderant streamlines tasks and improves operational efficiencies. It simplifies jobs by automating processes, enabling collaboration among people and systems, and adapting to the firm’s changing needs. It empowers change management across generations in the workforce. The platform offers the technology for effective case management, document reviewing and editing, billing, and reducing the WIP to cash cycle with financial tools.

Pros of Aderant

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  • It increases firm-to-client transparency with real-time collaboration.
  • Its eBilling feature improves cash flow, reduces billing rejections, and boosts efficiency.

Cons of Aderant

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  • It has a steep learning curve
  • Some users experienced system slowness and lagging.

Breakdown of core features

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Aderant BillBlast allows law firms to increase productivity and profitability by expediting legal eBilling submission, enhancing compliance with client requirements, and accelerating the path to acceptance and payment. It eliminates multiple steps in the eBilling process and decreases the risk of human error. BillBlast’s rules-based compliance modernizes adhering to client guidelines, reducing the number of rejected invoices, write-downs, and write-offs.

Business intelligence

The platform’s business intelligence, Spotlight, delivers critical insights to law firm decision-makers through detailed analytics, resulting in increased efficiency and maximum profitability. This feature highlights where to look and which areas might need improvements and suggests specific steps to take. Users can drill down into various data sources for more information and take immediate corrective action. Moreover, Spotlight gives customizable performance views by matters, individuals, practice areas, offices, or across the firm.

Legal knowledge management

Aderant’s legal knowledge management tools ensure firm employees and their clients have consistent, secure access to important data in real-time. The software offers Handshake, a centralized location for all firm data, to create a single source of truth by leveraging assets natively on the web. Aderant also has the Drive feature that secures client collaboration portals, or extranets, giving clients the transparency they expect into their matter, legal team, and financial data.


The software introduces CompuLaw, a rules-based calendaring software that minimizes human error and malpractice risks. This legal calendar, docket, and matter management solution avoids the risk of malpractice exposure from calendar-related errors. Furthermore, it lets users automatically schedule critical dates following applicable court rules. CompuLaw provides rule sets for more than 2,000 jurisdictions across 50 states, including court holidays built into the software, eliminating error-prone and time-consuming docket calculations.

(Last updated on 05/09/2022 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)

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  • Law Practice and Case Management
  • Time and Billing
  • Financial Management
  • Plaintiff Accounting
  • Client Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Matter Planning
  • Automated Court Rules-Based Calendaring
  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Business Intelligence
  • Analytics


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