This article showcases our top picks for the best Chicago based Legal Tech companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Legal Tech industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Chicago Legal Tech Companies
Ascent provides a cloud-based platform that helps financial services firms to keep their businesses compliant. Its platform analyzes business activities, informs about potential compliance obligations, and assists in tracking and complying with relevant requirements.
The company’s cloud-based solutions include issue tracking and management, industry reference and research materials, and compliance manual documentation… .
CircleIt is a mobile platform that enables the creation and storage of digital memories. Its platform is reinventing how families connect, celebrate, and preserve precious memories for future generations.
CircleIt is a generational platform and is like a virtual time capsule – helping people create customizable cards and personalized digital memories to be delivered to their loved ones’ years, even decades, in the future. This gift can be easily shared and securely stored for countless generations – allowing the safekeeping of priceless memories, stories, wisdom, family values, and off-the-record tales for generations to come.
It was started in 2018 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.. .
Turn Technologies, Inc.
The complete solution for contingent workforce management. Turn helps companies source and screen 1099 workers quickly and efficiently.
Our integrated platform is optimized for the needs of the gig economy – speed, cost-efficiency, and customer service, for a faster hiring experience. With Turn, companies get the right applicants with the right experience within hours, and can rapidly verify, and activate them to start working.
Our platform is FCRA compliant with cutting-edge compliance tools to provide companies the assurance they need to onboard their workforce seamlessly and scale more efficiently. And, our mobile-friendly platform ensures workers can submit their information easily from wherever they are..
Reveal helps legal professionals solve complex discovery problems. As a cloud-based provider of eDiscovery software, Reveal offers the full range of processing, early case assessment, review and artificial intelligence capabilities.
Reveal clients include Fortune 500 companies, legal service providers, government agencies and financial institutions in more than 40 countries across five continents. Featuring deployment options in the cloud or on-premise, an intuitive user design, multilingual user interfaces and the automatic detection of more than 160 languages, Reveal accelerates legal review, saving users time and money.
For more information, visit http://www.revealdata.com.. .
At Woodpecker we believe that access to legal services should be a right, not a privilege. We are revolutionizing the American legal system via the only attorney-led, AI-assisted legal document and services marketplace.
Woodpecker is productizing the legal system and empowering attorneys to make more money in the process.. .
Epiq provides legal process outsourcing (LPO) services in the United States and internationally. It offers class action administration and mass tort managed services; eDiscovery services, including forensics and collection, processing and hosting, managed document review, advanced technologies, eDiscovery managed services, and antitrust and second request solutions; court reporting services, including depositions and transcription, schedule a deposition, and locate a conference room; regulatory and compliance services, including regulatory and voluntary remediation, data breach response, information governance, and contract lifecycle management; business process solutions, including corporate and financing transaction administration, legal document processing, onsite management solutions, print and contact center solutions; records and information management; and restructuring and bankruptcy services.
Epiq serves Fortune 500 corporations, governmental entities, and international law firms. Electronic Processing that began operation in 1988 became Epiq in June 2000 Epiq has its headquarters in Kansas City in Kansas with additional locations in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
It operates as a subsidiary of DTI as of September 30, 2016.. .
Percipient offers electronic discovery (e-discovery), legal technology, and managed document review services. It provides collection, analysis, review, and production services for electronic documents and data.
Chad Main founded it in 2014. It has its headquarters in Chicago in Illinois..
Smokeball is a cloud-based legal practice management software that automatically records time and activity for its clients. Smokeball provides you the insights you need to run a more successful law firm.
With full billing capability, industry-leading document automation library with over 14,000 legal forms.. .
Milyli is a computer software company that offers e-discovery software development services. It builds custom solutions and developing innovative applications.
The company is committed to making the ediscovery process, the process of collecting, reviewing, and producing documents for litigation. The team has a decade of experience in consulting and developing custom solutions for the relativity document review platform, and have used that expertise to build its own out-of-the-box applications to solve common ediscovery problems.
Legal professionals working on any litigation type can decrease review time, create efficiencies, and lower end costs through Milyli. Milyli was founded on 2008 and is based in Chicago, Illinois..
LegalServer is a web-based case management platform for the legal aid community. LegalServer case management software enhances performance for non-profit legal aid agencies, university law schools, public defenders and city and county law departments.
The company’s cloud-based platform improves legal case handling, provides insights to legal staff and management, and helps you make more informed decisions faster.. .
The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction
CALI is a non-profit consortium of law schools, law libraries, and related organizations. It conducts applied research and development in the area of computer-mediated legal education and creates tools that increase access to justice.
Specifically, CALI hosts and facilitates the creation of CALI Lessons, a library of over 1,000 interactive legal tutorials written by law professors and geared towards law students. In 2012, it began publishing open and free casebooks with our eLangdell® Press publishing wing.
Additionally, CALI has partnered with Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Center for Access to Justice & Technology to create A2J Author®, a tool designed to create guided interviews that help Self-Represented Litigants to navigate the legal landscape. CALI also provides a number of tools and services for its members such as InstaPoll, Classcaster® and the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards® and hosts the annual Conference for Law School Computing®..
BlackLetter is an encrypted attorney-client communication and collaboration software that enables lawyers and clients to communicate and share documents across multiple devices. It allows lawyers to provide its clients with secure portals dedicated exclusively to matters.
Blackletter is a law shingle-in-a-box, which is loaded with fully-customizable templates to open, manage, and close matters and this feature allows lawyers to engage clients, even from a smartphone. It also has a dashboard that organizes communications into specific matters and displays information, messaging threads, and documents clearly.
BlackLetter can also be described as a convenient client payment tool as it allows the clients to pay the lawyers directly by credit card through Blackletter. BlackLetter was established on 2012 and is based in Chicago, Illinois..
Kensium BPO provides a variety of legal and back-office services to customers. From contract management and indexing to litigation support and data entry to reviewing mortgage documents, Kensium BPO has a service any business can benefit from.
Every one of our projects is tailored to client specifications for satisfaction, accuracy, and precision Kensium BPO is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with delivery centers in India- Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. Founded in 2006, the company is recognized as one of the premier knowledge-process outsourcing service providers for the legal industry — having excelled in leveraging technology to create customizable, efficient and cost-effective support programs.
Our legal-based solutions have allowed firms to focus more on their core business and increasing their profitability. From Litigation Support Services to Data Entry, Data Capture and Indexing services, Kensium BPO provides high-quality support to step in and assist your organization’s work.
The processing centers are ISO: 27001 certified for Information Security Management Systems, have obtained Safe Harbor Certification & the employees comply with OFAC (U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control) checks.
Our services include: — Litigation Support Services such as coding, Unitization/ LDD, Hyperlinking, Image conversion etc., both offshore and remote/ hybrid options — Data Entry/ Data Capture/ Indexing Services — Foreign Language Coding, OCR and Translation Services — Paralegal / Back office Services — Relativity® Project Management Services — Electronic Data Discovery (EDD) and EDD QC — Mortgage Processing Services Our Products: Doccept (Document Management System) Small to mid-sized law firms & businesses would gain a tremendous insight into allowing your organization to streamline business process into a paperless organization with intelligent, customizable rules.. .
Chapter 11 Dockets
Chapter 11 Dockets is an efficient and effective solutions for bankruptcy information and research needs. It builds and works in legal and financial research tools which are relied upon by the country’s sophisticated law firms, investment banks, and distressed investors.
It enables the bankruptcy and restructuring communities to leverage the power of bankruptcy court information in ways never before imaginable. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois..
The Lawyer Exchange provides access to meaningful project work and opportunities for mentoring to emerging lawyers from experienced lawyers. Conversely, it assists experienced lawyers who are looking for both help with their projects and to identify other lawyers willing and able to manage some or all of the practices they have built.
Over time, both parties will be able to build relationships for employment, partnership and possible acquisition or succession.. .
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