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Expanded Docketing Technology Provides More Chicago Area Law Firms Direct Link to Courts

ATLANTA, March 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Legal software company Aderant announced today CompuLaw DocketAlert™ has expanded coverage in Chicago area jurisdictions. DocketAlert allows law firms to directly link CompuLaw matters with the court data. The solution enables law firms to automate yet another error-prone step in the calendaring process, thereby further decreasing risk of a malpractice suit due to missing a court deadline or appearance.

CompuLaw DocketAlert creates a more seamless workflow for law firms by providing a direct link to Chicago area jurisdictions, including the Northern District of Illinois, as well as Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, McHenry and Winnebago County Courts. Instead of the error-prone task of manually entering dates, court appearances and black line notifications are imported and easily calendared within CompuLaw. Firms also receive email notifications and can run reports of upcoming court calls and case updates.

"Missing a court appearance can be severely detrimental to your case," commented Melissa Notari, CompuLaw DocketAlert Product Manager at Aderant. "DocketAlert allows firms to automatically get this crucial information on the appropriate attorneys' calendars, without having to worry about the risks of manual data entry. By importing court calls directly into CompuLaw, Chicago firms can feel confident their court and matter information is up-to-date and minimize their risk of calendar-related errors."

Aderant CompuLaw sets the industry standard for rules reliability and accuracy, utilizing the industry's largest team of highly-trained rules attorneys to rigorously monitor court jurisdictions throughout the entire nation. More than 65% of the Am Law 100 trusts CompuLaw to accurately calculate key deadlines, update them with rule changes and minimize their risk of calendar-related errors. More information about CompuLaw DocketAlert can be found at www.aderant.com.

About Aderant

Aderant, headquartered in Atlanta, is a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and other professional services firms. With a 35-year history as a global industry leader, Aderant supports nearly 3,200 clients in more than 30 countries, representing 77 of the top 100 Global Law Firms and more than 88 percent of the Am Law 200. Aderant maintains a combined customer retention rate of more than 95 percent and a customer support Net Promoter Score of 81. Aderant's complete suite of solutions includes: business development, calendar/docket matter management with built-in court rules, practice and financial management, time and billing, case management, document management, and business intelligence. More information is available at www.aderant.com.

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CONTACT: Megan Hall Aderant Public Relations, North America megan.hall@aderant.com 404-889-8553

Source: Aderant