FAQs

Important Frequently Asked Questions About JuraLaw

Q: How long has the JuraLaw been in business? 

Founded in 1854, Law Bulletin Media, the parent company of JuraLaw, is a 5th generation family-owned company.  Law Bulletin Media has been providing legal calendaring software and services since 1984 when it introduced DM2000, the first calendaring software on the market. In 2012, DM2000 was replaced with JuraLaw, the first completely web-based calendar management system.

Q: Does JuraLaw provide nationwide court rules as well as IL and NY court data?

Yes, JuraLaw provides court rules from jurisdictions across the United States, including federal, state, appellate, judges, bankruptcy courts and agencies. Rules are available for all 50 states plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

JuraLaw provides more Illinois court data than any other legal calendar management system including the U.S. District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division; Cook, Champaign, DuPage, Lake, McHenry, Kane, Madison, Will and Winnebago County Circuit Courts, Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission and Illinois Appellate Court, 1st District, Division 1-6. In addition, New York court data is available for all sixty-two New York county and state courts as well as court calendars for all USDC and USBC cases in New York.

Q: What is the benefit of a web-based and cloud-hosted legal calendar management system?
JuraLaw was the first 100% web-based legal calendar management system. The web-based feature allows users to access JuraLaw wherever they have an internet connection meaning they can easily access JuraLaw at their office location or anywhere else remotely.

 

Cloud hosting by Amazon Web Services (AWS) permits immediate system upgrades when new features are released. Most importantly, no firm IT involvement is required to make the new features available to the firm.  

Q: How secure is the AWS cloud?
According to Gartner, Amazon Web Services (AWS), is the most respected cloud in the industry. Recognized certifications and audits include ISO 27001, HIPAA, SOC1, SOC2 and more.  AWS is used by hundreds of thousands of businesses, including hundreds in the legal industry. Additional businesses using AWS include Capital One, General Electric, NASDAQ and many others.

Q: What is JuraLaw's disaster recovery plan?
In the extremely unlikely event that a catastrophe renders the entire geographic region where JuraLaw is hosted unavailable, AWS’s disaster recovery capabilities enable JuraLaw to be restored to normal operations in another U.S. location within 2-3 hours with no loss of data. 

Q: What integrations does JuraLaw have with other products?
JuraLaw integrates with Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, NetDocuments, PACER ECF and Calendar Rules.

Q: How much does JuraLaw cost?
JuraLaw’s value pricing is dependent on how many attorneys benefit from the system and how many cases are tracked in the system. As a result, the system is economical for firms of all sizes. We work with customers to ensure that their costs are predictable. If you would like to discuss your needs with an experienced JuraLaw consultant, please call 312.644.4305 or send us an email.

Q: What kind of reports does JuraLaw offer?
JuraLaw provides over 150 reports including multiple daily, weekly and monthly calendar selections that can be broken out by office locations and scheduled for automatic email delivery. All reports are available in a variety of formats.

Q: Does JuraLaw provide customer support assistance?
Led by a former law firm docketing professional, the JuraLaw Customer Success Team is second to none. In addition to providing initial and ongoing JuraLaw training at no additional cost, they promptly answer user questions and proactively reach out to users if they see input issues that may increase the risk of missing a court date or deadline. The Team also conducts webinars that focus on best practices to increase efficiency while always ensuring accuracy.