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CNA Lawyers Allied Vendor Program
Our Lawyers Allied Vendor Program is designed to help strengthen law firm risk control programs through trusted outside services – many at a preferred rate.
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CNA has identified companies offering services that may help to strengthen a law firm’s risk control programs and provide needed services outside of an insurance carrier’s purview. The below companies that participate in our Lawyers Allied Vendor Program can assist in developing critical programs and procedures that may help a law practice avoid and manage professional liability exposure. Many of our allied vendors offer services at preferred rates for CNA policyholders.
Practice Management Software
American LegalNet is a leading provider of a “Desktop to Courthouse” software suite for all sized firms and legal departments that enhances workflow efficiency, minimizes risk and reduces cost. American LegalNet’s industry-leading suite of products includes the award-winning eDockets, Forms WorkFlow and eFiling Portal, which encompasses docketing, calendaring, court rules, court forms and electronic court filing. In addition, a significant menu of supporting professional services is offered. CNA policyholders receive a 10% discount.
Clio is a cloud-based legal practice management platform that keeps your all-important matters, contacts and documents as available as your nearest internet device. If you already use other popular cloud services such as Dropbox or Google Apps, Clio will tie them together in a single easy-to-use system. With dozens of more advanced features like terrific time-tracking, comprehensive calendaring, and beautiful billing, Clio will save you time and help you look polished and professional to your clients. CNA policyholders are offered a 10% lifetime discount. Click here to get started with your Free Clio Trial!
LawBase is a leading case and matter management software package that is currently being used by thousands of law firms, Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and government agencies nationwide. LawBase was developed by Synaptec Software, a veteran company in the software field with more than 32 years of experience in developing the most adaptable, intuitive case and matter management product on the market today. CNA policyholders will receive a 10% discount.
Document Management Software
MetaJure is a new-generation document management system (DMS) that automatically captures, tags and stores 100% of a firm’s documents and emails, eliminating the need for lawyers and staff to waste time manually profiling work product. With MetaJure, retrieving information is easy and intuitive thanks to a Google-like search tool that’s accessible even from mobile devices. Lost files or document evidence are among the top five most commonly alleged errors in professional liability claims. With MetaJure, lawyers stop wasting time on unproductive tasks, find documents they want when they want them, and proactively manage their professional liability risk. And, MetaJure works as a stand-alone DMS or alongside traditional document management systems. CNA policyholders receive a 10% discount on their first year.
Docketing, Calendaring & Case Watching
CourtAlert is a leader in providing court data and case management software to large law firms and departments. CourtAlert provides a variety of services to meet the needs of clients, such as anonymous electronic watching of any U.S. federal case, all courts in New York, as well as other jurisdictions. The company offers Premier Docketing Software – a patented case management system considered to be one of the best in the industry. In addition, CourtAlert offers risk-reduction services such as ECF Assurance, a method to verify that you are aware of changes in your Federal Court cases even when the court does not notify you – an issue that has resulted in the loss of millions. CourtAlert’s innovative and attentive support team is the foundation of its reputation. CNA policyholders receive a 10% discount. Get started today: (NY) 212-227-0391, (LA) 213-612-7771, Info@CourtAlert.com.
JuraLaw® by Law Bulletin Publishing Company is a completely web-based (SaaS) national solution that combines full-featured case, calendar and docket management with the enhanced content of court calendars, court dockets and court rules. This legal case management software helps law firms to mitigate the potential for legal malpractice exposure by keeping a firm’s lawyers on track for critical deadlines and on time for court appearances. JuraLaw offers over 150 reports, as well as search filters for case monitoring and business analysis purposes. JuraLaw can be easily integrated with Outlook calendars and NetDocuments, a document management system. JuraLaw tenured customer support and account management teams include experienced courthouse and docket professionals. These teams insure that law firm personnel take advantage of JuraLaw features that will make their docketing most efficient and accurate. Since 1984, Chicago’s top law firms have come to depend upon Law Bulletin for their docketing needs. JuraLaw provides docketing you can count on from a company you can trust. CNA policyholders will receive a 10% discount.
Court, Record Retrieval & Trial Support
U.S. Legal Support provides court reporting, record retrieval and trial support services to local and national law firms, major corporations and insurance carriers. U.S. Legal Support provides personalized services tailored to fit the needs of its clients. As one of the largest full-service litigation support companies in the nation, U.S. Legal Support provides local specialists with national resources. CNA policyholders receive a 10% discount.
Data & Communications Security
Virtru empowers law firms, Fortune 100 legal departments, federal agencies, state and local governments, and more to unlock the power of their data while maintaining control and managing risk, everywhere the data is stored and shared. Virtru provides flexible, easy-to-use and trusted privacy technologies that govern access to data throughout its full lifecycle – from creation to transmission, storage, analysis and sharing – ensuring compliance, protecting intellectual property and managing risk. CNA policyholders receive a preferred 25% discount on Virtru services.
IronBox provides data protection services such as cloud-based secure file transfer and email encryption for CNA clients. Its elegant and simple-to-use interface design results in higher compliance and satisfaction rates. IronBox helps clients protect sensitive data and stay compliant with data protection requirements such as HIPAA, HITECH, SOX, PCI, NERC, CIP, CNA and numerous other federal, state and international laws. IronBox is designed and coded by leading security experts and our systems automatically apply multiple layers of protection to data at rest, in transit and more with the highest available encryption technologies (AES 256 and variable length RSA). CNA policyholders receive a preferred 15% discount on IronBox services.
Silent Circle is a global private communications company headquartered in Switzerland, providing a revolutionary Enterprise Privacy Platform that enables private and secure communications via voice, video, text and file transfer on mobile devices. Silent Circle was co-founded by Mike Janke, former Navy SEAL; security expert Phil Zimmerman, the creator of both PGP, the most widely used email encryption software in the world, and ZRTP, the secure VoIP standard, and 2012 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame; and Jon Callas, creator of Apple’s whole disk encryption and co-founder of PGP Corporation. For more on Silent Circle, go to silentcircle.com. CNA policyholders will receive a 10% discount for Silent Circle Mobile. This discount includes Silent Phone for iOS and Android devices.
Alt Legal is a different kind of IP docketing software. Developed by attorneys and IP paralegals, its award-winning, automated software is trusted by Am Law firms, leading IP boutiques and corporate legal departments to handle hundreds of thousands of filings daily. The cloud-based tools automatically update statuses and deadlines, collect client details, and generate new IP filings. Its service, technology and ease of use are like nothing else on the market, and Alt Legal never charges for migration, setup or support. CNA policyholders receive a 10% lifetime discount.
New Business Intake, Conflict Management and Information Security Software
Intapp provides software products and services that enable law firms to thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace by improving client service, increasing profitability and reducing operational costs. Intapp’s risk practice group focuses on understanding existing pressures and emerging trends, and translating this knowledge into products and best practices. Intapp offers innovative risk products for law firm new business intake, conflict management and information security.
Online Payment System for Legal Fees and Expenses
LawPay was developed specifically to help law firms streamline billings and collections, providing a simple, secure solution for legal clients to pay their bills online. LawPay is the industry leader in legal payments, providing a cost-effective solution for more than 55,000 law firms around the country. It's available through all 50 state bars, 60+ local and specialty bars and the ABA as a vetted and approved payment solution for the legal industry. LawPay is also the ALA’s exclusive VIP Partner for payment processing.
Designed Privacy is a cybersecurity and data privacy risk management practice that helps firms mitigate cyber risks from ransomware to data breaches to social engineering to the largest risk of all – human risk. Its approach leverages tested principles of behavior design to drive positive digital behaviors among staff, IT personnel and leadership. Services include risk assessments to identify security gaps, security engineers to help with remediation, incident response simulations and its flagship program, The PhishMarketTM, a security awareness program that fosters positive behavior change. CNA insureds receive a free social engineering test to assess their phish susceptibility and 50% off annual PhishMarket programs.
KnowBe4 is the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, proven effective in helping organizations manage the ongoing problem of social engineering and reducing vulnerabilities to ransomware, malware and other data breaches. The KnowBe4 platform is user-friendly and intuitive. It was built to scale for busy IT pros that have multiple fires to put out. KnowBe4’s goal was to design the most powerful and easy-to-use platform available. Customers of all sizes can get the KnowBe4 platform deployed into production extremely fast. Their Customer Success team gets you going in no time, without the need for consulting hours.
Please note that although CNA’s Risk Control team screens participating companies, all services are directly contracted with the vendor. CNA is not a party to any of these agreements with the vendors noted herein. Please contact the company directly for additional information.
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