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Likelihood to Recommend

CosmoLex

CosmoLex is very well suited for the solo or small practice where you just need a little more backup to keep you organized, or where you still intend to do your own taxes or like to have a lot of control over your activity and your output. It may also be well suited for a larger practice where the task management pieces would be more useful but, a lot of those pieces get in the way in a solo practice. It is also great for anyone who wants a strong trust accounting program built into their daily activities.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS Practice Management

It is really well suited to medium to large sized attorney firms and practices. For small firms with one or two attorneys, it can be a bit of an overkill with its many features and components. On the other hand, smaller firms could pick and choose which features or components could be used without needing to utilize the entire package.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

CosmoLex

  • Bookkeeping and billing
  • Overall practice management
  • Responsiveness and support
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS Practice Management

  • The interface is fairly well designed, making it fairly easy to enter data or to create information visualizations.
  • The software supports a robust set of features that can all be accessed through a single portal or site.
  • There are analysis functions that help show patterns or trends based on time sensitive information.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CosmoLex

  • Sometimes difficult to find what you want on the clunky interface.
  • Would be beneficial to offer a pared down version for solo practitioners
  • Accounts payable function is weak.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS Practice Management

  • The software can sometimes seem buggy and may have some operational issues.
  • For some the wealth of features may be intimidating at first, requiring some training to become proficient in its usage.
  • The performance of the program can be slow at times.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CosmoLex

CosmoLex 7.0
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There is far too much reliance on symbols versus words, and it is sometimes difficult to navigate to the function you need. CosmoLex offers great support, knowledge base, and training, but sometimes you just don't have an hour to spend learning how to do a basic function that you have forgotten, and you just need it to WORK. It would be great to have the option of having word labels instead of picture symbols. It would also be great to have full functionality in the smartphone app. It just is not good. Not good. Pretty much everything keeping me tied to CosmoLex is on the money management side.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS Practice Management

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Support Rating

CosmoLex

CosmoLex 8.0
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I think that CosmoLex actually relies so much on its stellar support infrastructure that it forgets we don't actually want to have to use it. Just make the darn thing easier to navigate and understand, and you won't need all that client-facing support. You can choose chat, email, phone, knowledge base, embedded training videos within the different pages, but darn it all, I just want it to be more intuitive instead.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS Practice Management

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Alternatives Considered

CosmoLex

I did a Clio trial and have looked into them in-depth with their sales and training department. Even at a now-much-lower intro price, Clio just does not have the strength in reporting and trust management that CosmoLex offers. In a side by side comparison, Clio's interface is much easier to navigate and is more intuitive, but the two are even in terms of offered features for general practice management and billing. Clio has a stronger app with portal messaging available—this is a HUGE weakness in CosmoLex and you can only secure-message on the desktop application. Still, the fact that you have to add bookkeeping/accounting on top of Clio to get the same results over the management of finances continues to make CosmoLex the better choice for those who need that control.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS Practice Management

LMS Practice Management provides a wealth of features not often found in one package. Its information visualization tools and client management tools are extremely helpful in providing oversight on client billing matters. Its reporting tools were also fairly robust, providing more features than competitor products on the markets. While not perfect, its clean interface and number of components help make it stand out among the competition
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CosmoLex

  • Billing piece is good for capture of billables.
  • The accounting piece is good for planning and Y-O-Y cost analysis.
  • The price is a little high for a solo but the bookkeeping side makes it worth it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS Practice Management

  • The program helps a great deal in tracking billing and accounting information to help reduce over expenditures.
  • The myriad of features including client management is really helpful in management customer relationships which can save time and money.
  • Sometimes there are problems or errors that impact the product's performance.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CosmoLex

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

LMS Practice Management

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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