TL NewsWire Top 25 Products of 2017 Awards

By Neil J. Squillante

It’s time for the legal industry’s most meaningful product awards — TL NewsWire Top 25 Products of 2017 Awards.

Why are these awards the most meaningful? Because TL NewsWire’s 11,000+ subscribers chose them free from any external influence. Each week in TL NewsWire, we report on a hot new product (subscribe for free here). When TL NewsWire subscribers click for more details about a product after reading an article, they passively cast a vote. Therefore, the winners below genuinely attracted the most interest from TL NewsWire subscribers.

This year a Microsoft Word add-in earned the top spot! Major themes among the winners — practice management (5 products, including 2 for personal injury firms), automation (4 products), legal research (4 products, including 2 that leverage artificial intelligence), litigation (3 products), and client communications (2 products).

Congratulations to all the winners!

Below you’ll find a writeup about each winner, including links to each product’s home page and the TL NewsWire article that resulted in the victory. Also below is an episode of the Apps in Law podcast hosted by Brett Burney on which I discussed the awards.

Coverage of the TL NewsWire Top 25 Products of 2017 Awards on the Apps in Law Podcast

1. Word LX Professional

2. LEAP (Legal Content)

3. Abacus Payment Exchange

4. Centerbase

5. ABBYY FineReader 14

6. SmartTask and SmartTask Pro

7. SmartAdvocate Cloud

8. Drafting Assistant


10. Word LX Enterprise

11. Everchron

12. Actevis Collection Wizard

13. Synergy Matters 3.0

14. LawConnect

15. Legalinc

16. Cybersecurity & Privacy Law Suite

17. CosmoLex

18. Litera Smart Send

19. Lexis Answers

20. Zaliet

21. Points of Law on Bloomberg Law

22. TextExpander

23. CASEpeer

24. Page Vault On Demand

25. Standard Fed Plus

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