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SmartRules™ distills all the rules and requirements for litigating in
the nation's busiest jurisdictions into one place, in Plain English.
SmartRules is complete, correct, and updated every day, eliminating the risks
associated with missing a deadline or filing requirement.
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“Staying on top of all of the frequent changes to the local and “local local” rules is a challenge, particularly when you are practicing in multiple jurisdictions.
SmartRules makes sure I have the latest information in a smart format that is easy to use. I encourage all of the attorneys and paralegals in my group to use it.”
“SmartRules may bring us a victory in a current motion to dismiss because opposing counsel missed a deadline to file an opposition by 7 days per the new U.S. Central District deadlines, which was brought to our attention by SmartRules. It was also brought to our attention that our reply brief was due 7 days earlier than in the past. This is the kind of thing that is key with respect to malpractice.”
SmartRules™ allows you to leverage your time by making litigation tasks more efficient.
Simply tell SmartRules™ what you’re doing (e.g., Filing a Motion to Dismiss in the Northern District of Illinois), and SmartRules™ compiles a guide to all applicable rules, organized logically and in one place (negating the need to go to multiple sources).
A SmartRules™ guide summarizes the procedural requirements in plain English (and also contains links to the full rule text). It also provides additional expert commentary; for example, when there is a conflict between sources, SmartRules™ guides examine the issue and state the prevailing wisdom.
With SmartRules™ you can cut the time spent researching rules and procedures for filing and drafting litigation documents – typically in half. SmartRules™ can also save money, decrease non-billable overhead, and reduce the risks associated with missing filing deadlines or filing incorrect or outdated forms.
SmartRules™ is an essential litigation tool that provides updated, task-based procedural guides
SmartRules™ provides easy to follow, step-by-step checklists that summarize the requirements for drafting and filing civil litigation documents from all rules sources.
One simple mistake – whether it be a filing date or document format – can be the difference between winning a case or losing to the opposition.
Thousands of lawyers and legal professionals use SmartRules to keep up-to-date with changes to filing requirements and local jurisdiction regulations, and therefore win more cases.
From some of the largest and most prestigious firms in the country, to lean-and-mean one-lawyer shops, SmartRules is the profession’s choice that’s been trusted for years.