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2023 in Review: New Innovations, Big Awards, and Fresh Updates From LEAP

December 12, 2023

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From a groundbreaking integration and new product innovations to high-profile awards, 2023 was a big year for LEAP. As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back at those achievements, which encapsulate why LEAP is trusted by users worldwide. 

2023: Year-in-Review

  • February: LawConnect Client Portal Released

LEAP started off the year with a bang by launching the LawConnect Client Portal in the LEAP legal practice management solution. With the LawConnect Client Portal, LEAP users can now securely and easily share documents for signature and collaborate with clients and other external parties. As a solution that’s purpose-built for law firms, LawConnect gives legal professionals an unparalleled level of convenience and security when working collaboratively. Seamlessly and safely send invoices, share large files, secure data, and more, all with the ClientConnect Portal. 

  • August: LEAP 2.4 Desktop Released

At the end of the summer, LEAP released a major product update: LEAP 2.4 Desktop, which offers enhanced security and productivity features to help LEAP firms save even more time and money. Enhancements in LEAP 2.4 include improvements to notifications, time entry features, recurring matters, calendars and tasks, and more. View the full list of changes on the LEAP 2.4 Desktop page.

  • September: LEAP Named Best SaaS Product for Law and Legal Services

Shortly after the release of LEAP 2.4 Desktop, LEAP received a new award: Best SaaS Product for Law and Legal Services at the 2023 SaaS Awards. LEAP beat out a crowded field of legal tech providers to take top honors in a crowded category. 

LEAP CEO Poppy Bale Dyer had this to say about the win: “We believe that lawyers should be able to spend their time doing the work that’s most meaningful to them; This is exactly what our platform and its automation features allow our users to do. There’s a lot of excitement right now about new and future innovations in the legal technology space. This award demonstrates our ability to deliver value to our clients from day 1.” 

Read the full announcement here

  • October: WealthCounsel Integration in LEAP Launched

On the heels of the September SaaS Awards victory, LEAP announced a major new update: the release of the new WealthCounsel integration in LEAP, which makes WealthCounsel’s premium legal drafting software available through the LEAP legal practice management solution. A game-changer for estate planning and probate firms, the new WealthCounsel integration allows estate planning and probate attorneys to grow their businesses and manage their practices through a single, integrated solution. Discover the power of this new integration by visiting the WealthCounsel integration page.

  • October: LEAP at WealthCounsel Symposium

In coordination with the launch of the new WealthCounsel Integration in LEAP, LEAP was proud to be the premier sponsor at WealthCounsel’s Symposium 2023—one of the country’s leading events for estate planning professionals—at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. Team LEAP was on hand to showcase the WealthCounsel integration in LEAP. Director of Sales Training Natasha Malinsky-Evans delivered a keynote address on the 11 habits of successful law firms.

  • November: LEAP Wins Again at LegalTech Breakthrough Awards

Soon after the launch of the new WealthCounsel integration, LEAP won a second award—for the second year in a row—as the LEAP legal practice management solution was again named Practice Management Solution of the Year at the LegalTech Breakthrough Awards, an awards program honoring innovators in the legal technology space.

Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director of LegalTech Breakthrough Awards, had this to day about LEAP: “Law firms everywhere have embraced LEAP, with their proven track record of providing secure, reliable practice productivity. We’re pleased to announce they are our choice for ‘Overall Practice Management Solution of the Year.’; Some firms have had the same inefficient processes in place for decades, but that is what they are used to. Firms are keen to level up through legal tech, to free themselves from repetitive busywork and administrative tasks. LEAP provides law firms with everything they need to maximize productivity, efficiency, and profitability.” 

Read the full announcement here.

Do More With LEAP

As the best legal practice management solution, LEAP provides unparalleled value for its clients and invests over $25 million a year in new innovations. With a suite of award-winning features including practice management, document assembly and management, legal publishing, and accounting and billing features, LEAP gives you everything you need to run your law firm. 

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