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HoudiniEsq is a powerful Legal Case Management system that is free for solo users. Manage your Legal Practice from anywhere.

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HoudiniEsq review by Administrator in Legal Services
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"Awesome support, very customizable"

What do you like best?

Support is excellent and helps me with many customizations.

What do you dislike?

The design seems outdated and could use some cleaning up. The site seems a little "clunky".

Recommendations to others considering the product

Houdini is a consistent reasonably priced solution. You know what it can do, it might not have all of the bells and whistles of other programs but it is priced competitively and it does what you need. They've been improving by adding more integrations with other softwares or services.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Reports reports reports! Running reports is so essential to knowing what your business is doing and tracking your progress.

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HoudiniEsq review by User in Law Practice
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"Great software for small law firms"

What do you like best?

The pricing, the ability to enter manual billing;

The fact that works both on Mac and PC.

This is the only firm management software I know that offers a free version for solo practitioners.

It is a great solution for small law firms or solo practitioners.

What do you dislike?

The "localhost" has to be restarted every time the browser is closed. Basically I have to go and end the application and then start the application again every time the browser is closed.

This software would not be my first choice when managing litigations as the interface is not designed for that.

I would also like a phone system integration (even if only with cell phone apps) allowing automated billing for phone conversations.

The software offers a really nice billing side, but integration with QuickBooks would offer a better value.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great options for the pricing they offer. If you are a solo practitioner, be sure to try the free version.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I believe the main problem it solves is the ability to track billing. The legal billing aspect of it is great. It allows for customized services and different billing rates, as well as flat-fee cases. It keeps track of billing and I have the ability to create estimates, bills and review the past due accounts or the balance in the trust account. I find the billing module of the software as being very useful in the firm's operations and activity.

What Legal Case Management solution do you use?

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HoudiniEsq review by Alexa T.
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"Free for solo practitioners, but confusing platform."

What do you like best?

It's offered free for solo practitioners

What do you dislike?

The platform is kind of confusing and does not pair well with apple products.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It may be worth it to spend the extra $30 per month than deal with the glitches and problems with this software.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Software expenses.

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