Intuitive legal practice management software

Smokeball knows every law practice needs different tools at different stages. Voted G2's # 1 Legal Practice Management Software in 2022. Our software supports your goals and growth at every turn.
1 YEAR
3 YEARS

START

$
49
Per user | per month AUD ex GST
Bill clients + get paid faster
FREE TRIAL
  • Cloud-Based
  • Basic Contact + Matter Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Invoicing
  • Online Payments
  • Trust Accounting + Reporting

GROW

$
129
Per user | per month AUD ex GST*
Run your firm like a pro
BOOK A DEMO
  • Everything in START
  • Easy Document + Email Management
  • Powerful Document Automation
  • Deep Integration with Microsoft
    Outlook + Word
  • Library of Pre-automated Court Forms
  • Daily Digest of Tasks + Calendar Events
  • Secure Client Portal Including SMS
  • Online & Offline Access

PROSPER

$
169
Per user | per month AUD ex GST*
Create strategic success
BOOK A DEMO
  • Everything in GROW
  • Automatic Time + Activity Tracking
  • Staff + Workload Management
  • Lead Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Workflow Templates +
    Checklists by Practice Area
  • Intelligent Workflow +
    Milestone Management
  • Profitability Management
  • Advanced Full Text Search with OCR
  • Personalised Dashboards
  • Phone & Video Conferencing Integrations
*3 year Financed Agreement. Excludes Onboarding Pack fee and data migration costs. See our terms of service for further information.

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ALL PACKAGES

Cloud-Based

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Anywhere, anytime access through a web browser.

Basic Contact + Matter Management

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Track and manage basic Client, Contact and Matter information in one place online.

Invoicing

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Invoice the way you want with flexible invoicing that leverages bulk invoices and easy reminders.

Time, Fee + Expense Tracking

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Easy tracking of all Matter based Time entries, Fees and Expenses.

eInvoicing

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Project a modern look for your firm and throw away the pen and paper with online invoicing.

Bulk Invoicing

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Simplify your billing run and send multiple invoices at a time.

Evergreen Retainers

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Keep on top of your cash flow with easy to use Evergreen retainer requests.

Invoice Templates + Customisation

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Set up professional looking billing templates that best represent your firm.

Trust Accounting with Easy
Bank Reconciliation

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Rest easy with compliant Trust Accounting and powerful reporting.

Online Payments*

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Get paid faster with online credit card payments.

Payment Plans

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Keep your cash flowing and set your clients up on payment plans.

Invoice Reminders

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Bring down the number of outstanding invoices you have by setting up Invoice reminders.

Accounting GL Integrations (Xero, MYOB)

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Peace of mind that your accounting software is always up to date.

Interest on Overdue Invoices

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Set up interest for outstanding invoices.

Trust Reporting

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Produce the reports you need for your Trust Account at the click of a button.

Matter, Fee Earner, Firm Level
Reporting (Work in Progress,
Aged Debtors, Trust to Office)

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Keep track of all your billable work, outstanding debtors and Trust balance.
EXCLUSIVE TO GROW & PROSPER

Online + Offline Access

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No internet, no problem, keep your finger on the pulse with a native app that seamlessly switches between online and offline modes.
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Advanced Contact & Matter management

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Keep a more detailed record of Clients, Contacts and Matters in one place online.
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Pre-Configured Practice Areas

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Intuitive functionality designed in partnership with legal experts for different areas of law.
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Automated Electronic Brief

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Create brief's using approved formatting preferences with ease.
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Document & Email Management

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Documents are never more than a few clicks away, with all critical documents and emails stored against your matters.
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Document Version Control Audit Trail

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Never lose track of who has done what in the firm with full audit trails and version controls.
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Document Automation

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Dramatically reduce the amount of keying in information with industry leading document automation.
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Microsoft Word Integration

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Enjoy unmatched efficiencies whilst working in Word with the industries most comprehensive integration.
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eSignatures**

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Minimise time you spend waiting on clients to approve documents thanks to DocuSign.
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Pre-automated Forms Library

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Don't waste time on common regulatory documents thanks to a comprehensive library of pre-configured and localised Precedents and Forms.
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Automated Email Filing

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Why spend time on searching and filing emails when your software can do it for you?
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Task Management

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Streamline your internal collaboration by assigning and actioning tasks.
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Calendaring with Outlook Integration

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Better manage the firm's workload and never miss an appointment again, with rich 2 way Outlook integration.
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Secure Client Portal

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Send, receive and collaborate on documents securely with your firms very own client communication system.
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Internal Chat

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Streamline internal communication no matter where you are, with internal chat functionality.
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SMS

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Increase the speed of client response for urgent items by sending SMS's directly from Smokeball.
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Integrated eFiling**

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File your documents with the court easily and seamlessly from your Smokeball matter.
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Integrated Property Searching**

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Take the leg work out of property search with direct integration with Infotrack.
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Basic Full Text Search

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An intelligent search engine that allows you to search the contents of all your documents.
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Recurring Matter Templates

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Set up a master template for common matters to eliminate manual rekeying.
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Practice Area Customisation + Templating

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Customise your practice areas with a standard data set to save time when creating matters.
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Contact Management

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Keep track of all your client's and third party contact details in one place online.
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Conflict Checking

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Check for client conflicts within a few easy clicks.
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Matter & Invoicing Permissions

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Maintain control over who has access to certain invoices and Matters.
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Daily Digest

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Tasks and events assigned to you for that day are visible with an ever present daily digest panel.
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Mobile + Tablet App

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Anywhere, any time access no matter the device you are on.
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Matter Management Reporting
(Status & Progress Reporting)

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Keep your finger on the pulse of all Matters in your firm with powerful reporting.
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Custom Template + Precedent Creation

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Set up templates for commonly used documents.
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Unlimited Secure Data Storage

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Peace of mind that no matter where you are, all your and your clients data is protected by state of the art security standards.
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EXCLUSIVE TO PROSPER

Lead Management

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Keep track of all your prospects in one place and identify which clients are best suited to your firm.
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Email Marketing**

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Send newsletters, run marketing campaigns or simply send out office closure notices all directly through Smokeball.
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Global Dashboard

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Track and manage your work more effectively with your own powerful Dashboard.
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Intelligent Workflow +
Milestone Management

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Define, track and report on all of your matters specific to the key milestones for each practice area.
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Workflow Templates +
Checklists by Practice Area

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Set up workflows and checklists specific to how your firm operates to ensure you never miss a deadline.
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Automated Milestone Messaging

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Reduce the need for manually updating your clients by leveraging off automated client messaging as your matter reaches key milestones.
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Advanced Full Text Search with OCR

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Find the right document or phrase with powerful OCR searching of all stored documents including PDF.
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Automatic Time + Activity Tracking

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Make manual time tracking a thing of the past with our unique AutoTime feature that automatically tracks your time and activity.
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Staff Activity + Workload Management

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Balance workloads and have complete visibility in to staff output and Matter activity.
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Phone + Video
Conferencing Integrations**

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Make calls and track your time automatically with integration to Zoom or RingCentral.
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Interactive Matter Activity Feed

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Save time reviewing the status of a matter with an interactive activity feed of all work performed on the matter.
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Missed Time Finder

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Never miss any crucial billable work with a Time Finder tool that adds directly to your time sheet.
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Automatic Timesheeting

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Never manually record or capture time again but letting Smokeball automatically convert all of your time and activity spent on matters into your time sheet.
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Modern invoicing

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Speed up and modernise your invoicing with smart invoice descriptions.
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Fixed Fee Profitability Management

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Review and improve fee estimates with powerful profitability reporting.
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Profitability Reporting (By Firm,
Practice area & Client)

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Dissect your profitability reports into areas relevant to you to identify areas you need to lean into.
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Utilisation & Realisation Reporting

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Assess the performance of you and your fee earners within a few clicks.
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*Online Credit Card payments are through an integration partner Stripe, additional fees apply
**Fees apply, contact us for more information

ABOUT SMOKEBALL PRICING

Frequently Asked Questions


Want to know more about our pricing plans? See below for some of our most commonly asked questions.
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What are the Smokeball plans available?

1. Start – This plan is for lawyers looking to start their own law firm, or simply looking for an affordable legal billing and accounting solution that is completely compliant.

2. Grow – This plan is for law firms who have grown out of manila folders and are looking for a better, way to get their work done efficiently. It includes seamless document and email management.

3. Prosper – If you’re looking at intelligent ways to optimise your small law firm to become a thriving business, this is the plan for you. It includes automated time tracking and management reporting so you’ll confidently bill what you’re worth.


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How does the free trial work?

Smokeball offers a no-cost trial of the Smokeball Start Package. This is a risk-free trial to evaluate the benefits of Smokeball for your small law firm. If you cancel anytime within the free trial period of 7 days and you will not be charged.

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How many people can use Smokeball?

There is no limit on how many law firm users can simultaneously access Smokeball legal practice management software. There are no data storage limits, and you can also upload and download as much as needed.

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Does the software include automatic time and activity tracking?

Smokeball is the only practice management software with built-in automatic time tracking and timesheets. Whether you are reviewing a matter in Smokeball, writing an Outlook email or drafting court forms in Microsoft Word, AutoTime tracks and records this time, so you don't have to. Upgrade or select the Prosper plan to have these features included.


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How safe and secure is my work?

Smokeball offers peace of mind that no matter where you are, all your and your client's data is protected by state of the art security standards powered by Amazon Web Services, 2FA and PCI DSS security standards.

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What happens when the time comes to renew my Smokeball plan?

At renewal, you have a couple of options:

1.   You can keep your current feature set by extending your plan with Smokeball. Or,

2.   You can upgrade or downgrade your plan to add or remove key features.

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How do I access the Smokeball Community?

You can access the community page using this link Smokeball Australia Community.

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During the trial period, can I sign up for Stripe payments platform without needing to sign up for a Smokeball subscription?

Yes

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