Take the stress out of legal trust accounting
Accurately separate trust accounts, safeguard transactions and keep paperwork organized for annual filing.
Skillfully track your retainers and trust funds
Automatically record your trust account transactions directly to the related Smokeball matter. Whether you're managing a trust funds deposit, payment or application to an invoice, Smokeball creates automated transactions in the appropriate ledgers. You’ll stay up to date on your retainer values without digging into spreadsheets.
Easily keep up your compliance with three-way reconciliation and reporting
Remove the inaccuracies of manual bookkeeping and remain compliant when you manage your transactions in Smokeball. Match your trust transactions to your bank statement in Smokeball’s trust reconciliation, and run detailed fiduciary accounting reports for every trust transaction and client balance. With Smokeball, you always have the records to back up your trust accounting.
Stay on top of payments with trust requests and evergreen retainer management
Organize all your evergreen retainer requests in one place for unmatched visibility. When you see that clients have dropped below their agreed amount, automatically send a follow-up email to request additional funds. Thanks to Smokeball’s LawPay integration, clients can add trust funds online in seconds.
Keep your legal accounting software in sync
Eliminate double handling of data and get a complete picture of your firm's financial performance when you connect Smokeball with QuickBooks Online or Xero. Smokeball trust accounting software tracks all your firm’s time and expenses, while your integrated legal accounting software completes the picture with full general ledger accounting.
It's one stop for all our case management needs: robust matter details, documents storage (including emails), automation of templates and forms, invoicing and collections, trust accounting, etc.
Why Choose Smokeball Trust Accounting Software for Your Law Firm?
We’re the best trust accounting software for small firms
Smokeball sits atop G2’s rankings of the best practice management software on the market. Firms like yours love our attorney timekeeping software and award-winning client support.
Billing features that work for your firm
Automatically create professional invoices based on your activity within each matter. Smokeball trust accounting software also integrates with LawPay credit card processing so you get paid faster.
Our platform works where you do
Our trust accounting software is installed locally on your computer and backed up by cloud-based storage. Complete casework, invoice clients and collect payments from anywhere.
Smokeball works with the tools you already use
Smokeball’s time entries capture all the work you do in Microsoft Word and Office, boosting your timekeeping accuracy. Plus, our integrations power automatic document creation and translate automated email saving and management.
You’re supported by our dedicated team of experts
More than 50% of our staff are experienced lawyers and legal professionals. From Day 1 to Day 1,000 and beyond, your team benefits from our personalized support.
Explore More Features to Boost Your Practice!
Legal billing software
Automated, streamlined financial processes help you securely bill and collect, faster than ever before.
Automated legal form library
Smokeball comes preloaded with more than 20,000 automated legal forms across all areas of law. (No library card required.)
Law firm dashboard
Start your day with a clear view of your law firm’s important to-dos and messages.
Legal case management
Ditch the paper files and Run Your Best Firm. Everything you enter in Smokeball is saved to the related matter.
FAQs about Trust Accounting Software for Lawyers
What is legal trust accounting software?
Legal trust accounting software combines law firm practice management software with features and matter types specifically designed to enhance your legal trust accounting. Trust reconciliation tools allow you to match your trust transactions to your bank statements and run detailed fiduciary accounting reports for every trust transaction and client balance. You’ll remain compliant, keep accurate records and maintain client accounts with ease.
Does Smokeball’s legal trust accounting software meet IOLTA requirements?
Yes! Smokeball’s legal trust accounting software is in compliance with the Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts.
Can I create multiple trust accounts with attorney trust accounting software?
The ability to create multiple trust accounts is coming soon to Smokeball’s attorney trust accounting software.
What is the cost of trust accounting software for lawyers?
Smokeball trust accounting software for lawyers starts at $29 per user, per month. Choose the Smokeball package that’s right for your law firm’s needs and goals. When you onboard to Smokeball Grow or Smokeball Prosper, your family law firm gain access to our document and email automation, Microsoft Office integrations, automatic time and activity tracking and more.
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