An all-in-one legal case and practice management solution

eCMS [“electronic case management system”] is the modern practice software of choice by legal professionals, including attorneys and paralegals, across both litigation and transactional practice areas. Our lightning-fast, automation-rich solution offers intuitive, productivity-boosting, and AI-powered functionality spanning case management, practice management + billing, form & document management, CRM, integrations, and more.

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Who Uses eCMS

eCMS is used by legal professionals across practice areas
(both litigation and transactional) and organization size, as well as government agencies.

Most Common Users

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Personal Injury

  • Personal injury legal professionals love using eCMS for its PI-specific functionality, such as its PI processes and workflow automation, as well as the industry-leading Secure Healthcare Provider Portal for HIPAA-secure, seamless, and automated collaboration with healthcare providers across case notes, medical records, communication, and more.
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  • eCMS is built for legal professionals who cover immigration in addition to other practice areas, whereas Cerenade’s leading eIMMIGRATION software is purpose-built for professionals who only cover immigration. eCMS leverages immigration-specific forms, e-Filing capabilities, workflows, and more from our eIMMIGRATION solution to support all immigration needs.
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  • California legal professionals across practice areas overwhelmingly choose eCMS given the ability to instantly access all CA Judicial Council court forms and many CA county forms from the convenience of their case and practice management system. Cerenade’s leading electronic forms technology, which powers eCMS, allows for access, edit, and pre-population of forms, among other benefits.

Practice Areas Served

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Administrative Law
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Business and Compliance Law
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Civil Litigation
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Criminal Law
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Employment Law
Family Law
Family Law
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General Practice
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Immigration Law
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IP Law
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In-house Counsel
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Personal Injury Law
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Real Estate Law
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Trust & Estate Law

Organization Sizes Served

Law firms of various sizes, from solo lawyers to large corporate law firms, enjoy benefits
unique to their scale via eCMS’s comprehensive feature set and flexible pricing plans. For instance:

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Solo practitioners and small practices love that eCMS includes a forms solution, CRM solution, and billing + payments solution (among many other features) all in one platform, preventing the need to pay for and manage several disparate systems.

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Medium and large law firms regularly subscribe to eCMS’s broader set of optional practice management functionality, such as messaging, calendaring + acuity scheduling, and custom automated reporting to enable improved coordination across their enterprises.

Forms-Centric Government Agencies

eCMS is also used by forms-centric government agencies across the federal, state, and county / local levels.
Please contact our team for more information on our governmental solutions.

Why Choose Us?

Legal professionals are increasingly switching from old solutions to eCMS. Here are some reasons why:

Product / eCMS

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Designed for  legal professionals across:

  • Practice Areas across litigation and transactional
  • Organization Sizes from solo practitioners to small, medium, and large firms
  • Global Corporations / In-house Counsel with purpose-built employer+HR functionality
  • Non-profit Organizations with discounts available for NPOs
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The Most Comprehensive Feature

  • Case Management
  • Practice Management
  • Form & Document Management
  • Complete CRM
  • Admin and Configuration Tools
  • Cerenade Technology
  • Integrations
  • Regular Product Updates and New Features
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Robust Automation + AI Enablement for your practice, such as:

  • Secure Healthcare Provider Portal for automated collaboration with healthcare providers
  • e-Filing for all USCIS online, DOL, and DOS forms (industry leader)
  • Workflow Automation across Billing, Case Processes, Client Intake / Questionnaires, e-Signatures, Messaging, Translations, more
  • Smart Alerts for clients and cases
  • Automatic CBP Data Import for clients’ I-94 and travel history
  • Advanced Automated Reporting for over 1,000 data points (industry leader)
  • Cerenade.AI Functionality including Document Summarizer, Intake Translator, Field Extractor, and more in development
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Distinguished Leader in Security & Reliability, including:

  • The only single-tenant database model in the industry
  • On-the-fly geo-redundancy
  • Advanced authentication (2FA + SSO)
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Easy to Use, Set up, Migrate data, Manage, and Maintain

  • User-centric, intuitive design
  • Guided setup with quick data import from any system
  • Configurable admin tools with effortless maintenance
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Modern and Lightning-Fast, Cloud-Based and Responsive

  • State-of-the-art from our frontend / user interface to our backend / technology stack
  • Contemporary, intuitive design for the modern legal professional
  • Access from any device, platform, or browser, with options to access via browser or mobile app (iOS + Android)
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Company / Cerenade

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Support: Best-in-class & Award-winning

  • G2’s ‘Best Support’ Award, 2023
  • Highly-reviewed & loved by customers
  • Knowledgeable across product & technical, with deep immigration expertise
  • Available 24/7 with goal to resolve on first contact
  • Multilingual, including Spanish
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Cerenade Academy & Training Resources, including:

  • Private Product Training
  • Weekly Live Training Webinars
  • User Guides and FAQs
  • Cerenade Forum
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An Established Technology

  • Over 30 years of excellence serving immigration professionals
  • Ongoing Substantial R&D Investment to stay on the cutting-edge
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Independent of a Corporate Parent

  • Today, many software companies answer to a corporate parent.
  • Cerenade does not, and sets its own corporate priorities.
  • Our customers are our uncontested, top corporate priority and receive 100% of our R&D investments, support and engineering resources, and more.
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Cerenade’s Proprietary e-forms Engine Technology, enabling advantages across:

  • Form preparation
  • …to client intake
  • …to form review
  • …to document assembly
  • …to form version control
  • …with enhanced security throughout
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Cerenade Company Values:

  • Customer-First
  • Quality-Driven
  • Diversity-Celebrated
  • Feedback-Embraced
  • Integrity-Uncompromising
  • Sustainability-Oriented
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Pricing, Features, and Setup

Below, we list pricing for monthly subscriptions – discounts are available for annual
subscriptions. Discounts are also available for both monthly and annual plans based on # of users.
Please contact our Sales team for more information.

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Plan A $55 per user per month

  • 1 Optional Module
  • 1 GB Storage/User

Plan B $70 per user per month

  • 4 Optional Modules
  • 2 GB Storage/User

Plan C $85 per user per month

  • All Optional Modules
  • Unlimited Storage*
  • +1 extra hour of private training

*We reserve the right to discontinue the use of unlimited storage in the event of storage abuse.

Standard vs. Optional Features

All plans come with over 60 standard features across Case Management, Practice Management, Form & Document
Management, Complete CRM, Administration and Configuration, and Cerenade Technology. Users can then choose from 16
optional modules across Case Management and Practice Management based on their pricing plan.

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  • Caseworker Portal
  • Powerful Query Engine
  • Assignee/Status/Petition
  • Comments
  • Case Status Tracking
  • e-Signature
  • Process Management & Workflow Automation
  • Pre-configured Legal Processes for Personal Injury
  • Pre-configured Legal Processes for Immigration
  • Customizable Case Processes
  • Reminders
  • Smart Alerts
  • Letter Templates with Tags
  • Client & Human Resources Portal
  • Document Requests
  • Case Referral Management
  • No Per Case Fees
  • Cerenade.AI Summarizer, Intake Translator, and Extractor
    *While all AI features are currently standard, some will later be exclusively available to plan C users


  • e-Filing
  • Automatic CBP Data Import
    *Included with subscription to e-Filing module
  • USCIS Processing Times & Visa Bulletin Times Tracker (Priority Date Tracking)
  • Time Keeper
  • Case Initiation Request
  • Conflict of Interest Check


  • Practice Dashboard Command Center
  • Secure Healthcare Provider Portal
  • Standard Reports (includes Pre-built and Custom Queries)
  • Tickler
  • Calendaring (including Office 365/Google Calendar Integration)
  • Microsoft Office Online Access (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more)
  • Email Server Integrations (Microsoft Exchange / Outlook, Gmail, Custom)
  • Cerenade Professional Services for Custom Forms, Invoices, Integrations, and more


  • Billing & Trust Accounting
    *Choose between standard Cerenade Billing or QuickBooks Integration
  • Credit Card & ACH Processing (PayPal / Braintree and LawPay)
    *Requires subscription to Cerenade Billing
  • Custom Reports (includes Sharing, Scheduling, and Save-as-Template)
  • Cloud Storage Connector for OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, and Google Drive
  • Secure Messaging
  • SMS Notifications & Bi-directional Text Messaging
  • Acuity Scheduling
  • Mail! Anywhere
  • Advanced Authentication (2FA and SSO)


  • All California Judicial Council Court Forms and CA County Forms
  • Regular Updates
  • Blank Forms
  • Email & Print Forms in Bulk
  • Form Attachment / Addendum
  • Questionnaires / System Intake Forms
  • Multilingual Intake Forms with Auto-translation
  • Reverse Autofill for Intake Forms
  • Smart Search for Questionnaires, Forms, and Profiles
  • Form and Document Real-time Collaboration


  • The Largest Immigration Forms Library
  • Government Instructions
  • Auto-Population of Forms
  • Robust Document Management
  • Letter Merge
  • Custom Intake Forms
  • Passwordless Intake Forms
  • Caseworker Intake Review Tool
  • Full Form Version Control
  • Document Assembly


  • Client & Contact Management
  • Custom Fields
  • Contact Comments & Attachments
  • Client Total Case Collection
  • Pipeline Management and Dashboarding (via Custom tags and Reporting)
  • Prospect Generation / Anonymous Questionnaire (via Website Integration)
  • Status Tracking for Leads + Prospects
  • Reminders for Leads + Prospects
  • Letter Templates for Leads + Prospects
  • Personal Injury-specific Letter Templates
  • Immigration-specific Letter Templates


  • Administrative Tools Portal
  • Multiple Admin Profiles
  • Configuration Management
  • Default Document Repository
  • Custom User Settings
  • Permission Settings and Access Control
  • Multiple Branches / Offices
  • Unlimited Support (Phone + Email)
  • Tailored Account Setup and Training


  • Cerenade eForms Engine
  • Cerenade.AI Engine
  • Cerenade Responsive Apps across devices (iPhone, Android, desktop, tablet, and more)
  • Cerenade Document Management Technology
  • Cerenade Core Security Stack (TDE 256 AES encryption, single-tenant DB, continuous geo-redundancy, and more)

Site Setup

  • eCMS is a cloud-based solution designed for quick implementation / deployment (usually same day as subscription), enabling new users to get up and running with minimal wait time.
  • Private training via web conference for:
    • Caseworker Portal / Tools: 1 hour
    • Administrative Portal / Tools: 1 hour
  • Data Conversion (Import) Services
    • Standard Import, $1,000. Available for users coming from: LawLogix, INSZoom, Docketwise, Legal Files, Immigrant Pro, Tracker Cloud/Desktop, BlueDot, MyCase, Clio, and Time Matters. Also available for users who import via our excel spreadsheet template.
    • Custom Import, Cerenade Professional Services (pricing varies based on source platform). Available for any other platform or database format not covered by our “Standard” import.

Data Conversions


  • Cerenade recognizes the critical importance of migrating your data both expeditiously and without error; therefore, we have heavily invested in developing seamless data conversion processes that regularly receive high praise from our customers (especially those who have had nightmare situations converting data with other software vendors!). We have deep experience providing data conversions for thousands of customers coming from all types of previous platforms / databases.
  • We offer two quick and easy data import services for users who wish to migrate data from other platforms to eCMS.

“Standard” data import

  • $1,000 flat fee per database
  • Available for users coming from: LawLogix, INSZoom, Docketwise, Legal Files, Immigrant Pro, Tracker Cloud/Desktop, BlueDot, MyCase, Clio, and Time Matters
  • Also available for users who import via our excel spreadsheet template

“Custom” data import

  • Covered under Cerenade Professional Services (pricing varies based on source platform)
  • Available for any other platform or database format not covered by our “Standard” import

Contact us for more information

  • Contact our sales team for more information on the conversion process + timing, including a conversion chart of how certain fields map from “Standard” import platforms to eCMS
  • Email:
  • Phone: 1-800-617-4202


eCMS is well-integrated with popular business applications and easy to
integrate with additional applications

Quick integrations via Cerenade Professional Services

  • Cerenade’s professional services team is available at your disposal to perform custom integrations, including quick integrations with any mail server.

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  • Cerenade also provides API documentation upon request for eCMS customers who wish to build integrations.
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For Non-Profit Organizations

Discounts For Non-Profit Organizations

  • Cerenade recognizes that nonprofits must accomplish more with less. That’s why Cerenade is pleased to offer its eCMS solution at a discounted price to all organizations that qualify as non-profit under 501(c)(3) of IRS.

Who Qualifies?

  • Religious, Educational, Charitable, Scientific, Literary, Testing for Public Safety, to Foster National or International Amateur Sports Competition, or Prevention of Cruelty to Children or Animals Organizations. Qualifying organizations must demonstrate their non-profit status with documentation prior to placing an order.

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