Welcome to Community.lawyer, the most powerful "no code" automation builder for legal service professionals.
Legal practice automation is the category we use to describe the things made on the Community.lawyer platform. There are three types of things you can make:
You will likely end up combining Legal Apps with a Workbase. You may or may not end up using Client Portals.
In the end, your "legal practice automations" will include the following basic mechanics:
These basic mechanics can help bridge the Access to Justice Gap, create profitable LegalZoom-like products, and elevate the work of attorneys to true legal challenges.
By far, the most common use-case for Community.lawyer is building what's known as a "guided interview that populates documents" (what we simply call a Legal App). As in all things, context is important. This basic structure (ask someone questions, populate documents) can be used for many different things, including:
Less common, but structurally very similar, are those Apps that ask questions and use the responses not to populate documents but to provide legal advice / information, such as:
No technical experience is required. All you need is a free Community.lawyer account. It is 100% free to build and test legal practice automations (you may need to buy a Community.lawyer subscription when you wish to "activate" your automation).
We highly recommend getting started with this Beginner's Tutorial.
The Community.lawyer University (this website), will teach you everything you need to know. Starting with the most important concept to building automations: variables.