Legal Technology Solutions
Providing technology consulting services with the legal
community has become a mainline service for Marathon
Several years ago Marathon consultants developed a legal
practice management software solution for a large, regional firm.
This solution met the specific requirements of the firm in a way
that most packaged software products could not match. By combining
numerous business rules with a sophisticated case management
database and integrating that logic with the document processing
capabilities of Microsoft Word, Marathon was able to provide a
highly effective business solution.
Currently, Marathon is engaged in a major upgrade of that
product, enabling it to automatically download bankruptcy and
foreclosure cases from a national clearing house. By integrating
the clearinghouse case data with the case management capabilities
of the previously developed custom software, Marathon has created a
sophisticated case management tool that saves hundreds of hours of
manual processing per week. This has resulted in additional
clerical capacity, enabling the firm to attain higher volume levels
without hiring additional clerical staff.
Throughout the integration effort, Marathon utilized its project
management methodology to manage several simultaneous
"sub-projects" and launch the integrated solution in record