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Migrate from Lawcus

Universal Migrator makes leaving Lawcus easy.

What migrates from Lawcus?

Universal Migrator transfers all the following data and more.

Firm Data

Practice Areas
User Categories
User Categories <=> Participating User Relationships


Contact Addresses: Email Addresses
Contact Addresses: Postal Addresses
Contact Addresses: Phone Numbers
Contact <=> Contact Relationships
Contact Custom Field Values
Contact Notes

Billing / AR

Invoices <=> Contact Relationships
Invoices <=> Matter Relationships
Time Entries (Billed)
Time Entries (Unbilled)
Expense Entries (Billed)
Expense Entries (Unbilled)
Flat Fees (Billed)
Flat Fees (Unbilled)

Calendar & Events

Calendar Entries
Calendar Entries <=> Participating Contact Relationships
Calendar Entries <=> Participating User Relationships
Calendar Entries <=> Related Matter Relationships

Need More?

More Available on Request

Custom Fields

Custom Field Definitions
Custom Field Groups
Custom Field Groups <=> Related Custom Field Definitions
Contact Custom Field Values
Matter Custom Field Values


Matter Stages
Matter Custom Field Values
Matter Notes
Matters <=> Originating Contact Relationships
Matters <=> Originating User Relationships
Matters <=> Participating Contact Relationships
Matters <=> Participating User Relationships


Document Versions: Current Version
Document Versions: Previous Versions

Tasks & To-Dos

Task Entries
Task Entries <=> Assigned to Contact Relationships
Task Entries <=> Assigned to User Relationships
Task Entries <=> Related Matter Relationships

Where can I migrate Lawcus to?

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What a Migration Specialist Should Know



Lawcus is a:

Browser-Based Application

This means that firm members can typically access Lawcus from anywhere with an internet connection. When they need to use Lawcus, they enter Lawcus credentials into a Lawcus website and are able to access all their data from there.

Universal Migrator extracts data from Lawcus via:

API Connections

Other Notes:

Document Name Humanization

In Lawcus's backend, documents often have illegible file names like "1357219.pdf". Universal Migrator will automatically humanize these names to familiar ones, like "Motion for Private Process.pdf", ensuring firm members see the same human-readable names post-migration as they do when viewing documents directly through Lawcus.

The following credentials are required:

Admin Lawcus Credentials (Dedicated)

The Migration Specialist will need an Administrator username and password into Lawcus in order to extract data.
This account must be fully dedicated to the Migration Consultant for the duration of the migration. If anyone else logs into this account, it will interrupt the migration.

The computer used to migrate from Lawcus:

Can be located Anywhere

Because data is extracted from Lawcus via the internet, the migration can be run from any suitable location.

The following people are required for a migration from Lawcus:

Migration Specialist

The Migration Specialist is the person who will be performing this migration. They may be a member of Universal Migrator's own Internal Migration Team or any IT professional who has completed the Universal Consultant training program.

Firm Administrator

The Firm Administrator is a member of the law firm who can serve as a dedicated point of contact, make decisions, and answer any questions the Migration Consultant may have. This person should be readily available and is typically the managing partner or office manager of the firm.

In order to migrate from Lawcus:

The Firm Administrator must complete a User Mapping spreadsheet.

A member of the firm will need to complete a small spreadsheet mapping users from Lawcus to users in the new system.

To migrate from Lawcus, the Migration Specialist needs:

A Universal Migrator Subscription

Migration tools for Lawcus are available to:

Universal Migrator's Internal Migration Team

IT Professionals with an active Gold Migration Specialist certification

IT Professionals with an active Silver Migration Specialist certification

IT Professionals with an active Bronze Migration Specialist certification

What Should I Expect When Migrating?

Have more questions?  Get in-depth answers from a member of our team.

Migrate like MedTech.

Migrate like MedTech.

Have you ever wondered how competing hospital systems running different software applications seamlessly transfer millions of complex medical records every single day?
Universal Migrator uses the same approach to facilitate seamless data migrations for law firms.

Zero Downtime.

Zero Downtime.

Universal Migrator is facilitates seamless migrations. You will never be unable to work and will always have access to all your data through the migration experience.

No Mistakes - No Human Error - Ever.

No Mistakes - No Human Error - Ever.

Universal Migrator uses a "playbook" to facilitate seamless migrations.
This means computers follow the exact same steps every single time.

Zero Headaches.

Zero Headaches.

Universal Migrator has helped thousands of firms transition between platforms.
Our battle-tested experience guarantees a pain-free experience.

Universal Migrator transfers Big & Small Firms

Universal Migrator handles projects of all sizes.

1000+ Attorneys

300,000 Documents

100+ Staff

100+ Staff

4 Staff

8 Staff

800,000+ Documents

7 Locations

14 Locations

2 Locations

4 Locations

10,000,000+ Documents

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