reported Monday, JusticeLink, a system that allows lawyers to file cases online in Colorado and some other states, requires a Windows-based browser to fully utilize the system. However, an upcoming service, called
is fully Mac compatible and should launch late this month or in April.
“We’re an e-filing company based out of Eugene, OR,” Chief Operations Officer T. Kenji Sugahara told MacCentral. “We are like Justicelink. We provide electronic filing services to courts. As one of the co-founders and COO, I’ve made sure that our system works with Macs. I’ve been an Apple fiend since my LC.”
Counterclaim provides electronic filing and information management solutions to state courts, their primary customers, and to attorneys. They do this through the use of a Web-based extranet system. Counterclaim serves to ease the paper gridlock that exists in the courts by allowing information to flow electronically rather than by paper. The company provides the following services to attorneys and courts: e-filing; traffic violation processing; document storage; case management; document management; scheduling/calendaring; messaging; and consulting and Training
“In essence, we allow attorneys to file documents with the court over the Internet instead of having to march down to the courthouse, or hire a courier,” Sugahara said. “We also provide CMS (case management systems) and DMS (document management systems) to both courts and attorneys over a Web-based extranet. We are part of the Georgia Electronic filing project, and are in negotiations with other courts to implement our product. We are also adhering to the legalxml Proposed Court Filing Standard.”