January 28th, 2010 by The Clio Team
We’re happy to announce a partnership with LawCharge and the launch of LawCharge for Clio Connect. LawCharge is the leading merchant account provider for the legal industry. LawCharge for Clio Connect allows law firms to receive payments from clients via Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.
We chose LawCharge as a partner because they offer several unique features to attorneys. Most notably, LawCharge allows attorneys to accept IOLTA-compliant trust account transactions via credit card. LawCharge accomplishes this by allowing attorneys to specify, based on the nature of the deposit, whether a given transaction gets deposited into your operating account or trust account. LawCharge also keeps deposits and merchant fees separate, allowing lawyers to properly segregate operating and trust funds, thereby adhering to IOLTA trust accounting rules.
To enable LawCharge for Clio Connect all you need to do is log into your Clio account visit “Settings | Online Payment”. If you don’t have a Clio account you can always sign up for a free 30-day trial – all accounts include Clio Connect.