About Us

Carol L. Schlein, Esq.Carol L. Schlein, Esq. is an attorney and President of Law Office Systems, Inc., a legal technology consulting firm. For over two decades, she has helped law firms improve their use of technology to improve their cash flow and client service experience.

Carol has helped hundreds of law firms in the NY Metro area manage their billing, cases and documents. By applying best practices, Carol has been able to streamline procedures and save firms time and money. Along with her Law Office Systems colleagues and extensive national network of consultants, she is able to provide support on most of the leading law firm applications as well as custom software applications. 

Carol is experienced in providing training, customization, and integration assistance with most of the popular software for law firms. She also provides consulting services in hardware and software evaluation and selection. Carol’s strength is her ability to translate technical concepts into plain, easy to follow steps. 

She is a Certified Independent Consultant (CIC) on Time Matters®, Billing Matters™ and PCLaw™. She has been a Certified Consultant on Timeslips legal timekeeping and billing software for over twenty years. She is also certified on several of the leading legal cloud products including Clio, LEAP and Timesolv.  She also supports clients on Tabs3, Practice Master, Advologix, HotDocs, Worldox and netDocuments as well as Microsoft Office and WordPerfect. 

In addition to being tech savvy, Carol wrote a monthly technology column for New Jersey Lawyer for over 15 years until the paper closed. She is also a former chair of the Computer and Technology Division of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section as well as a frequent speaker for state and local bar associations. She was a founding member of Lawtopia ™LLC, a national partnership of consulting firms which had offices from Maine to California.

In addition to her business, Carol is an active volunteer in her community. For the last decade, she has been responsible for technology initiatives to support and improve parent communication with the Montclair Parent Teacher Associations and volunteers with the Montclair Film Festival, Montclair Woman’s Club, and many other local organizations.