Powerful criminal case management tools designed specifically for public defenders

DEFENDERbyKarpel (DbK) is used nationwide because it levels the playing field by providing the same capabilities afforded to prosecutors, but geared to the needs of public defenders and their clients

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Powerful Efficiency-Boosting Features

DEFENDERbyKarpel is the nation’s leading criminal case management software for Public Defenders because of its ability to streamline workflows, cut costs, and increase the capabilities and speed of legal teams. DbK is replete with efficiency-enhancing features and tools that Public Defender offices can greatly benefit from, regardless of their size or workload.

Simplified Information Management

DEFENDERbyKarpel (DbK) comes with a variety of software tools that help you collect, manage, and find one of your most vital resources: information. Our Power Search and other tools, among others, enable your team to better enter, archive, search for, retrieve, and report on case information. DbK also helps you track the amount of time spent on tasks and can create statistical reports to analyze work spent on case type, tasks, and staff members. All these features speed up your operations and reduce the risk of errors.

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Integrations That Provide Even More Benefits

DEFENDERbyKarpel increases the capabilities of your defense team by integrating into your other digital tools. DbK links to eFiling programs for easy document or request submissions, unifies your calendar and email tools, and integrates with legal research tools. Your team will be able to utilize a range of tools on a single efficient platform that is greater than the sum of its parts for peak performance.

Evidence Tracking Made Easy

To make this time-consuming part of your job easier and more accurate, DEFENDERbyKarpel (DbK) Evidence Tracking allows case evidence to be entered and tracked from virtually anywhere. DbK is also fully integrated with Evidence.com, which opens up even more efficiency-enhancing features, such as the ability to easily link related digital evidence to each of your cases.

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Ideal for Investigative Services

DEFENDERbyKarpel (DbK)’s Investigation Tracking Services gives your defense team more tools to improve communications, generate accurate reports quickly, track time better, and more. These features empower your office to reduce errors and work faster while fostering better accountability for investigators.

Checking for Conflicts of Interest Is a Snap

Checking for conflicts of interest is time- and labor-intensive, but can’t be ignored due to ethical considerations. DEFENDERbyKarpel (DbK) takes the incredible amount of work required for conflict checking out of the equation. You can even manage dozens of involved parties at once.
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