Infrastructure, Security, and Performance
with No Limitations

Expert Sierra brings Aderant Expert to the Cloud. Whether your firm is large or mid-sized, Expert Sierra removes the burden of managing on-premise hardware, law firm software updates and secure access challenges, so all you have to manage is your users. With Aderant managing your infrastructure, you can rely on secure, enhanced performance of your law practice management software.

Why Expert in the Cloud?



Let our team of experts who build the legal software now manage your legal software. Expert Sierra provides the robust capability of our Expert product with minimal IT setup. Hosted securely in the cloud, Aderant takes the infrastructure, technical, and maintenance burden off your firm. From security, servers, and system availability, to upgrades, patches and more, Aderant has your software infrastructure management covered. With Expert Sierra, your firm can get back to the important daily matters while our team keeps you running.

  • Removes the Infrastructure, Technical and Maintenance Burden
  • Robust Power of the Expert Product as a Service
  • Maintain Control over Security and Access to Data
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All firms house their data somewhere. No matter how you house and manage your system and data today, it may not be as secure as it should. Aderant Expert Sierra is the secure legal software solution that can manage your firm data through Amazon Web Services (AWS). Rated the number one leader and visionary in Cloud Infrastructure as a Service by Gartner, Inc, AWS maintains its position as the top provider of cloud computing services on the planet, and ensure the security and compliance for Expert Sierra firms.

Through AWS, Aderant remains vigilant to facilitate the safety and security of your most confidential and private information and delivers the utmost security and risk reduction for your firm. Expert Sierra’s AWS data center increases the security of your data with no hassle on your end by complying with SOC 1/ISAE 3402, SOC 2, SOC 3, PCI, DSS Level 1, ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, and ISO 27018.  Leverage existing security password protocols including MFA and SSO through your existing provider without managing another password, while AWS provides services that help you protect your data, accounts, and workloads from unauthorized access.

  • Increased Security without the Inconvenience
  • Protection of Your Private and Confidential Information
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Expert Sierra provides a scalable infrastructure to meet the needs of your users. Aderant maintains consistent load tracking of your Expert system to ensure performance during peak times. With over 1000 monitoring nodes, our team can make appropriate adjustments to maintain maximum performance, ensuring that your system is exceeding firm-wide expectations. Keeping you up to date on the latest and greatest technical upgrades managed by our team, your team will not have to worry about unexpected downtime or interruptions during their day.

  • Increased Performance with Minimal Downtime
  • 24/7 Support of your System

No Limitations

We know that no two firms operate the same, and your law firm software doesn’t have to either. Expert Sierra provides the limitless solution to meet your firm’s specific needs through its scalable, customizable platform. With no maximums on size, accessibility, usage, or customizations, the possibilities are endless. Keep your existing integrations and incorporate new ones to make your Expert system the premier law practice management software for your firm.

  • Customize your System for your Firm
  • No limits on Size, Accessibility, or Usage
  • Integration Support for Multiple Solutions

Already an Expert Client? Let Aderant manage your Expert system in as little as 6 weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can firms on Aderant Expert move their system to the cloud?

Yes. Our Lift & Shift process allows your firm to move to the cloud in as little time as 6 weeks. Let our team of Experts handle the daily management of your law practice management software while your team focuses on increasing success and innovation.

Is Expert Sierra different from Expert?

No. Expert Sierra has the same applications and design as the Expert you know and are used to. It is running as if you were to host through a 3rd party cloud provider, and we manage the application as well as the infrastructure.

Does Aderant allow customizations in Expert Sierra?

Yes. There are no limitations when it comes to customizing your Expert environment in the cloud. Your environment can be built to fit all of your firm’s needs.

Are there integrations Aderant doesn’t support?

No. We support any and all integrations that you are currently running in your on-premise solution. For some third-party integrations, we provide an auxiliary server for you to access and manage the integration.

Aderant will manage all “known” integrations, which include all import/exports using GI, any Aderant product including BillBlast, iTimekeep, CompuLaw, Aderant Total Office, Handshake, Drive and more.

Does Aderant allow access to the database?

Yes. You will be able to connect SSMS directly to the DB for querying purposes.

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