PdfClerk is a desktop software for automatically converting document references to links, binding documents into bundles, and adding headers and footers based on data derived from filenames and other metadata.

PdfClerk is developed to create document bundles for litigation more efficient, with higher quality and more features. The focus is to create standard and efficient workflows to be reused from case to case.

Main features

link documents Automatically transform textual references to hyperlinks

add headers and footers Add headers with exhibit numbers, dates and other metadata derived from filenames

dynamic graphic stamps Add dynamic graphic stamps with borders, backgrounds and company logos

table of contents Create indexes, reference documents, TOCs, etc. using clerk links

update existing binders Update existing binders with new stamps and bookmarks

export and import metadata from excel Export and import bookmarks and metadata using Excel

configurable presets aka automation Supports configurable presets for efficient execution of common tasks

fast Superfast ‒ also on the largest documents

no add-ins No add-ins or special document editing software required. PdfClerk works directly on the pdfs you already have created yourself ‒ or received from the opposing party

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Use cases

Links everywhere

Tired of manually looking up references? Maybe the judge is to. PdfClerk automatically converts references to clickable links in your briefs, case outlines, and other documents. Handy when you prepare, convincing when you present.

Bundle a pleading

PdfClerk will bind a pleading and its exhibits and automatically create links to the exhibits from where they are referenced in the pleading.

Stamp exhibits

PdfClerk can extract exhibit numbers from the file name and insert it as stamps on each of the exhibits. Stamps can include graphic elements like borders, solid or transparent backgrounds and company logo.

Build using Excel

PdfClerk can read and write files and metadata using Microsoft Excel format. This allows binders to be assembled using a powerful tool familiar to most people.

Update existing binders

PdfClerk can update existing binders with headers & footers and bookmarks based on metadata from existing bookmarks or Excel. PdfClerk can split a binder based on its bookmarks.

Indexes

Use clerk links to create fully customizable clickable tables of contents for all the documents in a case, ‒ or just for the ones that matter. The links work both within the same binder and to other binders.

Other areas

PdfClerk is highly customizable and can create hyperlinked transaction bibles, due diligence reports, agreements and other document collections.

More to come

Have a look at the documentation or an example set of files processed by PdfClerk.


Haavind logo

PdfClerk is developed in cooperation with the Norwegian law firm Haavind.