State-of-the-art security and compliance made specifically for the legal industry.

Headnote is the most secure payment tool on the market for law firms and is compliant with IOLTA, the ABA, and lawyers’ online payment rules in all 50 states.

Headnote is 100% compliant with every rule regarding online payment to law firm trust and operating accounts.

Give clients the option of making online payments to your firm's trust and operating accounts with 100% compliance with IOLTA, the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and lawyer's professional duties in all 50 states.

Earned and unearned fees are completely separated at all times (including during the online transmission process), fees are never taken from trust funds, nor is 3rd party or chargeback access ever allowed.

PCI Compliance

When your firm accepts payments using Headnote you're guaranteed 100% PCI Compliance so you can have complete peace of mind.

Cloud-Based Hosting

Headnote is hosted on Amazon's AWS platform, which is built to meet the requirements of the worlds most security-sensitive organizations.

Cognito Login Technology

Headnote uses Amazon Cognito to securely handle your authentication and identity. All data is encrypted at-rest and in-transit.

Tokenized Payments

Payment details such as credit card numbers and bank account information are always tokenized with Stripe and Plaid and are never sent to our servers or stored.

Encrypted Data

The limited amount of private data that is stored in our database is always encrypted and utilizes an offsite key management system.

SHA-256 Encryption

Headnote uses a SHA-256 SSL certificate to ensure your data is always protected while using the platform.


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