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How to Change Your Matter Number to Start at a Higher Number


  • Update Matter Numbering to increase the next Matter Number
  • Have the next Matter created to start at a higher number


  • Clio Manage
  • Settings > Firm Preferences > Matter Numbering

Additional Information:

This option will only work if you are choosing a Matter Number that is higher than your current Matter's numbers.


  1. Navigate to Settings
  2. Select Firm Preferences
  3. Select the Matter Numbering tab
  4. Populate the Next Matter Number will start from box with a higher number
  5. Select Update Settings


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