Learn how legal professionals use technology to adapt to consumer expectations in the 2021 Legal Trends Report

If I Bulk Import Custom Fields Can I Overwrite Existing Custom Field Data?


  • Is it possible to import Matter or Contact Custom Fields to replace data within the Custom Fields that already exist
  • Update existing Custom Field data in bulk
  • Can I overwrite existing custom fields data?


  • Clio Manage

Additional Information:

  • For instructions on importing Custom Fields into Contacts please see this article
  • For instructions on importing Custom Fields into Matters please see this article


Unfortunately, it is not possible to overwrite existing Custom Field data that has already been added to a Matter or Contact. You can only import Custom Fields to Matters or Contacts that do not have that Custom Field added already.

Was this article helpful?
This information is confusing or wrong
This isn't the information that I was looking for
I don't like this functionality