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  1. 1. Legal/External Relations TET/FGP Eghan Rashidi Robyn Strangway Patricia Liptak Chandra Copeland
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>The technology we chose </li></ul><ul><li>Why we chose it </li></ul><ul><li>A look at the evaluation of each </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>Wrap up </li></ul>
  3. 3. What We Chose <ul><li>Legal case management and legal billing software </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to organize a law office and eliminate much of the time spent on administrative matters </li></ul><ul><li>Amicus Attorney Premium Edition </li></ul><ul><li>Abacus Law Gold </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why We Chose It <ul><li>To make our offices more efficient </li></ul><ul><li>To organize our cases </li></ul><ul><li>To keep track of time spent on cases </li></ul><ul><li>To keep track of money spent on cases </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who Else Will Benefit? <ul><li>Finance and Accounting – we can give them more accurate information regarding money spent in our department. </li></ul><ul><li>Any employee filing a claim – with heightened organization, we can file claims at a higher speed, thus decreasing wait times. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who Else Will Benefit? <ul><li>Customers – again, with more organization we will better be able to track claims </li></ul><ul><li>petPRO’s bank account – we can eliminate several administrative positions by implementing the software and ensuring everyone in our department uses it. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Abacus Law Gold Software <ul><li>Puts all events into one calendar database </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule an event for a group and it appears on each member's calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Instantly view all documents, word-processing files and scanned images linked to a name or matter </li></ul><ul><li>Linked databases - files, notes, matters (projects) and documents </li></ul><ul><li>Comes with over 100 standard reports and layouts </li></ul><ul><li>Back, forward, and history buttons, so it works like your Internet browser </li></ul>
  8. 8. Abacus Law Gold Software <ul><li>Carries unfinished tasks forward to the next day </li></ul><ul><li>Pull up a matter in Abacus Law and activate the clock. Make a note, click the Bill button, and a bill slip is automatically generated for that client and matter </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to synchronize your calendar and contacts to your PDA </li></ul><ul><li>Staff log messages directly into Abacus Law - then open it from your desktop to see the notes and numbers </li></ul>
  9. 9. Amicus Attorney Premium Edition <ul><li>Group Schedule allows for easy identification and scheduling of group meeting times </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to automatically e-mail clients and remind them of upcoming meetings </li></ul><ul><li>All you need is Internet Explorer to access all of your practice information, anytime, anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>People module stores information about all of the people you interact with in your practice </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict of interest checking will help you reduce risk in your practice </li></ul>
  10. 10. Amicus Attorney Premium Edition <ul><li>One-click time entries ensure you bill for all of your communications, including your e-mails </li></ul><ul><li>Send time entries electronically to your accounting system </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-reference notes to more than one file, and to people, events and library pages </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful customization options with custom field types and layouts as well as custom records </li></ul>
  11. 11. Abacus Law Gold Software
  12. 12. Amicus Attorney Premium Edition
  13. 13. Mandatory Requirements
  14. 14. Abacus Law Gold Software <ul><li>Rated Requirements </li></ul>
  15. 15. Amicus Attorney Premium Edition <ul><li>Rated Requirements </li></ul>
  16. 16. Rated Comparison
  17. 17. Abacus Law Gold Software
  18. 18. Amicus Attorney Premium Edition
  19. 19. Financial Analysis
  20. 20. Critique of Template <ul><li>Phase 1: Mandatory Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Straight forward </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear and Concise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Either meets requirement or it does not </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Critique of Template <ul><li>Phase 2: Rated Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change rating to include 0-Does not meet criteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some requirements are not clearly communicated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quite detailed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes good, relevant requirements </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Critique of Template <ul><li>Phase 3: Financial Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Straight forward </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Would change licensed software costs to have a breakdown of the optional costs </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Critique of Template <ul><li>Template Overall </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives a general Evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No room to list/describe particulars of software </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Recommendation <ul><li>Should we implement either software? </li></ul><ul><li>Which product revealed itself to be stronger and more desirable? </li></ul><ul><li>What risks might come about with adding a new software? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Recommendation <ul><li>The implementation of new software would result in a stronger, more competitive petPRO </li></ul><ul><li>Amicus Attorney Premium Edition handles front and back office duties and offers a widespread array of features, profiting the entire firm not just a single division. </li></ul><ul><li>To impose a new software, the risk of compatibility with our SAP arises as an issue </li></ul>
  26. 26. Any Questions???
  27. 27. Thank you!