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March 2000
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Software Directory

Accounting/Finance

Alumni Computer Group, Inc.: 300 Pearl St., Suite 200, Buffalo, NY 14202; Phone: 800-387-9785; Fax: 416-497-7607; E-mail: sales@pclaw.com; Contact: Ron Plashkes

PCLawJr and PCLawPro are integrated time & billing, Trust accounting, check writing, financial management, and general ledger software products. PCLawJr starts at $295 and PCLawPro is designed for larger law firms. Over 18,000 law firms use PCLaw.

Juris, Inc.: 5106 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027; Phone: 615-377-3740; Fax: 615-377-3230; E-mail: info@juris.com; Web: www.juris.com; Contact: National Sales Center

Count on Juris® software for full 32-bit performance at both the Client/workstation and Server level. Applications include Time/Billing, Firm Accounting, Disbursements, and more www.juris.com.

Software Technology, Inc.: 1621 Cushman Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512; Phone: 402-423-1440; Fax: 402-423-2561; E-mail: sales@stilegal.com; Web:www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html; Contact: Sales Department

STI offers TABS III ­ time and billing, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Trust Accounting, and interfaces for popular cost recovery devices. For a free demo call us or visit our Web site at www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html.

Bankruptcy

Cornerstone Computer Group, Inc.: 3873 Airport Way, PO Box 9754, Bellingham, WA 98227-9754; Phone: 800-397-8238; Fax: 800-397-8346; E-mail: ccgi@cornerstone-computer.com; Contact: Shelley Savoy

Created for Windows®, Bankruptcy Plus® is the most complete system available for bankruptcy case filing. Included are high quality forms and convenient case status reporting for Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13. Now available on CD. Request a free trial copy today.

Case Management/ Budgeting

CaseTrack for Windows v4.1 (Economic Analysis Group, Ltd.): 2445 M St., N.W., Suite 275, Washington, DC 20037; Phone: 202-663-6931; Fax: 202-663-6442; E-mail: info@eagltd.com; Web: www.case-track.com; Contact: Eric V. Blankenship

CaseTrack for Windows matter management software for corporate legal departments. Modules include matter, firm, chronology, docket, invoice, budget, file management, and timekeeping. Supports task-based billing and EDI, helps control legal fees and improve productivity.

SAGA, Inc.: 211 East 43 St., Suite 1802, New York, NY 10017; Phone: 212-370-5700; Fax: 212-370-5715; E-mail: saga@sagasys.com; Contact: Abraham Carmeli

Saga Practice Manager is a modular case management, practice management, and document assembly program. The system cuts in half the time it takes to process a case, increases profitability, and gives the attorney peace of mind. Includes practice specific modules for various areas of law and a library of over 700 legal documents.

Software Technology, Inc.: 1621 Cushman Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512; Phone: 402-423-1440; Fax: 402-423-2561; E-mail: sales@stilegal.com; Web:www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html; Contact: Sales Department

Case Master III tracks client/case information, including calendaring, document assembly using HotDocs, document history tracking, management/status reporting, conflict, and statute of limitations checking. For more information or to download a free demo, visit our Web site at www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html.

CD-ROMs

West Group: 610 Opperman Drive, St. Paul, MN 55123; Online and CD-ROM: 800-762-5272; Books: 800-328-9352; Order Fax: 651-687-7849; Web: www.keycite.com

PREMISE Research Software: PREMISE, developed specifically for legal professionals, provides quick, accurate research of case law and statutes on West Group's CD-ROM libraries. Natural language searching and access to Westlaw guarantee the most complete access to legal resources.

LawDesk Research System: This folio-based search engine is a complete research system. Hypertext links integrate each title into the full universe of resources within the LawDesk research system and save attorneys time by instantly retreiving the full text of documents cited within these important sources.

Citator Services

West Group: 610 Opperman Drive, St. Paul, MN 55123; Online and CD-ROM: 800-762-5272; Books: 800-328-9352; Order Fax: 651-687-7849; Web: www.keycite.com

KeyCite™: The most current, accurate and integrated citation research service available allows one-source citation checking with full coverage and integration of the National Reporter System as well as over 600 law reviews and other secondary sources.

Database

Bowne JFS: 7461 Callaghan Road, San Antonio, TX 78229; Phone: 210-525-9868; Fax: 210-348-8802; E-mail: Jim_Dallas@Notes.jfsnet.com; Contact: Jim Dallas, Director Legal Sales

Bowne JFS is dedicated to delivering high-quality, high-value practice enhancement tools to the legal market. JFS Litigator's Notebook®, JFS JazzNotes™, and JFS Docket Station® are the integrated workshop solutions to handling case documents, images, and docket events.

Docket/Calendar/ Conflict of Interest

Software Technology, Inc.: 1621 Cushman Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512; Phone: 402-423-1440; Fax: 402-423-2561; E-mail: sales@stilegal.com; Web:www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html; Contact: Sales Department

Case Master III provides docket/calendar tracking, reporting, on-screen viewing, related date plan capability, statute of limitations reminders, and reporting. Case Master III also includes conflict of interest checking/reporting which allows both actual match and phonetic searches. For more information or to download a free demo, visit our Web site at www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html.

Document Assembly

Attorneys' Computer Network, Inc.: 415 Marlboro Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348; Phone: 610-347-1500; Web: www.draftinglib.com; Contact: Gerald W. McFarren, Esq.

DL DRAFTING LIBRARIES are document assembly programs for attorneys ­ over 18 "libraries" for each State, including wills, living trusts, separation agreements, prenup's, realty contracts, shareholders agreements, LLC's, and business sales.

Document Drafting

Software Technology, Inc.: 1621 Cushman Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512; Phone: 402-423-1440; Fax: 402-423-2561; E-mail: sales@stilegal.com; Web:www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html; Contact: Sales Department

Case Master III uses existing client/case information along with document templates to create documents. No need to reenter client information. Document assembly uses HotDocs with Word or WordPerfect. For more information or to download a free demo, visit our Web site at www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html.

Legal Research

LEXIS-NEXIS: 9443 Springboro Pike, Miamisburg, OH 45342; Phone: 800-356-6548

LEXIS-NEXIS, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. and a member of the Reed Elsevier plc group, is the world's leading provider of enhanced information services and management tools. The company's mission is to help legal, business and government professionals collect, manage and use information more productively. Information about LEXIS-NEXIS and Reed Elsevier may be found at the LEXIS-NEXIS Communication Center on the World Wide Web at www.lexis-nexis.com.

Legal Research

West Group: 610 Opperman Drive, St. Paul, MN 55123; Online and CD-ROM: 800-762-5272; Books: 800-328-9352; Order Fax: 651-687-7849; Web: www.westgroup.com

KeyCite™: The most current, accurate and integrated citation research service available allows one-source citation checking with full coverage and integration of the National Reporter System as well as over 600 law reviews and other secondary sources.

Westlaw on the Web: westlaw.com is the premier full-featured legal research service on the Web. Accessible to anyone with a Westlaw password and Internet access, www.westlaw.com offers the full power of Westlaw plus the connectivity and go-anywhere accessibility of the Web.

Attorneys Medical Advantage™: CD-ROM provides quick access to: plain language medical explanations; authoritative medical sources for every topic, including MEDLINE abstracts; more than 400 full-color anatomic illustrations and medical information plus graphical tools to enhance demand letters and settlement brochures.

Causes of Action: Personal Injury Library: Designed for plaintiffs and defense attorneys, Causes of Action: Personal Injury Library CD-ROM contains hundreds of articles for personal injury actions.

Personal Injury PowerLink-Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury PowerLink-Motor Vehicles

Personal Injury PowerLink-Premises Liability

Personal Injury PowerLink-Workers Compensation: Provides complete research and practice solutions on one disc, seamlessly integrating case law, legal analysis, practice guidance, pleadings, forms, and discovery tools attorneys need to build winning cases from complaint to settlement or verdict.

Products Liability PowerLink: Combines expert analytical text and practice aids with a comprehensive case reporter on CD-ROM.

Litigation Support

LEXIS-NEXIS: 9443 Springboro Pike, Miamisburg, OH 45342; Phone: 800-356-6548

LEXIS-NEXIS, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. and a member of the Reed Elsevier plc group, is the world's leading provider of enhanced information services and management tools. The company's mission is to help legal, business and government professionals collect, manage and use information more productively. Information about LEXIS-NEXIS and Reed Elsevier may be found at the LEXIS-NEXIS Communication Center on the World Wide Web at www.lexis-nexis.com.

Online Information Services

LEXIS-NEXIS: 9443 Springboro Pike, Miamisburg, OH 45342; Phone: 800-356-6548

LEXIS-NEXIS, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. and a member of the Reed Elsevier plc group, is the world's leading provider of enhanced information services and management tools. The company's mission is to help legal, business and government professionals collect, manage and use information more productively. Information about LEXIS-NEXIS and Reed Elsevier may be found at the LEXIS-NEXIS Communication Center on the World Wide Web at www.lexis-nexis.com.

West Group: 610 Opperman Drive, St. Paul, MN 55123; Online and CD-ROM: 800-762-5272; Books: 800-328-9352; Order Fax: 651-687-7849; Web: www.westgroup.com

KeyCite™: The most current, accurate and integrated citation research service available allows one-source citation checking with full coverage and integration of the National Reporter System as well as over 600 law reviews and other secondary sources.

Westlaw on the Web: westlaw.com is the premier full-featured legal research service on the Web. Accessible to anyone with a Westlaw password and Internet access, www.westlaw.com offers the full power of Westlaw plus the connectivity and go-anywhere accessibility of the Web.

Westlaw Tax™: West Group's comprehensive collection of tax statutes, regulatory information and case law, plus material from important tax content providers such as CCH, Tax Analysts, Tax Management Inc. and the Bureau of National Affairs.

Year 2000 ­ The Millennium Bug (YR2000): Complete collection of articles and white papers providing up-to-date information regarding issues posed by the Millennium Bug. From Mealey's Year 2000 Report, Forbes, PC Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and hundreds of other publications.

WestlawPRO®: Flat rates access to Westlaw for corporate legal departments and non-judicial state, county, or municipal government agencies with up to 5 attorneys and small law firms with up to 15 attorneys. Plus, there are more than 60 jurisdictional and topical WestlawPro products available.

Online Law Directory

Martindale-Hubbell: 121 Chanlon Rd., New Providence, NJ 07974; Phone: 800-526-4902; Fax: 908-771-7792; E-mail: info@martindale.com; Contact: Kathleen Dubee

Lawyer HomePages at lawyers.com are a low cost way to expand your practice on the Web. Currently receiving over 12,000 searches a day, Martindale-Hubbell's new Web site www.lawyers.com is a popular destination to steer internet searches your way. This exciting new service is for firms with ten attorneys or less.

Practice/Office Management

SAGA, Inc.: 211 East 43 St., Suite 1802, New York, NY 10017; Phone: 212-370-5700; Fax: 212-370-5715; E-mail: saga@sagasys.com; Contact: Abraham Carmeli

Saga Practice Manager is a modular case management, practice management, and document assembly program. The system cuts in half the time it takes to process a case, increases profitability, and gives the attorney peace of mind. Includes practice specific modules for various areas of law and a library of over 700 legal documents.

Software Technology, Inc.: 1621 Cushman Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512; Phone: 402-423-1440; Fax: 402-423-2561; E-mail: sales@stilegal.com; Web:www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html; Contact: Sales Department

TABS III, Case Master III and STI's accounting systems integrate to provide practice management. Firms can obtain employees and area of practice productivity and profitability. For more information or to download a free demo, visit our Web site at www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html.

Storage Management

Smart Storage Inc.: 100 Burtt Road, Andover, MA 01810; Phone: 978-623-3300, ext. 125; Fax: 978-470-1908; E-mail: dmentlick@smartstorage.com; Contact: Donna Mentlick

Smart Storage Inc. is the leading provider of standards-based storage software for Windows NT, NetWare, and UNIX environments. SmartStor software manages, retrieves, and archives corporations' information assets utilizing all types of CD, DVD, and MO devices.

Time Entry/Tracking

Software Technology, Inc.: 1621 Cushman Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512; Phone: 402-423-1440; Fax: 402-423-2561; E-mail: sales@stilegal.com; Web:www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html; Contact: Sales Department

TABS III allows the use of pop-up timers for use by each professional on a network using the multi-user version or TABS III Remote for entries from non networked PCs. TABS III also integrates with DTE's In-Hand for easy transfer of time and costs from the PalmPilot. For more information or to download a free demo, visit our Web site at www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html.

Timekeeping/Billing

Alumni Computer Group, Inc.: 300 Pearl St., Suite 200, Buffalo, NY 14202; Phone: 800-387-9785; Fax: 416-497-7607; E-mail: sales@pclaw.com; Contact: Ron Plashkes

PCLawJr and PCLawPro are integrated time & billing, Trust accounting, check writing, financial management, and general ledger software products. PCLawJr starts at $295 and PCLawPro is designed for larger law firms. Over 18,000 law firms use PCLaw.

Juris, Inc.: 5106 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027; Phone: 615-377-3740; Fax: 615-377-3230; E-mail: info@juris.com; Web: www.juris.com; Contact: National Sales Center

Count on Juris® software for full 32-bit performance at both the Client/workstation and Server level. Applications include Time/Billing, Firm Accounting, Disbursements, and more www.juris.com.

Sage U.S. Inc. (Timeslips): 17950 Preston Road, Suite 800, Dallas, TX 75252; Phone: 800-285-0999; Fax: 972-713-6331; E-mail: tssales@sageus.com; Contact: Sales

Timeslips is the world's best-selling and most award-winning Time and Billing software. With the release of the completely redesigned Version 9 for Windows, Timeslips continues to set the standard for time and billing software.

Software Technology, Inc.: 1621 Cushman Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512; Phone: 402-423-1440; Fax: 402-423-2561; E-mail: sales@stilegal.com; Web:www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html; Contact: Sales Department

TABS III ­ the most widely used legal specific billing system in the nation. Integrates with STI's Case Master III (case management), G/L, A/P, and Trust systems. Start at $295. For more information or to download a free demo, visit our Web site at www.stilegal.com/ltpn.html.

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