Elite held its complimentary EMEA User Group meeting in London on September 15. The event continues to grow in attendance with this year reaching a record number of attendees gathering to learn the latest methods of optimizing their Elite financial and practice management platforms. There were 17 educational sessions with a shared focus between Elite 3E and Enterprise.
The ProLaw Virtual Conference was held on September 19-23, 2011 offering participants the chance to Point, Click and Learn. More than 200 clients attended the event representing 164 law firms. Conference attendees participated in informative sessions online and had the opportunity to obtain valuable information from ProLaw experts in the Ask the Experts sessions.
The Elite 2011 User Conference was a big success. The conference was held June 12-16, 2011 at Gaylord National in Washington D.C. More than 600 clients and partners were in attendance representing 14 countries across 6 different continents for a truly global experience. The feedback we have received has been overwhelmingly positive. Participants said the conference continues to be one of the best educational and networking conferences in the industry.
Thomson Reuters Engage Now Part of Elite Family of Leading Solutions for Professional Services Firms
Elite has announced that Thomson Reuters Engage™ is now part of the Elite family. Engage is the first comprehensive Engagement Planning and Management software tool that enables law firms to easily build and manage the engagement plans of matters and matter portfolios including alternative fee arrangements. Engage integrates with the ELITE 3E and Enterprise platforms to leverage a firm's financial information.
Thomson Reuters has announced the acquisition of the assets of eBillingHub, a pioneer and the industry leader in electronic billing delivery and management with proven solutions that help firms quickly and effectively respond to client demand for electronic invoicing. ELITE 3E, Enterprise and ProLaw clients will benefit from complete eBillingHub integration enabling deeper efficiencies and automation to reduce cost and complexity associated with legal e-billing.
Olswang, a leading international law firm with a commanding reputation for helping change business landscapes in a wide range of industries, has selected ELITE 3E as its new practice management system. After an extensive review of the options available, Olswang selected the system to serve its global staff of over 650, including more than 100 partners across six European offices.
ProLaw XII, the newly designed version of the leading One Office™ financial and practice management system from Thomson Reuters, now integrates with WestlawNext™ with WestSearch technology, the world's most advanced legal search engine. WestlawNext leverages over 100 years of West's editorial analysis of the law and provides intelligent research tools such as the ability to share research through Folder Sharing.
More than two million electronic invoices have been processed by eBillingHub since its introduction into the market in 2004 with a record-breaking 98,277 invoices being processed in June 2011 alone. These statistics represent a 69% year-to-date increase from the number of invoices processed during the same month last year with the increase being attributed to the expanded adoption of the powerful eBillingHub platform.
Elite has announced that ONC Lawyers has selected ELITE 3E as its financial and practice management platform. ONC is one of the largest locally based law firms in Hong Kong. The firm needed a modern platform that would address their needs and also position them for future growth. 3E will enable the firm to be agile and meet the increasingly complex requirements of their growing client base.
Elite has announced it has expanded support for Public Counsel, the nation's largest pro-bono law firm. This year, Elite was proud to be a major sponsor of Public Counsel's 40th annual William O. Douglas Award dinner. The event honored President Bill Clinton, who received the Douglas Award, Irell & Manella LLP, which received the Law Firm Pro Bono Award and CBS Television for the Corporate Achievement Award.
Elite has announced that the Texas-based international law firm Haynes and Boone, LLP, a long standing user of Elite's Enterprise solution, has chosen ELITE 3E as its new financial and practice management system. Haynes and Boone selected 3E for its long term platform and technology, advanced reporting and powerful capabilities that will enable the firm to deliver on its future growth goals.
Elite has announced that international law firm Minter Ellison has selected ELITE 3E as its financial and practice management platform. Minter Ellison is one of the largest full-service legal groups in the Asia Pacific region. The firm needed a platform that would deliver the flexibility to meet their clients' requirements, the functionality to manage an international firm with multi-jurisdictional requirements, and the ability to leverage new technology in the future.
ELITE PARTNER PROGRAM UPDATE
Elite is excited to be introducing a new product partner, BankCardServices Worldwide to our clients over the next few months. With ClientPay™ for Elite and ClientPay for ProLaw, BankCardServices Worldwide brings world class payment processing to the legal industry. ClientPay™ will be integrated with statements and invoicing within Elite and ProLaw.
Elite Partners with City National Bank
Elite is pleased to announce a recent integration partnership with City National Bank. City National Bank provides complete financial solutions and award-winning client service to entrepreneurs, professionals, their businesses and their families on The way up ®. Its wide array of banking, investment, and trust services are available through 79 banking offices in California, Nevada, New York City and Nashville, Tennessee. Backed by more than $22 billion in total assets, City National is the largest bank headquartered in Southern California and the 25th largest bank in the nation. Elite has partnered with City National Bank to provide Enterprise and 3E clients an integrated solution with City National Bank's EasiLink banking application.
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Elite is pleased to announce that Eric Sugden has joined Elite as Chief Technology Officer. Eric will be responsible for managing development and integration of the company's software assets to enhance Elite's technology leadership. He brings over 20 years of experience developing enterprise class, high transaction software. More »
Time Builder™ has already proven to be the leading time capture software by providing lawyers with an easy and seamless way to report their time. Now Elite is proud to offer the industry's most advanced and adopted time capture software, on Apple iPad™ and iPhone™ devices. More »
The time spent processing credit card payments can be cumbersome and costly. Elite will be offering a solution that can eliminate these time-consuming manual tasks with one simple step. ClientPay™ for Elite is a credit card solution fully integrated with Elite Financial Management systems that turns card payment acceptance from an error-prone and time intensive task into an efficient, accurate and cost saving process. More »
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