The Elite 2012 User Conference is right around the corner and now is the time to begin planning for your firm's participation and registering for the event. The conference will be held June 26-28, 2012 at Aria in Las Vegas. Elite Enterprise and Elite 3E tracks will run simultaneously to provide targeted information about the products your firm uses. Attendees also will have the option to gain comprehensive hands-on product training by attending Elite Scholar Days. Get the knowledge, solutions and insight to drive firm performance to the next level. Learn why this year's conference is the one event to attend in 2012!
ProLaw 2012 User Conference
Register Today and Receive Early-Bird Rates
Register today for the ProLaw 2012 User Conference and plan to join us for a comprehensive learning experience to help you Extend Your Advantage with ProLaw. The conference will be held June 26-28 at Aria in Las Vegas. Sessions will be held on a variety of topics, including Front Office, Back Office, Technical, and General for all user levels. Get your questions answered one-on-one in the Learning Lab and share best practices during our popular Round Table discussions. New for this conference, ProLaw University will provide an opportunity for small group hands-on sessions where you'll be able to gain a much deeper understanding of the software. Early-bird rates end January 31, 2012.
Elite has acquired FWBS, a provider of software solutions that allow lawyers to manage their practice work streams, contacts, and other materials in a matter-centric view. The deal will enable Elite to extend its financial management applications with a robust core matter management capability, as well as strengthen the company's growing presence in the APAC and EMEA regions.
Elite has acquired Pilgrim Systems, a specialist in financial and practice management systems for mid-market law firms for more than 30 years. Acquiring Pilgrim and its Envision solution is a key component in Elite's product development strategy and overall growth strategy to expand internationally.
Faraci Lange has selected ProLaw XII after an extensive evaluation of other solutions. The firm determined that ProLaw XII offered the best integration of accounting and case and document management in a single solution.
Elite Education Services is dedicated to providing high quality training and consulting services to support your business processes and help maximize your investment in Elite software.
ProLaw has announced that ARX is its newest integration partner. ARX is a global provider of digital signature solutions. As a result of the collaboration, ARX's CoSign digital signature solution is now integrated with ProLaw, enabling clients to digitally sign transactions, documents, and records quickly and easily, resulting in budgetary efficiencies and better control of electronic case management.
ELITE PARTNER PROGRAM UPDATE
Elite partners at all levels gain the strength and support of partnering with a market leader in legal and professional services. We offer our partners tools and resources to deliver maximum value to our mutual clients. We connect our valued clients with dozens of major brands whose offerings complement our solutions providing a one-stop global marketplace that fosters cooperation, streamlines the buy-sell cycle, and helps all involved achieve a competitive edge.
The Elite Partner Program is proud to announce our recent corporate membership in the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP), a professional association dedicated to elevating and promoting the profession and discipline of alliance management. ASAP provides knowledge, resources, education, professional development, and a community for networking to alliance professionals at every stage of business collaboration. Our corporate membership demonstrates our commitment to our partner relationships.
Deploys Elite Paperless Proforma to Minimize Paper Use and Save Money
With 130 lawyers, Kean Miller Hawthorne D'Armond McCowan & Jarman LLP serves the legal needs of Louisiana businesses and Fortune 500 companies.
Support environmentally sustainable business practices by transforming the standard method of routing and marking prebill printouts into a paperless process
- Deploy an intuitive, browser-based pre-bill distribution and mark-up solution to reduce the chance of human error and accelerate the pre-billing process
I am pleased to bring this edition of the Elite Exchange Magazine to you, our valued clients. As we begin 2012, Elite is focused on seeking out opportunities to help you evolve your business through acquisitions, innovations and new synergies within our portfolio. More »
TIPS AND TRICKS
Find the latest tips and tricks to optimize your Elite 3E, Enterprise and ProLaw financial and practice management software platform. More »
3E Mobile Launch in 2012
3E Mobile will launch in 2012 allowing Elite 3E clients to access 3E on their iPad or handheld device. Look for more information in the coming months about how Elite's innovative mobile offering will set us apart from the competition.
Elite will no longer support Enterprise E-Invoice as of December 31, 2012 and all maintenance agreements will end. eBillingHub is the recommended replacement for E-Invoice. More »
Elisabet Hardy has joined Elite as Vice President of Product Management. Elisabet will be responsible for leading the Elite Product Management, Marketing and Communications, Product Documentation, and Partner Program teams. More »
More professional services firms today are doing business across international borders and are faced with a growing number of complex tax regulations. New VAT tax regulations have taken effect. Get the latest information here. More »
Survey finds law firms use social media but not as well as they could. For study results click here.
The ALM Legal Intelligence Mobile Technology Survey found that 9 out of 10 US lawyers are now using smart phones for work tasks but in spite of this widespread adoption of mobile devices, the survey also found that many law firms do not provide official support for use of smart phones and tablets. For survey results click here or for the ALM report click here.
Alternative Fee Arrangements
The ALM Legal Intelligence Survey has found that alternative fee arrangements accounted for just 16% of 2010 revenues at large law firms in U.S. For survey results click here.
Attend an Upcoming Elite Webinar
Webinars offer valuable information to increase your knowledge of your Elite software platform. For detailed information on upcoming webinars or to register for an Elite webinar visit www.elite.com/webinars.