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THE AMICUS ACADEMIC PROGRAM
OUR COMMITMENT TO THE FUTURE

BENEFITS OF THE AMICUS ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Flexibility

Learn your way
We offer both Cloud and Desktop solutions for your educational endeavours.

Insight

Experiential Learning
Prepare students with the tools that are required on the job and used by thousands of professionals.

Support

Best in class
Participating organizations receive free technical support, guidance and product upgrades.

The Amicus Academic Program brings best practices to the learning process

The Amicus Attorney Academic Program is designed to provide students and faculty at qualifying academic institutions with cloud and desktop versions of the world’s most popular practice management software platform.

Our commitment to our academic partners ensures that students receive practical training in all aspects of practice management, legal clinics are able to offer comprehensive pro-bono services, and legal programs continue to teach students utilizing the most widely used practice management software on the market.

The Amicus Attorney Academic Program is designed to give qualifying legal educational institutions licenses of Amicus Attorney practice management software for use in the classroom and for non-profit legal clinics. This includes software licenses, support and training resources, and documentation for use in the classroom as part of the education process.

Our existing academic partners utilize our solutions in a number of settings:
• Classroom use in courses on legal technology, practice management and case management
• Pro-bono university-affiliated legal clinics
• General university and Law libraries
• Personal use by students and faculty members while enrolled/affiliated with a member institution

Program Details

The Amicus Attorney Academic Program is designed to give qualifying educational institutions licenses of Amicus Attorney practice management software for use in the academic setting for a flat annual fee. This includes software licenses, support and training resources, and documentation for use in the classroom as part of the education process. Customized services are also available at a discounted price. Please note that academic use covered by this program constitutes use by faculty, students and staff within the educational process of the program or insitution. Use by in-house university counsel for non-educational purpose is not covered by the Amicus Attorney Academic Program.
Am I eligible to participate?

If your academic institution graduates legal professionals of any designation the answer is yes. Lawyers and law firms who use practice management software consistently report higher client and staff satisfaction, lower malpractice claims and higher billing and profitability. Amicus Attorney is the world’s most widely used practice management system and is the standard by which all others are measured. By introducing practice management at school, your students will benefit from greater practical exposure in the course of their academic process and will be better prepared for post-graduation work.

Just bring the desire to learn, and we’ll provide the rest

Our Academic Program includes the use of Amicus Premium Edition Amicus Anywhere or Amicus Cloud products designed to provide the most comprehensive practice management experience to your students and faculty, subject to your institution meeting our software requirements.

If your institution uses Microsoft SQL 2008 or later, or a Microsoft Exchange server, you will be able to use our products. Please note that Amicus Attorney Premium Edition requires Microsoft SQL 2008 Standard Edition licenses which are not included in the academic program and must be provided by the institution.

By joining the Amicus Attorney Academic Program your institution will gain access to unlimited telephone and web support in accordance with our support agreement. The hours for support are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am until 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time. Support is restricted to registered staff of the institution. Students using Amicus Attorney as part of their schooling should use internal resources for assistance and training.

Our objective is to provide Amicus Attorney Academic Program customers with the best experience possible. Training will be made available via webinar along with local training opportunities through the use of Amicus Certified Consultants.

Gavel & Gown Software will provide supporting materials and documentation to assist the institution in both classroom and clinic settings. Materials will include recorded webinars, written manuals and class inserts, exercises and quiz notes.

Amicus Attorney customers tell us:

  • "Amicus practice management software is very comprehensive, functional, and practical for all types of legal professionals, from solos to large firms."

    Craig Call, Scheer & Montgomery, P.C.
  • "If you want to capture all of your lost time, this is the program to ensure that all of your time is accounted for. The only way to make sure your time is not billed is to ignore the program features."

    Adam I. Skolnik, Law Office of Adam I. Skolnik, P.A.
  • "Buy it now. Don't wait. You will be amazed at how much time it will save, and how it will help organize your practice."

    Robin Estes, Law Offices of Robin M. Estes
  • "There is no other product that does what Amicus Attorney Premium with billing does."

    Steve Long, Law Offices
  • "It is well worth the investment, the overall organization and billable time you'll gain from the purchase will give you a huge return."

    Stefanie Young, Men's Rights Law Firm
  • "Using Amicus Attorney increases your firm's profitability. It pays for itself with its ability to capture time entries for items you forgot."

    Seth Weston, Law Office of Seth C. Weston PLC
  • "I recommend this product, and the company service behind it is excellent."

    Douglas Holbrook, Holbrook & Associates LLC
  • "I cannot imagine managing a law firm without Amicus Attorney. The graphics make it come alive."

    Steven Trolard, Steven Trolard & Assoc. PLC
  • "Amicus Attorney is a very user friendly and intuitive way to manage your law practice."

    Joseph Michael Dickerson, Attorney at Law
  • "I highly recommend Amicus Attorney to any firm looking to modernize and more effectively manage your law firm and case load."

    Greg Schwartz, Glassman, Bird, Schwartz & Park, LLP
  • "Easy to use and effective calendaring system that integrates with QuickBooks."

    Marilyn Powell, Viles Law Offices, LLC
  • "It is easy to use and a great way to organize your client information and calendar."

    Erika, Jiwa Law Corporation
  • "We would strongly recommend Amicus Attorney for your firm. We appreciate the interface of Amicus and the front office and back office functionality."

    Scott Berry, Berry Law Offices
  • "To be successful your firm requires a case management system and in my years of experience first as a law clerk and now as a lawyer is that Amicus Attorney is the best fit for a personal injury law firm."

    Roger Foisy, Roger R. Foisy Professional Corporation
  • "I would not be in practice without Amicus Attorney. It is the lifeline for enabling me to do what I do."

    Ken M. Kramer, KMK Law Corporation
  • "As a sole practitioner, I could not function without Amicus Attorney."

    Marc J. Littman, Marc J. Littman, P.C.
  • "I like it. Its worked for me for over 10 years. Support is great. I haven't seen any similar product that does everything that Amicus does for the price."

    Raymond Frost, Frost Law Office
  • "It is so good, you will be able to reduce your overhead by eliminating staff or by using office time more efficiently."

    David Levinson, Law Offices of L. David Levinson, P.C.
  • "Amicus will allow you to combine every aspect of your legal firm in one spot from access to all documents, events, people associated with file, time spent and portability"

    Sandra Burke, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Dept. of Law
  • "Amicus Attorney helps save time in finding information and keeps me on top of what needs to be done."

    Caren Schwartz, Time & Cents Consultants LLC

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