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AMICUS ATTORNEY TECHNICAL RESOURCE GUIDES / UPDATES

Technical Resource Guides provide additional technical information on specific Amicus software products.

You will find guides on subjects such as installation, system requirements, linking to third-party software applications and more. Select a product below for a complete list of available product guides.

Updates provide information and installation instructions on available product updates.

Amicus Premium (with or without Premium Billing)

Amicus Premium 2016 and Premium Billing 2016

Requirements

Installation / Upgrading

Install Guide (Basic) If first time user, or if upgrading from Small Firm (January 2016)

Install Guide (Upgrade from Amicus Premium Edition) (March 2016)

Moving Components of an Amicus Attorney Installation (January 2016)

Small Firm Conversion Guide (April 2016)

Small Firm Consistency Checker (January 2016)

Licensing Amicus (January 2016)

Features

Amicus Anywhere (January 2016)

Amicus TimeTracker (January 2016)

Merge Variables (January 2016)

Reports List (January 2016)

Using SQL Reporting Services with Amicus (January 2016)

Database Backup & Restore (January 2016)

Outlook/Exchange E-mail Link (January 2016)

Outlook/Exchange Contacts & Calendar Link (January 2016)

Google Contacts & Calendar Link (January 2016)

Timeslips Link (January 2016)

PCLaw Link (January 2016)

QuickBooks® (January 2016)

CompuLaw Link (January 2016)

Worldox Link (January 2016)

Dropbox Link (January 2016)

Updates

We understand the importance of Amicus to your practice.

We are alert to feedback from our customers including suggestions, tweaks for smoother workflows, and fixes to issues, some of which are required to keep Amicus third party integrations running smoothly when those other products change.  We periodically issue Updates.

Notifications are automatically sent to designated Amicus Administrators at your firm, with instructions and details as to content.

For information about downloading and applying the latest Update, see the Getting Started > Updating Amicus Attorney topic in the Administrator Help, available from the Help Center in Amicus.

Amicus Premium 2015 and Premium Billing 2015

Requirements

Installation / Upgrading

Install Guide (Basic) If first time user, or if upgrading from Small Firm (May 2015)

Install Guide (Upgrade from Amicus Premium Edition) (January 2015)

Moving Components of an Amicus Attorney Installation (January 2015)

Small Firm Conversion Guide (October 2015)

Small Firm Consistency Checker (July 2015)

Licensing Amicus (January 2015)

Features

Amicus Anywhere (January 2015)

Amicus TimeTracker (January 2015)

Merge Variables (January 2015)

Using SQL Reporting Services with Amicus (January 2015)

Database Backup & Restore (January 2015)

Outlook/Exchange E-mail Link (January 2015)

Outlook/Exchange Contacts & Calendar Link (January 2015)

Google Contacts & Calendar Link (January 2015)

Timeslips Link (May 2015)

PCLaw Link (May 2015)

QuickBooks® (October 2015)

CompuLaw Link (January 2015)

Worldox Link (January 2015)

Dropbox Link (January 2015)

Reports List (January 2015)

Updates

We understand the importance of Amicus to your practice.

We are alert to feedback from our customers including suggestions, tweaks for smoother workflows, and fixes to issues, some of which are required to keep Amicus third party integrations running smoothly when those other products change.  We periodically issue a single Update or a Cumulative Update, and post them here for you to download and apply FREE of charge.

Updates are generally applied to the Amicus Server and require Amicus Administrator rights. Be sure to read the installation instructions prior to applying a update.

Cumulative Update

The document below lists the Premium 2015 Cumulative Update contents, plus download instructions and steps for applying the Update.

IMPORTANT:  Review these instructions before downloading and installing.

Amicus Premium 2015 Cumulative Update (Last Updated: November 16, 2015)

Amicus Premium 2014 and Premium Billing 2014

Requirements

Installation / Upgrading

Install Guide (Basic) If first time user, or if upgrading from Small Firm (July 2014)

Install Guide (Upgrade from Amicus Premium Edition) (July 2014)

Release Notes – Amicus Premium 2014 SP1 (June 2014)

Moving Components of an Amicus Attorney Installation (March 2014)

Conversion Guide (January 2014)

Licensing Amicus (January 2014)

Features

Amicus Anywhere (January 2014)

Amicus TimeTracker (February 2014)

Merge Variables (January 2014)

Using SQL Reporting Services with Amicus (January 2014)

Database Backup & Restore (May 2014)

Outlook/Exchange Contacts & Calendar Link (July 2014)

Timeslips Link (June 2014)

PCLaw Link (January 2014)

QuickBooks® (January 2014)

CompuLaw Link (January 2014)

Worldox Link (January 2014)

Dropbox Link (January 2014)

Reports List (May 2014)

Updates

You must be running Amicus Premium 2014 SP1 (Build 14.1.0.0) in order to apply updates.

If you do not have SP1, please contact Technical Support. To check your build number, log in to Amicus and go to Help > About Amicus.

Amicus Notifications Security Update
This Update relates to the Amicus Notification Service. You use this service if your firm is configured for the Amicus cloud-based email service for features such as appointment reminders/changes by email, the daily agenda, and admin alerts by email. The service uses a third-party system that has recently increased its security levels causing the feature to fail in Amicus unless you apply this Update.

If you are not sure whether your firm is configured for this service, open Firm Settings for Notifications in your Amicus Office module.

The document below contains download instructions and steps for applying this Update. 
IMPORTANT:  Review these instructions before downloading and installing.

Update for Amicus 2014 SP1 Amicus Notification Security Update (October 7, 2015)

Amicus Premium 2013 and Premium Billing 2013

Requirements

Installation / Upgrading

Install Guide, Install Amicus Premium Edition (July 2013)

Install Guide, Upgrade from Amicus Premium Edition (July 2013)

Moving Components of an Amicus Attorney Installation (July 2013)

Small Firm Conversion Guide (March 2013)

Licensing Amicus

Features

Updates

You must be running Amicus Premium 2013 SP1 (Build 13.1.0.0) in order to apply updates.

If you do not have SP1, please contact Technical Support. To check your build number, log in to Amicus and go to Help > About Amicus.

Amicus Notifications Security Update
This Update relates to the Amicus Notification Service. You use this service if your firm is configured for the Amicus cloud-based email service for features such as appointment reminders/changes by email, the daily agenda, and admin alerts by email. The service uses a third-party system that has recently increased its security levels causing the feature to fail in Amicus unless you apply this Update.

If you are not sure whether your firm is configured for this service, open Firm Settings for Notifications in your Amicus Office module.

The document below contains download instructions and steps for applying this Update. 
IMPORTANT:  Review these instructions before downloading and installing.

Update for Amicus 2013 SP1 Amicus Notifications Security Update (October 7, 2015)

Amicus Small Firm and Small Firm Accounting

Amicus Small Firm 2016
Amicus Small Firm 2014
Amicus Small Firm 2013

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