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A small, but fine team ...

Paul Purdue

CEO & Chief Nerd

LeAnn Cottrell

Practice Management

Gwen Crosswhite

Billing & Accounting

Sharon Gant

Document Coding

Michelle Willette

Document Management

Tom Richard

Operations & Marketing

Corne van Driel

Custom Development

Patty Ault

Client Relations

Alan Byrd

Document Management

Barbara Distinti

Marketing & CRM

Matthew Boyd

Data Entry

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The team at Attorney Computer Systems not only has the years of experience you would want from your technology partners, but we have also been able to constantly change and adapt to changing times.  Technology changes rapidly, and the people who are supporting that technology need to change just as quickly.  Our team has been anchored in sound principles for forty years, and we are constantly changing and adapting ourselves to the needs of the moment. We love this stuff (so you don't have to). 

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130_130_years_1980

Paul Purdue started writing billing software for his father who was a patent attorney and he and his brother started Attorney Computer Systems. For the next few years, Paul attended Eastern Michigan University earning a Bachelors in Business-Computer Science.

130_130_years_1985

The first sale of Tabs3 came in 1985. From this point and into the 1990's the focus for the company shifted from hardware to software, mainly Tabs3 and PracticeMaster. During this time, Paul and his brother tinkered with writing games for the legal education space.

130_130_years_1998

During the dot com boom, Paul took a break from ACS to start a different company, iFulfill.com, a self-serve internet fulfillment center. During this time, iFulfill.com became the “fastest growing integrated fulfillment company” in the United States. However, despite becoming a multi-million dollar company, the bubble burst and the company came to an end in 2005.

130_130_years_2006

Paul Purdue took the experience he gained and refocused his efforts back to Attorney Computer Systems. He hired his first employee, and they began selling and training on Tabs3 and PracticeMaster software, providing technical support to clients and creating educational videos.

130_130_years_2009

Attorney Computer Systems added Worldox document management certification to its areas of expertise. The company serves billing and accounting, practice management, and now document management.

130_130_years_2016

Additional specialists are added to the team as Attorney Computer Systems identifies its customers have a need for custom development outside the scope of Tabs3, PracticeMaster, and Worldox. We begin to build things like dashboards, portals, and custom reports for our customer base.

130_130_years_2019

We add NetDocuments, a cloud based document management solution, to our areas of expertise. With strong demand, we continue to expand our team of specialists to keep up with the growth.

130_130_years_2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, the company grows again to keep up with strong demand for NetDocuments. Additionally, we improve our own infrastructure and expand into the marketing and CRM space by becoming a HubSpot partner.

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Specialization is our secret sauce.  It is a good feeling to know you helped somebody at the end of every day. We achieve this through specialization, honesty, transparency, and good-old-fashioned teamwork (we also make sure we never take ourselves too seriously). 

We know that through specialization, we know what we know and we know what we don't know. When we are talking with future clients, we know pretty quickly if we're going to be able to hit a home run for them. If we know we can help, we'll tell you. If we know we're not the right team for you, we'll tell you that too. This way we all win. 

How we rate our skills...

Billing & Accounting

100

Document Managment

100

Custom Development

100

Humility

68

What our clients say ...

I have lots of big projects budgeted for you guys this year because you always make my clients’ lives better and I have worked with you long enough to know you know what you’re doing!

Matt Davis SulairTech