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Microsoft Access

Access is Microsoft's desktop database solution. It lets you use a graphical user interface to create relational databases. Firms have used Access to create custom databases to keep track of paper files (location, status, etc.) or even to craft their own case management or contact databases.

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Amicus Attorney

A practice management software package from a company named Gavel & Gown.

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A tool in Microsoft Outlook that automatically moves items that have reached a specified age out of the current folder. Typically they are moved to an archive.pst file but they can also be permanently deleted. The user can configure these settings on a folder-by-folder basis; also specific items can be exempted from archival.

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