Tyler Technologies, Inc. has signed a 10-year contract with the Maine Judicial Branch (MJB) for Tyler's Odyssey unified case management system for all case types to help the state meet its goal of the efficient and effective use of its financial, technological, judge and staff resources. The contract for Odyssey and modules specifically designed to serve judges, clerks and a portal for public access, is valued at $16.8 million, which includes software licenses and implementation services.
The MJB, which is a unified state court system, chose Tyler's Odyssey solution to help deliver the two primary components of the state's new e-filing court case management system (eFCMS) initiative a public web portal that enables the public, attorneys, and other stakeholders to have self-service access using a computer and web- browsing technology; and a comprehensive court case management system for use by judges and staff while in the courtroom, in chambers or performing administrative duties in support of cases.
A key functional element of the eFCMS initiative is electronic filing. Tyler's Odyssey File & Serve will provide the MJB with the ability to electronically review and accept court case filings from litigants across the state. Maine will be the 14th client to deploy Odyssey File & Serve statewide across all courts.
As Maine's long-term technology partner, Tyler will also help support the MJB's mission: To administer justice by providing a safe, accessible, efficient and impartial system of dispute resolution that serves the public interest, protects individual right, and instills respect for the law.
Tyler's Odyssey solution will replace the current judicial information system that has served the state for nearly 20 years, but was unable to accommodate e-filing, document management, workflows, dashboards, jury management or other modern court case management system functions. Maine chose multiple Odyssey modules, including Case...