DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - March 4, 2009) - Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. has announced the release of a new product for meeting room scheduling and resource management in law firms: EMS Legal. Incorporating functionality from the company's popular suite of room reservation and web calendar products, EMS Legal is designed to handle the unique scheduling challenges of law firms.

"Through their use of our other scheduling products, we've worked with law firms for many years and are very familiar with the issues they face," says Kevin Raasch, executive vice president for Dean Evans & Associates. "EMS Legal is focused specifically on their needs, both in terms of functionality and price point, and will help law firms achieve the high operational efficiency that contributes to greater profitability."

Among the features most requested by law firms, and available in EMS Legal, are:

--  Quick and intuitive reserving of meeting space and tracking of
    associated client matter numbers
--  Secure internet access to information on room availability and
    scheduled meetings
--  Space utilization reporting
--  Tight integration with Microsoft Outlook®
--  Data import capability to simplify user account creation and

While EMS Legal is available now, it will make its wide scale "debut" at the Association of Legal Administrators tradeshow in New Orleans, May 18-21.

"We're optimistic that the product will generate an enthusiastic response in New Orleans and in the legal community in general, as it was developed in consultation with our existing law firm customers," says Raasch. "And given the many ways in which it can help firms increase efficiency in a time when they are looking for anything that can bring a little more to the bottom line, we anticipate that a number of forward-thinking organizations will move quickly to implement EMS Legal."

About Dean Evans & Associates

Founded in 1986 and based in Denver, Dean Evans & Associates offers a line of sophisticated software systems for meeting room scheduling, shared workspace management (office "hoteling"), resource management, academic scheduling and web calendaring. Their Event Management System (EMS) products are ideal for booking the space, services and resources needed for events as well as for maintaining a web-based master calendar. More than 3,500 organizations, including law firms, Fortune 100 companies and other corporations, higher education institutions, government facilities, hospitals, sports and cultural venues, religious organizations and K-12 schools rely on EMS software. Detailed product information is available at Or contact the company at 800-440-3994 ext. 863, or

Contact Information: Contact: Tom Schek Dean Evans & Assoc. Communications Dept. 800-440-3994 ext. 830