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Legal Professionals Partner Program

Partner certification

Distinguish your brand and build client confidence

The Thomson Reuters Legal Professionals Partner Program helps 3E and ProLaw Implementation Partners excel by offering comprehensive certification programs. By successfully completing the mandatory training and certification exams, certified 3E and ProLaw Implementation Partners demonstrate the highest level of knowledge and expertise, their commitment to our mutual clients, and a willingness to collaborate at the deepest levels.

3E certification

Implementation Partners achieve 3E certification at the company level. Partner companies become certified when 100% of client-facing staff have completed comprehensive training and testing.

The two levels of 3E certification are:

  • 3E Application Certification:  100% of a partner’s client-facing staff have successfully passed a written exam and a hands-on certification exam in 3E Invoice Management, 3E Accounts Payable, and 3E General Ledger. This requires a 90% passing grade. Preparation for the certification exam consists of attending a 3E Application Boot Camp training which is 120 hours of classroom instruction, with an additional 12 hours of required post Boot Camp eLearning. Partners are required to re-certify as an annual process or in-line with major 3E enhancement releases.
  • 3E IDE/Technical Certification:  100% of a partner’s client-facing staff have successfully completed 32 hours of classroom instruction in the 3E Integrated Development Environment (IDE) as well as successfully passed a written exam and a hands-on certification exam. This requires a 90% passing grade.

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Requirements for 3E certification

  • An Implementation Partner Agreement
  • A minimum of three full-time employees available to be booked by Thomson Reuters
  • Valid client references
  • Proof of solvency and insurance
  • Skills in an area that complement a Thomson Reuters’ need
  • Successful completion of partner training and testing in applicable area(s) within timeframe designated in partner agreements. Fees apply.

Opt-out testing

Individuals that have a strong 3E skill set may be eligible to register for certification testing without attending training courses. Policies and fees for opt-out testing should be reviewed with a Thomson Reuters Legal Professionals Partner Program representative prior to registration.

Recertification requirements

Recertification is required as defined by Thomson Reuters and will be limited to an annual process or in-line with major enhancement releases. The goal of recertification is to ensure staff maintains product knowledge. Additional charges will be assessed with recertification and may require additional training and/or testing.

ProLaw certification

Implementation Partners achieve ProLaw certification at the company level and become certified when 100% of ProLaw client-facing staff has achieved comprehensive certification.

The three levels of ProLaw certification are:

  • ProLaw Application Certification:  Requires successful completion of 70 hours of one office training, ProLaw Online Education or Product Overview class, and ProLaw Process Management (PPM) training. Additionally, trainees must score at least 90% on a certification exam on each portion.
  • ProLaw Technical Provider Certification:  Requires successful completion of 16–20 hours of training and the Product Overview class.
  • ProLaw Technical Services Certification:  Successful completion of the Application Services Certification may be required for certain training such as conversion certification. Required hours of training vary from 20–80 hours depending on training/certification requirements. Testing that corresponds to requested syllabus requires a 90% score. Hour requirements depend on the functional certification areas in which the partner requests certification.

More information:

Requirements for ProLaw certification

  • An Implementation Partner Agreement
  • A minimum of three full-time employees available to be booked by Thomson Reuters
  • Valid client references
  • Proof of solvency and insurance
  • Skills in an area that complement a Thomson Reuters’ need
  • Successful completion of partner training and certification in applicable area(s) within timeframe designated in partner agreements. Fees apply.

Opt-out testing

Individuals that have a strong ProLaw skill set may be eligible to register for Application Services Certification testing without attending training courses. Policies and fees for opt-out testing should be reviewed with a Thomson Reuters Legal Professionals Partner Program specialist prior to registration. There is no test-out option for Technical Provider or Technical Services Certification.

Recertification requirements

Recertification is required with major enhancement releases. The goal of recertification is to ensure staff maintain product knowledge. Additional charges will be assessed with recertification and may require additional training and/or testing.

Disclaimer: Thomson Reuters reserves the right to change the terms of the Partner Program without notice.