MAXIMUS Signs Contract with the Cleveland Municipal Court for Court Case Management Solution


MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS), a leading provider of government services, announced today that the Company has signed a contract with the City of Cleveland Municipal Court valued at more than $6 million for the MAXIMUS CourtView(R) court case management software and related services.

Under the terms of the contract, MAXIMUS will implement its CourtView court case management solution for the Cleveland Municipal Court's small claims, civil, criminal, and traffic courts, as well as the City Prosecutor and Adult Probation department. The solution will provide the courts with a technology foundation to efficiently manage caseloads and encompass electronic document management and Web access to publicly available court records.

"The Cleveland Municipal Court is the busiest court in the State of Ohio and we need to maximize our efficiencies in order to be most effective in the community we serve," commented the Honorable Larry A. Jones, Presiding and Administrative Judge of the Cleveland Municipal Court. "We do a good job, but we can always do better and I truly believe our partnership with MAXIMUS will provide us with the tools, the technology, and the training to move us into the 21st century and eventually make the Cleveland Municipal Court a model for other courts in the country."

Serving 1.6 million citizens throughout its jurisdiction, the Cleveland Municipal Court joins approximately 150 of Ohio's courts that rely on MAXIMUS justice solutions.

"MAXIMUS has a 20-year track record of serving Ohio courts," said Richard Montoni, President and Chief Executive Officer. "With our established presence in the State, we look forward to a long-term partnership with Cleveland Municipal Court. MAXIMUS will be providing essential tools to assist the Court in upgrading their current technology, streamlining operations, and ultimately enhancing service to the public."

During the past five years, MAXIMUS has also worked on more than 800 projects in the State, including children and family services such as collection and enforcement of child support payments and the State Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS).

MAXIMUS justice solutions group provides systems and services that assist in managing operations and sharing information to support the delivery of justice and enhance public safety. Our solutions include integrated justice initiatives that provide criminal data repositories and facilitate the exchange of data, as well as court case management, juror management, records management, and jail management systems. More than 300 courts across the nation have selected MAXIMUS court case management solutions.

MAXIMUS is one of America's leading government services companies devoted to providing program management, consulting and information technology services. The Company has more than 5,200 employees located in more than 220 offices in the United States, Canada and Australia. In 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2005 MAXIMUS was selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best 200 Small Companies in America for that year. Additionally, MAXIMUS is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.

Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about the Company's confidence and strategies and the Company's expectations about revenues, results of operations, profitability, future contracts, market opportunities, market demand or acceptance of the Company's products are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These uncertainties could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements and include reliance on government clients; risks associated with government contracting; risks involved in managing government projects; legislative changes and political developments; opposition from government unions; challenges resulting from growth; adverse publicity; and legal, economic, and other risks detailed in Exhibit 99.1 to the Company's most recent quarterly on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (file number 001-12997).