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Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 30, 2012
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

EPIQ Systems, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Missouri   000-22081   48-1056429
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

501 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas 66105
(Address of principal executive offices)

(913) 621-9500
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01. Other Events.

On May 29, 2012, the board of directors of Epiq Systems, Inc. ("Epiq") declared a cash dividend of $0.065 per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable on August 17, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 16, 2012.

On May 30, 2012, Epiq also issued a press release announcing the board of directors' declaration of the cash dividend. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information in Item 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and in the exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission made by Epiq under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether filed or made before or after the date hereof, except as otherwise expressly stated by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) The following item is furnished as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press release, dated May 30, 2012, announcing the declaration of a cash dividend.


    Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

  EPIQ Systems, Inc.

Date: May 30, 2012
Name:  Tom W. Olofson
Title:  Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Director