The Discovery Update E-Letter Articles

27Dec2013

Whose Side are We On?

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Given the oppositional nature of the legal field, it is not surprising that we are sometimes asked which side we are on. After all, there are plaintiff lawyers and defense lawyers, plaintiff experts and defense experts. Some attorneys would consider it a breach of duty if they didn’t go venue shopping to ensure the most favorable forum and jury for the client.
11Dec2013

Go Ahead – Take Advantage of Us

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If there is one thing you can say about the legal profession, it is not boring. By the time you have gotten used to one set of procedures, a court decision or a piece of legislation comes along and throws it all out the window. While the rest of this issue is on federal rule changes,
11Dec2013

ABI Headline News

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The Ides of March have claimed another victim. This time, however, it wasn’t an emperor but simply a captain of industry. On March 15, a jury in a Southern District of New York convicted former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers of securities fraud. And, while his attorneys will take on the role of Marc Anthony and plead his virtue to the press and the  appellate judges,
15Oct2010

What Sets Us Apart – Atkinson-Baker Court Reporters

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Clients frequently ask what the difference is between our firm and some of the other nationwide agencies.  To answer that, I would like to give you a little bit of our background. I began my association with the court reporting field 22 years ago, as an independent court reporter. As the demand for my services grew,
01Nov2009

An Online Comfort Zone for Firms

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By Barbara Lynch, Staff Writer
“Are you Tweeting?” That seems to be a popular question being asked in social circles. When I say “no” to that question and then top it off by saying that it’s still challenging for me to walk and “text” at the same time or that I don’t have a Facebook® page,
01Oct2009

Out-of-Town Depositions Made Easy

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By Barbara Lynch, Staff Writer
 A Reporter for Depositions in Every Nook and Cranny Location. Location. Location.  We’re used to hearing this when people talk about what makes a restaurant successful. When it comes to depositions, it’s just as imperative. One of the questions clients frequently ask is whether or not we can get them a reporter in a particular town – even if it’s way off the beaten path. 
01May2009

Still Organic and Customer Service Savvy After 22 Years

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By Barbara Lynch, Staff Writer
The Fast, “Needed-It-Yesterday” Climate of Litigation Litigation is a demanding practice as we are the most litigious society in the world, with a lawsuit being filed in the U.S. every few minutes. It’s the litigator’s job to steer through the legal system and provide the best legal counsel so that their clients get fair treatment with the best result.