The Discovery Update E-Letter

10Jul2018

The Discovery Update July 2018

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Hello! For our July issue of the Discovery Update we have chosen articles covering several different legal perspectives on e-Discovery issues, as well as a couple of app reviews that I think you will enjoy. Have a great July! Best, Sheila Atkinson-Baker
12Jun2018

The Discovery Update June 2018

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Hello! Here are some great articles to help with organizing and streamlining your e-discovery document production and for utilizing technology to make this job easier. As always, we are here to help with easy scheduling of court reporters, interpreters, videographers, and conference rooms.  Let us hear from you this summer! Best,
10Apr2018

The Discovery Update April 2018

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Hello, This month we take a look at the pros and cons of storing data in the cloud and using predictive coding to locate responsive discovery.  If you don’t yet use TranscriptPad to organize your deposition transcripts, you may be interested in the app review. I hope you find this information useful,
18Mar2018

The Discovery Update March 2018

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Hello, Included this month are articles about the trends in e-discovery, both in the near and the more distant future.  With regard to the ever-changing legal tech apps front, please enjoy recommendations on how to stay relevant from attorneys and vendors who are proficient in them. Enjoy! Best regards, Sheila Atkinson-Baker
13Feb2018

The Discovery Update February 2018

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Hello, This issue of the Discovery Update covers e-discovery trends to watch for in 2018.   I really like this selection of articles, curated specifically for you.  There is advice for everyone, from the novice to the expert in e-discovery matters. As a reminder, click here for your 2018 hard copy wall calendar,
08Jan2018

The Discovery Update January 2018

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Hello, In case you’ve not tried it yet, let me remind you about our web conferencing service. This service enables you to conduct depositions remotely from the convenience of a laptop, desktop, or a mobile device in your own office. The witness is located at the same location as the court reporter,
05Dec2017

The Discovery Update December 2017

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Hello, Throughout 2017 in the Discovery Update we have covered a wide range of subjects with a view toward discovery: from e-discovery case law to information management, from data privacy guidelines to document review, and from legal apps to the use of social media as evidence.  All of these newsletters and articles are accessible to you at depo.com in the “Client Resources” tab.
13Nov2017

The Discovery Update November 2017

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Hello, With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, I would like to express my appreciation for your loyalty and support this past year.  Our mission is to create a seamless customer experience in providing your court reporter, interpreter, and legal video support services.  I hope this has been your experience.
10Oct2017

The Discovery Update October 2017

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This issue of The Discovery Update includes a variety of excellent articles about some facets of eDiscovery, written by experts in the field. I hope you enjoy them. You should also know that our 2018 wall calendars are now available. If you would like us to mail you one which contains all California and federal holidays or one which contains federal holidays only,
11Sep2017

The Discovery Update September 2017

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Hello, As we settle back in after the summer fun, I would like to remind you that our court reporters, conference rooms, videographers, and interpreters are globally available to you for your deposition needs. You will benefit from the time we can save you and your staff in scheduling these services.
07Aug2017

The Discovery Update August 2017

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Hello, Ediscovery challenges are becoming more and more prevalent in our professional lives.  This issue of The Discovery Update covers different facets of this.  I hope you enjoy the articles, written by experts in the field, and that you find some information you can utilize for the discovery aspect of your current cases.
06Jul2017

The Discovery Update July 2017

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Hello, This month we feature the article, “Five Tips to Avoid Mistakes in Electronic Document Review.”  This is an interesting read by an experienced litigator in the field.  He knows his subject and speaks in common, understandable language.  I know you will enjoy these useful, down-to-earth tips. Best, Sheila
12Jun2017

The Discovery Update June 2017

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I hope you continue to find the articles, tips, and tools in The Discovery Update helpful.  This month, we’ve included articles on several aspects of e-discovery, as well as newer technology, for your consideration. You are the reason for our continued success, and we thank you for the opportunity to serve you.  
08May2017

The Discovery Update May 2017

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I really appreciate your recent feedback on our Discovery Update and your suggestions for topics to cover.  Thank you for taking the time to respond. This month we have selected articles on e-discovery from a variety of angles:  Rule 26 application to ESI, working with your legal team for best results on ESI,
10Apr2017

The Discovery Update April 2017

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Hello, If you have not yet experienced it, try our web conferencing service the next time you are unable to travel to your deposition. This service allows attorneys to conduct depositions from the convenience of a laptop, desktop, or a mobile device. The court reporter will set up a web conferencing connection via a communication app.
20Mar2017

The Discovery Update March 2017

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To assist with your efficiency, here are the features of our online Client Center: • Secure, centralized, fast online scheduling • Shows all jobs that are current, those that were cancelled, your entire history, and future calendar • Limit the information to a particular case, key witness, or attorney, and get the specifics on any deposition • Review calendar anywhere,
23Jan2017

The Discovery Update January 2017

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Like you, we must have a keen eye for detail, make every deadline, stay on top of every project, and fulfill every client request, all the while keeping your needs as our highest priority.  We’ve been publishing The Discovery Update for nine years now, and, thanks to your positive feedback over the years,
18Dec2016

The Discovery Update December 2016

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Throughout 2016, in the Discovery Update, we have covered a wide range of discovery subjects, from articles covering eDiscovery trends to the more technical aspects of eDiscovery, from information governance to guidelines on the duty to preserve, and from use of social media as evidence to document preservation best practices.  Most of these articles were written by professionals in their fields of endeavor.  
17Nov2016

The Discovery Update November 2016

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  Hello, With Thanksgiving approaching, I would like to express my appreciation for your loyalty and support this past year.  Our goal is to take the pressure off by handling your court reporting, interpreter, and video needs with responsiveness and ease for you.  I hope this has been your experience.  It is my mission to make this happen.
18Oct2016

The Discovery Update – October 2016

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Hello, Our court reporters, conference rooms, videographers, last-minute coverage, and interpreters can be immediately scheduled all at once in convenient locations in any city nationwide.  Many of our clients have benefited from the time we save them, and they have realized how it lessens the stresses of their jobs.  We hope that you utilize our services nationwide and locally so you can benefit,
20Sep2016

The Discovery Update – September 2016

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Hello, Do you need access to your depositions that are currently scheduled, those which have already taken place, or your entire past and future deposition calendar? Our online Client Center makes this information available, giving you access to your entire deposition calendar 24/7. You can limit the information to a particular case,
23Aug2016

The Discovery Update – August 2016

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Our lead article, “E-Discovery Travel Guide Prepares Legal Teams for Adventure” can help you navigate through the complexity of e-discovery by providing valuable insight into various challenges you might face on the e-discovery road.  We hope you find it informative and helpful, as well as one of our other articles, “Avoiding the Technical Mistakes When Drafting Written Discovery.” Because we know you have a choice when scheduling court reporters,
26Jul2016

The Discovery Update – July 2016

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I hope you continue to find the articles, tips, and tools in The Discovery Update helpful. This month, we’ve included articles on deposition questioning, protecting sensitive data in discovery, and some tips on how to visually capture a scene for litigation. You are the reason for our continued success, and we thank you for the opportunity to serve you.
28Jun2016

The Discovery Update – June 2016

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What sets us apart from the rest? Two differentiation points between Atkinson-Baker and our competitors are the emphasis on training our staff and following our unique business model and organizational structure. All court reporting firms have online access, websites, mobile apps, realtime reporting, videography, and security systems. We have all that but go way beyond.
25May2016

The Discovery Update – May 2016

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  Ediscovery challenges are becoming more and more prevalent in our professional lives. One aspect of this is the increasing use of text messaging. A closer look at the structure of data management in different mobile devices and some case law regarding preservation of this data is covered in the article,
19Apr2016

The Discovery Update – April 2016

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Hello, Atkinson-Baker recognizes its duty of adherence to the high security standards required in the legal industry. Our commitment to this includes internal policies for employee handling of information, as well as regular training updates on operational procedures. Of course, we have procedures in place to ensure security of the physical premises.
22Mar2016

The Discovery Update – March 2016

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Hello, Here are some great articles covering the latest views about some of the new technology. Our lead article addresses storage of “old” electronic data and some approaches for a solution to this. We also include an article which speaks to the aspects of making decisions regarding cloud computing choices. At Atkinson-Baker we pride ourselves in assisting you with technology available for use in the court reporting arena.
23Feb2016

The Discovery Update – February 2016

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We know that discovery is an extremely important part of trial preparation, and that is why our highest goal is to stay ahead of your deposition planning so it can be more convenient and efficient for you. Our goal continues to be to provide you with relevant and helpful material in The Discovery Update that either you will use in your practice or that you will forward to other legal professionals inside or outside of your firm.
19Jan2016

The Discovery Update – January 2016

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With the beginning of each new year, we focus on improving our services and changing existing structures to better give you what you need. Year after year, we continue to strive in what has become a very competitive market in the legal industry. To help us ensure we are providing you with what you need,
22Dec2015

The Discovery Update – December 2015

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In our e-newsletters this past year, we have covered many aspects of discovery: articles covering subjects from eDiscovery trends to new technology for legal collaboration, from amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to how to take an expert deposition, and from use of social media as evidence to document preservation best practices.
17Nov2015

The Discovery Update – November 2015

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Hello, With Thanksgiving approaching, we would like to express our appreciation for your loyalty and support this past year. Because we understand the discovery process is complex and challenging, our goal is to take the pressure off by handling your court reporting, interpreter, and video needs with responsiveness and ease for you.
20Oct2015

The Discovery Update – October 2015

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Hello, This issue of The Discovery Update has some excellent articles about different facets of eDiscovery, written by experts in the field.  I hope you enjoy them. To assist you in the discovery process, you should know that we can provide you a dependable court reporter any time or place you need one,
22Sep2015

The Discovery Update – September 2015

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This month, our feature article “Addressing the Continuing Challenges of Mobile Devices” talks about developing a plan to tackle the data security, information retention, and e-discovery problems arising from mobile devices. Utilizing new technologies such as mobile devices is imperative in litigation today, and, because devices, the internet, and social media are part of the discovery process,
18Aug2015

The Discovery Update – August 2015

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Our goal is to provide you with relevant material in The Discovery Update that you can use in your practice or that you can share with others. The “What You Might Have Missed” section includes informative articles from past issues that you may have missed previously or that you would find helpful again.
21Jul2015

The Discovery Update – July 2015

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Because we know you have a choice when it comes to court reporting services, we appreciate the opportunity to serve you.  We will continue to make sure our services fill your needs at the highest quality level. If you’re not already familiar with it, our Active Client Services allows firms to manage everything online,
09Jun2015

The Discovery Update – June 2015

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I’m sure you will enjoy the collection of articles we have put together for you in this issue of The Discovery Update.  Our first article outlines what the Internet of Everything (IoE) means for lawyers and was written by the President and Vice President of a legal technology, information security, and digital forensics firm. 
05May2015

The Discovery Update – May 2015

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We are committed to providing you with state-of the-art solutions to your court reporting needs.  The 48,657,604 original transcript pages we have produced speaks to the reliance and experience that you can count on for your needs locally and nationwide. Our court reporters, videographers, interpreters, and conference rooms are scheduled according to your individualized request. 
07Apr2015

The Discovery Update – April 2015

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Because we want to help you be more efficient in your work, we’ve made it possible for you to access your entire deposition calendar any time of the day or night via our website.  Here are the features of the Client Center: • Secure, centralized, fast online scheduling • Shows all jobs that are current,
10Mar2015

The Discovery Update – March 2015

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Because a key part of litigation is the discovery process, we have included articles this month about cutting discovery costs, correcting deposition transcripts under the Federal Rules, and preparing a meet and confer letter. We will continue to provide you with useful discovery information and tools because we take a genuine interest in the legal community beyond just court reporting.
04Feb2015

The Discovery Update – February 2015

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Like you, we must have a keen eye for detail, make every deadline, stay on top of every project, and fulfill every client request, all the while keeping your needs as our highest priority. We’ve been publishing The Discovery Update for over seven years now, and, thanks to your positive feedback over the years,
08Jan2015

The Discovery Update – January 2015

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January 2015 From the President We are pleased to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. Our new website reinforces our company’s commitment to provide you with advanced technological tools that enhance our services to you. We have sincerely appreciated the opportunities throughout the past year to provide you with full service court reporting services nationwide.
01Nov2014

The Discovery Update – November 2014

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November 2014 From the President As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday this month, we want you to know that we appreciate having you as a client, and we thank you for the opportunity to serve you. We continue to strive to ensure that our services are of the highest quality because we know you have a choice when it comes to court reporting services.
01Oct2014

The Discovery Update – October 2014

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October 2014 From the President Because we know that the success of your depositions is of the utmost importance to you and your clients, we continue to focus on providing you with useful tips, tools, and information in our e-newsletters. To this effect, this month we included information about the use of depositions in mediation and also share key points for witnesses testifying at deposition or trial.
01Sep2014

The Discovery Update – September 2014

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September 2014 From the President Do you know the difference between a translator and an interpreter? As Language Scientific explains, “The difference between interpreting and translation is only the difference in the medium: the interpreter translates orally, while a translator interprets written text.” Because we provide services for depositions, we have a large network of interpreters at your disposal at any time. 
01Aug2014

The Discovery Update – August 2014

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August 2014 From the President As you know, e-discovery has become a large and complex part of litigation over the last decade, and, as new technologies are created, the e-discovery landscape is growing at a rapid rate. With the goal of providing information that can help you in your e-discovery process,
02Jul2014

The Discovery Update – July 2014

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July 2014 From the President Providing you with the highest quality reporters is one of our goals that we adhere to daily.  We receive a lot of positive feedback from clients about our reporters, which motivates our reporters even more to keep improving and to reach their full potential. We hope that our reporters have provided you with the utmost respect,
01Jun2014

The Discovery Update – June 2014

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June 2014 From the President We constantly improve our systems to help you manage your court reporter, interpreter, and videographer needs. We receive a lot of positive feedback from clients, which motivates us even more to keep improving, so that we can make your job easier. “We are using your company for all of our hearing and trial needs.
01May2014

The Discovery Update – May 2014

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May 2014 From the President Did you know that one of our staff members is available 24/7 to schedule a court reporter, interpreter, or videographer or make a change for you?  Yes, that’s right.  You can schedule with us any time around the clock.  Just call 800-288-3376, and Dolores will be paged. 
01Apr2014

The Discovery Update – April 2014

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April 2014 From the President Our goal continues to be to provide you with relevant and helpful material in The Discovery Update that you will use in your practice or will forward to other legal professionals. In this issue, our feature article, “Best Practices in e-Discovery for Handling Unreviewed Client Data,” shares best practices in handling large stores of client data in e-discovery.  
01Mar2014

The Discovery Update – March 2014

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March 2014 From the President Imagine being able to remotely attend and participate in realtime depositions with locations and experts inany geographic location.  Using our web-based LiveDeposition video streaming service does just that. It’s a simpler, better streaming deposition solution designed to help you and your legal teams remotely participate, collaborate,