The Discovery Update E-Letter

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,
01Feb2014

The Discovery Update – February 2014

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February 2014 From the President Our reporters have been serving many of your firms for over twenty-five years, and collectively they have transcribed 650,281 depositions in 8,698 different cities nationwide.  What an accomplishment! You are the reason for our continued success, and we thank you for the opportunity to serve you.  
01Jan2014

The Discovery Update – January 2014

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January 2014 From the President With the beginning of a new year comes new goals for continuing to advance with steady momentum, in what has become a very competitive market for our clients and ourselves. To help us ensure we are providing you with what you need, please let us know what we can do to improve. 
01Dec2013

The Discovery Update – December 2013

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December 2013 From the President We are very grateful this holiday season for the opportunities to provide you with the full spectrum of court reporting services nationwide. Working with you has been very rewarding to us as we continue to strive to give you the best quality of service possible and to stay one step ahead of your needs.
01Nov2013

The Discovery Update – November 2013

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November 2013 From the President As you know, depositions are a time when communication is vital, and, if certain details are misunderstood, a case could be thrown out of court entirely.  Our top-notch interpreters not only understand everyday language, but if there are technical cases, they prepare ahead of time by studying specific vocabulary,
01Oct2013

The Discovery Update – October 2013

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October 2013 From the President Our court reporters, rooms, videographers, and interpreters can be immediately scheduled all at once in convenient locations in any city nationwide. Many of our clients have realized how much time we can save them and now take advantage of this service to lessen the stresses of their jobs.
01Sep2013

The Discovery Update – September 2013

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September 2013 From the President 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. Our goal for this e-newsletter is to provide you with useful discovery information and tools because we take a genuine interest in the legal community beyond just court reporting.
01Aug2013

The Discovery Update – August 2013

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August 2013 From the President 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. We continue to consistently provide first-class reporters and customer service to you all over the U.S.
01Jul2013

The Discovery Update – July 2013

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July 2013 From the President Our reporters have been serving many of your firms for over twenty years, and collectively they have transcribed 623,751 depositions in 8,555 different cities nationwide. What an accomplishment! What follows are two recent comments from our clients which echoes feedback that we get from clients on a regular basis.
05Jun2013

The Discovery Update – June 2013

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June 2013 From the President Our first article this month, “A Potted Plant? Eh, Not So Much,” discusses preparing and defending witnesses at deposition, which we hope you will find helpful, along with the other articles and tools in this issue. Please send us any feedback you may have or articles you think we should include that would benefit other legal professionals.
01May2013

The Discovery Update – May 2013

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May 2013 From the President Our feature article this month is a passionate reminder that the truth is out there but requires search to discover it and turn it into justice. For over twenty-five years we have been in step with our clients’ court reporting needs, making sure that you get high quality reporting services and accurate transcripts delivered to you on time.
01Apr2013

The Discovery Update – April 2013

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April 2013 From the President As you know, e-discovery has become an engrained part of litigation in our country and it continues to evolve at a very rapid rate. The spectrum of e-discovery has gone way beyond email and has expanded into new technologies very quickly. Instant and text messages, blogs,
01Mar2013

The Discovery Update – March 2013

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March 2013 From the President Since its inception over five years ago, our goal for The Discovery Update has remained intact to continue to provide you with useful discovery information and tools. For twenty five years we have taken a genuine interest in the legal community beyond court reporting, and we will stay committed to continue helping our clients in this way.
01Feb2013

The Discovery Update – February 2013

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February 2013 From the President Because an important element in the litigation process today is e-discovery, we have included a couple of articles this month that highlight areas of e-discovery which could be relevant and important to your practice. Our lead article, “Blind as a Cat: Lawyers vs. Native Production,” shares one e-discovery expert’s reality that lawyers are deprived of experience with native forms in e-discovery production and don’t see that using native forms is easy and cheap.
01Jan2013

The Discovery Update – January 2013

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January 2013 From the President Happy New Year! We wish you the best in 2013, and we hope you and your firm continue to prosper and grow throughout the year. Because of you, we have consistently grown in the court reporting industry with increased momentum for the last twenty-five years in what has become a very competitive market.
01Dec2012

The Discovery Update – Nov/Dec 2012

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Nov/Dec 2012 From the President Having just celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday, we want you to know that we are very thankful for you and appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Because we know you have a choice when it comes to court reporting services, we will continue to make sure our services fill your needs at the highest quality level.
01Oct2012

The Discovery Update – Sept/Oct 2012

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Sept/Oct 2012 From the President This month, our second article “Law Firms: A Case for Sustainability” talks about the popularity of law firms turning “green” and “is changing not only how law firms practice law, but how they run their business.” Since founding our business over two decades ago, we have been constantly doing our best to provide what you need,
01Aug2012

The Discovery Update – August 2012

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August 2012 From the President 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 five years now, and,
01Jul2012

The Discovery Update – July 2012

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July 2012 From the President Our goal has always been to advance in the legal industry with steady momentum, and we have continued to do just that in what has become a very competitive market. We offer the full spectrum of court reporting services but to help us ensure we are providing you with what you need,
01Jun2012

The Discovery Update – June 2012

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June 2012 From the President Utilizing new technologies is imperative in litigation today, and, because testimony is an important part of the discovery process and is complex by nature, it is our desire to give you what you need. Not every court reporting agency provides deposition management tools for their clients.
01May2012

The Discovery Update – May 2012

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May 2012 From the President Because we know you have a choice when it comes to court reporting services, we appreciate the opportunity to serve you and 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 Client Center allows firms to manage everything from calendaring depositions to keyword searching and downloading transcripts.
01Apr2012

The Discovery Update – April 2012

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April 2012 From the President As you know, e-discovery has been evolving rapidly and has become a substantial part of litigation in our country. Culling emails is at the forefront, but now, with technology and social media abounding, e-discovery has become a very complex part of litigation. With the goal of providing information that can help you in your e-discovery process,