The Reporter Newsletter – July 2012


The Reporter Newsletter – 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, please let us know what we can do to improve. Your feedback will help us meet our goal to serve you in the best possible way.

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Does Your Attorney Suffer From Technophobia?

By Carl Morrison, PP, AACP and Gavin W. Manes, Ph.D

Attorneys have been historically slow to adopt new technology, and now is no exception. Many attorneys of the “Baby Boomer” and earlier generations are accustomed to creating, using, and storing paper documents despite the greater efficiency afforded by electronic media. Many paralegals find themselves doing more work to accommodate requests that could be performed more efficiently with computers and computer software programs. Could it be that your attorney suffers from the dreaded disorder “technophobia”? Has your work flow been affected by this disease?

What is technophobia? How do you know if your attorney or you suffer from it? Is it contagious and is there a cure? Knowing the signs, symptoms, and treatment options available can help you and your attorney overcome the disease and face the fear of technology.

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Does Your Attorney Suffer From Technophobia?

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Counsel: Doctor, did you say he was shot in the woods?

Witness: No, I said he was shot in the lumbar region.

Counsel: Mrs. Jones, is your appearance this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?

Witness: No. This is how I dress when I go to work.