BACKGROUND A Washington, D.C. based Am Law 100 firm had an urgent need for a court reporter and videographer to handle more than twenty depositions in South Africa. The depositions would begin in just nine days. Having previously used the plaintiff’s deposition vendor with mixed results, defense counsel sought to change providers. After reaching out […]
Our clients often ask us about other aspects of discovery beyond depositions, such as the best way to obtain records for legal matters. According to Renee Martinez, vice president of operations at Merrill Corporation and a court reporting expert who also has 20 years of records experience, this is a field where proficiency + disciplined […]
The globalization of business has definitely resulted in an increase in arbitration activity in Asia over the past few years. For example, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has seen an increase of 20% from 2012-2013 in the number of cases fully administered by the HKIAC Secretariat, which represents a 97% increase from 2011. […]
Great News! We’ve upgraded our electronic PDF transcript deliverables to make your job even easier. Effective immediately, we now provide PDF Transcript Bundles with each order. PDF Transcript Bundles allow you to: Easily find exhibits via exhibit file hyperlinks within the transcript – each exhibit is also listed in the bookmarks with a hyperlinked cross-reference […]
(photo – Reesa Parker – Merrill Legal & Deposition Services) This program, celebrating its 25th year, is taking place at the beautiful Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa. Whether you represent defendants, plaintiffs, or work in-house, this is a great event if your practice includes motor vehicle related litigation or products liability law. This program features leading figures […]
The Pros and Cons of Licensing for Paralegals: Is Statutory Licensing and Regulation Really Necessary?
Does the paralegal profession really need government oversight? For years, there has been an ongoing debate about the real and perceived benefits of introducing statutory licensing to the profession. Some paralegals are strong supporters of licensing, while others see no need for it. What are the real issues and benefits? We asked Bob Davidson, a […]