U.S. Legal Support receives ‘best of’ awards

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyU.S. Legal Support, Inc., Houston, Texas, announced in press releases issued Sept. 14 that the firm has been voted the 2017 Best Court Reporting and Deposition Service Provider in the Midwest by readers of The National Law Journal for the fifth consecutive year. The firm also picked up similar awards in California.

Director from Chicago court reporting firm to speak at NALS

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyIn a press release issued Sept. 18, Depo International announced that DeAnne Brooks, its director of business development, will serve as a speaker at the National Association for Legal Professionals annual conference in October.

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New online service helps legal professionals reserve qualified court reporters in seconds

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyIn a press release issued Sept. 19, DirectDep, based in New York, announced a new online service that helps legal professionals reserve qualified court reporters in seconds. The online service works similar to reservation and appointment serves such as OpenTable and Zocdoc.

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Pohlman acquires Amicus Court Reporters

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyAn Aug. 22 press release from Pohlman Reporting announced that it is acquiring Amicus Court Reporters, a firm that offers professional court reporting services throughout the Chicago area. The press release explains that the acquisition enhances Pohlman’s footprint in Chicago.

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PohlmanUSA Court Reporting named a top workplace in St. Louis

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyThe St. Louis Post-Dispatch named PohlmanUSA Court Reporting, based in St. Louis, Mo., one of the “Top Workplaces” in the city, in an article posted on July 13. It is the third year in a row the firm has been included on the newspaper’s list.

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Court reporting firms join forces

The St. Louis Business Journal reported on July 14, that PohlmanUSA, based in St. Louis, Mo., has acquired O’Brien & Bails, a court reporting firm with 11 offices in Michigan.

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NCRA members defend need for court reporters

The Wisconsin Law Journal posted an article on March 8 quoting NCRA members Sheri Piontek, RPR, CRC, and Bob Gramann, RPR, about the reasons why taking the human element of court reporters out of the courtroom would be a mistake.

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Depo International now serving clients nationally and internationally

In a press release issued March 22, Depo International, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., announced it is expanding its services to an international audience.

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Commissioners to discuss court reporter pay increase

KRISTV.com, Corpus Christi, Texas, reported on March 21 that a shortage of court reporters been attributed to low salaries. The Nueces County court commissioners will discuss pay increases for court reporters as a way to meet shortages on their staffs.

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Global court reporting firm wins five-year USPTO contract

Planet Depos announced in a press release issued March 20 that the firm has been awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to provide court reporting services.

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