BOSTON- LAWFUEL – Legal News Daily –Sept. 8, 2006–O’Brien & Levine Court Reporting today announced that it has acquired Liberty Legal Resources, based in Springfield, Mass., broadening its coverage throughout New England and offering attorneys a neutral setting for depositions in the region.
The office will take the O’Brien & Levine name. Former owner Jennifer Powis will continue to cover assignments along with other highly experienced court reporters as part of O’Brien & Levine’s nationwide network of reporters.
“Today, technology is transforming the court reporting industry to manage high stakes, complex litigation,” said Kenneth Zais, president, O’Brien & Levine. “Our business development strategy includes staying ahead of the technology curve and seizing smart opportunities for growth. Liberty Legal Resources is highly regarded in its market and is a perfect fit for our expansion,” Zais added.
“We’ll continue to work closely with the loyal clientele we have served over the years,” said Powis. “O’Brien & Levine is synonymous with outstanding court reporting and is consistently among the first to roll out innovative new services that are indispensable to the legal community. We are pleased to be affiliated with this well-known, award-winning company.”
Attorneys stay focused on making the case through time- and cost-saving court reporting and litigation support services such as:
— Secure, online repository to access consolidated transcripts and exhibits
— Nationwide and worldwide scheduling to coordinate deposition schedules
— Realtime reporting that streams text of depositions over the Internet as it unfolds, allowing the legal team to follow testimony on site or remotely
— Live video streaming of depositions over the Internet, bringing the legal team together from around the world
— Videoconference depositions to reduce travel time and expenses
— Online billing center to review invoices, payments and account balances
About O’Brien & Levine Court Reporting
O’Brien & Levine Court Reporting (www.court-reporting.com), based in Boston, has provided technologically advanced, cost-effective court reporting and litigation support services to major law firms and corporations for more than 30 years. Through its extensive network, the company schedules traditional, internet-based and video depositions locally, nationally and worldwide.