NEW YORK– LAWFUEL – Legal Announcement Service –ALM, a leading media company serving legal and business professionals, and Courtroom View Network (CVN), a legal video news organization, today announced the launch of CourtroomLive, a new service bringing exclusive live and on-demand video coverage of newsworthy and precedent-setting legal proceedings direct to professionals’ desktops. Designed to serve the needs of litigators, law firms, in-house counsel, law schools, financial analysts and others in the financial and securities industry, the site provides access to live, streaming trial video; on-demand video clips of trial highlights; and customized video services. Detailed information and a free demo of services are available at www.courtroomlive.com.
“We believe that CourtroomLive delivers a powerful new tool that will rapidly become an essential practice element for many attorneys,” said Jack Berkowitz, senior vice president at ALM. “For the first time, lawyers can go beyond the transcript and into the courtroom to observe and analyze every aspect of proceedings that potentially impact their clients. In addition, CourtroomLive can provide vital intelligence on companies involved in litigation to professionals in the financial sector.”
Cases currently on the site include McDarby/Cona v. Merck (Vioxx); People of Iowa v. Microsoft (consumer antitrust); Disney Derivative Shareholder Litigation; Tellez v. Dole (toxic tort liability); Advo v. Valassis (M&A breach of contract); Godfrey v. Precision Airomotive (aircraft part liability); and Thomas v. Mallett, et al. (lead paint liability trial). Subscribers receive e-mail alerts on all new trials added to the site.
CourtroomLive services are expected to assist attorneys in trial preparation, expert witness evaluation, and education and training, and will also be used to enhance news coverage on ALM’s Law.com network. Financial analysts can use CourtroomLive to follow on-going trials and obtain insights on the legal issues potentially impacting a company’s financial outlook.
ALM currently provides a range of products and services used by attorneys in their daily practice, including verdict and settlement research, information on expert witnesses, court calendars, online professional education and reference books and newsletters.
Services are available on a subscription and per-use basis. For additional site information, please contact Ronald Shepherd at 1-(800) 888-8300 or 1-(212) 545-6098, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.courtroomlive.com.
Courtroom View Network (CVN) was established in 2006 to capture and deliver compelling video coverage of trials to the legal industry. Focusing on the particular needs of trial lawyers, Courtroom View Network has raised the bar for trial research and information repository. In addition to delivering video, Courtroom View Network also captures evidence, streams text, and provides a series of post-production offerings to meet each individual client’s needs. CVN is a division of Courtroom Connect, the leading provider of advanced communication services for the legal industry – services include Internet connectivity, networking, video conferencing, real-time transcript streaming, and teleconferencing.
ALM is a leading integrated media company, focused on the legal and business communities. ALM currently owns and publishes 33 national and regional magazines and newspapers, including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and Real Estate Forum. The company is one of North America’s largest producers of conferences and trade shows for business leaders and the legal profession. ALM’s Law.com is the Web’s leading legal news and information network, while ALM’s GlobeSt.com is the Web’s leading information source for commercial real estate professionals. Other ALM businesses include book and newsletter publishing, court verdict and settlement reporting, production of professional educational seminars, market research and content distribution. For more information, visit www.alm.com. ALM is an Incisive Media company.
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