Advanced Discovery Services - A leading litigation support company, providing a full range of solutions to law firms and corporations including: data collection, electronic discovery, web hosting, document review, and paper discovery.
Affiliates, The - Specialized temporary and full-time legal staffing services.
Affinity Consulting - A full service technology consulting company dedicated to the legal industry.
Alderson Reporting - Founded in 1938, Alderson is the court reporting firm serving the Supreme Court of the United States, key Senate committees and AmLaw 100 firms.
Aptara - A full service litigation support services and consulting company. Services include:
Coding / Indexing - Litigation technology today revolves around discovery databases. A database is created to link document images with coding information. Aptara provides highly tailored litigation management services including database design and document coding.
e-Discovery and ESI - A majority of legal and corporate data now resides on computer networks, e-mail servers, computer backup media, and hard drives. Aptara's combination of proprietary software, understanding of the legal process, and technical expertise empowers legal professionals to extract, process and review electronic data quickly and cost-effectively.
Imaging Services - Document imaging is the process of creating electronic images from paper documents. This process is sometimes referred to as scanning.
Reprographics - In-house photocopy, reprographic, binding and document handling services.
Subpoena Services - Medical authorizations, subpoena preparation, service of subpoenas, on-site document retrieval.
ARC - Digital services, on site services, cloud printing, document logistics.
Blackstone Discovery - Silcon Valley e-discovery and litigation support firm. BlackStone Discovery is the trusted litigation support partner for many of the top law firms and corporations located in San Jose, Palo Alto, and San Francisco.
Briefserve - Source for US Supreme Court briefs, appendices, docket sheets, etc., other courts to be added. For immediate download or by special requests, a comprehensive collection of briefs and appendices for all United States Court of Appeals from 1981 to present, and the U.S. Supreme Court from 1984 to present, cases on appeal for the states of New York and Pennsylvania.
Capital Defense Network (CDN) - A community of lawyers, a team of consulting experts, and an online Web resource dedicated to assisting counsel representing clients in federal capital proceedings.
CaseCentral - Complete ebusiness platform for legal industry professionals, allowing them to communicate, collaborate, manage and access valuable case information whenever and wherever, so they can focus on winning more cases.
Catalyst - Secure web repositoires for complex legal matters.
Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT) - A non-profit entrepreneurial research, education, and consulting public service organization that seeks to improve the administration of justice through the use of appropriate technology. CLCT works to assist courts, government agencies, law firms, law schools, judges, lawyers, court reporters, paralegals, legal technologists and other members of the legal professions.
Compex - Document retrieval and duplication, certified deposition reporting, process serving and court filing, complex case management.
CorpAmerica - Registered agent/incorporation services, corporate filings, document retrieval, public records searches.
Corporate Creations - Incorporate a business, order a trademark search, or apply to register a trademark.
CopyForce - Independent network of litigation copying/imaging/coding firms.
CourtLink - Nationwide provider of online, real-time access to U.S. court records. Online access to current cases, federal and state court records. E-mail alerts about case activity. Case tracking. Online filing, processing and serving legal documents to courts and case parties. Backend technology solutions to enable courts for electronic filing and record retrieval.
CourtReporternet - Worldwide source for court reporters and videographers operating under the umbrella of Court Reporter Net, Inc.
CSC - Provides legal and financial services for the world's largest companies, law firms, and financial institution.
CT Corporation (CT Advantage) - Provides business and law firms with a full range of corporate and UCC services, from compliance filing, public record searching and document retrieval, to specialty services such as statutory representation, authentication, annual meeting and staffing services.
Cybersettle - Gives users the power to negotiate settlements with speed and confidentiality.
Depo - Atkinson-Baker Court Reporters nationwide service with a staff of over 80 and a court reporter base that exceeds 800.
DepoNet - Court reporters, process serving firms, legal videographers and interpreting and translating firms part of nationwide, and now worldwide, litigation support services.
Digital Revolution - Duplication, CD, DVD, replication, authoring, editing, compression, digital video, digibeta, dvcam, thermal printing.
DOAR - Provides solutions to complex litigation throughout the entire cycle of the engagement, including courtroom technology and design, discovery services, jury research and strategy, evidence presentation, and at-trial support.
Doe Report, The - A leading seller of stock Medical Demonstrative Evidence (MDE) in the U.S.A., including medical illustrations, animations, anatomical models and computer presentations. Helps attorneys and their expert witnesses communicate medical information, clearly and concisely, to a lay or professional audience.
EED - A global, full service provider of integrated eDiscovery services and technology.
eJury - Mock jury services to help an attorney determine a case's value, develop case themes, find the right facts to emphasize, and learn "public" attitudes.
Fast Track Litigation Support - Computer evidence services, litigation support and legal staffing solutions, providing electronic evidence management, transcript summarizing, database design and creation, and legal staffing services to law firms across the country.
Fios - Provider of electronic discovery services to litigation teams nationwide, providing a complete solution for the acquisition, conversion, management, analysis, and distribution of electronic data associated with the litigation discovery process.
First Legal Network - Document imaging, document coding, attorney services, 3D simulation/graphics, repository, e-filings, investigations, reprographics.
Forms Workflow - Over 60,000 legal forms, covering state and federal jurisdictions. Forms WorkFlow provides the legal profession with access to the most up-to-date and comprehensive Internet-based collection of official court and regulatory forms.
FreeConference - Provides a secure and private venue for you to meet by telephone conference call with your customers, relatives or colleagues - at their convenience - without the necessity of traveling to a central location.
Fulcrum Legal Graphics - Providing demonstrative evidence services for attorneys nationwide, translating complicated ideas into simple imagery for judge or jury. Location: 1035 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94109 [415-614-3600].
HotDocs - Subscription required. In California, service includes: California County Forms (both Northern and Southern County forms), California Federal District Court Forms: Central District, California Federal District Court Forms: Northern District, California Federal District Court Forms: Southern District, California Judicial Council Forms.
IKON Office Solutions - An industry leader in new office technologies - imaging and digital networking, outsourcing and facilities management, and systems integration and technical education.
inData Corporation - Offers a wide range of services from discovery through trial, including document imaging and coding, OCR, full text editing, color scanning, DVD/CD-ROM mastering and replication, witness notebook creation, image reproduction, database creation and management, image and video conversion to DVD/CD-ROM authoring and text synchronization.
JD Supra - Promotes the free exchange of information to benefit the legal community, legal consumers, the media and the general public. A community, a networking tool, a consumer resourse, a real-time news source, and a gateway to a vast amount of useful legal information.
Kern - Translation and interpreting in all languages.
Kroll Ontrack - Provides large-scale electronic and paper-based discovery and computer forensics services and software to help attorneys, investigators, corporations, and legal professionals quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively recover, review, manage, and produce information and documents.
Language 411 - Translation and interpretation service in more than 150 languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Russian, German, Portuguese, Farsi, Korean, Thai, Dari, Lao, Punjabi, Cambodian, and Serbian.
Law Info - Legal information resource on the Internet for attorneys, legal support services and the public.
Legislative Intent Service - Provides legislative history for California statutes and regulations, Federal legislation, and statutes and regulations for all states.
Legislative Research Incorporated - Specializing in the historical research surrounding the adoption of California statutes, regulations and constitutional provisions for use by the courts.
Lexis-Nexis - A leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets.
LogMeIn - Secure remote access, backup and support solutions.
LXTrans - English to Spanish translation services for companies and individuals. We focus on: legal, finance and economy, science, pharmaceutical / medical, literary translations, architecture and engineering, marketing, and general & technical manuals.
Martindale-Hubbell - Research source for information about attorneys and law firms around the world.
mediconnect - Retrieve medical records, including attending physician's statements in as few as ten business days instead of the 30 day national average.
Merrill Corporation - Electronic and paper document and information management services. Standard and realtime deposition reporting; realtime text and video streaming over the Internet; deposition videography; videoconferencing; video synchronization and editing; online transcript and exhibit repository; conference rooms; interpreters; graphic design and production; case database management; digital video and clip creation; trial preparation; trial presentation; trial technicians.
NowDocs - Document delivery and courier services of digital printing, binding, and copying, including same day, next day and courier delivery for all your business letters and documents.
One Legal - Online court services and electronic court filing.
PACER - The Federal Judiciary's centralized registration, billing, and technical support center for electronic access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records.
Paper Size (Wikipedia article) - There have been many standard sizes of paper at different times and in different countries, but today there are two major systems in use: the international standard (A4 and its siblings), and the North American sizes. Also see:
Parasec - Nationwide document filing and retrieval.
Percipient - A legal technology and e-discovery company providing managed document review.
PGi - Provides Appearance By Phone, a teleconference service designed for the court system that allows attorneys to appear via a teleconference for pre-trial matters rather than attending court in person. Additional international audio, internet and video services are also available.
ProDoc - Automated forms to handle much of the repetitive and inefficient paperwork in a law practice. These forms systems automatically cut and paste, renumber paragraphs, merge data, and perform all the other routine tasks that go into drafting completed documents.
RealDealDocs - Contains millions of legal agreements and clauses from actual transactions.
RenewData - Provides law firms and corporations with a full range of services for the discovery of e-mail and computer system data.
TranslatorsCafe - A convenient way to connect with others in the international linguistic community. Apply for work with registered translation agencies. Access useful linguistic news and resources. Or chat with other linguists about issues of the day.
UC Berkeley Interlibrary Lending Photoduplication Service - Provides access through photoreproduction to the material in the Libraries of the University of California at Berkeley. We supply a variety of services from photocopies of journal articles to technical photographic work including glossy and matte prints, negatives, slides, photostats, microfiche, and microfilm.
upcounsel - Find business legal forms and agreements on UpCounsel. Downloade for free.
US Search - A world leader in public record information. Used by law enforcement agencies and private investigators to locate people.
Verdict Search - Online database of over 50,000 cases. Find verdicts and settlements reported by the National Law Journal, California Jury Verdicts Weekly, DC Metro Verdict Reporter, Georgia Trial Reporter, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island Verdict Reporter, Michigan Trial Reporter, Ohio Trial Reporter, National Jury Verdict Reporter, New York Jury Verdict Reporter and Texas Blue Sheet.
VideoWatch - Provides the highest quality on your choice of VHS, Beta, or 3/4" formats. Records all local SF Bay Area and national news broadcasts, as well as several news magazines. 120-day library.
Wells & Drew - An engraver and printer specializing in fine stationery and upscale corporate identity materials. Supplier to law firms.
Westlaw - Legal and business research tool on the Internet. Subscribers have 24-hour access to over 13,000 databases.
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