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18 to 24 Months: COVID-19 & Legal Industry Implications

By Anthony Sirna

According to a recently released report by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) the duration for the current COVID-19 pandemic, “will likely be 18 to 24 months, as herd immunity gradually develops in the human population.” This viewpoint brings into question a critical timeframe for which society, businesses and individuals will need to act immediately in the…
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What Legal Professionals Should Expect Post COVID-19

By Danielle Chazen

The legal market began a transition over the past few years due to the shortage of stenographers available to service proceedings. The legal system is now facing unprecedented further disruption by the need to social distance and work remotely due to the novel coronavirus. State and federal courts have changed procedural rules for flexibility during this time. Indiana’s Supreme Court,…
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Join Verbit’s Webinar with Legal Experts & Speech-to-Text Institute

By Danielle Chazen

Court reporting businesses continue to lean more on digital tools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As courtrooms and law firms adjust their models to allow for wholesale incorporation of remote trials, hearings, and depositions, the long-term implications for the legal system and the court reporting business will be profound. We’re gathering a panel of experts to explore how firms are…
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Key Takeaways from Live Chat on Remote Digital Depositions

By Danielle Chazen

Many questions surrounding how to execute a remote digital deposition have surfaced in recent weeks due to the COVID-19 crisis. Lisa Dees, a digital court reporting expert, joined Verbit for a live webinar, Best Practices for Remote Digital Depositions, to provide our legal community with a step-by-step guide to executing virtual depositions. Dees serves as the program manager at Justice…
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Upcoming Webinar: Step-By-Step Guide to Remote Digital Depositions

By Danielle Chazen

Initially, the idea of transforming the way legal processes have always been conducted was met with hesitation and many questions. Yet the need for remote digital depositions has grown exponentially in recent weeks due to the COVID-19 crisis. As a follow up to Verbit's recent webinar, which explored the current need to conduct legal proceedings digitally and remotely, we'll conduct…
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Exploring Remote Depositions & What’s Ahead for the Legal Market

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit recently hosted a webinar for legal professionals seeking information on how to effectively transition to remote digital depositions. Alex Hewitt, Director of Operations at vTestify, joined Jacques Botbol, VP of Marketing at Verbit, to explore how the legal industry is evolving overall and responding to the current climate and need to work remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis. vTestify…
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Court & Legal Transcription Jobs – Get More Business

By Danielle Chazen

Transcriptionists and transcription companies are always seeking ways to uncover new projects and opportunities, including more court transcription jobs. Within the legal realm, quality transcripts are needed for a plethora of proceedings. Legal transcription work is often required to provide an admissible record of general correspondence and memos, attorney dictation, depositions, videotaped interviews, medical-legal reports, workers’ compensation transcription, legal agreements…
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Coronavirus Increases Number of Remote Depositions

By Danielle Chazen

Legal professionals are working on contingency plans in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Some of the world’s largest law firms, including Shearman & Sterling, are issuing travel bans and others like Dorsey & Whitney and Baker McKenzie are limiting nonessential travel and putting remote working protocols in place. More and more businesses are enlisting further measures to provide employees with…
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Webinar Recap: Ask The Legal Expert

By Danielle Chazen

Legal professionals are actively searching for insights on the impact of digital transformation on their roles and workloads. The legal industry is at a turning point. Due to the growing shortage of stenographers, professionals must embrace digital transformation, not fear it. Many legal professionals are already turning to technology to meet industry demands, remain competitive and service more clients. However,…
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Verbit Announces Strategic Partnership with STTI, Verbit CEO to Join Board of Directors

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is excited to announce our new strategic partnership with the Speech to Text Institute (STTI), a non-profit organization composed of businesses and practitioners from across the speech-to-text industry. Verbit’s CEO and co-founder, Tom Livne, will also join STTI’s board of directors. This collaboration will advance both companies’ missions to innovate the court reporting industry and drive transformation in legal…
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