WE ARE ALARIS

We provide the support you need, so you can focus on building strong cases for your clients.

building
 

Formerly known as Midwest, our new identity is a celebration of how we've grown together.

We know every case is demanding, so it's our mission to handle what we can on your behalf. To flex and pivot right alongside you. And since 1985, we've given our clients peace of mind. Thanks to their loyalty and support, our independently owned family of companies has grown to provide services throughout the nation. Our new name is a reflection of the success we've had together and a promise to continue the level of service you've come to expect from us.

Legal Concierge Services

Legal Concierge Services

Personalized service for complex cases

Learn how having an Alaris Relationship Manager can provide an extra layer of support throughout the life of your case, from discovery through trial or ADR.

legal concierge new2 kb
Additional Services

Additional Services

Specially Tailored Services 

Multi-District Litigation 

With more than 30 years of multi-district litigation experience, we have the expertise to handle your most complex cases.

Special Masters

Our expert panel of Special Masters is available to assist in overseeing litigation and quickly resolving complicated disputes. 

Corporate Services

We can create individualized partnerships with your organization to serve all of your company's litigation needs. 

 

In the news

We are leading the way, delivering expertise both in and out of the courtroom.

 

Video Trial Article

Oct. 30, 2017

The Power of Video in Trial

Imagine this scenario: you’re sitting on a jury early in the morning, trying to stay awake while listening to a witness read their deposition in a voice so monotone it...

lawyers as teachers

Oct. 23, 2017

Lawyers as Teachers

Trial lawyers, especially those in complex cases involving multiple documents, witnesses and complicated concepts and terminology, are faced with a challenge most teachers also face.

about hero3

Oct. 23, 2017

Video Deposition Benefits

Litigation

We’ve all heard the expression “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Well, in the case of a deposition,a video is worth a thousand pictures, so powerful is the impact...

rough draft

Oct. 20, 2017

Rough-Draft Transcripts

Litigation

A rough-draft transcript offers a generally less-expensive alternative to realtime transcription. In a rough-draft scenario, the reporter still sets up his or her CAT system to translate the steno strokes...

real time

Oct. 20, 2017

What is Realtime and why would you want it?

Litigation

Time was when steno machines would spew paper tape as the court reporter furiously pounded out the keystrokes that recorded testimony.

reporter real time

Oct. 20, 2017

Realtime Reporters

Not all reporters provide a realtime feed. Realtime reporters have to be familiar with setting up the technology involved in sending the realtime feed.

diverse vendor

Oct. 18, 2017

The Importance of Working with Diverse Vendors

Litigation

In today’s market, competitive fee structures and quality legal work are no longer enough for firms without a good diversity record to attract new corporate clients.

does that machine work2

Oct. 18, 2017

How Does That Little Machine Work?

Litigation

How do court reporters take down the spoken word at speeds that sometimes exceed 260 words per minute, using a machine that has only 24 keys? The steno keyboard was...