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Alaris Litigation Services


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Apr. 22, 2019

Have You Heard about Our Go Green Efforts?

In an industry that has always been highly depended on paper, modern conservation efforts and tools have produced a significant positive impact in the world of litigation.


Apr. 3, 2019

Ten Simple Promises to Our Clients

Alaris created 10 simple promises, based on our core values, that we strive to achieve each day. We believe our core values help us to deliver the best possible customer experience.

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Mar. 28, 2018

Certifiable Truths: Real talk from real court reporters about the real benefits of certification.


Let’s face it: getting certified to be a court reporter isn’t the most fun task in the world.

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Feb. 14, 2018

Customer Focus, Connection and Challenges


As the founder and CEO of Alaris Litigation Services, my goal for our company is simple: our customers have problems, we have solutions and we’ll make them happen.

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Oct. 23, 2017

Video Deposition Benefits


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...

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Oct. 20, 2017

Rough-Draft Transcripts


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...

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Oct. 20, 2017

What is Realtime and why would you want it?


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

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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.

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Oct. 18, 2017

The Importance of Working with Diverse Vendors


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.

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Oct. 18, 2017

How Does That Little Machine Work?


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...

Alaris Trial Services


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Nov. 8, 2018

Alaris Owner and CEO to Be Honored for Excellence in Legal Innovation

Debbie Weaver, owner and CEO of Alaris, will be honored at the Missouri Lawyers Media inaugural Top Legal Innovation Awards for the creation of Alaris Online Litigation.


Feb. 22, 2018

Five Tips for a Successful War Room


As a member of the legal community, you’ve more than likely experienced a war room situation.

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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...

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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.