Our Court Reporter Blog

Too many people make the mistake of thinking that the court reporter industry is one that is static and plodding in terms of its changes and its innovations. The truth of the matter is that this industry, much like the legal world overall, is one that is constantly changing and moving forward. Those who make sure to remain up-to-date with regards to these changes will provide themselves with clear professional advantages. They will see forthcoming trends and they will stay ahead of the curve with regards to how they provide their services.

As such, the team at Elizabeth Gallo Court Reporting, LLC is writing a court reporter blog that will focus on news and events that could affect you and your career. We will provide regular updates with stories that relate to what court reporters do and any trends that should be noticed. We hope that you will continue to check back regularly to see what’s happening in the court reporter world. You’ll only have to look in one place for this news and you’ll stay on top of everything that’s happening.

Attorney-Client Privilege Protections May Extend to Company Investors

      A recent decision issued by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims could change the landscape regarding discovery – specifically expanding attorney-client privilege in commercial litigation. Under the court’s ruling, attorney client privilege includes communication with outside investors who have some stake in the litigation in question. The Court’s Ruling The decision involved. Continue reading…

Eleventh Circuit Throws Out Seven-Figure Attorney’s Fee Award

A panel of federal judges found that a seven-figure attorneys fee award to the lawyers representing several financial institutions suing Home Depot over a breach was inappropriate. The Eleventh Circuit vacated at $15.3 million fee award, remanding it to the lower court with instructions to reduce the fee award. The underlying lawsuit involved a 2014. Continue reading…

Georgia’s First Talcum Powder Lawsuit Ends in Mistrial

Earlier this year, the state of Georgia’s first lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson involving talcum powder-induced cancer ended in a mistrial. After just three days of deliberation, the jury was deadlocked, according to an article on Law.com. Deliberation followed nearly three weeks of testimony.   The jury was at an impasse of 10 to 2. Continue reading…

Non-Lawyers May Soon be Able to Practice Law in California

  Earlier this summer, the California State Bar’s Task Force on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services met to discuss proposed rule changes regarding the legal practice of law in the state. The meeting was particularly focused on addressing the ongoing issue in California – and across the nation – of access to justice. The. Continue reading…

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