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.

Creditors Seeking Clearly Expired Debts in Bankruptcy Court Allowed, SCOTUS Rules

The Supreme Court of the United States recently held that creditors seeking repayment of debts evan after the statute of limitations has passed is allowable without sanctions, according to a Jurist.Org feature report. The recent case originated from Aleida Johnson’s, an Alabama resident, lawsuit against creditor Midland Funding. Midland Funding is a credit management corporation. Continue reading…

Amanda’s Legal Apps of the Week

Amanda’s App Pick of the Week continues this week to overcome those challenging days with some apps that help manage your work and social life. 24Me offers legal professionals the ability to keep track of their work duties and personal life in a single app. With this app, a user can store everything: Calendars, Tasks,. Continue reading…

EGCR’s Fun Legal Fact of the Week

EGCR’s Fun Legal Fact of the Week is here to help you get through the work week by sharing a random fact about a state law, regulation, and more! Regardless of one’s resident or marital status, an individual can adopt a child or an adult in the state of Maine. Additionally, if the the person. Continue reading…

Boilerplate Discovery Responses Cause Judges to say “No More Warnings” to Counsel

In two recent cases, Liguria Foods, Inc. v. Griffith Laboratories, Inc., C 14-3041-MWB (N.D. Iowa Mar. 13, 2017) and Fischer v. Forrest, Nos. 14 Civ. 1304 (PAE) (AJP), 14 Civ. 1307 (PAE) (AJP) (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 28, 2017) the judges presiding in the courtroom reprimanded attorneys for using boilerplate discovery responses in their pleadings. Both judges. Continue reading…

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