Advanced Depositions and JDR Join Forces

Irvine, CA (January 2015) – John Anderson, owner and CEO of Philadelphia-based JD Reporting, and Jon Olsen, co-founder and president of Irvine, CA-based Advanced Depositions, are excited to announce their acquisition of Advanced Depositions, from its founding shareholders. In conjunction with this transaction, JD Reporting (founded as James DeCrescenzo Reporting) will become part of the Advanced Depositions family of companies.

“Jon Olsen and I are extremely grateful for the opportunity to acquire Advanced Depositions from its founding shareholders, including David Vandygriff and his fellow executives at Advanced Discovery,” said John Anderson, now the CEO of Advanced Depositions. “The joining of Advanced Depositions and JD Reporting creates a bi-coastal operation with industry-leading court reporters, legal videographers, trial technicians, and customer support personnel, as well as a very experienced and well-rounded management team. We are excited to continue building upon the company’s outstanding culture and brand.”

About Advanced Depositions:
Advanced Depositions is a leading national court reporting and litigation support company, which is actively seeking to grow by adding court reporters, agencies, and sales personnel to its team. If you are a court reporter, prospective employee or firm owner who is interested in joining Advanced Depositions, please send all inquiries to Jon Olsen at: Jon@advanceddepositions.com.

Advanced Depositions joins the Orange County Bar Foundation’s Project SELF program

Strong communities benefit all of us, and Advanced Depositions is proud to give back to our local community by supporting the Orange County Bar Foundation, Inc. (OCBF).

This year, we are excited to be part of the OCBF’s 2014 Project SELF (Summer Employment in Law Firms) program by offering a local student an internship opportunity with Advanced Depositions, which provides high-quality deposition services, including court reporting and innovative technology-based solutions for a wide array of law firms. Project SELF targets low-income students—mostly Latino—who are entering their senior year of high school in Santa Ana and who have urgent needs for youth development services, job skills and college readiness assistance.

Our student intern joined us on June 24 and will spend eight weeks gaining valuable experience by participating alongside Advanced Depositions team members in the areas of sales, calendaring, transcript production and invoicing. This will enable him to see how we serve a client, from initial request through final billing.

“We are pleased to support our community and especially to provide this opportunity for a student to learn about the role depositions play in the legal process and how our court reporting, technology and other services support the legal profession. At the same time, he is gaining valuable business skills in a setting that is a positive alternative for spending his summer,” says Jon Olsen, Advanced Depositions executive vice president. “This program brings very bright and engaged students who are a joy to be around. Our team is enjoying this as much as our intern is enjoying working with us.”

In addition to working 20-30 hours per week in our office fulfilling a variety of responsibilities, the Advanced Depositions intern participates in other program activities, including a day at the courthouse and a recognition dinner.

The OCBF Project SELF program placed 67 interns with Orange County law firms and businesses this year.

Participating in the OCBF Project SELF program is part of Advanced Depositions’ generous and ongoing support for the OCBF, which has included hosting or sponsoring events and fulfilling other community needs.

To learn more about the program, click here:
http://www.ocbarfoundation.org/programs/project_self.html

About the Orange County Bar Foundation

Located in central Santa Ana, the Orange County Bar Foundation (OCBF) is committed to its mission of keeping at-risk youth out of jail, in school, healthy and drug free through education, counseling and mentoring. The OCBF is proud to serve over 1,100 at-risk Orange County youth every year. Established in 1969 as the philanthropic arm of the Orange County Bar Association, it has since grown into a strong, independent 501(c)3 charitable agency.

 

Advanced Depositions Appoints New VP of Sales to Fuel Growth

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Jeff Eastin to help lead sales force and shape business development strategies for industry-leading court reporting company

Advanced Depositions, a leading provider of court reporting services and deposition technology, today announced the addition of Jeff Eastin to its Executive Team. He is an equity partner and vice president of Sales. Jeff will be responsible for assisting with the implementation and shaping of the company’s business development strategies. He will be based at the corporate headquarters of Advanced Depositions in Irvine, Calif.

“We are very proud to welcome Jeff. With his experience and knowledge of the industry, we feel he will be an incredible asset and a valued member of the team for many years to come,” said David Vandygriff, CEO of Advanced Depositions.

Over his diverse 20-year career in deposition services and the legal document industry, Jeff has risen from account executive to sales manager to director of business development. At Advanced Depositions, he will use his experience to help grow the company’s business and expand its market share.

“Having worked with Jeff in the past, I’m confident that with his assistance, we will achieve our business goals for the next few years and continue to be recognized as one of the finest and most dynamic deposition services companies in the country,” Vandygriff said.

Jeff will be reuniting professionally with Vandygriff and also with Jon Olsen, executive vice president of Advanced Depositions. Jeff worked with both executives during the course of his tenure as a top producing sales executive in the litigation support arena. In addition to his career in the legal industry, Jeff has also played professional international basketball. He studied business and communications in college while competing on the basketball team.

About Advanced Depositions
Advanced Depositions is a premium court reporting and litigation support company, which provides deposition services and the most experienced legal professionals worldwide. The company’s unique combination of cutting-edge technological expertise and personal attention to client needs has become a rarity in the legal field and is what differentiates Advanced Depositions from others in a crowded market. Advanced Depositions provides cost-effective service and unmatched quality for every client. Its team of experienced professionals have the resources and industry know-how to manage all cases regardless of size or complexity.

Media Contact: Glenda Hoffman
855-811-3376
http://advanceddepositions.com

Advanced Depositions Sponsors OC Hispanic Bar Association Holiday Party

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Advanced Depositions is proud to sponsor the 2013 Orange County Hispanic Bar Association (HBA) Holiday Party and toy drive. The event takes place on Thursday, December 5, at Avila’s El Ranchito in Santa Ana, California.

Advanced Depositions, the leading provider of court reporting services and technology solutions for depositions, is pleased to announce its $1,500 sponsorship of the OC Hispanic Bar Associations 2013 Holiday Party. The event takes place on Thursday, December 5 at Avila’s El Ranchito in Santa Ana, California.  The event is free for sitting judges and law students participating in the HBA mentoring program.

Guests of the HBA Holiday Party are asked to bring an unwrapped toy to benefit KidWorks, a non-profit organization benefiting at-risk children and teens in Santa Ana.  Monetary contribution or gift cards are also welcome in lieu of a gift.

During the event, the election results will be announced for the 2014 HBA Board of Directors.

For more information please visit http://advanceddepositions.com/ or http://www.ochba.org/

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About Advanced Depositions

Advanced Depositions is a premium court reporting and litigation support company. The company provides deposition services and top-of-the-line professionals worldwide.

What sets them apart is a unique combination of technological expertise for a new era, and the traditional personal attention that has become a rarity in the legal field. With the best of both, they aim to craft a unique, cost-effective service advantage for every client. Advanced Depositions’ team of highly experienced professionals have the resources and expertise to manage all cases regardless of size or complexity.

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Technology Finally Breaks Through!

Paperless DepositionsThe time has come for a truly paperless deposition.

Tired of scanning,  printing, shipping  or carrying heavy  boxes to your  depositions? Advanced Exhibit allows you to mark, introduce and share electronic exhibits in real time during the deposition, using an iPad interface.

Advanced Exhibit combines all the advantages of paper with the speed, portability and ease of software:
• Maintain confidentiality of documents until each is introduced as an exhibit.
• Exhibits are shared one-by-one with all parties in real time.
• Deponents, co-counsel, opposing counsel and even interested parties at remote locations all receive the exhibit simultaneously without waiting for a litigation services company to scan, reproduce and deliver copies.
• Personal exhibit copies can be highlighted, annotated, etc., using an iPad.
• No scanning, photocopying or delivery charges.
• No advance shipping or carrying heavy boxes.
• No wasting multiple paper copies.
• Remote depositions can be handled the same way as in-person depositions.
• Exhibits can be shared via email, even during the deposition.
• Maintain official versions of exhibits and personal, annotated copies.
• Documents are stored on a secure cloud-based server.

Advanced Exhibit, powered by the proven eDepoze litigation software, is one more example of how Advanced Depositions delivers innovative legal services.

Give us a call today to find out more! 855.811.DEPO

Advanced Depositions Launches New Website for Court Reporting Support and Litigation Services

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Advanced Depositions, a leading provider in court reporting services and technology solutions for depositions, is proud to announce the launch of its new website at http://advanceddepositions.com.

Irvine, California (PRWEB) October 02, 2013

“Our Passion is Our Commitment” is the home page title on the company’s new website, and every page bears out the message. Advanced Depositions is a premium court reporting and litigation support company, providing deposition services and top-of-the-line professionals to clients around the world. Based in Irvine, CA and with a special focus on the Southern California legal industry, the company and its team of highly experienced professionals have the resources and expertise to manage any case, regardless of size or complexity, for clients in single or multiple locations around the world.

“Our new website is a statement about the kind of people we are and about the new levels of service we promise, said David Vandygriff, CEO. “The look is inviting, and the functionality of the site makes it very simple for attorneys and legal support professionals to schedule a variety of necessary court reporting services at any location where we can support their success.”

The new website is designed to be intuitive and very easy to use, offering multiple ways to schedule a wide variety of court reporting services. It showcases all Advanced Depositions’ offerings, including court reporting, legal videography, real-time reporting, interpretation and translation, transcription service, exhibit linking, same day rough transcripts, transcript synchronization and audio/video editing and conversion.

The website also features Advanced Depositions’ innovative, industry-leading deposition technology, including:

  • Advanced Connect: an online transcript repository for searching and downloading transcripts, exhibits, reports and other documents online
  • Advanced Exhibit: a feature that enables paperless access and exhibit sharing during a deposition using an iPad powered by eDepoze
  • Advanced Live: streaming video deposition services for multiple participants in different locations
  • Advanced App: for accessing both Advanced Connect and Advanced Exhibit on mobile devices.

“We’re eager to deliver our concierge-quality service every way we can,” said Executive Vice President Jon Olsen. “Our website offers a blog featuring company news and events, industry insights, and a special reporter corner where our colleagues can share issues, ideas and perspectives on their side of the legal services field. We want it to be a resource for our clients and associates who want court news and information about new tools and ideas for legal professionals. They’ll see updates on Advanced Depositions’ new service offerings, but really, we hope they’ll think of this blog as belonging to them.”

“It doesn’t look like the usual legal service website,” said Executive Vice President Joe Bernal. “Our creative team used cutting-edge programming as a foundation for a site that’s forward-thinking, welcoming and highly responsive. That’s exactly the message we send in everything we do. We take great pride in the signed client testimonials about our work. We hope every visitor will sign up for our company newsletter and use the social networks to keep up with all the latest happenings in the field.” Advanced Depositions invites you to visithttp://advanceddepositions.com to learn more.

About Advanced Depositions, LLC
Advanced Depositions is a premium court reporting and litigation support services company. We provide deposition services to top-of-the-line professionals worldwide. What sets us apart, we feel, is a unique combination: technological expertise for a new era and the traditional personal attention that has become a rarity in the legal field. With the best of both, we aim to craft a unique, cost-effective service advantage for every client.

Advanced Depositions is proud to be a “Gourmet Sponsor” for the 2013 March of Dimes

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Advanced Depositions is proud to be a “Gourmet Sponsor” for the 2013 March of Dimes Los Angeles Signature Chefs Auction on October 6.

An evening of world-class cuisine, wine tasting and entertainment, the Signature Chefs Auction at Santa Monica’s Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows gathers Los Angeles’ most respected chefs offering signature dishes specially created for the evening, and selected wines poured by prestigious California vintners, all to support the vital work of the March of Dimes. The finest local restaurants including Barnyard, Church & State, Cliff’s Edge, Cut, FIG , Il Grano, Michael’s, Patina, Picca, Ray’s and Stark Bar, Sugarfish, Umami, Villetta, Waterloo and City will be represented. David L. Vandygriff, Advanced Depositions CEO, said, “The Signature Chefs Auction is a great evening serving a great cause, and we’re pleased to lend our sponsorship.”

Click here to read more: http://www.marchofdimes.com/california/events/events_10783.html

Advanced Depositions Announces New Corporate Headquarters

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Advanced Depositions, specializing in court reporting and deposition support services, announces the opening of its new Irvine corporate headquarters.

“We are thrilled to unveil our new premiere Southern California facility,” said David Vandygriff, CEO of Advanced Depositions. “We have invested significant capital in the facility – especially in its technological capabilities. We know that our investment is going to provide an entirely new kind of experience for our clients and take our business to the next level.”

The new headquarters are located in Irvine, Skypark Circle, less than 1 mile from John Wayne airport about a mile from the previous location. The state of the art 10,000 sq ft facility features a high-speed Internet connection to facilitate streaming video services and houses spacious, modern conference rooms that can accommodate large depositions with capacities ranging from 8-24 people. Rooms also feature HD videoconference capabilities each equipped with large plasma monitors with Apple TV (iPad) integration.

There are eight other facilities run by Advanced Depositions: one each in San Francisco, San Jose, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, and New York City, and two in Los Angeles.

Advanced Depositions, a subsidiary of Advanced Discovery, provides a full array of services including world-class court reporting, legal videography and translation services, streaming video technology (SVT) services, video conferencing, 24/7 online transcript and exhibit repository and paperless exhibit management systems.

ABOUT ADVANCED DEPOSITIONS:
Advanced Depositions is a premiere court reporting and litigation support services company. No other company has the winning blend of the latest in technology and the most highly skilled people that makes Advanced Depositions unique. Our team of highly experienced professionals has the resources, attention to detail and customer service skills to effectively manage all of your cases, no matter how large, specialized or complex. Advanced Depositions provides complete deposition services worldwide, online access to calendar and transcript information, exhibit imaging, physical and online transcript and document repositories, legal video, videoconferencing and related technologies.

For more information contact:

Website: www.advanceddepositions.com
Company: Advanced Depositions
Contact Name: Joe Bernal
Contact Email: joe.bernal@advanceddepositions.com
Contact Phone: 855.811.DEPO

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