Case Study – Renee Lloyd

Name:  Renee Lloyd Location: Washington, DC What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I was employed as a word processor with a law firm. I decided to pursue a degree with a focus on computer technology. During my training, I discovered I had a strong interest in databases. How did […]

Case Study – Nate Emmerson

Name:  Nate Emmerson Location: Cincinnati, Ohio What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? My undergraduate degrees are actually in classics (Greek, Latin, and ancient history) and music performance. After a year in graduate school, I decided to leave academia and applied to law school while working here at Vorys, Sater, […]

Case Study – Mike McDonald

Name:  Mike McDonald Location: Cleveland, Ohio What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I transferred into litigation support from my role as a paralegal. My college degree is in audio production. Prior to entering the legal industry I worked as an audio engineer and had the obligatory stints as waiter […]

Case Study – Julie Carmona

Name:  Julie Carmona Location: Columbus, Ohio What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I was a trial paralegal for about 13 years. How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? I moved to Columbus, Ohio in 2003 from Dallas, Texas and I had the opportunity to […]

Case Study – Nancy Merreot

Name:  Nancy Merreot Location: Washington, DC What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? Network Administration and Website Development How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? I was hired to do software development and third-level support for all core applications at a law firm in Cleveland. […]

Case Study – Chris McDowell

Name:  Chris McDowell Location: Austin, TX What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? Between my honorable discharge from the USMC in 1997 (Security forces/Infantry) and my first litigation support position in 2004, I worked in corporate security administration, in the operations department of a route delivery software company and finally […]

Case Study – Todd Haley

Name:  Todd Haley Location: Washington, DC What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? For over 10 years, I was focused more on the information technology solutions within the legal industry. I started as a Database Analyst and handled IT for lawyers as a Director and CTO. How did you get […]

Case Study – Shawn Huston

Name:  Shawn Huston Location: Quincy, MA What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I was in college as an architecture major in Boston and needed a job at night to pay the bills. I had also done some construction work in the family business growing up. All things that would […]

Case Study – Tania Mabrey

Name:  Tania Mabrey Location: Washington, DC What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I feel like I have always been doing litigation support work since graduating from college – I just didn’t realize it at the time. My first job after college was working as an honors paralegal for the […]

Case Study – Andrew Davison

Name:  Andrew Davison Location: New York, NY What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I was a business student at McGill university, I’m probably one of the few people who came to this industry straight out of college. How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? […]

Case Study – Kimberly Peterson

Name:  Kimberly Peterson Location: Seattle, WA What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? When I finished paralegal school in 1992, the market in San Diego was flooded with newbie paralegals and I ended up taking a job as a legal secretary. Generally speaking, legal secretaries in San Diego are very […]

Case Study – John Randall

Name:  John Randall Location: San Antonio, TX What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? If you can believe it, I was working as a manager at a sports card and comics shop in Chicago. How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? I would say this […]

Case Study – Mark Lieb

Name:  Mark Lieb Location: Chicago, IL What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? IT How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? Temporary contract to fill in for a departing litigation support person. When did you realize that this career would be a good fit for […]

Case Study – Michael Creath

Name:  Michael Creath Location:  Nashville, TN What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? Information Technology for a Law Firm. How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? A 30 minute conversation with the Lit Support Manager at the firm where I was working. As I was […]

Case Study – Dianne Bonnet

Name:  Dianne Bonnet Location: New York, NY What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I was the manager of the Help Desk for 10 years. How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? Due to my reputation at my local office, the CIO and Litigation Support […]

Case Study – Patrick Murphy

Name:  Patrick Murphy Location: Washington, DC What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I started my career in litigation support, in a way, as a project assistant (read: spreadsheet monkey) for the securities team at a law firm. I have spent periods of my career away from it, in IT […]

Case Study – Mark Lindsey

Name:  Mark Lindsey Location: Dallas, TX What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? Information technology, technical support and network administration. How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? I started importing load files into Concordance and Summation and then completed my Summation Certified Trainer program. When […]

Case Study – Ken Marchese

Name:  Ken Marchese Location: Washington, DC What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I was driving a fish truck and doing carpentry on the side. How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? I went to paralegal school and was working as a gopher at a […]

Case Study – Bonnie-Elizabeth Powers

Name:  Bonnie-Elizabeth Powers Location: Washington, DC What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I was a legal assistant and about halfway through the process of applying to law school. How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community? Like most people who’ve been in more than 10 […]