NFPA 2021 Annual Convention – Vendors & Sponsors
Capitol Lien Records and Research
Contact: Ryan Baker
Capitol Lien provides accurate & timely due diligence solutions to legal professionals nationwide. Leverage our personalized customer support years of experience to make decisions with confidence.
Cleveland Association of Paralegals
2022 NFPA Convention Host
CAP has been, and continues to be, instrumental in allowing paralegals to keep up to date with the rapid growth and technological changes in various legal sectors while advancing continuing education and the individual role of the paralegal in executing legal services.
Contact: Abigail Yeary
As the leading provider of software as a service solutions developed by lawyers for lawyers, DISCO is reinventing legal technology to automate and simplify complex and error-prone tasks that distract from practicing law. DISCO has been embraced by more than 400 law firms, including 75 of the top Am Law 200, as their first choice for innovative technologies that enhance the practice of law to help secure justice and win cases.
Contact: Kristin Hunter
Companies have chosen CSC as their business partner for more than 120 years. They rely on us to streamline complex workflows, improve efficiency, and ensure their most important assets are protected with stringent data security protocols. They know we will invest the time to understand their businesses and becomes a true extension of their teams. We are dedicated to exceeding our customers'
Engineering Systems, Inc. (ESi)
Contact: Joanne Noel
ESi is an engineering consulting and forensic investigation firm comprised of Ph.D.’s, engineers, scientists, and technicians who are experts in their field. ESi has over 30 years of experience solving challenging technical questions and has competencies with regulatory expertise, industry knowledge, and claims and litigation experience.
Contact: Ryan Johnson
Epiq is the global leader in technology-enabled legal services, corporate restructuring, cybersecurity, and business transformation solutions. We support law firms, enterprises, financial institutions, and government agencies with world-class teams, proven processes, effective end-to-end strategies, and a suite of leading-edge technologies to drive impactful operational change, scalable execution, and business-wide efficiencies.
Fat Pencil Studio
Contact: Joshua Cohen
Fat Pencil Studio uses visual tools to help you collaborate with experts, negotiate settlements, and prevail in court. We distill key facts and themes into engaging graphics such as maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, and animation. Our real-time 3d modeling process allows complex details to be understood by everyone at the table, whether meeting in-person or online.
George Washington University
Contact: Lucero Flores
National Association of Professional Process Servers (NAPPS)
Contact: Claire Scull
NAPPS is a Worldwide Organization of the largest community of professional process servers and the first resource for credible information regarding the profession. Founded in 1982 in Las Vegas NV, NAPPS today has well over 2,000 members representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, seven Canadian provinces and nearly two dozen foreign countries. It is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
Registered Agent Solutions, Inc.
Contact: Brian Johnson
RASi is a professional registered agent service company, which provides the best value for corporate and registered agent services through innovative technologies, competitive pricing and quality service. With offices in all 50 States, DC and international jurisdictions, RASi represents thousands of companies across the nation.
Contact: Eric Parish
Ricoh USA is an information management and digital services company connecting technology, processes, and people. As part of a global leader, we create competitive advantage for over 1.4 million businesses and solve problems for companies large and small. We use a wide range of systems, platforms, and image technology to make data accessible to people faster and with more insight than ever before.
T-Scan Record Retrieval
Contact: Jay Jenkins
At T-Scan, we are never 100% sure which side we reside on. When it comes to retrieval, we definitely geek-out. We admit it. Our service is powered by out-of-the-box thinking. Our obsession makes us awkward at parties. We are the retrieval nerds in a room full of posers. We are the Professor of Record Retrieval. Our clients trust our pocket protector dedication to our passion, our nerdy desire to nail the details, and our constant rethinking of creative ways to solve the problem. We strive for straight A’s.
Contact: Susan Clift
Friday Night Social Prize Sponsor
Genex IME is a leader in Independent Medical Exams (IME) for workers’ compensation, auto, disability and legal clients nationwide. At Genex, we uniquely integrate hard data, clinical expertise, and rigorous QA standards to deliver an easy-to-use, trustworthy IME process so you can receive an accurate, defensible decision, every time.
Contact: Linda Vadel
Friday Social Door Prizes
Intoxalock is an Ignition Interlock Device industry leader with over 30 years of experience, the most locations nationwide, same-day install and the most 5 star TrustPilot reviews. We service more than 100,000 customers annually and is an industry leading provider of ignition interlock devices. Our excellent customer support, proven accuracy and convenient locations are all reasons customers choose Intoxalock over other providers.
Naegeli Deposition & Trial
Contact: Erin Martuscelli
For over 40 years, NAEGELI Deposition and Trial has been known as the industry’s leading choice for court reporting and litigation support. Awarded for “Outstanding Professional Service” and “Best Court Reporting Firm,” we continually strive to set the standard with all-inclusive services and cutting-edge technology. With our corporate headquarters located in Portland, Oregon and additional offices throughout the United States, we provide nationwide court reporters, videography, video conferencing, legal copying and scanning, trial technology consultants and trial technicians, legal interpreting and transcription services. With combined decades of experience amongst our expert court reporting and trial support teams, NAEGELI provides peace of mind every step of the way.
Advanced Paralegal Institute
Contact: Renee Sova
Award Sponsor and NFPA Partner
The Advanced Paralegal Institute provides online advanced specialty courses to legal professionals who wish to enhance their value to employers through specialized paralegal education.
Barran Liebman LLP
Contact: Brandon Rueda
Litigation Session Sponsor; Local Association Management Workshop Sponsor; Friday Night Social Door Prize
At Barran Liebman LLP, our experienced and dedicated attorneys focus on representing employers and providing solutions to our clients' employment law and labor management needs. Our attorneys specialize in five areas including employment advice, employment litigation, higher education compliance and litigation, labor relations, and employee benefits. We represent employers of all sizes throughout all industries, regarding employment matters such as sexual harassment, collective bargaining, and wrongful discharge, to name a few.
Contact: Fran Regan
Corporate CLE Track Sponsor
Wherever and however you do business, CT Corporation acts as an extension of your business and helps you stay compliant. Over the last 125 years, our relentless drive to get it right—the first time, every time—has made CT the trusted, global leader in legal compliance solutions. CT Corporation is the global leader of legal entity management, corporate compliance and due diligence solutions.
Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue LLP
Contact: Tony Roberts
Smorgasboard CLE Track Sponsor
Our experienced lawyers offer practical legal solutions in areas including real estate law, business law, litigation and estate planning and administration. From offices in Portland and Salem, Oregon we advise clients in industries ranging from real estate, construction and agriculture to hospitality, healthcare and insurance.
Evolution Process Service
Contact: Jillian Newkirk
Tote Bag Sponsor
Our process serving company was founded on the principle of efficiency. We specialize and thrive in challenging jobs. For over 20 years we have served the needs of the nation with integrity, dependability, and promptness. You should be able to trust your legal support specialist to handle any issues they are tasked with completing. Evolution Process Service is happy to help you accomplish your services through to judgment. We always work hard to accomplish our goals as quickly as possible, so you don’t have any delays in your legal process.
Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S.
Student Scholarship Sponsor
Founded in 1993, Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S. provides dynamic client service in all phases of civil defense and insurance coverage litigation. The firm does not aspire to be a "full service" law firm. We limit our practice to civil defense work so that we can do this very well.
Contact: Susan Clift
Friday Convention Social Sponsor
Larkins Vakura Kayser LLP
LVK works to understand what matters most to you in your case—factoring in financial stakes, risk tolerance and the legal and factual complexities. We do this to tailor the type and level of service each client needs to achieve the best outcome. We clarify the complex and quickly cut to the strategies, evidence and arguments that will ring loud, clear and true with decision makers. Compared to other, often larger firms, we staff matters leanly with the belief that a well-placed approach isn’t about the numbers. It’s about the talent. We apply left and right brain thinking in all we do—we are practical and creative, disciplined and resourceful, process-driven and agile.
Miller Nash LLP
With over 140 attorneys across a variety of industry and practice areas, we have the depth and bench strength to handle the most complex transactional and litigation work, yet we’re lean enough to ensure direct access to senior partners. We are focused on being exactly what our local, national, and international clients need.
Contact: Brian Burnor
NFPA Corporate Partner
OnCall Discovery is an online search directory, where legal professionals can easily find, connect with, and review litigation support companies. All companies are verified prior to listing and provide services from eDiscovery and Forensics to Data Collection and Court Reporting across the U.S. Reviewing a provider is easily done online, with published reviews anonymous and verified for professionalism. As a woman, veteran, and minority owned business - we are committed to promoting and serving diverse professional communities.
Pixis and ZR Zoning Reports, a division of Outland Enterprises, LLC
Available 24-hours a day: 1-800-276-1165
Contact: Terry Smith
NFPA Corporate Partner
Outland Enterprises provides 24-hour nationwide commercial due diligence services through its divisions Pixis and ZR Zoning Reports, LLC. Pixis specializes in large multi-state, multi-site projects. Pixis coordinates ALTA surveys in all 50 states as well as providing the equivalent of an ALTA survey in Canada, U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Zoning Reports LLC has been providing zoning services to our clients for over 50 years. Whether you have one site or thousands of sites, our team of professionals has the knowledge and experience working with municipalities nationwide to complete your project. We take the headache out of your due diligence requirements. As a National Breast Cancer Foundation sponsor, Outland Enterprises, LLC, has pledged to provide NBCF “Hope Kits” through its divisions Pixis and ZR Zoning Reports, to women undergoing breast cancer treatment as a tangible expression of hope, comfort, and encouragement.
Perkins Coie LLP
Contact: Julie Markley
Dealing with Difficult People Workshop Sponsor; Friday Night Social Door Prize
Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,200 lawyers in offices across the United States and Asia, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.
Stoel Rives LLP
Litigation Track Sponsor
Stoel Rives is a member of TerraLex® an international network of 155 leading Independent law firms serving the business needs of clients around the globe. This membership gives our clients access to local counsel in 100 foreign countries and 44 U.S. states. More than 20 practice specialties are represented In the network, including banking, corporate, environmental, insurance, intellectual property, labor & employment, real estate, tax, and transport & logistics.
Table 8 Litigation Solutions
Contact: Robin Nodland and Catherine Teach
Paralegal of the Year Sponsor
Table 8 Litigation Solutions is a Worldwide Network of professional court reporters, videographers and trial support companies independently owned, with high standards that will treat you as if you were one of their own clients. Every firm in the Table 8 network stands ready to handle any case, including your most complex, delivering your product to you in the latest electronic formats that you require for your high-tech working environment.
The Wendi Atwood Rogers Foundation
Contact: Cynthia Minchillo
Wendi Rogers was only one person, but she made a big difference. This Foundation carries on her legacy through our mentorship programs, community service, and giving. We welcome you to Watch us, Follow us and Join us in helping others succeed through mentorship today.
Torri Legal Services
Contact: Torri Schaffer
Torri’s Legal Services is a woman-owned company that has been simplifying Service of Process for law firms and pro se clients since 1990. Our highly qualified, dedicated litigation support team has years of experience with all aspects of legal services – from serving process nationwide and locally; rush service and timed service; domesticating foreign subpoenas; local, foreign, and domestic subpoenas; skip tracing; and document retrieval. At Torri’s Legal Services, we manage all your legal services needs with just one phone call.
Contact: Luis Guzman
HiDow’s pre-programmed therapeutic TENS and EMS modes have been carefully designed by physical therapists and health care professionals to give the best stim experience on the market. No bite. No sting. Only smooth, soothing, pulsations that will provide fast-acting pain relief so you can get back in the game. Our devices offer 3 therapies in 1 one machine where most stim machines only use either TENS or EMS programs, not both. HiDow’s unique line of electro-therapy equipment uses both with an additional Microcurrent setting.
Contact: Jack Hartwing
We believe in a seamless eDiscovery workflow. This means that you send us your legal project, and we take care of the rest. We leverage our partnerships to fill in any gaps in the workflow. This way, you are dealing with one point of contact for a multitude of eDiscovery services. We value your time and don’t waste it juggling communication with multiple service providers for a single project.