Our Services

We eagerly meet the routine and urgent demands of our legal clients, many of whom run highly specialized practices, throughout the U.S. and abroad.

In any case, consider GLS to be your on-the-spot, one-call resource for stenographic, photographic and videotaping services. With a national network of carefully screened court reporters, technological support, and videoconferencing venues, we deliver the personnel, equipment and facilities to serve you effectively and efficiently without stress.

Please take a moment to review our Deposition Services and Videotaping Capabilities, as well as our Videoconferencing and Specialty Services.

Deposition Services

Our professionals come prepared to accomplish your job with the proper technological support. GLS offers:

  • E-transcripts
  • Adobe PDF
  • MS Word
  • ASCII
  • Uploaded and scanned exhibits

Our realtime reporting transmits directly to your laptop during proceedings. The latest realtime technology also enables us to clarify otherwise inaudible situations, as when two people are speaking at once.

Please choose the delivery system that suits your time frame and processes:

  • Realtime
  • Daily
  • Expedited
  • Rough Draft

Realtime Transcription

Realtime transcription – Allows you to view the written word instantaneously via wireless ipad feed.

Realtime transcription in the cloud – Offers you or your legal staff the ability to read the live transcript feed from anywhere, even your own office.

Videotaping Capabilities

For video and still photography, GLS exists as an all-in-one resource for the facility, the technology and expert personnel who are trained to accommodate the legal profession. Whether you come to us or we come to you, with confidence you can rely upon our technology and video support in the following areas:

  • Depositions
  • Day-in-the-Life
  • Mock Trials
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Site Preservation
  • Photography

Expert synchronization affords you the opportunity
to simultaneously read, listen to, and view testimony.

Specialty Services

For over three decades, GLS has surpassed clients’ expectations by understanding their unique needs and thereby placing stenographers who possess specific areas of expertise on the job. Our areas of reporting experience include the following:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Environmental
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Technical
  • Patent Infringement
  • Aviation
  • Product Liability

Additionally, we solve any cultural communication concerns with trained personnel who adeptly provide the following support:

  • Translations
  • Interpretation

We are NOT a clearing house for stenographers; instead, we locate the skills and the technology to fulfill the assignment—typically beyond the expectations of our clients. If your request is out of the ordinary, simply ask. We are here to serve you.

  • If a jeans company had not taken No Excuses for its name, I would suggest the motto for GLS. This is one of the most reliable reporting firms I’ve had the pleasure to work with.

    Joseph Sukup; Gruel, Mills, Nims & Pylman; Grand Rapids, MI
  • GLS has been my reporting firm of choice for over 20 years. Their record for accuracy is second to none, their dedication to the profession is immeasurable, and I most certainly appreciate the quick turnaround time.

    John C. Buchanan, Trial Attorney, Buchanan & Beckering, Grand Rapids, MI
  • I was immediately impressed with GLS’s ability to set up shop anywhere. They deliver on their promise to be wherever they are needed. That kind of flexibility is of great value in my work, and their turnaround time is fantastic.

    Stephen S. Muhich, Labor/Litigation Section; Dykema, Gossett; Grand Rapids, MI
  • First and foremost, GLS reporters are accurate. I’ve also worked with them on cases in which there were many last-minute changes, and they’ve always managed to come through for us.

    George Pazuniak, Patent Lawyer; Connolly, Bove, Lodge & Hutz; Wilmington, DE

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