Produce Day-In-The-Life and Settlement Videos
Expand beyond depositions. These documentaries are just right for video producers who serve the legal profession. New product helps you develop another lucrative service you can offer attorneys.
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The New Yahoo Group “Legal Videographer’s Forum” This is a list for professional or semi-professional videographers who video-tape legal depositions or other legal proceedings. We are not connected with the group in any way, but recommend it highly because of the helpful and experienced people who work in video depositions. I hope you find it useful. Be sure to explore the archives. They are in The original Yahoo Group “legalvideo”
Two Geeks and a Lawyer Notice that this company provides much more than just video depositions or even video services. This is a trend in the business – to be technical consultants to attorneys.
Bill Buckley is one of the most successful producers of “Day in The Life” and “Settlement Brochure” videos. Visit Bill Buckley’s Web Site.
Certified Legal Video Specialist A division of the National Court Reporters Association
Provide More Video Services to Attorneys – From YesVideo now there is YesLaw.
Marketing to Attorneys rather than Court Reporters
(Please re-write this letter before you use it. Imagine if an attorney received two identical letters from two competing videographers! Neither would get the job.)
Mr. John Doe
Doe & Anderson, Attorneys
1111 Main Street
New Haven, CT 55555
Here, Mr. Doe…
…are six good reasons why Acme Video should be your sole source for your legal video needs:
1 You’ll be working with a company that, like you, understands the importance of discretion, professional demeanor and honesty.
2 You benefit from our long experience. We have been serving the New Haven area for over 19 years, and have a dozen years’ experience providing legal video services.
3 You need to make only one call. We can provide you with video/audio/CD and DVD duplication, deposition videotaping, prints from video, audio and video surveillance tape enhancements, video and audio playback equipment for trial use, even day-in-the-life productions.
4 You’re in good company. Repeat clients include the FBI, U.S. Immigration Services, the Clark County Circuit Court, Hartford Police Department, most local court reporting services and several local law firms.
5 We understand and work with your deadlines. In most instances, we can provide 24 – 48 hour turnaround, and pickup and delivery within the downtown area is free with any order. (Delivery services outside of the downtown area are available for a nominal charge.)
6 We understand your need for confidentiality and good record keeping. All projects and materials are kept confidential, and projects are billed net 30 days, with file names and case numbers referenced for your convenience.
We would welcome the opportunity to provide legal video expertise for your company, Mr. Doe. Please call me anytime at 555-3456 if you’d like additional information or a quote on any of our services.
Thank you for your consideration; we look forward to working with you.
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