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About O&L

A Company You Can Count On. People You Can Trust.

Litigation is never simple, but having the right team can make your job a lot easier. Today’s complex, multi-jurisdictional cases require an unprecedented amount of coordination and management, all on a global stage. The success of your case depends in great part on ensuring that your team is as experienced, professional, and dedicated as you are. For more than thirty years, O’Brien & Levine court reporting has been the trusted partner of high-caliber attorneys in private practices and at corporations around the country, providing a comprehensive suite of services, all tailored to individual requirements and work styles.

Experienced & Reliable Professionals

We are proud of every member of our team. From our case managers, support staff, and leadership to our extended network of court reporters and partner agencies, each member of the O&L team understands what it takes to do the job right and works proactively to stay one step ahead of your needs.

Comprehensive & Advanced Global Solutions

The business of court reporting and depositions has undergone a substantial technological evolution over the years, and O&L has been at the forefront of these developments. Today, in addition to traditional court reporting solutions, our team provides a full array of digital products and remote services that help you streamline your discovery and deposition process, control costs, and improve your entire team’s productivity.

Customized & Responsive 24/7 Service

Since day one, we’ve been dedicated to a requirements-based approach to service delivery. This means that in addition to being there for you whenever and wherever you need us – 24/7, anywhere in the world – we tailor the delivery of our services and support to suit the way you do business. We work the way you work so that there’s no disruption to your workflow and no learning curve to overcome.

A Global Network & A Strong Local Community

In the global economy cases are no longer contained within national or international borders. To compete and win, you need a team that’s by your side wherever your case takes you. As a member of the National Network Reporting Company (NNRC), O&L is one of more than fifty elite agencies that collectively process approximately 1,500 depositions each day – more than ten million since 1983. That reach and scale combined with our local expertise and leadership in the Boston legal community give our clients the best of both worlds – global access with a local touch. See how O’Brien & Levine is active in our Community.

Our Leadership Team

Kenny Zais, Owner/President

As president of this independently owned and operated global agency for nearly thirty years, Zais sets the tone for the entire O’Brien & Levine team with an unwavering focus on innovation and superior service. His early career experience with technology brands enabled him to position O&L at the forefront of emerging litigation technologies like real-time depositions, videoconferencing solutions, streaming content, and digital exhibits. Zais balances the application of these technologies with an old-school approach to customer service that’s based in a tradition of establishing trust and confidence to build long-term relationships.

A sought-after expert on litigation technology and a respected leader in legal communities at home in Boston and across the country, Zais shares his insights via articles in industry publications and donated his time and expertise to many organizations. His leadership experience includes director roles at both the National Network of Reporting Company (NNRC) (where he currently serves on the growth and marketing committee) and the Society for the Technological Advancement of Reporting (STAR).

Connect with Kenny on LinkedIn or reach him directly via email.

Deb Curran, Director of Business Development and Senior Account Executive

In her role at O’Brien & Levine, Deb’s affinity for the legal profession and strong focus on relationships give her great insight into what a litigation group expects and how to make a real difference in litigators’ practices every day, for every case.

An important part of her work is helping clients take full advantage of the latest legal technologies. Deb and her team provide customized guidance to attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants so they can leverage the time- and cost-saving efficiencies of O&L’s global service solutions. She also helps legal teams learn about the expedient new methods for conducting depositions and covering arbitrations and trials.

Before joining O&L, Deb oversaw business development for Legal Talk Network, bringing attorneys’ podcasts to attentive audiences. Previously, she was event manager with Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly where she created and managed a series of must-attend legal community events that continue to this day.

Complementing her work at O&L, Deb donates her time and expertise to serve on the boards and committees of several inspiring non-profit organizations including City Year and YWCA Boston.

Connect with Deb on LinkedIn or reach her directly via email.

Mary Vo, Production and Scheduling Supervisor

When it comes to customer service, Mary Vo is resolute. Mary started at O’Brien & Levine as a production specialist, but her innate understanding of the workflow and intersection between departments quickly earned her the role of scheduling supervisor. In this role she oversees O&L’s fast-paced scheduling and production departments – coordinating reporter and videographer expertise to meet the particulars of each scheduled proceeding She sees each assignment through to delivery of transcripts and video files, all per clients’ individual requests and standing orders.

Prior to O&L, Mary was with Citibank and Bank of America in personal banker positions, where her customer service focus was highly valued.

Connect with Mary on LinkedIn or reach her directly via email.

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