SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#courtreporter–U.S. Legal Support, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of litigation support services, proudly announces the acquisition of Litivate Reporting + Trial Services.

Founded in 2006, Litivate Reporting + Trial Services provides expert litigation services including Court Reporting and Trial Consulting. As a product of their commitment to delivering exceptional service and effective trial technologies, Litivate has established a loyal following of some of the most accomplished litigators in the San Diego and San Francisco legal communities.

“The corporate culture of excellence and commitment to client service is the primary reason we chose to merge with U.S. Legal Support,” says Litivate founder Jim Drimmer. “We were impressed by the executive leadership’s strong court reporting roots, sense of professionalism, and forward-thinking business minds. Becoming a part of the U.S. Legal Support team, we are confident that our clients will be better served by additional service offerings, new and emerging technologies, and an expanded network of facilities across the nation.”

“We have enjoyed a friendly relationship with Litivate as competitors in the San Diego market for many years,” shared U.S. Legal Support CEO, Charles F. Schugart. “Jim Drimmer and Erik Thorsnes share our same entrepreneurial spirit, commitment and business philosophies. Bringing together these two incredible teams will further enhance our presence in San Diego, and we couldn’t be more pleased.”

About U.S. Legal Support

Headquartered in Houston, Texas and founded in 1996, U.S. Legal Support is a privately held company with over 85 offices located across the United States. As one of the leading providers of litigation services, U.S. Legal Support is the only litigation support company that provides a full suite of court reporting solutions, record retrieval, interpreting & translations, trial services and transcription services to major insurance companies, corporations and law firms nationwide. For more information about U.S. Legal Support, visit the company’s website at:


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