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StoryCloud Announces Tony R. Skogen, Jr. as New General Counsel

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StoryCloud recently expanded its team with the addition of Tony R. Skogen, Jr. as the company's General Counsel. 

"We are very excited that Tony Skogen has joined our team," said Ken Kalb, CEO of StoryCloud; "Tony's diverse array of business and legal knowledge and experience will guide his advice and counsel and lend itself well to our operations and business development. And, his work as a trial attorney for both the Plaintiff and Defense bar give him a unique perspective on the value of the video deposition.”

Mr. Skogen is a California licensed attorney and brings more than a dozen years of litigation practice and business advice to the table. He will focus on strategic and tactical business development in addition to providing legal counsel to the company.

Mr. Skogen is also currently a partner at Rowe Mullen, LLP, an “AV” rated, full-service, law firm in La Jolla, California, where he focuses on business and employment issues.  He received his J.D. from the University of San Diego, School of Law in 2004, and his B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2000. He married his law school sweetheart, Daphne, who also practices law in San Diego. The couple has two young daughters.  

"We absolutely believe Tony Skogen will help StoryCloud meet its goal to provide a world-class product and a scalable business model," said Ken Kalb, CEO of StoryCloud.

About StoryCloud

StoryCloud is the leading provider of affordable, nationwide legal video deposition services for litigators. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud, making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. The company holds three major patents with nine more pending. StoryCloud provides a complete platform for legal video recording, conferencing, and content management, empowering attorneys to be more efficient and cost effective. For more information, visit www.storycloud.co.

Contact Information

Kenneth J. Kalb
CEO
info@storycloud.co
(866) 787-6774

StoryCloud, leading provider of low cost legal video and proud sponsor of more than 20 legal associations throughout the US

SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StoryCloud, the nation's leading provider of low cost video services for litigators, with nearly 150 major law firms on the platform, is proud to announce its nationwide support of the legal community. 

These organizations are dedicated to empowering and educating attorneys, both plaintiff and defense, to promote fair advocacy and justice to all. As a legal services company, StoryCloud is proud to be a financially supportive member.

"We're delighted to be a part of the legal community with active participation and sponsorships," said StoryCloud CEO Ken Kalb. "StoryCloud is committed to the legal community that we serve, not just with our low cost legal video and cloud based services, but through our company social responsibility initiatives. It is an honor to be a part of such worthy organizations, all of whom believe in the rule of law."

For more information about the organizations listed above, please visit their web sites.

About StoryCloud

StoryCloud is the leading provider of affordable, nationwide legal video deposition services for litigators. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud, making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. The company holds three major patents with nine more pending. StoryCloud provides a complete platform for legal video recording, conferencing, and content management, empowering attorneys to be more efficient and cost effective. For more information, visit www.storycloud.co.

Contact Information

Grace O’Brien, In-House Attorney
info@storycloud.co
(866) 787-6774

StoryCloud Announces Nationwide Brand Ambassador Support Coverage for Its Low Cost Legal Video Platform

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StoryCloud today announced nationwide support service for its low cost legal video platform. While the platform is already offered in 25 major markets across the United States, now StoryCloud is expanding its brand ambassador program with feet on the street to rapidly respond to customer requirements.

“Our business is scaling,” said Ken Kalb, CEO of StoryCloud. “It’s doubling in size every four to six months. Our customers really appreciate having a direct contact with a brand ambassador dedicated to their firm’s practice and litigation needs.”

In spite of the fact that we live in a digital world, law firms and their support teams greatly appreciate the human touch of interacting with someone they know. By combining world-class digital support with the comfort of a genuinely concerned brand ambassador field organization, StoryCloud achieves the best of both worlds.

Expanded brand ambassador coverage is beginning in San Diego, Los Angeles, Irvine, San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle and will encompass the rest of the country during the next four to five months.

About StoryCloud

StoryCloud is the leading provider of affordable, nationwide legal video deposition services for litigators. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud, making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. The company holds three major patents with nine more pending. StoryCloud provides a complete platform for legal video recording, conferencing, and content management, empowering attorneys to be more efficient and cost effective. For more information, visit www.storycloud.co.

Contact Information

Grace O’Brien, In-House Attorney
info@storycloud.co
(866) 787-6774

StoryCloud Introduces Nationwide Video Deposition Services at Half the Cost and Twice the Reliability at Legaltech West Coast 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, June 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StoryCloud, the leading provider of affordable, nationwide video deposition services, is delighted to attend Legaltech West Coast 2017 to help litigators settle more cases, more quickly. The company's patented technology platform is gaining rapid adoption with litigators throughout the US.

"StoryCloud video depositions are half the price and more than twice as reliable," said Ken Kalb, CEO of StoryCloud. "Content is recorded and saved on the camera by the onsite videographer, it is then monitored by a cloud based network videographer in real time, and finally software algorithms continuously monitor the video to ensure that it is crisp and the sound is clear," he continued.

StoryCloud's triple redundant process ensures litigators get a quality product every time and attorneys don't have to wait days or weeks to assess the viability of their cases or the credibility of the witness. That’s why more than 25 leading law firms use StoryCloud for their legal videography. http://storycloud.co/testimonials/

"Before StoryCloud, video depositions were used only when the size of the case warranted," said Ken. "Our platform provides nationwide scalability and quality at an extremely affordable price."

About StoryCloud

StoryCloud is the leading provider of affordable, nationwide video deposition services for litigators. The platform records and streams encrypted content to the cloud making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. With three patents issued and nine more pending, the company provides a complete platform for legal video recording and content management. For more information, visit us at Legaltech West Coast Booth #408 or online at www.storycloud.co

CONTACT INFORMATION

Kenneth J. Kalb
CEO
ken@storycloud.co
619-249-0632

Emily Zavis
Vice President, Business Development
emily@storycloud.co
443-676-8893

Jeffrey D. Boyd Appointed Chairman of the StoryCloud Technical Advisory Board

SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StoryCloud is pleased to announce that Jeffrey D. Boyd, partner of Nelson Boyd, PLLC, has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board. As Chairman, Jeff provides strategic insight and tactical guidance for market development.

Jeff has tried over 100 civil jury trials and represented hundreds of people who were injured and treated unfairly by insurance companies. He is also renowned for representing victims of wrongful death and legal malpractice. In addition, Jeff is president of Boyd Trial Consulting and has been providing expert guidance to other trial lawyers throughout the United States since 1998.

“Jeff is an amazing asset to StoryCloud and our clients," said Ken Kalb CEO. “His keen understanding of litigation enables us to build better products for our attorney customers and grow the business nationwide. His insight is invaluable.”

“I joined the Technical Advisory Board and became Chairman because I’ve seen first hand how the StoryCloud platform can provide value to attorneys," said Jeff Boyd.  “It helps them settle cases,” he continued, “the product is simple, easy to use and scalable from solo practitioners to the largest law firms in the country. Importantly, it’s also less than half the price of alternative solutions.”

StoryCloud helps litigators settle more cases, more quickly. With inexpensive video depositions, attorneys can drive their cases to closure and scale their practice. It dramatically reduces costs for clients and plaintiff attorneys alike.

Ideally suited for any type of litigation practice, more than 25 small, medium and large law firms utilize the service. Importantly, clients like CaseyGerry, Arent Fox, K&L Gates, Rowe Mullen, Robbins Arroyo, the City Attorney’s Office of San Diego and many others have given the platform rave reviews (http://storycloud.co/testimonials/).  

About StoryCloud 
StoryCloud is the leading provider of inexpensive nationwide video deposition services for litigators. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud making it immediately available at a fraction of the current cost. With three patents issued and nine more pending, the company provides easy to use video depositions with and without on site videographers. For more information, please visit StoryCloud at www.storycloud.com.

About Nelson Boyd
The Nelson Boyd attorneys in Seattle provide legal representation throughout Washington State on cases involving traumatic brain injury, serious personal injury, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith litigation, and automobile accidents. The practice provides personalized service to maximize recovery for injuries. For more information, please visit Nelson Boyd at http://www.nelsonboydlaw.com/ and http://boydtrialconsulting.com.

Contact Information:
Kenneth J. Kalb
CEO
StoryCloud, Inc.
info@storycloud.co
(619) 249-0632

Jeff Boyd, Esq.
Partner          
Nelson Boyd, PLLC
Boyd Trial Consulting, PLLC
boyd@nelsonboydlaw.com
(206) 971-7601

StoryCloud Introduces Nationwide Inexpensive Video Deposition Services at Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP)

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - April 25, 2017) - StoryCloud, the leading provider of affordable, nationwide video deposition services, is delighted to attend Mass Torts Made Perfect 2017 and announce fixed cost pricing. The company's patented real time streaming deposition product is gaining rapid adoption with litigators throughout the US.

"This is exactly what mass tort litigators need when deposing witnesses," said Ken Kalb, CEO of StoryCloud. "At a fixed cost of approximately $300 for a half-day video deposition, which also includes an on-site videographer, attorneys can utilize video as a tool to impeach witnesses, accelerate settlements, and if necessary, be completely prepared for trial," he continued.

The technology saves the content and then streams it to the cloud in real time, making it immediately available after the deposition to any credentialed member of the legal support team. Attorneys don't have to wait days or weeks to assess the viability of their cases or the credibility of the witness.

"Before StoryCloud, video depositions were used sparingly and only when the size of the case warranted," said Ken. "Our platform provides nationwide scalability and consistency at an extremely affordable price."

About StoryCloud

StoryCloud is the leading provider of affordable, nationwide video deposition services for litigators. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. With three patents issued and nine more pending, the company provides a complete platform for legal video recording and content management. For more information, visit us at Mass Torts Made Perfect Foyer Booth #11 or online at www.storycloud.co

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Kenneth J. Kalb
CEO
ken@storycloud.co
619-249-0632

Emily Zavis
Vice President, Business Development
emily@storycloud.co
443-676-8893

San Diego-based CaseyGerry Successfully Adopts StoryCloud Video Deposition Technology

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2017) - StoryCloud, the leading provider of real time video and content deposition services for litigation, recently launched its flagship video deposition product which records, encrypts, and streams live video depositions to the cloud, making the content immediately available the moment the deposition is complete.

"StoryCloud saves attorneys nearly $1,000.00 on every all-day video deposition," said Ken Kalb, CEO and co-founder. "When price is no longer an issue, video depositions become a must have to accelerate settlements."

Tyler Lektorich, litigation support specialist at San Diego-based CaseyGerry, is among StoryCloud's clients who recognize the value of StoryCloud's innovative platform. "Video adds tremendous value to our cases -- allowing our attorneys to prepare for trial knowing how a witness will present, while providing us the ability make the best presentation of our cases during mediation and in formal demands," Lektorich says. "For years we have wanted to record every deposition, but the cost has always been prohibitive. StoryCloud changes that by leveraging the latest technology available."

Founded in 2014, StoryCloud has developed an industry leading content publishing platform with security, encryption and permissions. With 3 patents issued and 9 patents pending, the platform is ideally suited for any litigation practices that require ease of use, search and content management for video depositions. Ultimately, the service is provided at a fraction of the current video deposition costs, enabling attorneys to use video in the majority of cases for better and more efficient litigation.

"We are delighted Tyler and the team at CaseyGerry recognize the benefits and importance of video depositions and eager to continue engaging the legal market to follow in San Diego and beyond," said Kalb.

About StoryCloud

StoryCloud is the leading provider of video deposition services for litigators. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. With three patents issued and nine more pending, the company provides easy to use video depositions with and without on site videographers. For more information, please visit StoryCloud at www.storycloud.com.

About CaseyGerry

Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, CaseyGerry was established in 1947, and is the longest-standing plaintiffs' law firm in San Diego. The firm's 19 attorneys practice in numerous areas, including serious personal injury, product liability, aviation, pharmaceutical, mass tort, data privacy and class action litigation. Headquartered at 110 Laurel St. in the Banker's Hill neighborhood of San Diego, the firm also has an additional office in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif. For more information, visit www.caseygerry.com.

CONTACT INFORMATION

StoryCloud Contact:
Grace Tu O'Brien
In-House Attorney
310-433-6248
info@storycloud.com

CaseyGerry Contact:
Sydnie Moore
Moore & Moore Communications
CaseyGerry Public Relations
619-823-8448
moore2com@gmail.com

StoryCloud Announces Start of Subscription Video Streaming Services for Phillips Legal Services

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - March 14, 2017) - StoryCloud, the leading provider of real time video and content deposition services for litigation, has launched its "all-you-can-eat" legal video deposition subscription service. The StoryCloud platform is easy to set up and records and streams live video depositions to the cloud, making the content immediately available the moment the deposition is complete, all while maintaining quality video and audio.

"StoryCloud is thrilled to be offering a fantastic value model to court reporting companies and firms throughout the US seeking to utilize video depositions to its maximum capacity when traditionally high costs of video deterred consistent use," said Ken Kalb, CEO and co-founder. "We are democratizing the use of video depositions for all cases -- big or small."

Sacramento based Phillips Legal Services Court Reporting founder Tom Lange is among StoryCloud's first clients who have signed on to this subscription service of video depositions. "StoryCloud's amazing platform and service is unobtrusive and produces amazing video at a fraction of traditional videography costs. I can't promote StoryCloud strongly enough. It was an easy decision to sign onboard."

Founded in 2014, StoryCloud has developed an industry leading content publishing platform with security, encryption and permissions. With 3 patents issued and 9 patents pending, the platform is ideally suited for any litigation practices that require ease of use, search and content management for video depositions. Ultimately, the service is provided at a fraction of the current video deposition costs, enabling attorneys to use video in the majority of cases for better and more efficient litigation.

"We are delighted to introduce the new subscription model to encourage the legal industry to utilize our technology and services to better serve their clients and cases," said Ken Kalb. "The mission is to democratize the video deposition industry to scale so that any case can utilize video, regardless of budget or size."

About StoryCloud

StoryCloud is the leading provider of video deposition services for litigators. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. With three patents issued and a dozen more pending, the company provides easy to use video depositions with and without on site videographers.

For more information, please visit StoryCloud at www.storycloud.com.

About Phillips Legal Services

Phillips Legal Services, located in Sacramento, California, provides court reporting, videographer services, video conferencing, records subpoenas, online repositories, and statewide scheduling. The company services practices through Northern California, including Sacramento, Oakland, and the San Francisco/Bay Area. For more information, please visit Phillips Legal Services at http://www.phillipsdepo.com.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

StoryCloud Contact:
Grace Tu O'Brien
In-House Attorney
310-433-6248
info@storycloud.com

Phillips Legal Services Contact:
Thomas Lange
Founder/CSR
888-333-8270
info@phillipsdepo.com

Two New Members of the StoryCloud Team -- Grace Tu O'Brien as In-House Attorney and Emily Zavis as Vice President of Business Development

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - February 09, 2017) - StoryCloud recently expanded its team with the addition of Grace Tu O'Brien as In-House Attorney and Emily Zavis as Vice President of Business Development.

"We are very excited that Grace and Emily have joined our team," said Ken Kalb, CEO of StoryCloud. "Their impressive backgrounds will play a key role in company operations and business development. Their contributions are making an immediate impact on our clients."

Grace Tu O'Brien is a California licensed attorney and brings over 6 years of conflict analysis, risk management, ethics, and new business intake/matters experience. In her new role at StoryCloud, Grace will focus on a variety of legal projects including company operations, employee management, contractor on-boarding, and legal affairs.

Prior to joining StoryCloud, Ms. O'Brien was a pro bono attorney with Legal Aid Society of San Diego. Before working with the LASSD she focused on conflicts, new business intake, and clearances for the firms of Cooley LLP, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Ms. O'Brien is a 2008 graduate from the Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law at Arizona State University and holds a B.A. in History and Economics and a minor in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego.

Emily Zavis brings over 7 years of business development, operations and client relations experience to StoryCloud. Working most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Litivate Reporting + Trial Services, formerly Thorsnes Litigation Services, Emily has experience with top law firms and litigation professionals nationwide. Emily has cultivated a comprehensive knowledge of the litigation process. In her new role at StoryCloud, Emily will focus on strategic and tactical business development.

Prior to her work in the court reporting industry, Ms. Zavis was a legal recruiting coordinator for a premier attorney placement agency based in Washington, D.C. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Communications from University of Maryland, College Park.

"Dedicated to world class support and a scalable business model, StoryCloud is now perfectly positioned to become the dominant supplier of video depositions for litigators," said Ken Kalb, CEO of StoryCloud.

About StoryCloud
StoryCloud is the leading provider of video deposition services for attorneys who litigate. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. Moreover, with three recently issued patents and nine more pending, StoryCloud uses its proprietary technology to enhance the video and voice quality remotely from the cloud. Attorneys can now use a remarkably easy video deposition service with and without on site videographers. For more information, visit us online at www.storycloud.co

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

StoryCloud Contact:
Grace Tu O'Brien
In-House Attorney
310-433-6248
info@storycloud.com

StoryCloud releases a revolutionary video deposition platform with on-site and off-site videographers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 30, 2017) - StoryCloud, the leading provider of video deposition services, today announced at Legaltech New York 2017, the release of its secure streaming video product for attorneys who do litigation. Using proprietary and patented technology, the platform enables high quality and secure video content to be recorded with and without an on-site videogra

"This is exactly what the $10 billion a year litigation support service market needs," said Ken Kalb, CEO of StoryCloud. The technology records and streams simultaneously while software in the cloud monitors and controls picture quality and sound. The StoryCloud platform brings economies of scale to a traditionally analog world reducing the price by more than half while making it remarkably easy to use and operate.

"Video depositions shouldn't be the exclusive province of wealthy clients and their attorneys," said Ken Kalb. Today, video depositions are used sparingly and only when the size of the case warrants.

"We're democratizing the video deposition market making it affordable for plaintiff attorneys and their clients so that they can put their best foot forward, regardless of cost," Kalb continued.

About StoryCloud

StoryCloud is the leading provider of video deposition services for attorneys who litigate. The platform streams secure and encrypted content to the cloud making it immediately available to any credentialed participant at a fraction of the current cost. Moreover, with three recently issued patents and nine more pending, StoryCloud uses its proprietary technology to enhance the video and voice quality remotely from the cloud. Attorneys can now use a remarkably easy video deposition service with and without on site videographers. For more information, visit us at Legaltech NY Booth #128 or online at www.storycloud.co

StoryCloud Contacts:

Ken Kalb
CEO
619-249-0632

Grace Tu O'Brien

In-House Attorney
310-433-6248
info@storycloud.com