The Magna Legal Services Team

Meet Our Team

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Law firms, insurance companies and corporations all seek out Magna Legal because we have the experience, talent and dedication to handle any case, in any venue. Across the board, Team Magna delivers the quality you expect and the service you deserve.

Bob Ackerman, CCR President

Bob Ackerman of Magna Legal Services

Bob has been in the legal services field for more than 40 years. Upon Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Marine Corps, he received an Associate’s Degree in Court Reporting from the Hefley & Browne School of Business in New York. He was first employed as a Hearing Reporter with the Homicide Division of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, NY. He then became a Court Reporter with the Kings County Supreme Court.

In April of 2007, after decades of owning the court reporting company KK&A, Bob joined Magna Legal Services as president.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 908.910.0046

Fax: 215.241.1104

bob@Magnals.com

Jonathan Ackerman Vice President of Record Services and Business Development

Jonathan Ackerman: Record Retrieval Services at Magna Legal Services

Jon Ackerman is a sales professional and partner in charge of record retrieval at Magna Legal Services, with responsibility for revenue growth and operations. In addition to managing Magna’s record retrieval service, Jon oversees a national book of business including a variety of law firms and Fortune 500 corporations. Prior to joining Magna LS, he worked in business development and marketing at a commercial real-estate company. Jon’s greatest strengths are his creativity, drive and leadership. He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternate: 732.266.8668

Fax: 215.241.1104

jackerman@MagnaLS.com

Franco A. Alcantara Business Development Manager

Franco A. Alcantara Business Development Manager at Magna Legal Services

Franco has worked in the Court Reporting and Legal Services industry for over 15 years. He has a vast knowledge of legal services and is willing to listen to any concerns and work hard to get the job done.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternate: 347.956.0311

Fax: 215.241.1104

falcantara@MagnaLS.com

Walt Barrett IT Director

Walt Barrett of Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.847.3400

Fax: 215.241.1104

wbarrett@MagnaLS.com

Jeanne Billings Director of Conference Programs & Business Development Manager

Jeanne Billings of Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 484.580.8241

Alternative: 610.724.3004

Fax: 215.241.1104

jbillings@MagnaLS.com

Gary Calzaretta National Director of Graphics and Trial Presentation

Gary Calzaretta: Trial Graphics at Magna Legal Services

Gary Calzaretta is a senior Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services with over 150 in court trial experiences. His experience in the litigation field spans 15 years. He has held management positions in all areas of litigation support including document management, trial presentation and consulting. Mr. Calzaretta is familiar with the trial process from beginning to end and has been a major part in the successes of many favorable verdicts. Using his Psychology background, Mr. Calzaretta has assisted in strategic and graphic recommendations to guide in the process of creating persuasive presentations for mediations, arbitrations and jury trials. His areas of trial experience include medical malpractice, product liability, asbestos, employment discrimination, patent and personal injury.

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Telephone: 646.448.9990

Alternative: 732.236.7637

Fax: 866.579.0819

gcalzaretta@MagnaLS.com

Mark Calzaretta Executive Vice President of Litigation Consulting

Mark Calzaretta: VP of Litigation Consulting at Magna Legal Services

As a founding partner, and Director of Litigation Consulting, Mark oversees the operations for Magna Legal’s Litigation, Graphic and Trial Consulting Team. Mark is a recognized expert in assisting attorneys with development of complex trial strategies, drawing on his extensive background in jury persuasion and analysis, trial technology and behavioral psychology. He has served as lead litigation consultant for hundreds of cases spanning more than twenty jurisdictions, and has mastery of more than a dozen litigation software applications. He has been a leader in the litigation consulting industry for more than 15 years. Recognized for his ability to combine an impressive technological knowledge with his background in Psychology, he has been featured in various publications, including PC Magazine and the National Law Journal, on the subjects of jury research, juror persuasion, legal technology, trial presentation, and litigation support.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 732.547.5615

Fax: 866.579.0819

mcalzaretta@MagnaLS.com

Julie Campanini, M.A. Senior Litigation Consultant

Julie Campanini has been a trial consultant for 20 years and has amassed diverse and broad-ranging experience in a wide variety of complex matters and in all areas of trial consulting and jury research. Her practice is focused on complex commercial litigation and includes intellectual property, antitrust, securities, fraud, contract, product liability, employment, and toxic tort. Julie works collaboratively with the trial team to come up with innovative and strategic solutions to the most complex trial issues.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 401.626.0754

Fax: 866.579.0819

jcampanini@MagnaLS.com

Maria Capetola Controller

Maria Capetola of Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.292.9603

Fax: 866.579.0819

mcapetola@MagnaLS.com

Barbara Carter Litigation and Visual Strategy Consultant

Barbara Carter is a Litigation and Visual Strategy Consultant at Magna Legal Services. With 40 years in presentation and information consulting, for both corporate and litigation communications, Barbara has a unique background which is an asset in preparing litigants for trial. She started her career in 1977 as the first woman hired on the west coast to become a computer graphics artist, in a nascent industry begun and developed by General Electric. GE’s Genigraphics launched the modern computer-generated presentation graphics industry, was the forerunner of PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop as well as many other industry standard software programs. Barbara was among the first group of graphic artists in the world to begin drawing on a computer, eventually writing a training program for computer graphic artists for GE. Barbara graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington with a B.S. double major in Fine Arts and Theatre, and a minor in Music.

Since 2003, Barbara has been devoted to litigation, and has been involved in over 500 trials, for both Plaintiff and Defense as a strategic litigation communications consultant, especially involving high-stakes complex litigation. She has frequently also worked the “hot seat” in court. Her litigation experience includes civil, federal, SEC hearings, arbitrations, mediations, and occasionally high-profile criminal matters. She is brought into trial teams to analyze evidence and provide strategies for organizing and building presentations, and assist throughout the trial process. She has recently joined Magna Legal Services in January 2018.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 818.437.6484

Fax: 866.579.0819

bcarter@MagnaLS.com

Thais Cedeno Business Development Manager

Thais Cedeno: Business Development at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 786.792.0493

Fax: 866.579.0819

TCedeno@MagnaLS.com

Meredith Cherry Business Development Manager

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 213.220.7457

Fax: 866.579.0819

Mcherry@MagnaLS.com

Courtney Collins, M.A. Associate Litigation Consultant

Courtney Collins, M.A. is an Associate Litigation Consultant with Magna Legal Services. With an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Richmond and a Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from the George Washington University, Ms. Collins’s educational background has included coursework geared towards extensive research analysis and jury decision-making. In her role at Magna Legal Services, Ms. Collins assists with all aspects of pre-trial research, including research coordination. Ms. Collins has also worked managing jury profiling searches with a focus on claimant monitoring and has had experience with live shadow juries as well as post-trial interviews of both real and mock jurors. Prior to joining Magna, Ms. Collins gained several years of experience in the legal field, which has aided in the process of understanding key themes and case development.

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.717.7037

CCollins@MagnaLS.com

Brittany Cross, M.A. Litigation Consultant

Brittany Cross, M.A. is a Litigation Consultant with Magna Legal Services. Brittany assists attorneys nationwide with the development of trial strategies from a social science perspective. She has advised clients on hundreds of civil and criminal cases in both State and Federal courts. Brittany has expertise in a variety of consulting activities including focus group and mock trial research, jury selection, voir dire, supplemental juror questionnaire evaluation, community attitude surveys, witness preparation, and case theme development. Additionally, she is experienced with empirical research design and methodology, applying a data-driven approach to cases.

Brittany received her master’s degree in Criminology from the University of South Florida and her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.596.6052

BCross@MagnaLS.com

Stanley D. Curbo, J.D. Senior Litigation Consultant

Stanley D. Curbo, a Viet Nam veteran (U.S.M.C.), has over 30 years’ experience in a wide-ranging variety of litigation including: Bad Faith Insurance Claims; Complex Commercial Litigation; Criminal Law; Employment Law; Intellectual Property; Malpractice; Oil & Gas; Personal Injury; Premises Defects; Product Liability, Toxic Tort; Trucking Accidents; Wrongful Death. Mr. Curbo has conducted research and been involved in trials in State & Federal Courts in venues across the United States.

In addition, Mr. Curbo has worked with witnesses to prepare them for depositions, hearings, and trial. These persons represent a broad spectrum of experiences and backgrounds, including entry level employee fact witnesses, doctors, managers, CEO’s, and expert witnesses in a variety of fields. Mr. Curbo has extensive experience in developing voir dire strategy and jury selection.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Fax: 866.579.0819

SCurbo@MagnaLS.com

Lee Diamondstein, Esq. Vice President of Strategic Accounts

Lee Diamondstein, Esq. Vice President of Strategic Accounts

Lee Diamondstein has more than 21 years of experience in multiple segments of the legal industry, including roles as an attorney, litigation consultant and as Vice President of Sales in legal services firms. Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Maryland, and is a 1993 graduate of Widener School of Law, where he was a member of both the Moot Court Honor Society and Law Review. Following law school graduation, he clerked for Judge Richard B. Klein in the Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s TIPS (Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section) and the Section of Litigation.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternate: 267.535.1227

Fax: 215.241.1104

ldiamondstein@MagnaLS.com

Leo Duran General Manager of Language Services

Leo Duran: Legal Translation Services at Magna Legal Services

Leo joined Magna in 2015 as General Manager of the company’s new Language Services division. He has over 15 years of translation industry experience, including 7 years as freelance translator of Spanish and German to English and 4 years as a project manager for a translation agency. A veteran of the US Coast Guard, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance & International Business from the University of Colorado.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.300.9856

Fax: 866.579.0819

lduran@MagnaLS.com

Lena Egan Business Development Manager

Lena Egan: Business Development at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.687.7021

Fax: 866.579.0819

legan@MagnaLS.com

Taylor Gill Litigation Consultant

Taylor Gill: Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services

Taylor Gill, MA is a Litigation Consultant with Magna Legal Services, LLC.  With an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Roanoke College and a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies from Arizona State University, Ms. Gill applies current social science and cognitive theory to a wide variety of legal issues.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 267.581.7408

Fax: 866.579.0819

tgill@MagnaLS.com

Jessica Gimbel Vice President of Business Development

Jessica Gimbel: Director of Strategic Accounts at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 267.815.1602

Fax: 866.579.0819

jgimbel@MagnaLS.com

Joseph Glenn Business Development Manager

Joseph Glenn: Business Development at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 312.386.2306

Alternative: 312.758.3593

Fax: 866.579.0819

jglenn@MagnaLS.com

Kevin Grodnick Director of Business Development

Kevin Grodnick: Business Development at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 312.386.2301

Alternative: 305.890.6607

Fax: 866.579.0819

kgrodnick@MagnaLS.com

Peter Hecht Executive Vice President of Sales

Peter Hecht: VP of Sales at Magna Legal Services

As a founding partner and Executive Vice President of Sales for Magna Legal Services, Peter Hecht has orchestrated the company’s growth from a single office start-up to an industry leader. Mr. Hecht brings to the company significant experience in identifying emerging markets, managing sales professionals and establishing new marketing partners. He has directed the company’s national and local sales and marketing initiatives through a period of remarkable growth. Peter is a leader in forging and cultivating strategic customer relationships in the legal services field. He is also the Editor-In-Chief of the quarterly newsletter called Magna-FYI and co-chairman of the Educational Committee for Magna’s highly successful seminar series called, “Chopped for CHOP” an annual fund raiser for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Mr. Hecht speaks frequently at professional associations and meetings on a wide range of issues regarding the litigation support and consulting industry.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 732.331.2410

Fax: 866.579.0819

phecht@MagnaLS.com

Kellie Janke Litigation Consultant

Kellie Janke: Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services

Kellie is experienced in all aspects of pre-trial research. She has provided litigation support on civil matters across the country in the form of jury research including focus groups, mock trials, venue analysis, community attitude surveys, jury profiling, voir dire consultation, and damages valuation. In addition, Kellie has assisted trial teams with witness preparation and communication training, jury selection, trial monitoring, shadow juries, and post-trial juror interviews.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 917.318.9155

Fax: 866.579.0819

kjanke@MagnaLS.com

Kevin Johnson Director of Business Development

Kevin Johnson: Business Development at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 973.600.4692

Fax: 866.579.0819

kjohnson@MagnaLS.com

Trent Kelso Senior Litigation Consultant

Trent Kelso: Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services

Trent Kelso is a Senior litigation consultant with Magna Legal Services.  Trent’s litigation experience ranges from criminal to a wide range of civil matters including but not limited too; toxic tort, IP, insurance defense, complex commercial, employment and aviation.  With over 20 years of experience in the field, Trent designs and executes jury research exercises to strategically answer the questions: What’s a jury going to think about my case?  He has amassed expert level hours in the categories of jury research, mock trials, voir dire, witness training, jury selection, shadow juries, community attitude surveys and juror interviews. This knowledge and perspective is key in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a case.

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Telephone: 312.203.3589

Alternative: 646.771.0133

Fax: 866.579.0819

tkelso@magnals.com

Peter Kuempel M.A.M.S. Senior Medical Animator/Illustrator & Creative Consultant

Peter Kuempel M.A.M.S: Medical Trial Graphics at Magna Legal Services

Peter Kuempel has over 10 years of experience as a Medical Illustrator and 3D animator.  His education includes a strong foundation in biology and traditional art training from Minnesota State University.  Peter then went on to earn his Master’s degree in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Peter’s ever expanding technical skills have branched out to not only bio based design, but accident recreations, environmental modeling and 3D printing design.

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Telephone: 917.338.2832

Alternative: 773.410.2935

Fax: 866.579.0819

Pkuempel@MagnaLS.com

Dave Kurzman Chief Operating Officer of Litigation Consulting

Dave Kurzman: COO of Litigation Consulting at Magna Legal Services

As COO of the Ligation Support group, David Kurzman oversees all operations, employees and service offerings; including Jury Research, Graphics Consulting and Presentations Consulting.

Mr. Kurzman has been instrumental in spearheading the technical development of Magna’s online research tool, JuryConfirm uses instant feedback technology, online polling, and a fully integrated presentation interface to effectively emulate the benefits of in-person research in an online environment.

Dave has 15 years of experience in the field/court room providing trial presentation, graphic consulting and research design and execution.  His combined experience in the court room and in operations give him a unique well-rounded perspective on the ever evolving needs of Magna’s wide ranging corporate and legal client base.

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Telephone: 954.575.1927

Alternative: 267.535.0746

Fax: 866.579.0819

dkurzman@MagnaLS.com

Eric Lalande Litigation Consultant

Eric Lalande: Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services

Eric Lalande, M.A. is a Litigation Consultant with Magna Legal Services, LLC.  Eric’s primary role as a litigation consultant is to assist trial counsels with creating effective trial strategies and arguments for a wide range of complex litigation issues using various research methodologies including, focus group moderation, mock trials, shadow juries, jury selection/voir dire and quantitative research development.  In addition Mr. Lalande also works directly with counsel to develop complex trial graphics to present the most persuasive themes at trial.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.687.3929

Fax: 866.579.0819

elalande@MagnaLS.com

Jeff Maier Production Manager/Operations

Jeff Maier: Production Manager/Operations at Magna Legal Services

Jeff has over 15 years of graphic design and marketing experience, across various fields including consumer electronics, financial/insurance and mortgage industries. With strong skills from planning to production, he brings a “customer first” philosophy to this position. Jeff oversees the daily operations of the Chicago graphics office, delivering cost effective visual consulting, exhibit design and presentation technology support to Magna’s clients.

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Telephone: 312.386.2303

Alternative: 312.502.7166

Fax: 866.579.0819

jmaier@MagnaLS.com

Erika Malady Business Development Manager

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 213.422.0132

Fax: 866.579.0819

emalady@MagnaLS.com

Herman Maldonado Senior Creative Consultant & Designer

Herman Maldonado: Trial Graphics Consultant at Magna Legal Services

Herman has 30+ years of experience in visual communication, from traditional to digital media,delivering industry-recognized creative solutions. He has led design teams and collaborated with national and international law firms to develop visual strategies, litigation graphics and trial presentation solutions.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 347.802.5186

Fax: 866.579.0819

hmalddonado@MagnaLS.com

Rosalie Margolis Director of Sales

Telephone: 646.448.9991

Alternative: 917.297.9676

Fax: 866.579.0819

rmargolis@MagnaLS.com

Carmella Mazza National Scheduling Director

Carmella Mazza: National Scheduling Director at Magna Legal Services

Carmella Mazza has been with Magna Legal Services since 2013 and has been in the court reporting industry for decades. As Magna’s National Scheduling Director, Carmella oversees all aspects of scheduling from New York to Los Angeles, as well as international scheduling requests.

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 856.495.1920

Fax: 866.579.0819

CMazza@MagnaLS.com

Kristina Moukina Sales Operations Manager

Kristina Moukina: Sales Operations at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.796.5028

Fax: 866.579.0819

kmoukina@MagnaLS.com

Kyle Neary Business Development Manager

Kyle Neary: Business Development at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.760.5066

Fax: 866.579.0819

kneary@MagnaLS.com

Noelle Nociti National Account Manager

Noelle Nociti: Account Manager at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.490.6145

Fax: 866.579.0819

nnociti@MagnaLS.com

Barbara Previ Corporate Counsel

Barbara Previ: Corporate Counsel at Magna Legal Services

Barbara Previ serves as Corporate Counsel with Magna Legal Services LLC.  She oversees the legal affairs of the company, working with outside counsel and assisting the managers and Chief Executive Officer with the day to day operations of both the litigation consulting and court reporting sides of our business

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 609.608.5938

Fax: 866.579.0819

bprevi@MagnaLS.com

Daniel Poletti Vice President of Business Development

Daniel Poletti: Sales at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 267.767.7467

Fax: 866.579.0819

dpoletti@MagnaLS.com

Hiliary Remick, Esq. Director, Senior Litigation Consultant

Hiliary Remick, Esq: Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services

Hiliary Remick, Esq. is a Litigation Consultant with Magna Legal Services, LLC. With a decade of jury consulting experience, Ms. Remick assists trial counsel with creation of trial strategies in litigation throughout the country. Her work includes focus group facilitation and analysis, creation of case themes and arguments, and the development of complex trial graphics as persuasive courtroom tools.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 610.500.3573

Fax: 866.579.0819

hremick@MagnaLS.com

Matthew Richter Vice President of Business Development

Matthew Richter: Sales at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 908.763.5075

Fax: 866.579.0819

mrichter@MagnaLS.com

Eileen Schmidtke Senior Creative Consultant & Designer

Eileen Schmidtke of Magna Legal Services

Eileen Schmidtke earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art from Michigan State University. Upon graduation, she relocated to Chicago where she has enjoyed over 20 years of working in various industries as a senior level graphic designer, web designer/developer, and consultant. Her extensive background includes successfully supporting a variety of professional clientele in high-profile, fast paced environments—on time and under budget.

Eileen is responsible for the design and production of persuasion-based graphics used in trials, mediations and arbitrations. She brings to Magna a unique perspective in applying creativity to problem solving and visual consulting which prove integral in developing winning litigation graphics and trial presentation solutions.

Telephone: 215.207.9657 x 245

ESchmidtke@MagnaLS.com

Benjamin Scrimalli Research Coordinator/ Litigation Consultant

Benjamin Scrimalli: Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services

Ben Scrimalli is a Senior presentation consultant with Magna Legal Services.  With a background in computer graphics and videography.  He provides solutions to both the visual and technical aspects of trial presentation in the courtroom while running the hot seat.  Ben has extensive court room experience in all types of litigation, including but not limited to; IP, complex business disputes, med mal, toxic tort and insurance defense.  In his role as research coordinator, Ben is responsible for all aspects of pre-research coordination, onsite presentation support and operation of audience response system. Ben has attended 100’s of jury research exercises and has seen 1000’s of jury deliberations giving him keen insights to effective presentation and communication in the court room.

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.900.3699

Fax: 866.579.0819

bscrimalli@MagnaLS.com

Paul Smith Senior Creative Consultant & Designer

Paul Smith: Trial Graphics at Magna Legal Services

Paul Smith has over 20 years of working in various fields as a designer, illustrator, an art director combined with 8+ years of working as a litigation graphics consultant. Paul has developed and instinctual sense for simplifying complicated material and complex narratives as clean, perceptive visuals. With 100’s of cases of varying content and complexity, Paul works both in the office and onsite directly with trial teams during litigation.

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Telephone: 312.379.8101

Alternative: 312.502.7041

Fax: 866.579.0819

psmith@MagnaLS.com

Denise Spencer Director of Business Development

Telephone: 832.871.5100

Alternative: 832.330.3385

Fax: 866.579.0819

dspencer@MagnaLS.com

Ross Suter, Esq. Vice President of Litigation Solutions

Ross Suter, Esq: Ligitation at Magna Legal Services

Ross Suter is Vice President of Litigation Solutions and the Associate General Counsel of Magna Legal Services. Mr. Suter is a resident of the firm’s Philadelphia and New York offices. After practicing as a litigator in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for several years, he turned his attention to litigation consulting services where he has been involved in the development of graphics and trial presentation strategies in hundreds of cases. His work includes partnering with members of the trial team to develop themes and case strategies that persuade juries, judges and arbitration panels. Mr. Suter has personally tried and consulted on cases in a wide variety of practice areas from intellectual property to commercial litigation to mass tort matters. He has experience working with AMLAW 200 firms, as well as, small litigation and boutique law firms in small exposure to bet the company matters. This experience has provided him with a unique insight into how jurors and judges process information.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.870.1226

Fax: 866.579.0819

rsuter@MagnaLS.com

Tony Vaglica Chief Executive Officer

Tony Vaglica: CEO of Magna Legal Services

Mr. Anthony Vaglica, also known as Tony, has been with Magna since 2014 serving as CEO. Prior to that he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Esquire Solutions, LLC from 2002 until 2008.

Mr. Vaglica began his career in the legal industry as Office Manager for the court reporting firm Sherry Roe & Associates in 1989.  After Sherry Roe & Associates was acquired by Esquire Deposition Services in 1996, Mr. Vaglica was promoted to Vice-President of Southeast Region Operations. In February 1999, his role was expanded to include the entire East Coast. He then moved on to serve as Chief Operating Officer of Esquire Deposition Services.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.850.4561

Fax: 866.579.0819

tvaglica@magnals.com

Jessica Vivas Client Services Manager

Jessica Vivas: Scheduling at Magna Legal Services

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 215.667.9717

Fax: 866.579.0819

jvivas@MagnaLS.com

Anthony Valerio Graphics Consultant

Anthony Valerio is a Graphics Consultant at Magna Legal Services. With more than a decade of experience in litigation consulting and trial graphics, he has extensive knowledge in helping attorneys decide how best to present their case.

Anthony earned his Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in Communications, Film/Media Arts from Temple University. Upon graduation, he relocated to Los Angeles where his litigation consulting career flourished. His expansive experience involves working for both plaintiff and defense, in over 500 cases including intellectual properly, medical malpractice, wrongful death, entertainment, health and pharmaceutical, insurance, class action, labor, criminal, high-stakes complex litigation and contract disputes. Anthony has become an asset to trial teams by working closely with them to analyze and distill the complex issues of their case into clear, effective and visually powerful presentations.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 267.535.9069

Fax: 866.579.0819

AValerio@MagnaLS.com

Canby Wood, Esq. Business Development Manager

Before coming to Magna, Canby practiced international law as an attorney in Washington, DC for over seven years. She also founded her own legal staffing agency focused on providing foreign language document review and translation services. As a lawyer by training and entrepreneur in heart, Canby is committed to providing innovative solutions to meet her clients’ legal needs.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 202.731.0304

Fax: 866.579.0819

CWood@MagnaLS.com

Rachel York Colangelo, Ph.D. National Managing Director of Jury Consulting

Rachel York, Ph.D: Jury Consulting at Magna Legal Services

Rachel York Colangelo has a doctorate in legal psychology from Florida International University and a B.A. in psychology and sociology from the University of Virginia. Her education involved extensive coursework and research training, specifically in the area of jury decision-making.

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Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternative: 202.297.2965

Fax: 866.579.0819

ryork@MagnaLS.com