Midwest Trial Services has been helping their clients with trials since 1998.We started off under the name of Courtroom Technology and in 2004 changed to Midwest Trial Services. Midwest Trial Services was created to provide attorneys a tactical advantage in the courtroom. The trial services team delivers technical support before, during and after trial.
Rickety easels and foam core charts no longer convince contemporary juries. At Midwest Trial Services, a team coordinates all pre-trial and courtroom elements, producing a seamless presentation.
Deborah C. Weaver
Deborah C. Weaver
Deborah C. Weaver is President and owner of both Midwest Trial and Midwest Litigation Services. She
believes that the client comes first, anytime, anywhere. Debbie and her staff are ready to go 24-7 to assist
in any problem or question one of their clients may have.
Not only is Debbie and her staff ready to help clients at all times, but they also understand that the information
they posses from their clients needs to be accurate and every single detail needs to be right. Many major
law firms in the Midwest rely on Debbie and her team, knowing that not only will they get the job done, but
they will get it done right.
Mike Toth has been managing the Trial Services division over the past four years.
Before joining Midwest Trial Services, Mike ran the litigation imaging department at a St. Louis document services company which helped segue into his duties as a trial consultant. His former employment gave him the backend experience needed for preparing clients and material for electronic presentation at trial. His Microsoft certification in networking also gave him the experience needed for both software and hardware applications used in Litigation Services. Mike has personally consulted in over 200 trials with an extremely high success rate.
Keith graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1991 with a
B.S. in Mass Communications, focusing on Advertising, Marketing, and
especially graphic art. He joined Midwest Litigation Services in September
2000, working in the video department and as a videographer. Eventually he
became more involved with the trial services aspect and currently floats
between being a trial services consultant, working in the video department,
and assisting anywhere else he is needed. Married in September 1997,
he and his wife have two children; his daughter is 10 years old
and his son is 9 years old. He and his wife recently became certified
in scuba diving and hope to utilize and hone these skills
on their vacations.
Extremely high level of understanding of software and hardware involved with video encoding, digitizing and editing with several different software suites.
Have a high level of software understanding or familiarization with new software in very short amounts of time.
Extensive knowledge regarding shooting of video in most known formats and codecs.
Moderately high level of imaging manipulation for both color and monochrome images.
8 years experience in scanning of documents for database usage.
Manages large volume scanning of documents for litigation purposes.
Highly savvy to technical electronic devices or pretty much anything that plugs in or runs on batteries.
Ahead Nero (All Suites)
Ulead VideoStudio (v9-11)
DVD duplication and mastering
Linear and non-linear video editing.
Computer repair and software support.
Basic to intermediate audio editing, conversion and manipulation.
High level of knowledge for trial presentation software.
Associate of Applied Science:
Networking and Computer Systems
Associate of Applied Arts: Business Management
Radio Controlled (RC) Cars
Hunting and outdoors.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. George Santayana
Stephanie has been assisting the Midwest video department since September
2009. She graduated from Hickey College with a Computer Specialist Diploma and is
currently continuing her education pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Network
Administration. As part of the Midwest Team, she digitizes video to DVD or VHS
format and Synchronizes video with DepoView. She is a mother of two and enjoys
playing with her children as well as cooking for her family and friends. She also enjoys
outdoor activities such as camping.
My name is Matt and I have been with Midwest now for almost a year and a half. I work in both the video and trial departments. Many of my duties include video editing, audio editing, syncing using DepoView software, scanning trial exhibits and preparing documents to be used in trial. Recently I have been more involved in the consulting side of thing and help clients in the courtroom with anything they need. I graduated from Hickey College in December 2008 with and associates degree in computer networking. I am currently studying for several certifications in computer maintenance and network management. I enjoy playing golf and enjoy many outdoor activities.