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Saturday, September 19, 2009

Electronic Court Filing in Washington D.C. Deflates Bicycle Messenger Business

eFiling continues to have a negative impact on messengers...In Washington D.C. This is the latest in a series recent instances where the traditional messenger/courier companies are being negatively impacted by the progress that eFiling affords.

District of Columbia Courts - Washington Post Story

King County Courts - Seattle Times Story

Philadelphia County Courts - Story

New York City Courts - ABA Journal Story

San Francisco County Courts - Wired Magazine Story San Francisco Chronicle Story -

I wonder at what point will the Process Serving profession take note of these developments and realize that traditional service of process is also at risk of being transformed by the implementation of technologies that can bring tremendous efficiencies to moving documents and information from one place to another in a blink of the eye...

All that stands in the way of this becoming a reality is the legal community embracing change. The Process Serving community can play an important role in shaping the future of the industry, but for some reason has not stepped up to the plate...