One Legal, Inc. Expands Electronic Court Filing and Process Serving Services beyond California through Acquisition of LawPlace LLC

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Leading provider of online court services in California, One Legal, Inc. acquires LawPlace LLC to expand court filing services beyond California via electronic court filing and electronic process serving for the legal community. - One Legal, Inc.® a leading provider of online court services in California, today announced the acquisition of LawPlace LLC of Memphis, TN. LawPlace is a provider of electronic court filing and electronic process serving to the legal community and their technology complements that which One Legal currently has. LawPlace is also a BearingPoint ® Certified Partner enabling them to do electronic court filing in any court in which BearingPoint has a contract, thereby broadening One Legal’s service area. BearingPoint, Inc (NYSE:BE) is one of the world’s largest consulting, systems integration and managed services companies offering business and technology strategy solutions to a wide range of industries.

“We are very excited by the opportunities presented by this acquisition”, said Robert DeFilippis, EVP, One Legal. “LawPlace has strong, proven technology that will significantly enhance One Legal’s ability to offer a turn-key electronic court filing (eFiling) and eService system to courts and litigators in a number of states.”

“We are delighted to be joining forces with One Legal to capitalize on the growing number of opportunities for the electronic filing of court documents and electronic process serving,” said Bryan Barringer, EVP of LawPlace, “I am personally very pleased to be joining the strong One Legal team”. Bryan is joining One Legal as their Vice President of Technology.

About LawPlace

LawPlace was founded in 2003 by Barringer and others. Since then the company has enjoyed success through its electronic court filing (eFiling) and eService offering for the 8th Judicial District Court of Clark County, NV as well as the Texas Online venture via BearingPoint.    

About One Legal

Founded in 1990 as Fax & File Legal Services, Inc., One Legal was the first company to file an electronically transmitted (faxed) court document with a California court. Since then, they have filed and served millions of court documents in 170 plus courts in California through their 17 company-owned branches. The company changed its name in 2003 to better reflect the broadening of their service offerings as they entered the electronic court filing and eService market. “Although Fax & File has tremendous name recognition throughout California, we felt we needed a name that better represented the future of our company and the changing technology,” said Bob Battaglia One Legal’s co-founder and CEO.

One Legal is a privately held company with more than 10,000 accounts with law firms, corporations, insurance carriers and state and local government agencies. Most of the country’s leading law firms have used One Legal’s services for time-sensitive court documents. They are currently involved in three eFiling and eService pilot projects in California. More information about One Legal can be found on the company’s web site at

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