Verdatum and Younts Consulting Announce Strategic Partnership

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3 time Interwoven Worksite Partner of the Year will resell, train, and offer integration services to law firms for the Verdatum for Interwoven digital dictation automated workflow solution.

Younts Consulting and Verdatum have announced the formation of a strategic partnership which will offer customers of Younts implementation, integration, training, and support services for the Verdatum for Interwoven Worksite Digital Dictation System (DDS). The partnership will combine the Verdatum best of breed law specific digital dictation solution with the services of the 2001 and 2004 Interwoven Worksite Partner of the Year and 2005 North American Interwoven Partner of the Year.

“The needs of law firms in terms of dictation workflow, client/matter security, remote attorney and secretary connectivity, and cost recovery require a system designed specifically for law firms, and Verdatum is the leader in this emerging technology,” said Mike Younts, CEO of Younts Consulting. “As someone who has been involved in document management for law firms for almost 20 years I have seen DM systems evolve to the robust, scaleable, matter centric solutions that Interwoven Worksite 8.0 is today. Verdatum has applied every principle from the DMS and extended it to the dictation process to leverage the benefits offered to law firms by Interwoven. For forward thinking law firms, document management is of the utmost importance, and dictation is the front end of the document production process. The only logical solution for law firms is Verdatum.”

Verdatum’s integration with Interwoven Worksite simplifies and automates the law firm’s workflow, increases the firm’s efficiency, and assures clients that state of the art security is utilized by the firm to keep their work product secure. It allows attorneys to remotely upload dictation to the office from any internet connection. Because of it’s ease of training and use, and it’s tight integration with Worksite, ROI is measured in a few short months.

“Having a strategic partner like the Younts Consulting organization is a significant step for us,” said John Methfessel, President and CEO of Verdatum. “Mike Younts has built a career in document management, primarily for law firms, and his involvement in the offering of our solution validates Verdatum’s philosophy of engineering a system solely for law firms. Law firm management is challenged every day by their clients and the competitive environment to find the newest and best tools to help them maintain profitability and manage effectively. Verdatum is the best solution available.”

About Verdatum

Verdatum produces digital dictation systems (DDS) designed to replace analog (tape-based) dictation so that dictation may be tracked and managed on the network just as documents are. Verdatum solutions either tightly integrate with Interwoven’s document management system or operate as a stand-alone solution with the integrated document tracking system. The company is headquartered in New York, NY and serves law firms in the US, Canada and Australia. Its management has over 50 years combined experience in legal practice, management, and IT administration. The company counts as customers law firms ranging in size from 20 attorneys to over 500. To learn more, visit the company’s website @

About Younts Consulting

Younts Consulting, Inc. is one of the largest Interwoven WorkSite resellers in the country. Younts has had a long term commitment to the legal community with over 145 clients, approximately 100 of which are law firms, including members of the Amlaw 100 and Global 100. Michael Younts has been in the Document Management field for over 18 years, with a background that includes work with many of the top legal department Document Management Systems, including SoftSolutions, PCDOCS, and WorkSite, among others. Younts Consulting, Inc., earned the distinction of being the largest reseller of Interwoven products in the World for 2001 and 2004, and was named Interwoven’s North American Partner of the Year for 2005. To learn more, visit the company’s website @


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