Any serious trial law firm must have the capability to “parachute” into a problem case and try a matter on short notice. At Houston’s Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, we have developed a comprehensive program to deal with remote trials, which we call “trial-in-a-box.” This consists of custom-made cases that house separate sets of desktop computers, Internet capabilities, laptop computers, printers, fax machines, a complete wireless phone system and all associated peripheral technology and equipment.

With this system, we can send a trial team on short notice to assist clients with emergency needs. We have established relationships with communication vendors to facilitate prompt installation of high speed data circuits and phone lines at any designated trial location. (See