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Bowne DecisionQuest Acquires Tri-Coastal Legal Technologies

Press release from the issuing company

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 -- Trial consulting firm DecisionQuest, a Bowne company, announced today the acquisition of Tri-Coastal Legal Technologies, Houston, Texas. The acquisition will expand the presence of DecisionQuest throughout the Southwestern United States and will provide one-stop-shopping and additional in-depth expertise to clients. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. DecisionQuest specializes in trial consulting, demonstrative exhibits, jury selection, courtroom technology and the well-known, award-winning, litigation CaseSoft(TM) software: CaseMap(TM) and TimeMap(TM). Tri-Coastal, the largest litigation graphics design service firm in the Houston area, was founded by Rick M. Goldberg in 1994. The firm services many of the top law firms in the Southwest. "We're excited about adding Tri-Coastal to our organization," said David J. Shea, President of Bowne & Co. "We believe there is significant untapped opportunity in the litigation space, a key growth area for Bowne. This acquisition will help accelerate that growth and provide us with an expanded platform of litigation services to offer our clients." DecisionQuest CEO Dr. Philip K. Anthony said, "We've known Tri-Coastal and its CEO, Rick Goldberg, for a long time. The addition of Rick and his team to DecisionQuest is an important, strategic move that will help solidify our client service offerings." DecisionQuest has a well-established jury research practice based in Houston. This acquisition provides further depth to the services provided for clients by the 150 DecisionQuest professionals located in 20 offices throughout the nation.