Parise & Associates Court Reporters
Court Reporters, Videoconferencing, and Litigation Support Services in Cleveland, Ohio

About Us

History & Leadership




Our firm members have been providing court reporting services to the legal community in Cleveland and the State of Ohio since 1978. The principals of the firm have over 75 years of experience in freelance and Federal Court reporting. Our staff has experience and expertise in various types of litigation, including medical malpractice, patent and trademark causes, admiralty, and personal injury. We have also been involved in asbestos litigation since 1980. We have a full staff of reporters holding certificates awarded by the National Court Reporters Association and a team of support personnel to service your needs.

Executive Leadership

Dennis A. Parise


Dennis has experience in court reporting both in a freelance capacity as well as in the United Stated District Court for the Northern District of Ohio for over 40 years. He also reported Courts Martial while serving in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He has been on panels at seminars for both the National and Ohio Court Reporters Associations as well as the Society for the Technological Advancement of Reporting (STAR). Dennis has been on the Advisory Board for the Court Reporting Curriculum at Cuyahoga Community College for over 30 years.  He founded Parise & Associates in 1990.

Lanette R. Parise


Lanette owned her own freelance court reporting firm in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and spent extended time working in the United States District Court there.  She is a founder of Parise & Associates and has been involved with the firm since its inception.

Christina Prusick

Office Manager

Christina trained as a court reporter and worked in the profession for 5 years before becoming involved in the management of Parise & Associates. Chris oversees the operation of the firm with a specific focus on billing.

KimBERLY Smoot

Production Manager

Kimberly has a B.A. degree in English from John Carroll University. She is in charge of and supervises production of transcripts, exhibits, and digital files with a specific emphasis on web distribution as well as scheduling and archiving.

Professional Memberships

Our president, Dennis A. Parise, has been on the Advisory Board for the court reporting program at Cuyahoga Community College for over 30 years and has been chairman of the Legislation Committee of the Ohio Court Reporters Association. The firm is a member of NCRA and the Society for the Technological Advancement of Reporting (STAR).

Future Goals

We look toward the future with excitement and anticipation. We have been and will continue to be active in national associations and groups that afford us the opportunity to be on the cutting-edge of technology. Our policy is and has been to embrace new programs and equipment that allow us to offer our clients the best service, knowledge, and technology to assist in the process of litigation.

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