Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) - a division of Glacier Ventures International Corp.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Nov 29, 2005 (CCNMatthews via COMTEX) --
Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) - a division of Glacier Ventures International Corp. (TSX:GVC) - has entered into an alliance with U.S. Legal Forms (USLF) to market a comprehensive online legal form subscriptions service. FormsPass is designed to provide users with immediate access to thousands of state-specific and federal legal documents. Under the terms of the agreement, STP will sell FormsPass subscriptions covering a wide variety of legal issues to attorneys and law firms as well as human resource and corporate legal departments throughout the United States.
In business since 1986, STP has become a leader in providing reference materials and publications for attorneys and law firms. The venture with USLF marks their first entry into the online legal publishing market.
Chris Heming, President and founder of Specialty Technical Publishers said, "I am delighted to go into what we consider to be a very important joint venture with a company of the stature of U.S. Legal Forms, together with a management team for whom we have a great deal of respect. We look forward to a mutually profitable relationship."
STP Director of Publishing Steve Britten added, "As a producer of compliance information in loose-leaf and CD-ROM for the past 19 years, we believe that FormsPass is an excellent vehicle to take Specialty Technical Publishers further into the electronic realm, and we are very excited to be working with USLF in this venture. We are confident that by going online this will open up new markets for both companies."
USLF is the leading publisher in the United States of state-specific legal forms on the Internet. Its FormsPass database offers legal form packages on a state-by-state or per-particular-subject-matter basis. Legal forms are regularly updated by attorneys to ensure compliance with state laws. The subscription service is available at www.formspass.com.
"We are very pleased to have Specialty Technical Publishers working with us as a marketing partner of FormsPass in selected markets," said Frank D. Edens, U.S. Legal Forms President and CEO. "STP has a proven track record in providing valuable resources for attorneys and with FormsPass, they will make available one of the best online products for the legal profession."
Formal plans for the introduction of FormsPass into STP's product offerings are at an advanced stage and STP hopes to begin marketing FormsPass by the end of the year.
About Specialty Technical Publishers
Since inception in 1986, Specialty Technical Publishers (www.stpub.com) has become one of North America's leading publishers of reference and interpretive materials. The company has expanded its range from Environmental, Health & Safety, and Transportation manuals to include a comprehensive line of Business Management publications, such as International Standards Organization (ISO) guides, Business Law guides, and Accounting guides. Specialty Technical Publishers is a division of Glacier Ventures International Corp., an information communications company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol GVC.
Specialty Technical Publishers' guides are written by experts in their respective fields. Authors constantly monitor changing laws and regulations to provide meaningful and practical updates. Together with an experienced team of in-house editors, the division is consistently updating and improving publications and adding to its list of titles.
About U.S. Legal Forms, Inc.
U.S. Legal Forms, Inc. (www.uslegalforms.com) is the leading publisher in the United States of state-specific legal forms on the Internet. The company sells legal forms and related products to attorneys, small businesses, and the public. USLegalForms.com now lists more than 36,000 state-specific legal forms which are drafted in the required language and style needed to conform to the laws of each state. The production staff, comprised of attorneys, research and update legal forms to account for variations and revisions in state law. USLF products are designed to assist attorneys in conducting their business more efficiently and to help consumers with common and routine legal needs. In 2005, U.S. Legal Forms was named to Inc. Magazine's 500 List of fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States, as well as to the Mississippi Business Journal Fast 40 list of fastest-growing private companies in the state. U.S. Legal Forms, Inc. is a subsidiary of USLegal, Inc. (www.uslegal.com), a legal publishing company which operates legal websites including Divorce.com, SearchLaw.com and LawStore.com.
SOURCE: Glacier Ventures International Corp.
Specialty Technical Publishers Steve Britten Director of Publishing (604) 983-3434 (604) 983-3445 (FAX) firstname.lastname@example.org www.stpub.com U.S. Legal Forms, Inc. Carrie Criado Director of Public Relations (601) 825-3065 ext. 320 (601) 825-2102 (FAX) email@example.com www.uslegalforms.com