IST Management Services:

Consulting Team



    Joe Carroll started with IST as Vice-President, Human Resources in 1997.  He has over 30 years’ experience in executive recruiting, human resources, and career coaching.

    As executive recruiter and certified career coach, Joe has a unique blend of talents for matching the right people with the right job for both IST and its clients. His staffing and recruiting expertise expedites his clients’ search for top-shelf candidates typically within 45 days or less. Joe recruits for a variety of positions including paralegals, office managers, IT positions, legal administrators, CFOs, COO’s and attorneys.

    Joe is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resource Management. He is also a certified Career Management Fellow (CMF) through the Institute of Career Certification International. He is the author of a book called How To Get a Great Job in 90 Days or Less.  He has conducted numerous seminars on recruiting and career management for several organizations including the Association for Legal Administrators and the International Facilities Management Association.

    Joe earned his Bachelor’s Degree with a major in English from Queens College and his MBA from The College of Insurance (a division of St. John’s University) in New York.



    Bob Seabolt joined IST as Chief Operating Officer in September 2018.  After 13 years as an accomplished litigator and trial lawyer, Bob served as managing partner of Virginia-based Mays & Valentine from 1993-2000.  As managing partner, Bob oversaw expansion of the firm by 45% and eventually merged 150 Virginia lawyers from Mays & Valentine into Troutman Sanders in 2001.  Bob served in senior management at Troutman until 2018, most recently as Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for  technology, real estate, human resources and office operations for Troutman’s 12 offices in the U.S. and over 650 attorneys.  Bob's areas of expertise include law firm strategy, partner performance management, revenue enhancement and cost reduction initiatives.  He is a graduate of the University of Richmond and the University of Virginia Law School.  Bob and his wife live in Richmond, Virginia, and have two daughters in the working world.

IST Management Services: Court Reporting Team

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