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How to Avoid a Court Reporter Shortage

August 23, 2016 5:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

What happens when industry-specific professionals are in short supply? The industry comes together to understand the problem and encourage change. That’s just what we’re doing with the pending court reporter shortage. In 2014, Ducker Worldwide released a report stating that while there are 32,000 court reporters across the nation, there are geographic areas where there is already a shortage. And the shortage is only going to grow if we, as an industry, don’t take action. It’s worth noting that by 2018 it is estimated that there will be a shortage of more than 5,000 court reporters nationwide. While California is... View Article

Where can you find court reporters?

August 6, 2016 8:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When many court reporters began their careers they never imagined they’d be able to work outside the courtroom but it’s happening more every year. Technological developments and the internet have opened opportunities inside and outside the legal field. Where can you find court reporters? Almost anywhere! Traditionally reporters were found in a legal setting and they’re still needed. In fact, within the next few years there’s an expected shortage of more than 5,000 reporters. If you’re thinking of choosing or changing careers, this could be a great option for you! Inside the Courtroom In a legal setting reporters are found... View Article