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Can You Use Social Media if You’re a Court Reporter?

September 20, 2016 1:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The short answer is that YES, you can use social media if you’re a court reporter. The longer answer is that it’s important to keep personal and professional separate. Keep in mind that even if you’ve restricted access to your accounts or who you follow, social media is still a public venue. We recommend being professional, even on your personal posts. What you post reflects on you as a professional whether that was your intention or not. What content should I post? We recommend posting articles and other court reporting related content to your professional accounts. Keep the personal accounts... View Article

What is Real Time Court Reporting?

September 9, 2016 1:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you a highly skilled court reporter? Can you type upwards of 200 wpm with 96% accuracy? If you answered yes to these questions, consider becoming a Certified Real-time Reporter (CRR). As a CRR you will be translating live for legal proceedings and closed captioning. That means upping your speed and accuracy. Many reporters find real-time depositions to be a good starting place to try their new skills. Pauses for attorneys to make notes, for example, provide time to correct mistakes to spelling and grammar and deliver an accurate transcript. Real-Time Court Reporting Efficiency Rather than having to translate abbreviated... View Article