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What qualities do you need to be a court reporter?

January 21, 2017 6:59 pm Published by

Whether you’re thinking about a new or different career, court reporting offers flexibility of schedule and six-figure earning power, quite attractive especially for those seeking a lifestyle outside a corporate schedule. If you’re seeking a regular paycheck and vacation time, you may look in a different direction. While there are positions available in courts, the growing opportunities are for freelance court reporters within and outside the legal field. It’s not a career for everyone so let’s look at the qualities you need to be a court reporter. If you’re punctual, focused, and detail-oriented, court reporting could be a great opportunity... View Article

Facts about Court Reporters

January 6, 2017 7:45 am Published by

You see court reporters on television shows and live court proceedings and wonder if we’re always in the courtroom. The answer is a definitive no! It’s one of the facts about court reporters that you might not know. Our skills extend past the legal setting and can be used in closed captioning, business settings, and community meetings, to name a few. Court Reporters are not just for legal teams. While reporters play an important, if not integral, role in depositions and court proceedings, we’re not just for legal teams. Our skills can also be applied to other services including closed... View Article

Tips for First Time Deponents

December 20, 2016 10:10 am Published by

You’ve been called to give a deposition. What’s the first thing that happens? You might have anxiety about being asked to be part of a court case. That’s natural especially if the process is new to you. We understand you’re not as experienced as our expert witnesses so we offer these tips for first-time deponents. What is a deposition? A deposition is sworn testimony from a witness as part of the discovery phase. It typically takes place in a conference room and you have the option of having your attorney present. The purpose of a deposition is to find out... View Article

Deck the Halls and Thank Your Team

December 8, 2016 2:02 pm Published by

Deck the halls and all that jazz. What does holiday magic matter if you’re not thanking the people who help your firm? Don’t be a Scrooge this holiday season with our gift ideas for court reporters. Back it Up We might be the quietest people in the room but we’re performing a job that’s important to you and your client. When we go home at night, it’s likely we’re working until the wee hours to deliver your transcript accurately and on-time. That’s hours and hours spent seated and typing. It’s truly not comfortable or healthy. That’s where you can help.... View Article

Ways to Appreciate Your Court Reporter

November 23, 2016 5:03 pm Published by

As the holiday season enters busy mode, don’t forget to thank the people who make your job a little easier just by being there for you. We might be among the quietest people in the courtroom or boardroom but we provide a valuable service to you and your clients. Here are a few ways to appreciate your court reporter this holiday season (or anytime!): Say thank you. In today’s fast paced world it’s challenging to remember everything we’re supposed to do to meet obligations, much less go the extra mile. Keep it simple and say thank you. I know we... View Article