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How to Avoid a Court Reporter Shortage

August 23, 2016 5:23 pm Published by

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

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

Rules of Etiquette When Working With a Court Reporter

July 20, 2016 10:52 am Published by

When taking a deposition, there are many unspoken rules of etiquette when working with a court reporter that allow them to provide the most accurate transcription possible. Whether you are a seasoned attorney or a relatively new to depositions, your court reporter will be greatly appreciative of your following these simple practices. Location Matters. Some witnesses may be soft spoken and thus difficult to hear. Be sure to seat the court reporter close to the witness so that they can capture every word. For the Record. Always verbalize when you are speaking on or off the record. While your tone... View Article

5 Benefits of Being a Court Reporter

July 6, 2016 6:30 am Published by

If you’re thinking about a new career or are just entering the working world, we want you to consider court reporting. The benefits of being a court reporter extend beyond the courtroom to the business world due in part to the evolution of livestream video and webinars. We’re excited to be part of this growing field and hope you are too. Here are five benefits of being a court reporter: No Four Year Degree Required. Whether you choose an online or in-person program, you can be working as a court reporter in as few as two years. Not only that... View Article

Relationship Building Tips for Court Reporters

June 20, 2016 6:00 am Published by

We believe a great court reporting service doesn’t happen by accident. Sourcing for the best court reporters and serving our clients is our mission but there’s another side to the business. We have to be treating our court reporters right so they deliver to our attorney and business clients. As a court reporter, your work is part of winning or losing a case. Relationship Building Tips for Court Reporters Accuracy Matters – Accuracy is part of our business name for a reason. It truly matters especially when it comes to court reporting. The best court reporters develop a high level... View Article