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Is it time to hire a Proofreader?

August 20, 2017 1:23 am Published by

Are you working multiple cases at one time? Struggling on a case involving college-age folks? Or maybe you’re just wanting to go the extra mile for your clients. If any of those are true, it might be time to hire a proofreader. Court reporting and transcription require a love of words, even if those words are unfamiliar slang. What’s the role of a proofreader? When it comes to creating accurate transcripts, punctuation matters as much as the words and grammar. A misplaced comma can be the difference between someone saying, “Let’s eat Grandma,” and “Let’s eat, Grandma.” The role of... View Article

Apps That Can Save Legal Pros Time

August 6, 2017 6:46 am Published by

I’ll be the first to admit I am not the person in my household who loves apps but when you find the right ones, there are apps that can save legal pros time. Not only that but they can make you more efficient by being able to look up legal terms and laws, make and cancel appointments on the spot, and organize your firm. Save Space by Using the Cloud Whether you’re an Android user in love with Google or an Apple user in love with the iCloud, using apps will save space on your computer while still giving you... View Article

Code of Ethics for Court Reporters

June 23, 2017 4:36 pm Published by

If you’ve ever worked in an office, you know about water cooler conversations. They can happen almost anywhere at any time. What do you think about the project? Who is getting promoted? Did you hear what happened last week when the team went to lunch? They’re all questions I know I’ve asked my colleagues but what happens when you’re a court reporter? You’re bound by a certain code of ethics to not have water cooler conversations about clients and cases. Industry Guidelines For most of us, it’s just professional courtesy not to talk about our customers or clients. We all... View Article

The Power of a Vacation

May 14, 2017 6:50 pm Published by

We often get caught up in work and the business of running a family to take a vacation but it’s probably one of the most productive things we can do. The reality is that stepping away has its benefits that cannot be measured on the bottom line. Turn off the phone and computer, make reservations at a resort or just spend time away from business, and enjoy whatever makes you happy without worrying about your freelance court reporting business. I can almost guarantee you will return refreshed, relaxed, and filled with creative ideas of how to better serve your clients.... View Article

We’ve got a conference room for you!

April 13, 2017 12:01 pm Published by

Are you an attorney in need of space for an upcoming deposition? We’ve got the conference room for you! If you’re in the Roseville or Sacramento area, we’re your one-stop for whatever you need to make your next case a success. Schedule Ahead of Time Have you ever walked into the wrong room wondering what is happening? It sounds like the nightmare of a college student but it can happen to you if you don’t reserve a conference room ahead of time! We don’t want you to walk into another meeting thinking the room is yours. Avoid the awkward moment... View Article