Categories for Court Reporting

What do you do if your court reporting school loses its accreditation?

May 22, 2017 11:29 pm Published by

If you attend a court reporting school that is accredited by ACICS, you need to read this. According to the NCRA article regarding the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), “Accreditation is a status granted to an institution that meets or exceeds the stated criteria of educational quality. The purpose of accreditation is to assess and enhance the educational quality of an institution, to assure consistency in institutional operations, to promote institutional improvement, and to provide for public accountability.” The Department of Education has removed the ACICS as an accrediting organization leaving the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)... View Article

What factors influence court reporter salaries?

April 24, 2017 6:42 pm Published by

Court reporter salaries are influenced by a variety of factors. Just like other industries, the current economy, future forecasts, related industries, and trends in the legal field all impact how much experienced and new court reporters are paid. Current and Future Court Reporter Salaries New graduates can expect to earn anywhere from $42,000 – $55,000 right out of school depending on where in the country they are working. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 the average court reporter salary was $51,320 [Source] but California has a higher cost of living so the average is $60,000 – $88,000... 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

Legal Videography: More to It Than Meets the Eye

March 20, 2017 2:37 pm Published by

Is your next deposition a good fit for legal videography? It might be especially if you’re trying to make an impact at trial. When are videographers utilized? They’re used in addition to court reporters and are hired to record courtroom depositions, testimonies, crime scene recreation, and even the signing of legal documents such as wills. Generally, one attorney will hire both the court reporter and the videographer. The legal videographer will bring and set up their camera, tripod, portable lighting and any other necessary equipment prior to the beginning of the event. Why Not Just Use a Court Reporter? Court... View Article

CART Captioning – It’s not new but it’s being requested more!

February 20, 2017 8:00 am Published by

We’ve been offering CART Captioning for years but it’s growing in popularity as a requested service for our clients. Also called Communication Access Real-time Translation or Real-time Captioning, this is a service that is delivered remotely or on-location. How is CART captioning delivered? Real-time captioning is delivered instantly using a stenotype machine, real-time software, or computer with spoken word translated to text that is displayed on a screen, video presentation, or computer monitor. If you’ve been at the gym or airport watching television, the words scrolling on the screen are the work of a captioner. Who benefits? Captioning benefits the... View Article