Categories for Court Reporting

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

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

4 Tips For Court Reporters Working From Home

May 7, 2016 10:05 pm Published by

  Working from home can be a challenge.  While it sounds wonderful at first, learning how to manage your surroundings is incredibly important, especially for court reporters.  With our significant others, children, and even our four-legged friends all competing for our attention, our home office can sometimes be more distracting than the quiet oasis we intended. While our homes are our castles, we can sometimes feel like mere peasants when trying to finish expedites, making sure homework gets done, and throwing together dinner.   4 Tips for Court Reporters Working From Home  Setting Boundaries.  There’s been a lot of talk... View Article

The 411 on Shorthand (and Why It Matters Today)

April 27, 2016 7:14 pm Published by

In today’s world, accuracy is key. There’s an increasing demand for verbatim transcript and closed captioning services, which means shorthand reporting is a relevant and essential skill to have. Here are some reasons why shorthand is still important, how it’s used and where you can learn the craft for your own purposes. The Perks of Using Shorthand There are plenty of reasons why shorthand can be a serious asset, for court reporters and journalists alike. Here are just a few. It saves time – Court reporters can write at 225 words per minute or more.  Machine shorthand provided by certified court... View Article