The Court Reporter’s Best Friend: A History of the Stenograph

How much do you know about court reporting? If you're one of many certified court reporters, you may know quite a bit. But do you know about the history of the stenography? The stenograph has been an avid part of a court reporter's job ever since its integration. It may look quite dated to some, [...]

What’s So Great About Realtime Reporting?

When it comes to court reporting, is it better when it is in real time? Court reporting in real time is when stenotype shorthand is converted into English instantly. The stenotype strokes are translated and the English version is sent off to counsel and litigation immediately. Real time court reporting allows for a written transcription [...]

July 31st, 2018|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: , , |

Can a Taped Recording Really Rival What a Court Reporter Does?

Are you a court reporter or looking to potentially become a certified court reporter? The judicial system has relied on the services of court reporters for years. A court reporter's job is to take down what is happening in court and type out and take down all of the actions and statements and events of [...]

The Top Skills, Traits, and Habits Court Reporters Should Try to Have

Have you ever considered becoming a certified court reporter? Court reporting is a very important job. People that work in this field know that court reporting is actually a demanding career path. Not only do reporters need proper training and certification, they also must cultivate traits that will help them succeed in the field. If [...]

June 20th, 2018|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: , , |

The Benefits of Web Conferencing Versus Video Conferencing

When it comes to web or video conferencing, which is better? Attorneys have the option when it comes to their depositions to make it easier, efficient, and more accessible for everyone that is involved. That's the professional way to do it, and that's where conferencing comes in. These days, your best bet to have a [...]

June 7th, 2018|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , |

Always on Time or Early: Punctuality as a Court Reporter

Are you a certified court reporter or looking to be one? You probably already know that being early or on time is always acceptable with work, but being late is not. Not only can you put yourself at risk of losing your job, but you may gain a reputation as being unreliable. In order to [...]

Court Reporting 101: What a Certified Court Reporter Does

Do you know what a certified court reporter does? Maybe you work in the field of court reporting or maybe you are considering it as a future career. Maybe you've never heard of it before. Some people won't recognize the term 'court reporter', but they may recognize the term stenographer. If that doesn't ring a [...]

The Importance of Stenographers in the Courtroom

When it comes to the courtroom, how integral are stenographers to the process? Even though many courts have adapted or are considering adapting technology to supplement the work that real-time court reporters do, it is by no means a battle of the updated tech versus the human worker. When it comes to being a court [...]

April 17th, 2018|Categories: Court Reporting, Stenography|Tags: , , |

Choosing Correctly: Our Tips for Selecting A Court Reporting Agency

Are you making the right call when it comes to the agencies that will be doing your court depositions? If you currently need or will need depositions in the future, you must find an experienced court reporting agency if you want to see the best possible results. Considering how important depositions can be to cases, [...]

April 10th, 2018|Categories: Court Reporting, Technology|Tags: , |

How to Be A Witness in Court: A Basic Guide

Have you ever been a witness in court? Usually, there isn't a guide on how to be one. That's why we've made one today. Most people haven't been a witness so by going through everything that you might need to know if you go to court to be one, we hope to educate you a [...]

March 13th, 2018|Categories: Trial Tips|Tags: , |