Ransom Ware – A Growing and Dangerous Problem

Staff, While attending the STAR conference in Chicago this past weekend, I attended a seminar on something called Ransom Ware. There are other variations by different names, but Ransom Ware seems to be the most prevalent at this time. It is as the name suggest. It is a computer virus that once infected, it encrypts [...]

March 14th, 2016|Technology|

Courtroom Equipment & Tech Tips For Large Venues

Assembling equipment for a trial presentation set today is not all that different in the past. There have been plenty of tech advances in the past few decades, so you might be a little surprised to find out that this is the case. 4:3 standard format video is still the go-to tech, and trial presentation [...]

February 29th, 2016|Technology|

Top Tips For Professional PowerPoint Trial Presentations

As a certified court reporter, you likely see many professional PowerPoint presentations every day. Having a professional slide show can really help drive a point home and make an impact. Humans are visually influenced creatures, after all. Check out these tips for creating an effective and professional PowerPoint. Read on to find out more about [...]

February 2nd, 2016|Technology, Trial Tips|

Is Court Reporting Right For You? Field Job Growth Expected

Are you the type of person who loves being in official places? Do you like law shows? Maybe you really enjoy being in a courtroom and always like serving jury duty. Some people like the importance of it and feeling useful and necessary. Some people actually don’t mind when they get a parking ticket, because [...]

December 15th, 2015|Court Reporting, Stenography|

Important Tips for Court Reporters

Being a certified court reporter means that it's your job to take down the proceedings of a courtroom. You must do so accurately, fairly, and objectively. A court reporter is someone that is relied upon to be creating the record of what went on. The part you play is essential. That's why it's so important [...]

December 2nd, 2015|Court Reporting, Trial Tips|

What Does the Future Hold for the Court Reporter Profession?

Being a court reporter is hard work, but it's a great profession that continues to grow. Certified court reporters are a necessary part of the legal process and are required in order to make sure that everything that happens in a court is taken down and documented. Back in the old days of court reporting, [...]

November 17th, 2015|Court Reporting|

Important Traits a Court Reporter Should Develop

Court reporters provide an important service to those who hire them. If you are already employed or working as a certified court reporter, then you already know that reporters are employed by a number of agencies. These are most commonly divisions of government agencies and vary among the state, federal, and local government. Court reporters [...]

November 2nd, 2015|Court Reporting|

Can Voice Recognition Technology Really Replace Certified Court Reporters

Certified court reporters have been valuable to their job and the legal system for quite some time. But could court reporters be replaced by technology in the future? You may have read about technology starting to subsume all types of jobs, from cashiers in Asia to factory workers. There is a small trend of technology [...]

October 15th, 2015|Court Reporting|

Court Reporter Certification Benefits

Working as a court reporter can be a very rewarding job. However, things get all the better if you graduate to the status of a certified court reporter. A certified court reporter reaps many benefits that a non-certified reporter does not. Many court reporters in New Hampshire were recently alarmed when they found out the [...]

October 7th, 2015|Court Reporting, Stenography|

Court Reporter Jobs Projected To Increase

Being a court reporter is an in demand job! What does a court reporter do exactly? Well, a court reporter essentially creates transcriptions at trials, depositions, and other legal proceedings of that nature. The transcripts that they create are taken exactly from what is said in the courtroom. Court reporters even work creating captioning for [...]

September 17th, 2015|Court Reporting|