Court Reporting

Does Court Reporting Require a Human Element?

When it comes to court reporting, how important is it to have a person there instead of tech? Some people may think with the advancement in technology, fields such as court reporting may be having a tough time competing when it comes to people doing the jobs over robots or computers and author tech. But [...]

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: , , |

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: , |

Working on Your Court Reporter Skills: Our Top Tips

Court reporting is a skill. It requires a certain personality type to be a court reporter and really do well in that job. As you may imagine, if you possess certain skills or qualities, it may be easier for you to succeed in this field. However, the best court reporters are not always born. Plenty [...]

February 15th, 2018|Categories: Court Reporting, Trial Tips|Tags: , , |