Court Reporting

How to Use iPads for Depositions

Your iPad is probably a huge part of your life. You use it for entertainment, to check your email, and to play around on your apps and pretty much run your life. But did you know that you could use your iPad for a legal deposition? That's right, that little tablet can go to work [...]

October 18th, 2016|Categories: Court Reporting, Technology|Tags: , , , |

How to Have Good Smartphone Habits

When it comes to your job, you know that it's important to stay focused. Perhaps this may have been easier to do a couple of decades ago when we all had fewer distractions. However, in the digital age, we're about as likely to be without our smartphone as we are to be wandering the streets [...]

September 12th, 2016|Categories: Court Reporting, Technology|Tags: , |

The Importance of a Permanent Court Record

When it comes to the court systems, court reporters can often be overlooked. In the overall scheme of things, they can go relatively unnoticed. However, they are truly one of the most important elements of the proceedings by far! Without them, cases could not be tried with confidence in the record of what occurred. They [...]

August 30th, 2016|Categories: Court Reporting|

Court Reporting: From Stenography to Technology

With any field comes updates, and the job of a real-time court reporter is no exception. Technology and computers are more frequently being installed in courtrooms in the U.S., and courts are constantly trying to find ways to cut costs using technology. Specifically, audio and video recording may be replacing court reporters in some cases, [...]

May 7th, 2016|Categories: Court Reporting, Stenography, Technology|Tags: |

Upcoming Trends in Legal Technology

As an experienced court reporter or a recent new comer to the field, you likely want to learn all that you can about your field and stay up on the current news and trends. Staying updated on your career and new developments, products, news, and especially trends are always important. By keeping one eye focused [...]

March 30th, 2016|Categories: Court Reporting, Technology|Tags: |

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|Categories: Court Reporting, Stenography|Tags: |

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|Categories: Court Reporting, Trial Tips|Tags: |

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|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: |

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|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: , |

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|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: |