Trial Tips

Understanding Depositions

As a court reporter, depositions are part of the job. But what is a deposition-- and why should you care? A deposition is something that every person ideally has a good working basic understanding of. Knowing what you're contending with if you yourself have to deal with a deposition is key to being successful in [...]

Creating Professional Power Points Presentations for Trial

When it comes to working as a certified court reporter, you probably see a lot of PowerPoint presentations. Professional presentations come up on a daily basis, and having a slide show that's professional can help a case by bringing a point home and having a big impact. Humans are able to be influenced, and there [...]

Top Things You Can Do To Benefit Your Court Reporter

Depositions most often times require that you have a court reporter be there for the process. These reporters are usually frequently booked for court and depositions, usually through agencies. It's their job to create an accurate set of records that has legally recorded events and things spoken. At the end of the day, you want [...]

December 24th, 2018|Categories: Court Reporting, Trial Tips|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 [...]

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: , |

Managing Your Time as a Court Reporter

How well do you manage your time? In the court reporting field, time is of the essence. Reporters need to be excellent at managing their time. Whether you currently work in this field or you are thinking about going into it one day or considering it as a future career, you could likely benefit from [...]

March 6th, 2018|Categories: Trial Tips|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: , , |

Choosing a Conference Room Rental for Legal Depositions

Are you considering renting a conference room for legal depositions? When it comes to depositions, everything has to go well if you want to help your case. Contrary to what people might believe, much of what goes down in a legal case happens outside of the courtroom and not inside it. Legal depositions are essentially [...]

January 21st, 2018|Categories: Court Reporting, Trial Tips|Tags: , |

Court Depositions: What to Do and What Not to Do

Are you doing everything you need to to make your depositions count? Depositions are valuable tools when it comes to litigation. They provide attorneys with clues that can often predict how a case will turn out. Like them or hate them, depositions can have a huge impact on how a case turns out. Cases can [...]

November 21st, 2017|Categories: Trial Tips|Tags: |

Tips for Tech and Courtroom Equipment in Large Venues

When it comes to a courtroom trial presentation in a large venue, are you prepared? A trial presentation involves a lot. Assembling equipment and getting your tech right is important when it comes to having a good presentation. In fact, trials today are not that different from those in the past. With plenty of tech [...]

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Technology, Trial Tips|Tags: , |