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Guidelines To Follow When Working With a Court Reporter

Are you in a career path that requires you to work closely with a certified court reporter? If so, then you might feel anxious and nervous if it is your first time encountering such an experience. However, working with a court reporter does not have to be a nerve-wracking ordeal. As long as you follow [...]

December 8th, 2019|Categories: Court Reporting, Trial Tips|Tags: , |

Court Depositions: What to Do and What Not to Do

Court depositions are witnesses’ sworn, out of court written or oral testimonies. They are used to gather evidence prior to the commencement of a trial. Moreover, depositions provide attorneys with vital information that they can use to predict how a case is likely to turn out.  The impact of court depositions cannot be understated. In [...]

November 7th, 2019|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: , , , , , |

What is Official Court Reporting

Court reporting is a large field that incorporates several job descriptions, ranging from closed captioning, to live sign language interpretation. It is worth noting that court reporters - no matter the subspecialty - go through the same training programs. However, it is only those that are appointed by the court (normally, highly skilled stenographers) that [...]

October 18th, 2019|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: , , , , , |

The Importance of a Permanent Court Record

If you tell anyone to name three essential people in a typical court process, you can be sure that ten out of ten people wouldn't have court reporters in their lists. However, the truth is, court reporters are one of the vital elements of any fair and successful court proceeding. Judicial reporters are sometimes regarded [...]

October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: , , , , |

Essential Traits to Develop as A Court Reporter

Certified court reporters are invaluable to the day-to-day business of the courts, particularly when it comes to record-keeping. If you wish to be a certified court reporter, or are working as one, you would admit that court reporting, despite being quite hard and unforgiving, is essential to the provision of justice. Whatever news agency, state, [...]

September 17th, 2019|Categories: Court Reporting|Tags: , , , |

Our Guide To Being a Witness in Court

Unlike defendants and complainants, there are no set rules for being a witness in court. Moreover, the fact that most people have never testified in court or don't have access to credible witness preparation tips makes it difficult to know the way forward when called upon. Accordingly, we've compiled the following list of the Do's [...]

Court Reporters: Are They Old Fashioned?

We live in an era where there are more technological innovations than we can keep up with. Modern technologies, ranging from wireless charging systems to self-driving cars and virtual reality, make our world a completely different place from what it was two decades ago. It is therefore rather surprising that with all the modern IT [...]

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 [...]

Choosing a Court Reporting Agency

Are you thinking about becoming a certified court reporter or looking for an agency that offers these services? Court reporting is a flourishing career service that shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. That is why so many people end up getting trained, certified, and work in this career all over the nation and [...]

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 [...]