court reporting

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: , |

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: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Can Voice Recognition Technology Replace Certified Court Reporters?

Reporting court proceedings requires a high level of accuracy. Besides--remarks, witness testimonies and closings play a huge role in determining the verdict. Any mistake in the report may lead to a wrongful conviction, a mistrial, or an acquittal. For this reason, it is essential for the justice system to enlist certified stenographic court reporters.  With [...]

Promoting CCRA-NJ’s Rebuttal to ‘Could Automation Be the Antidote to the Court Reporter Shortage’

July 8, 2019 Re: Promoting CCRA-NJ’s Rebuttal to Could Automation Be the Antidote to the Court Reporter Shortage Dear Colleagues: As many of you by now may very well be aware, on May 23, 2019, the New Jersey Law Journal published a damaging article captioned: Could Automation Be the Antidote to the Court Reporter Shortage? [...]

July 8th, 2019|Categories: News & Updates|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Could The Growing Field of Court Reporting Be Right For You?

When it comes to court reporting, it's a necessary job. You may be wondering whether this type of job is right for you! Becoming a certified court reporter might be a really good fit if you like to have a job that serves a purpose, enjoy being in places that are official or really like the [...]

Voice Recognition Tech Versus Human Court Reporters

When it comes to being a certified court reporter, there is no doubt that they are an important and integral part of the legal system. But could this job be done by technology, computers and the like now or later on? Automated tech is being integrated in a lot of places now, from the grocery [...]

Our Top Tips When It Comes to Court Reporting

Court reporting can be a challenging job that requires attention and focus at all times to record the audio and activity of a courtroom. Reporters must be familiar with how to set up equipment related to the job and operate it too. They must also be able to establish communication with witnesses, lawyers, and the [...]

What Goes Into Making a Successful Court Recorder?

When it comes to being a great court recorder, how can you tell who is on top of their game? While skill in the field is one part of doing well, you may be surprised to find out that it isn't everything. Legal teams often need to hire their own court reporter. Sometimes it is [...]