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While many attorneys really do “get” what we do as national court reporters, sometimes we’re overlooked. So here are five items every court reporter would love their attorneys to pay attention to. 1) Yes, we need breaks. We’re not robots. It would be awesome if we took a break every hour to hour and a

So you think you want to be a court reporter? By Brenda Keyser, RDR, CRR, CRC, CLR, CME It’s time for you to make a decision about a career.  Whether you’re a new high school graduate, a stay- at-home mom, or a professional who just doesn’t like their chosen career path, consider court reporting!  There

Litigation Support Services

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Many court reporting agencies provide litigation support services for trial lawyers.   These litigation support services may include:  online repositories of deposition transcripts and exhibits, document production, exhibit retention and production, trial presentation services, subpoena services, videoconferencing facilities, videotape depositions, conference room rental, and nationwide deposition scheduling. We’ve heard the old saying, “Time is money,” and

As a freelance court reporter, there are two options available as you begin your reporting career:  an employee of a reporting agency or working for yourself (sole proprietor or independent contractor).  Here are some important things to know about working as an independent contractor in the reporting field.   As an independent contractor: You decide when

What do Freelancer Reporters need to know before covering a trial as an Official Court Reporter? By Brenda Keyser, RDR, CRR, CRC, CME, CLR So you’re a freelance court reporter and you’ve been requested to cover a trial in a courtroom that uses electronic recording.  That’s great!  As reporters, we know that covering a trial

As the President of Elite Reporting Agency, I am responsible to hire freelance court reporters to cover assignments for the agency’s clientele.  Over the years,  I’ve compiled a list of key things to look for when considering a professional court reporter for a court reporting position at the firm. Has this individual obtained any state

PARALEGALS: USE YOUR COURT REPORTING AGENCY TO SAVE TIME AND MONEY By Brenda Keyser, MBA, RDR, CRC, CRR, CLR, CME In today’s legal market, clients place more and more pressure on law firms to reduce the cost of legal services. Clients demand that law firms manage their time efficiently to reduce billings. They also demand that

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