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A Basic Guide to Video Court Reporting

Thursday, 31 August 2017 by

What is Video Deposition? A Basic Guide to Video Court Reporting As court reporting remains an essential industry, with 21,200 court reporters in the U.S. alone, reporting methods will likely continue to advance with technology. Video depositions are just one example of how electronic reporting can add additional layers to testimonial delivery. Learn the basics

A Basic Guide to Video Court Reporting As court reporting remains an essential industry, with 21,200 court reporters in the U.S. alone, reporting methods will likely continue to advance with technology. Video depositions are just one example of how electronic reporting can add additional layers to testimonial delivery. Learn the basics of a legal video

Litigation Support Services

Saturday, 04 February 2017 by

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

Legal Videography and Videoconferencing Most upscale court reporting agencies offer their clientele more than just stenography coverage; their services often include legal videography and videoconferencing.  When making arrangements with a court reporting agency, it is important to recognize the difference between legal videography and videoconferencing in order to get the services that you require. Legal

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

I’ve been a trial attorney a long time.  I’ve taken many depositions in many environments throughout the United States.  Whatever the environment, I know what I need from a court reporting agency.  It’s a short list, but it’s essential. I need a court reporting agency to be independent A court reporting firm and its court

Court reporters keep the official record of trial proceedings.  It’s a function critical to the fair operation of the American judicial system.  The job demands incredible skill, requiring court reporters to discern, record, and transcribe testimony verbatim in an argumentative atmosphere peppered with argument from multiple sources often speaking simultaneously and fast. Yet, incredibly, the

IS MY COURT REPORTER “CERTIFIED”?

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 by

When requesting court reporting services from a court reporting agency, many attorneys ask whether a court reporter is “certified.”  The answer depends on what is meant by certification. Professional court reporting services are certified by the National Court Reporters Association, a professional association comprised of court reporters, legal videographers, and court reporting firms throughout the

Should I “synch” my video transcript ?

Thursday, 13 October 2016 by

I recently completed the out-of-state legal video deposition of a witness in a fraud case.  The witness had business ties to the defendant and, despite obvious attempts to help the defendant, was very helpful to my case.  Because I don’t expect the witness to be available for trial, I ordered both the deposition transcript and

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