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How To Give The Perfect Deposition

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 by

Depositions are a standard part of any civil litigation. Set up as a question and answer session, this portion of a legal case provides both sides with essential testimony and other information. If you are involved in a trial, either as a plaintiff, defendant, or witness, you will likely have to give a deposition. By

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

DO I GET A FREE TRANSCRIPT TO REVIEW?

Monday, 27 March 2017 by

Paying Court Reporters for Their Transcripts by Gregory Keyser, Esq.   Deposition transcripts are the intellectual property of court reporters.  Transcript sales represent the primary source of revenue for most private court reporters – they’re necessary to court reporters’ livelihoods.  In view of court reporter’s ownership of transcripts and the work and expertise that generate

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

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ATTORNEY USE OF REALTIME IS ON THE RISE

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 by

ATTORNEY USE OF REALTIME IS ON THE RISE Court reporting firms from around the country have confirmed an increase in attorney requests for realtime court reporting services. By realtime court reporting services, court reporters and court reporting firms send attorneys a feed of a deposition transcript as the deposition occurs.  A realtime deposition transcript is

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

You might say that a court reporting agency should be seen but not heard. When court reporters do their jobs right, you shouldn’t notice them at all. And yet, one court reporting agency is at the center of a bizarre twist in a high profile case. Since 2000, about 60 women have accused comedian Bill

5 THINGS THAT IRRITATE COURT REPORTERS

Monday, 23 January 2017 by

After an intense day, my court reporter confided that attorneys – just some – behave in ways that make her job difficult.  I asked her to describe the most irritating, and she identified five: Talking Simultaneously Court reporters want to deliver accurate transcripts to counsel.  Transcript quality is threatened when attorneys talk at the same

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

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