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For some certified court reporters, their legal career does not end by taking depositions. In fact, one Pennsylvania court reporter may end up on the other side of the bench in the judge’s seat. Donna Bealing Elicker, who is a well-known court reporter in York, Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin and Lancaster counties, has been in the

How To Give The Perfect Deposition

Tuesday, 29 August 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

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

IRRITATING BEHAVIORS OF COURT REPORTING AGENCIES After I listened to my court reporter’s gripes about lawyer behavior, she asked what court reporters and court reporting agencies do that makes lawyers’ jobs difficult.  I said: Overcharging Out-of-town Counsel Many of my depositions are taken out of town.  I was shocked to see bills submitted by some

Court reporters and legal videographers bear the responsibility to create and keep the official record of legal proceedings.  The moral authority of court reporters or legal videographers over the record requires impartiality — the official record can’t be entrusted to one having a stake in a proceeding’s outcome. To protect the authority of court reporters

Court reporting agencies have grown and evolved over the years. Today, court reporting is one of the most valuable and important careers when you consider the prevalence of legal issues and lawsuits. However, becoming a court report takes a lot of hard work and dedication, but the career is absolutely worth it for the right

Court reporters, or court stenographers as they’re also known, are the people who transcribe virtually every word uttered during legal proceedings. That’s not all they do, though. Many court reporters also provide deposition services, in which they transcribe witnesses’ sworn testimonies given out-of-court. In fact, 70% of the court reporters in the U.S. regularly work

3 Types of Court Reporting Services

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 by

When most people think of court reporting services, they think of the court reporters who work in the courts. While many do in fact work within court rooms, that isn’t the only position they can fill, and many people don’t realize just how versatile court reporters are. In actuality, over 70% of the more than

One of the most underrated professions within court rooms is court reporting. Court reporters carry out several functions within our legal system that are essential to keep things running smoothly, and yet they mostly fade to the background. Court reporting, in essence, is transcribing everything happening in a court room as it happens. But most

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