Why Court Reporters are Necessary

Someone who is not part of the legal system may think a court reporter is not that necessary for a legal deposition or in a courtroom. In reality, court reporters are an essential part of the proceedings, and can even have an effect on the outcome of a case. Below we dive into the roles court reporters play and why they are necessary throughout the legal process. Read more

5 Zoom Deposition Safety & Security Tips

During the COVID-19 pandemic, online depositions have become a very popular way to host meetings of all kinds, including depositions. For depositions or any legal proceeding, confidentiality and security is extremely important must be maintained. Because Zoom is one of the most widely used teleconferencing programs, we have 5 tips listed below that will ensure your deposition remains safe and secure. Read more


4 Tips for Conducting Online Depositions

There are a few things that can be done before and during an online deposition to make the deposition run as smoothly as possible. This way, the deposition is easy for everyone involved and nothing falls through the cracks. Here are 4 tips to consider before conducting your next remote deposition. Read more


3 Advantages of Remote Court Reporting

Before the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, remote court reporting was not as widely used. It was standard practice to partner with a local court reporter that had to be in the room to get the job done. Now, things are starting to get back to normal, but remote court reporting continues to be a favorable option for many litigators.

Whether you are considering working with a remote court reporter for the first time or wondering if you should continue to do so, here are three advantages you should know before making your decision. Read more


The Secret to Court Reporter’s Fast Typing

Court reporters are trained to take down dictation at the incredible speed of 200 words per minute and can transcribe what you say within 98.5% accuracy. Without this accuracy and speed, a court case could easily be dismantled.

At first glance, it looks like court reporters are simply typing quickly to keep up with every word spoken. While this is true, there is one thing that comes to their aid: the stenotype. Read more


Differences Between Legal Interpreters and Translators

Interpreters and translators that work within the court system are often referred to by the same name even though they do different things. Although both work to translate one language to another, the environments are different. A legal interpreter works only with verbal speech while a translator works with the written word. Read more


Legal Transcription’s Importance in Law Enforcement

Law enforcement agencies outsource to legal transcription services for multiple reasons, from hearings and depositions to interrogations and private investigations. They need this documentation to build cases against criminals. Other reasons legal transcription is important to law enforcement include: Read more


The Pros and Cons of a Career in Court Reporting

The demand for court reporters has increased several times over in the past few decades. The potential for growth makes it an excellent career choice for anyone who is interested in working with the courts and the legal system. Below are a few pros and cons of working in the court reporting field. Read more

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7 Advantages of Realtime Court Reporting

As the world is transforming into a more technology-driven domain, realtime court reporting supplies court reporters with improved tools to present accurate translation and transcription at a quicker pace. The latest development in streaming technology has altogether redefined realtime court reporting. Realtime court reporting now enables you to stream and retrieve data over the Internet and rules out the requirement of each and every participant to traveling to a particular location. Read more

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Preparing Your Witness for a Legal Deposition

Legal depositions are an important part of many cases. When a witness is asked to be deposed, it is important to prepare them properly so they are comfortable during the interview. Legal depositions that are videotaped require additional preparation so the person knows how to appear professional without being afraid or uncomfortable. Read more