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The Ethics of Court Reporters

July 20, 2016 8:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The role of a court reporter is to accurately and unbiasedly transcribe and record a legal deposition, hearing, or trial proceeding. Though it may seem like all you have to do is write down what each party says, there are a lot of ethics that all Arizona court reporters must have. The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) has a Code of Ethics that must be strictly followed by all Arizona court reporters to not only keep them professional, but to be sure the neutral party remains neutral. Court reporters must be fair and impartial towards each participant in the room... View Article

Helpful Hints for New Court Reporters

July 2, 2016 7:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Once you’ve completed your education and training, it’s time to enter the world of Arizona court reporting. Though the job may seem effortless to those who have been in the profession for years, adjusting to the workload and mindset of a court reporter may still be confusing for someone who is newly licensed. Below we’ve listed out a few helpful hints to make being a new court reporter a little easier. Be on time: Nothing can be more frustrating to a room of attorneys than the court reporter being late or not showing up at all. Make sure you give... View Article