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How to Set up Legal Video Conferencing Services

August 10, 2016 8:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re interested in video conferencing near Scottsdale, AZ, look no further than our services at Bartelt Reporting, LLC. If you’ve been assigned to a video recorded deposition and are unsure about performing one or are recording one for the very first time, we’ve listed out a few tips on how to make the deposition go as smoothly as possible. Make sure the time and time zone of your deposition is presented very clearly to those involved. If possible, have a videographer and a court reporter with the witness to be sure everything is recorded physically and digitally. A notary... View Article

Why Lawyers Should Get on Board with Video Conference Depositions

August 1, 2016 4:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Traveling to conduct a deposition can become a complete hassle and an 8 hour or less deposition ends up being an undesired weekend-long trip. Documents and evidence need to be transported plus hotel fees, rental cars, basic amenities, and everything else involved with travel can make conducting your deposition exhausting. Fortunately, more and more courts are allowing video conference depositions to take place. Though these video depositions are becoming more and more prevalent, some lawyers still refuse them. They may say they need to observe all reactions and cues from the witness or that they don’t want the witness studying... View Article

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

What it takes to be a Court Reporter

June 21, 2016 8:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In order to become a court reporter, an individual must go through a variety of different education requirements and certification tests in the state of Arizona. At Bartelt Reporting, LLC we strive to hire only the best court reporters for our team and we’ve broken down exactly what it takes to get a job in court reporting in Scottsdale, AZ. 1. First and foremost, an individual must meet the minimum certification requirements for Arizona. The basic eligibility requirements are to be at least 18 years of age, be a citizen or legal resident of the U.S., and hold a high... View Article