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Creating Professional Court Reporting Presentations

April 28, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Court reporting is a vital job that is incredibly important in maintaining the course of justice. That being said, there are tons of things expected of a court reporter. PowerPoint is one item that many court reporters are required to help put together to help the trial and to help present information and facts. Tips for Professional Court Reporting Presentations There are some things that you can do to help ensure that your report is professional and that the presentation will relay what you want it to. It should also be accurate and easy to follow. The first thing to keep... View Article

How a Court Reporter Can Help Win a Case

April 28, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There is no way lawyers will remember everything that has been said in court. While they may be able to follow the gist of the proceeding, the gist is just not enough to win a case. Sharp attorneys realize just how valuable court reporters can be. Even though at one time, the court would provide a professional to document the court proceedings, factors like changing priorities and budget cuts have left a lot of attorneys on their own. As an attorney, you can help your case by hiring a court reporter. What Does a Court Reporter Do? To understand how... View Article

Ways to Ensure Online Security in Court Reporting

December 16, 2021 7:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Online security is crucial in court reporting. While technology makes it easy to transcribe, replicate and store testimony, it’s also more vulnerable to theft and other harm. Thanks to the pandemic, more lawyers and court reporters are working remotely these days. If you neglect your online security, your clients’ privacy could be at risk. The duty of confidentiality Lawyers aren’t the only legal professionals with a duty of confidentiality. Court reporters also need to protect their data. The NCRA’s Code of Professional Ethics requires court reporters to “preserve confidentially and ensure the security of information, oral or written, entrusted to... View Article

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Court Reporter

August 13, 2021 12:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the course of your legal career, you’ll need to hire a court reporter for various proceedings. Do you know which questions to ask to ensure you’re getting a great one? Since court reporters can have such a huge impact on your case—especially when it comes to preserving a written record for appeal—you need to hire a court reporter who is fast, accurate and reliable. Even if you have established relationships with a few great court reporters, they may not always be available. Here’s what to ask when you need to hire someone new: Licensing and certifications: The first thing... View Article

The Importance of Having a Court Reporter for Your Case

March 2, 2021 11:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s hard to adequately prepare for a case or litigate a trial without a written record. That’s one of the reasons having a court reporter in Phoenix, AZ is so crucial. Today, budget cuts and short staffing means many attorneys have to secure their own court reporter. However, they’re well worth the cost. They create an unbiased, thorough legal record that can help test witness credibility, preserve witness testimony and make a note of all judicial rulings. If your case moves on to trial later or has to be appealed, your transcript is practically worth its weight in gold. Here... View Article