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Questions to Ask When You Hire a Court Reporter

As an attorney or business person, you may need to hire a court reporter to record a deposition, transcribe a live meeting or recording, or provide closed captioning for an event. If you’ve never done this before, it can be confusing or overwhelming. Before you go to a search engine and hire the first person…
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Resources for Legal Professionals

According to Fliplet, smartphone resources for legal professionals are aplenty but 91% of lawyers, court reporters, and paralegals only use phone, email, calendar, and texting apps. That leaves a lot of free and nearly free resources untouched by the vast majority. What would happen if you could have laws, procedures, and current events from the…
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What is a Scopist?

While freelance court reporters may work from home without a team in the next cubicle, they do need people to help them deliver accurate transcripts to clients. That includes having a scopist who translates stenotype into English and edits spelling, punctuation, grammar, and formats into a legible transcript that is sent to the client, most…
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Consequences of Social Media and Your Career

Are you in social media groups for freelance court reporters? Do you engage in conversations related to a post your friend added on social media? Have you thought about the consequences of social media and your career? If you haven’t yet, it’s time to learn from a teachable moment, but not censorship, at Harvard. Whether…
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