January 19, 2023

Important Skills to Become a Successful Court Reporter

By: Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Court Reporters in California

court reporter skills

Court reporting is a complex job in a highly specialized field that requires a strong commitment to excellence. It is the job of the court reporter to capture the words spoken in court and to maintain an exact and official transcript of the proceedings. This allows the judges and attorneys to have immediate access to […]

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October 17, 2022

Video Deposition: Dos and Don’ts You Should Know

By: Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Court Reporters in California Video Deposition

video deposition dos and don’ts

Video depositions have become invaluable tools for attorneys and courts alike. During COVID, many attorneys turned to video depositions as a last resort. What they found was that, when used correctly, it would actually save time and money as well as make their jobs much easier. Videotaped depositions allow juries to hear from witnesses who […]

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May 9, 2022

New Employee Safety Bill May Lead to Further Litigation in California

By: Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Court Reporters in California

California employee safety bill

SB 1044 employee safety bill has been successfully passed in the California Senate. If it continues to move forward and is passed in the House of Representatives, it can affect many companies throughout the state. In essence, the bill gives an employee the right to walk off the job, penalty-free, if they feel unsafe due […]

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January 18, 2022

Understanding Certifications for Court Reporters

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Court Reporters in California

court reporter certification

People who choose to work as court reporters can offer a wider variety of services, especially when pursuing different certifications. Being able to accurately document and preserve the evidence and testimonies in legal proceedings is very important and sought after. Earning a court reporter certification will help you better showcase your level of experience and […]

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August 29, 2019

3 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Working with an Interpreter

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Court Reporters in California

mistakes to avoid working with legal interpreter

When you are interviewing someone who doesn’t speak English, it’s important that you hire a professional legal interpreter. Interpreters understand the interview process and their role in the meeting. However, not every interpreter is suitable for this type of work. Here are a few things you should avoid when hiring a legal interpreter to interview […]

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