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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August 15, 2019

A Complete Guide to Legal Depositions

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Deposition

complete guide to legal depositions

There are times when a person’s testimony can be recorded outside of court and played during the actual hearing. This normally works best when a witness is in a distant location or other circumstances prevent them from appearing in court. Depositions are used in these situations to help the witness testify just as they would […]

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July 25, 2019

How Digital Repositories Can Help You Organize Your Case

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: court reporting agency

Digital Repositories Can Help You Organize Your Case

Digital repositories are quickly becoming popular with workplaces that generate a large number of files regularly. Many offices, including law firms and court reporting agencies, are focused on using virtual tools to cut back on materials that take up space and resources. Instead of printing off each legal case, they can now be stored digitally. […]

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July 18, 2019

10 Tips from Court Reporters for Achieving Useful Depositions

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Deposition

Tips from Court Reporters for Achieving Useful Depositions

Creating useful depositions is the ultimate goal for any reputable court reporter, and it requires a lot of careful planning and execution. Attorneys and paralegals often wish to receive valuable tips from court reporters on how to ensure a smooth deposition. Here are ten tips from court reporters for achieving useful testimonies for your clients: […]

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July 4, 2019

Ethical Rules of Social Media Use for Lawyers

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: legal firms

social media ethics for lawyers

Social media is everywhere. Everyone uses it, including those in the legal profession. Social media ethics for lawyers must be staunchly adhered to. Because the lines between personal and professional tend to vary in shades of gray when it comes to social media, attorneys and other legal professionals must tread carefully. There are times when […]

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Remote Deposition Service Announcement


To all our valued clients present and future, we are offering remote depositions at a discount.

We now are offering the remote deposition service complimentary!

Remote depositions will allow everyone attending the deposition to appear via phone, smartphone, video conferencing unit, desktop or laptop computer.

All participants will need the following on their device: microphone, camera, screen and ability to connect to the internet. Additionally, participants will need the internet.

If you would like to take advantage of this service, please e-mail

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