March 16, 2015

How Proofreading Transcripts Will Benefit Court Reporters

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: court reporter

Court reporters can improve their reputations by making sure that transcripts are proofread before submitting them to attorneys and other entities. While some court reporters do their own proofreading, others do not have the time to hire proofreaders. Both full-time and part-time work relating to legal transcripts can provide real income for freelance proofreaders. Here […]

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February 26, 2015

5 Ways Attorneys Can Improve in Their Next Deposition

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Deposition

Trying to give an accurate record of court proceedings can be difficult if those speaking don’t take a few things into account. In order to make it more possible for the court reporter to maximize the accuracy of the record, there are a few simple things a lawyer can do to help when given a […]

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January 29, 2015

Make a Difference in the Courtroom with Video Depositions

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: Deposition

Video has become common and influential in court cases due to the popularity of YouTube. Since videos are easy to produce and store, they provide an efficient way to archive depositions. One of the reasons video can be more useful than a stenographic transcript is that it captures every detail without errors. Video carries more weight to a jury, although video […]

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December 16, 2014

Going “Off the Record”: A Way to Resolve Objections

By: Colleen Jilio-Ryan | Posted in: court reporter

Legal Deposition

In a deposition, you can announce “we’re off the record” and it will alert the reporter and counsel to end of documentation. But just because you may be taking a deposition and paying for the original copy doesn’t allow you to stop the reporting. It is up to the court reporter to get an agreement […]

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