Regardless of how far in your court reporting career you are, there is always more to learn. Lucky for us, there are thousands of free, online courses and resources available to help further your career and boost your resume.
These days, there are millions of apps available for download on your phone. The trick is finding the ones that will actually be useful and helpful to you as a court reporter.
In comes Remote Counsel.
As the Boston Globe reports, court reporters in the state of Massachusetts are beginning to fear for their job stability as hundreds of courtrooms are being transitioned to digital recording systems.
So, you've taken the plunge and now provide remote particpation services for attorneys. Whether that's videoconferencing, bridging, chat, or streaming, you need to know how to effectively sell your new services in order to maximize your profits (and the attorney's level of satisfaction with your firm). We've taken part of our Remote Counsel University Sales and Marketing course to explain some of the best strategies for selling remote participation services to attorneys.
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There's a fine line to tread when discussing technology in the court reporting industry. The technology Remote Counsel equips court reporters with enables them to do their jobs more effectively and efficiently, while also providing them with additional revenue opportunities. It does not attempt to replace the court reporter in any way. Suggesting that that is even possible is laughable - but it hasn't stopped some critics.
Back in the 90's and early 2000's, internet users often bragged about their clever AOL Instant Messaging (AIM) names. It is now becoming clear that last decade's clever AIM username is this decade's creative WiFi network name. In fact, some users are going so far as to communicate with one another through their WiFi networks (often in a passive aggressive tone).
As we've said in blogs before, court reporters are now responsible for organizing and managing depositions in ways that were previously unheard of. That includes the added responsibility of finding a suitable deposition space that is compatible with the latest deposition technologies.
Being a court reporter is hard - especially when you have to keep a straight face in the middle of a trial or deposition. Disorder in the American Courts compiled real quotes from actual court proceedings for our reading pleasure. Read on for a few of our favorites!
Recently, Skype users around the world experienced massive network problems and outages when trying to connect to the service. When attempting to sign in, users couldn’t get past the login page and were repeatedly told that Skype couldn’t connect.