What It’s All About

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Welcome to our new website. We want to be able to inspire, encourage and sometimes even empathize. We are excited about doing the blog and we hope that you will contribute to it as well. Attorneys, legal assistants, court reporters require an amazing amount of skill, fortitude and knowledge. Believe it: the law chose you. For some reason when […]

A Dirty What?

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What is a court reporter? Most of us, including myself, don’t know what a court reporter is, what they do, or in what language they type. Are they really typing every single word?  Who hires them?  What is with those little typewriters?  I didn’t know the answers to these questions until I started working at […]

¿Un sucio qué?

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¿Qué es un taquígrafo judicial? La mayoría de nosotros, incluyéndome, no saben lo que un taquígrafo judicial, qué hacen, o en qué idioma escriben. ¿Ellos realmente están escribiendo cada palabra? ¿Para quién ellos trabajan?  ¿Qué son esas máquinas que ellos usan?  Yo no sabía las respuestas a estas preguntas hasta que empecé a trabajar en […]

Reporting in 1990

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Explaining to young, new court reporters in Central Florida, that when I became a professional court reporter in Orlando in 1990, my first electric court reporting machine, dot matrix printer and computer-aided transcription equipment cost more than my car, looks of disbelief are prominent.   We worked in DOS with the glare of flourescent green […]

Don’t be a Sisyphus

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As the earth screams its way around the sun in its seemingly infinite cosmic dance, it is very easy to feel bogged down and overwhelmed by stress.  More often than not, stress comes from the workplace…whether you are a court reporter, legal videographer, paralegal or lawyer; we all have our fair share.  But in this […]