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Austin Court Reporting & Video provides the most experienced, certified court reporters and legal videographers in the country. Our professionally trained and skilled staff is ready to provide round the clock service to help paralegals and legal secretaries cover depositions in any US City.
When you choose Austin Court Reporting & Video, you are in good hands. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality services by the most expertly trained and experienced staff. Our job is to make your job easy. Make one call and we do all the leg work. Whether the case requires multiple conference rooms, cameras, interpreters or just a simple one time deposition with a court reporter. we a happy to get everything set up for you. You just tell us the time and place.
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If you’re a lawyer you recognize how important it is for you to stay up-to-date with technology. To use an obvious example: Consider how much more efficient it is to do legal research using the Internet, as compared to the not-so-distant past when you had to maintain a large library of law books—and you referenced those big, heavy volumes manually. Fact is, if you don’t take advantage of the latest technology, you’re probably not using your time as efficiently as you should, and likely at a disadvantage compared to opposing counsel.
The situation is analogous to that surrounding court reporting and stenography, the latter of which dates back to 1879, when Miles Bartholomew of Belleville, Illinois, patented the first stenography machine. Much like the practice of law, the technology side of court reporting has evolved considerably in recent decades. Historically speaking, innovations like streaming depositions and e-transcripts are a relatively recent development.
Recognizing the importance of staying current with the latest technology, our national court reporting agency makes it a point to encourage and help our court reporters stay current with new developments. One valuable source of information is The Journal of Court Reporting, which is published by the National Court Reporters Association. At the same time, there are a lot of compelling training materials on YouTube and elsewhere online. There are even organizations that are continuously working toward the advancement of new technologies in court reporting, like the Florida-based Society for the Technological Advancement of Reporting (est. 1990), a professional non-profit organization which “educates members regarding the most effective use of technology in their careers,” to name just one aspect of its mission.
At our agency, we also take pride in providing our clients with the latest technological tools, most notably, perhaps, our secure online case management system. Using our system our clients have desktop and mobile access to all of the documents related to their account, including transcripts, exhibits, schedules, and invoices. Better yet, all documents are indexed for easy identification. That means you can utilize our system to search for documents, download exhibits, and export deposition text, among other things.
So whether you’re in a legal hub like New York, Los Angeles, or Washington, D.C., or a relatively small city, we believe we have the most technologically advanced and cost-effective solutions for any or all of the following:
- Certified Court Reporters
- Legal Videographers
- Video Conferencing
- RealTime (Reporting and Transcripts)
- Post-Production Services
- Video Conversion
- Streaming Depositions
- Conference Rooms
Need an Interpreter for a deposition in Texas?
Certified court reporters aside, two of the most commonly requested human resources we provide are interpreters and legal videographers.
Being able to find knowledgeable
interpreters is particularly important in this day and age, as many parties to legal matters come from diverse backgrounds and don’t necessarily speak English as a first language. As you probably know, this presents a daunting challenge for lawyers who want to make sure their clients’ voices are heard—and want to make sure that their clients fully understand the questions being asked of them during any given proceeding.
Yet it’s not necessarily easy for an attorney to find a knowledgeable
interpreter via an Internet search, especially if your client’s first language is decidedly uncommon here in the United States.
But we believe that a critical component of delivering a comprehensive court reporting service means removing language barriers. So over the course of more than two decades we have developed a stable of talented interpreters for well over a hundred different languages. As a result, we can arrange for interpreting services for Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Swedish, Russian, French, Hindi, Mandarin or Arabic, among many others. While we might have to draw the line at providing an interpreter for an invented language, anything short of an Esperanto-to-English interpreter or Klingonese-to-English interpreter and we can probably help.
So whether you need an interpreter for a local arbitration hearing or a high-stakes international deposition, give us a call today!
Need a Legal Videographer in TX?
Meanwhile, our other commonly requested “people solution” concerns legal videographers. Of course, video remains an especially powerful tool in the legal environment and figures to remain so for the foreseeable future. Hence it’s not a good idea to trust your A/V needs to someone utilizing nothing more than a cell phone and a tripod. You want a professional who has been trained to record in a legal setting, one who understands the importance of lighting, sound, and camera position, and one who utilizes the kind of state-of-the-art equipment that can capture the video and audio quality you need to succeed.
That’s why we work with veteran legal videographers who are capable of capturing the most telling visual details, including negative body language and revealing facial expressions. Over the years we’ve learned that a single nuance captured on video has the potential to make or break a settlement negotiation or be a difference-maker in the courtroom.
That’s why we also work with the most talented and experienced video editors, who are there to handle all of your post-production needs, including linear editing, nonlinear editing, audio & video duplication, audio & video conversion, and image enhancement.
Need a Video Conferencing Solution in Bell County, TX?
Yet another common need among our esteemed clients is a video conferencing solution. Oftentimes, it’s just not practical to have everyone physically present in the same location for a deposition. That’s why we have made a commitment to providing our clients with a cutting-edge video conferencing solution, which allows you to take depositions remotely while still getting the same results you would in person.
In other words, thanks to technology you no longer need to be limited by geography—or need to travel to a remote location. Attorneys and other law firm employees know that getting on a plane to travel to deposition can be expensive and time-consuming. With video conferencing, you can reduce travel costs and limit other expenses, while also avoiding the hassle associated with coordinating a deposition in an unfamiliar city.
Whether you need a single-site video conference or a multi-site video conference we can help. We have access to countless locations and conference rooms across the country, and our trained specialists excel at coordinating the needed
logistics. In fact, when you enlist our video conferencing services for a deposition or other legal proceeding, we provide you with a detailed outline of what you can expect from us.
We take care of the video conference setup, which includes selecting the location(s), working out the logistics, supplying and testing all of the needed
equipment, ensuring high-speed Internet access, and linking two or more locations. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment with high-definition video and our equipment is compatible with all laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Our conference rooms come fully furnished and all have large monitors, plus all of the amenities you might expect.
Last but not least, we also provide technical support throughout the proceeding so that you can concentrate on questioning your subject and don’t need to worry about technical snafus.
Want to save time and money by using video conferencing for your next deposition? Give us a shout and give video conferencing a try.
Need Easy Access to Transcripts in TX?
Yet another major capability you want to look for is a top-quality video conferencing solution. As you know, it’s not always possible to have everyone physically present in the same location for a deposition. That’s why we have long made it a priority to be able to provide our clients with the latest in video conferencing solutions, which allow you to take depositions remotely while still getting the kind of results you would in person.
Thanks to video conferencing technology you no longer need to be limited by geography—or feel the pressure to travel to a remote location. Trial attorneys know that getting on an airplane to fly to a deposition can be a drain on one’s time and energy—and a big added expense. With a video conferencing solution, you can reduce or eliminate travel costs.
Better yet, it’s no more difficult for a firm like ours to arrange a multi-site video conference than a single-site conference. We have access to countless locations across the country, and our trained specialists excel at coordinating even the most complicated logistics. Further peace of mind comes from the fact that we provide a detailed outline of what you can expect as soon as the arrangements are finalized.
In a nutshell: We take care of the video conferencing setup, which includes selecting the locations, working out the logistics, supplying and testing all necessary equipment, ensuring Internet access, and linking the relevant locations. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment with hi-definition video, and our gear is compatible with all common devices. Naturally, our conference rooms come fully furnished, with all the amenities you expect from a first-class solution.
Last but certainly not least, we also provide technical support throughout the proceeding so that you can concentrate on doing your job, as opposed to worrying about whether the equipment is working.
The bottom line is we believe that you and your law firm will save time and money by using our video conferencing services for your next deposition or legal proceeding. Simply give us a call at your earliest convenience if you’d like to learn more.
Do You Have an Online Case Management System?
Of course, once a deposition or arbitration hearing is over, that doesn’t mean your work is done. That’s why you should expect your provider to have a sophisticated online case management system. Using our secure online case system you have online and mobile access to everything related to your case, including transcripts, exhibits, and schedules, and as well as invoices and a personal online calendar. This way your attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries can access any materials they need, 24/7/365.
Better yet, all documents are indexed for easy identification. That means you can utilize our system to search for documents, download exhibits, and even export deposition text. Need physical copies of any transcripts or documents? As an added convenience, we also provide traditional copying services.
Do You Have a Dedicated Point of Contact? And a Technical Point of Contact?
But since it’s not a perfect world, we there are times when you will have questions or need help. That’s why each of our clients is assigned a dedicated case manager who is there to ensure that our clients receive superior service. The case manager’s responsibilities include: coordinating deposition schedules, assigning court reporters and interpreters, and addressing issues as they arise. In addition, when you utilize our services, you also have access to assistance from our technical staffers.
So if you’re in need of a court reporter or any related litigation support services, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We remain one of the most respected national court reporting firms in the U.S., and you can count on us to meet the needs of your firm or corporate legal department.
Call us today!