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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 or a paralegal at a law firm, hiring court reporters may be one of your responsibilities. And unless you’re new to litigation and litigation practices you probably have a good sense of the cost to hire a court reporter.
So as you may know, a court reporter generally charges by the hour, plus a fee for each page of transcript produced, with the latter often
making up the larger part of the cost. Rates for depositions and arbitration hearings may differ, and rates can be higher for complex medical or technical testimony. If you need a condensed transcript or need a transcript on an expedited basis that typically costs extra too.
But the main thing you want to make sure of when considering the cost to hire a court reporter is to make sure you’re making an apples to apples comparison. For example, the industry standard for a page of transcript averages around 50 to 65 characters per line with 25 lines per page. If the pages you receive deviate significantly from the industry average that could dramatically affect your total cost.
But another big factor in determining whether you are comparing apples to apples is the breadth and quality of services offered by the court reporting firms in question. For instance, a local court reporting agency might do a great job in your hometown, but lack the resources and connections to provide services in other cities, or the ability to offer complementary litigation support services.
Many law firms find that a full-service court reporting agency best meets their needs, as such a firm can not only provide certified court reporters capable of handling complex testimony (like highly technical or complex medical terminology), but also provide many valuable ancillary services that are both convenient and cost-effective. For instance, a full-service court reporting agency can save you time and money by securing the services of legal videographers and interpreters, in addition to the court reporter. They can also assist in securing conference rooms, arranging video conferences, providing a secure online transcript repository with 24/7 access, and providing transcripts in multiple formats.
We are just such a full-service agency, providing licensed/certified court reporters, stenographers, video conferencing technology, and online case management services to attorneys and corporate clients who need to take a deposition. For more than two decades, we have excelled at meeting the expectations of our corporate clients and law firm clients, providing them with accurate, simply
accessible transcripts of depositions and other legal proceedings. Whether you’re in New York or Philadelphia, Phoenix or Los Angeles, or anywhere in between, we can help.
In other words, as a full-service court reporting agency, we offer the following services to our esteemed clients.
- Certified Court Reporters
- Conference Rooms
- Legal Videographers
- Videoconferencing Solutions
- Internet Real-time
- Real-time Reporting & Transcripts
- Streaming Depositions
- Online Repository with Personal Calendar
- Post-Production Services
Any while many of our clients most appreciate our ability to provide them with best-in-class court reporters, others find our relationships with interpreters and legal videographers to be most valuable. Still, others laud our video conferencing solutions and the ease of utilizing our online case management system/document repository.
Read on to learn more about each.
Need an Interpreter for a deposition in Ovilla, Texas?
Video is a powerful document in legal matters, particularly when those matters reach the courtroom and must be argued in front of a judge or jury. If you need a court reporting service to record and transcribe your deposition, make sure that they employ expert videographers with technology that can capture the most important visual details – positive or negative body language, facial expressions that don’t match the tone of voice, and even the slightest gestures that might indicate witness coaching. A single nuance captured on video could make all the difference in the world when it comes to a settlement negotiation or a courtroom presentation.
Additionally, you may require editing by dedicated specialists after the shoot. we offer a number of post-production services, including linear editing, nonlinear editing, media enhancement, audio & video duplication, and audio & video conversion for other formats like MPEG, DVD, CD, and VHS.
Arrange for a Professional Legal Videographer to Shoot Your Deposition
Do not make the mistake of thinking that anyone with a camera and tripod can film your deposition. You need professionals who have been trained to shoot videos in a legal setting, who understand the importance of lighting, sound, and camera position, and who have access to specialized equipment that can capture sharp video images and crystal-clear audio of your deposition.
Our videographers always utilize top-of-the-line lighting and sound gear so that clients get the footage they need. We will shoot live, using high-gain microphones and multiple, high-definition cameras in a digital format to provide you with a polished videotape of your depo that is synchronized with the reporter’s transcript. Let us help you with your deposition.
Need a Legal Videographer in Ovilla, TX?
The next most common request we get is for legal videographers. Our longtime clients recognize that it’s penny wise and pound foolish to try to record a legal hearing with a smartphone or a handheld camera mounted on a tripod. It’s much more effective to hire a professional who has been trained to film in a legal setting, someone who utilizes specialized equipment to obtain the best possible video and sound.
That’s why our legal videographers use top-of-the-line lighting and sound equipment, including high-gain microphones and multiple, high-definition cameras. The result is a polished video of your deposition or hearing, one that is synchronized with the reporter’s transcript.
If you require editing services, we can also offer the assistance of talented video editors, with post-production services that include linear editing, nonlinear editing, media enhancement, audio & video duplication, and audio & video conversion to other formats—DVD being a representative example.
Need a Video Conferencing Solution in Dallas County, TX?
Finally, another frequent need among our clientele is a video conferencing solution. As you know, it’s not always possible or practical to have everyone physically present in the same location for a deposition. That’s why we have made it a priority to be able to provide our clients with top quality video conferencing solutions, which allow you to take depositions remotely while still getting the kind of results you would in person.
In other words, thanks to the latest in video conferencing technology you no longer need to be limited by geographic boundaries—or feel the pressure to travel to a remote location. Veteran trial attorneys know that getting on an airplane to fly to a deposition can be time-consuming, not to mention a big added expense for budget-conscious clients. With a video conferencing solution, you can reduce or eliminate travel costs and cut back on other expenses, and save your paralegal the aggravation of coordinating a deposition in a remote locale.
Better yet, it’s no more trouble to arrange a multi-site video conference than a single-site video conference. Our loyal clients know that we have access to hundreds of locations across the country and that 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 from us.
We take care of the video conference setup, which includes selecting the location(s), working out the logistics, supplying and testing all required
equipment, ensuring Internet access, and linking two or more locations. We utilize state-of-the-art gear with hi-definition video and our equipment is compatible with all laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Our conference rooms come fully furnished and have high-speed Internet, plus large monitors and all the amenities you might expect.
Last but not least, we also provide technical support throughout the proceeding so that you can concentrate on doing the best job possible for your client, and don’t need to worry about any technical malfunctions.
All in all, we believe you’ll save time and money by using our video conferencing services for your next deposition. So give us a call and give video conferencing a try.
Need Easy Access to Transcripts in Ovilla, TX?
On the other hand, you do want to consider using a sophisticated video conferencing solution for your next deposition. Thanks to advancements in technology, you can now take depositions remotely while still getting the kind of results you would in person, obviating the need to travel to remote locations. Veteran 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 for clients. With a cutting-edge video conferencing solution, you can reduce or entirely eliminate travel costs.
It’s also worth remembering that 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 hundreds and hundreds of 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 arrangements are finalized.
In summary: we take care of all the steps needed to arrange a video conference. (This includes selecting the locations, working out the logistics, supplying and testing all equipment, ensuring Internet access, and linking the relevant locations). We utilize state-of-the-art equipment and our A/V equipment is compatible with all common laptops and mobile devices. Naturally, our conference rooms come fully furnished, with all the amenities you expect from a first class video conferencing solution.
Last but not least, we also provide technical support throughout the proceeding so that you can concentrate on representing your client to the best of your ability, as opposed to worrying about whether the equipment is working. But the bottom line is we believe that your law firm or company will save time and money by using our video conferencing services for your next deposition or legal proceeding. Give us a call at your earliest convenience if you’d like to give our solution a try.
A Dedicated Point of Contact Is Always Available to Help
Of course, it’s not a perfect world, and as polished as our solutions are, we recognize that there are and will be times when you will have questions or need help. That’s why each of our clients is assigned a dedicated case manager who is responsible for ensuring that you receive superior service. In addition, when you retain us you also have access to technical assistance from our savvy and helpful tech staff.
So if you’re in need of a court reporter or related litigation support services, don’t hesitate to give us a call to learn more. There’s a reason why we are one of the largest and most respected national court reporting agencies in the United States, and you can count on us to meet the needs of your law firm or corporate legal department.
Call us today to discuss how we can help!