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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 an attorney, a paralegal, or otherwise employed by a law firm there has probably been a time when you asked: “Should I hire a court reporter?” Or perhaps you asked yourself, “What should I look for in an agency that can provide my firm with court reporters”?
They may not always be fully appreciated, but court reporters have a demanding job. Their work might seem straightforward, but recording depositions and other proceedings verbatim require a lot of skill and experience.
For one, court reporters must be excellent listeners, able to concentrate for long stretches of time, which is a real gift in the limited-attention-span-world we live in today. They must also possess excellent attention to detail because providing accurate transcripts of depositions and other legal proceedings is decidedly detail-oriented work. They also need a solid grasp of legal terminology and other terminology of a technical nature. They must possess fantastic
spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary skills, and also be able to communicate effectively—both orally and in writing. Of course, speed is of the essence, too, and the ability to process 225 words per minute is pretty much par for the course. It almost goes without saying, but a court reporter must also be prompt, steady
, and flexible, and not at all intimidated by the proceedings taking place. After all, there are occasions when a court reporter has to interrupt a deposition or other hearing to ask a speaker to clarify an inaudible statement, which brings to mind another trait that is required of certified court reporters: excellent hearing.
As for the way in which twenty-first-century court reporters get their work done, stenography is still commonplace. That is, the court reporter records all statements using a phonetic code, with each line of characters representing a sound or syllable. The court reporter then translates the recorded information into a written transcript.
Another common process is Real-time reporting, where the court reporter’s output is delivered to a computer and the text displayed on the computer screen. (This is sometimes referred to as CART, an acronym for Communications Access Real-time Translation.)
In fact, Real-time reporting is one of the services we frequently provide to our clients, along with all of the following:
- Certified Court Reporters
- Legal Videographers
- Legal Videoconferencing
- Streaming Depositions
- Post-Production Services
- Video Conversion
- Video Duplication
- Conference Rooms
In fact, we like to think that it’s the strength of our human resources combined with the technological solutions that have helped us to become one of the biggest and best agencies in the court reporting industry. So if you’re in need of an agency to provide you with certified/licensed court reporters on an ongoing basis, we should be your first call.
We’re looking to build long-term relationships with law firms and corporate legal representatives that need an agency with the size and resources to provide assistance locally, or anywhere in the United States. In addition to certified court reporters, we also provide interpreters, legal videographers, and video conferencing solutions, among other things.
As such, we are always prepared to assist you with a deposition or other legal hearing. We handle depositions and administrative hearings in all major U.S. metropolitan areas and can provide fully furnished conference rooms with all of the expected amenities and services.
Then, in the wake of your deposition or administrative hearing, you can count on us to help you manage transcripts and related documents. That is, our well-trained support staff is available day and night so that you can focus on what matters most: practicing law and advocating on behalf of your clients. As if that weren’t enough, we also provide each of our clients with a dedicated case manager who is there to ensure that you receive best-in-class customer service.
As for our services, the three most requested solutions we provide—aside from certified court reporters—are:
Need an Interpreter for a deposition in Texas?
One of the benefits of working with a national court reporting agency like ours is that we have relationships with a deep roster of interpreters covering more than a hundred languages. As you probably know, the parties to lawsuits and other legal proceedings often don’t speak English—at least not as a first language. If you’re an attorney or paralegal you don’t want to spend your time and energy searching for a knowledgeable
interpreter, especially if you’re dealing with a less periodically
spoken language or dialect. Better to leave it to us to retain an interpreter who can provide the services you need.
Securing interpreters for depositions and other legal proceedings is all part of our ongoing effort to meet our clients’ litigation support needs. For many years we have maintained that delivering a comprehensive court reporting service means removing any and all language barriers. What are some of the languages for which we can provide interpreters? Mandarin, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian and Arabic are just a few of the examples. And our interpreters are always ready to provide real-time translation of attorneys’ questions, in addition to the translation of documents during discovery.
So whether you need an interpreter for a local case, an international deposition, or an administrative hearing, we should be your first call.
Need a Legal Videographer in TX?
One thing we’re sure we can help with is providing a legal videographer. Over the course of our more than twenty-year history, we have also taken care to associate ourselves with the finest in professional legal videographers, all of whom have extensive experience shooting video in a legal setting. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that anyone with a smartphone and a tripod can record the audio and video for your deposition or other proceeding.
Our legal videographers employ state-of-the-art technology capable of capturing the most subtle visual details—including positive or negative body language and revealing gestures and facial expressions. A single nuance captured on video can make the different between a successful outcome and a less than favorable outcome for a client.
That’s why our videographers utilize top-of-the-line lighting and sound equipment, helping to ensure that our clients always get the footage they need. Need a professional video editor to edit the raw footage? Our experienced editors can do that, while also offering valuable services like media enhancement, audio & video duplication, and audio & video conversion.
Need a Video Conferencing Solution in Dimmit County, TX?
As for those instances when it’s not practical to have everyone physically present in the same room for a deposition, we offer sophisticated video conferencing solutions. With video conferencing, you can eliminate airfare, lodging costs, rental car costs, and other expenses, and also avoid the hassle of assembling all of the parties in one room. We have access to hundreds of locations around the country so scheduling a video conference that meets your needs is a straightforward process, whether you need a single-site solution or multi-site solution.
One phone call is all it takes to get us started on making the arrangements. We’ll provide options for locations, work out the logistics, supply the audio-visual equipment, test the equipment, and link two or more locations. We always use state-of-the-art gear with HD video, and our equipment is compatible with all laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones. As you’d expect, our conference rooms come fully furnished and have high-speed Internet, as well as all the amenities and conveniences you would expect.
We also provide technical support during the deposition or hearing so that you can concentrate on advocating for your client. You never have to worry about disconnects or other technical issues.
Need Easy Access to Transcripts in TX?
Finally, once the bulk of your work is done, your transcript and all materials related to your account can be accessed 24/7 in our secure online document repository. We provide you with online and mobile access to everything related to your case.
This includes transcripts, exhibits, schedules, invoices, and even a personal calendar. All of the docs are indexed for easy identification and you can use system to search for documents, download exhibits, print materials, and export deposition text. Need physical copies of case documents or transcripts? We provide traditional imaging and copying services as well.
And if you need help utilizing the document repository, you can always reach out to your dedicated case manager or a trusted member of our technical support team. In addition to coordinating your deposition schedule and assigning court reporters & interpreters, your case manager’s responsibilities include addressing any questions or concerns you may have.
So if you’re in need of a court reporter or any related services, don’t hesitate to give us a call at your earliest convenience. We’re one of the largest and most respected national court reporting agencies in the country, and you can rely on us to meet the needs of your law firm or corporate legal department. We promise to work hard to earn your business each and every day. Call us now!