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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 competent
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 competent
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?
Another trend in the court reporting space is to employ a professional legal videographer to document legal proceedings. Video remains a powerful medium, particularly when a legal matter moves into the litigation stage and arguments are made in front of a judge or jury.
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. Our longtime clients have learned that a single nuance captured on video can make all the difference within the confines of a courtroom.
That’s why our experienced videographers utilize top-of-the-line lighting and sound equipment, helping to ensure that our clients always get the footage they need. Our esteemed video editors provide no-less-valuable services, including media enhancement, linear editing, nonlinear editing, audio & video duplication, and audio & video conversion.
Above all, don’t make the mistake of thinking that anyone with a smartphone can record the audio and video for your mission-critical deposition. Better to be safe and employ seasoned pros who have been trained to shoot videos in a legal setting—professionals who will obsess over the smallest details to help get you the recordings you want and need.
Need a Video Conferencing Solution in Somervell County, TX?
For those instances when it’s not possible to have everyone physically present in the same room for a deposition or administrative hearing, we offer cutting-edge video conferencing solutions. Our longtime clients will tell you that we are committed to helping clients take depositions remotely while getting much the same results as you would if the deposition occurred in person.
So don’t remain limited by the constraints of geography. With video conferencing, you can eliminate travel costs, lodging costs, and other expenses, and avoid the hassle associated with getting all of the parties together in one room.
Know too that we can also provide a room (or rooms) for your single-site video conference or a multi-site video conference. We have access to hundreds of locations around the country so scheduling a video conference that meets your needs is always an easy process.
In fact, one phone call is all it takes. We’ll provide options for locations, work out the logistics, supply the A/V equipment, test the equipment, ensuring working Internet access, and link two or more locations. We always utilize state-of-the-art equipment with HD video, and our equipment is compatible with all laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Moreover, our conference room locations come fully furnished and have high-speed Internet, king-size monitors, and all the amenities you would expect from a first-class video conferencing solution. And we always itemize the details regarding the arrangements that have been made on your behalf.
Last but not least, we also provide technical support before, during, and after the deposition or hearing so that you can concentrate on your work. You never have to worry about disconnects or other technical issues.
Need Easy Access to Transcripts in TX?
Then, after your deposition is over, you and your support staff can utilize our secure online case management system, which provides you with online and mobile access to everything regarding your case, including transcripts, exhibits, account information and invoices. The online system also allows you—and those attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries you designate—to view and download any documents you need twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. If you need physical copies of case documents or transcripts, we provide traditional imaging and copying services as well.
A Dedicated Case Manager is an Added Value
Last but not least, when you use us for your deposition, you will receive personal technical assistance from a dedicated case manager and members of our technical support team. Our support team is available day and night to help you with our online case management system and to answer any questions you may have.
So call us today to get one of the most respected and technologically-advanced court reporting agencies working for you and your fellow attorneys.
We appreciate your business and will work hard to show it every day.