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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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Court Reporter in Selma, TX | 512-262-4154 | Texas Reporters for Hearings

Court Reporter in Selma, TX | Texas

For several years people have wondered whether technology is going to replace court reporters. It’s a worthwhile question and one that gets asked in many industries, not just the court reporting industry. But while relevant technologies—namely voice transcription—have come a long way in recent years, the technology isn’t even close to supplanting court reporters. As it turns out, when you’re in need of an accurate deposition transcript, there is still no substitute for human skill and attention to detail.

For one, automated digital recording technology has the potential to malfunction, which can result in fragmented or missing testimony in the absence of immediate human intervention. Second, transcribing conversation requires human judgment, particularly when multiple people attempt to speak at the same time. Third, voice transcription software fares rather poorly when a speaker has a strong accent, becomes emotional, speaks at a low volume, or speaks very rapidly. And believe us, you don’t need to speak anywhere near as fast as John Moschitta (remember him, from the “Fast Paced World” FederalExpress commercial from the 1980s?) for the recording to become garbled. Voice recognition technology also has a tendency to fail in rooms where there is background noise. And in a worst-case scenario, voice recognition software might even capture an off-the-record conversation and include it in the record, which would obviously disadvantage the affected party.

What has changed in recent years, though, is that the technology that supports court reporters has streamlined the process and made it much easier for lawyers to access and manipulate the materials they need. Of course, not every court reporting agency has the latest in state-of-the-art equipment and technology but many national court reporting firms—like ours—have everything you might want at an affordable price.

That is, we don’t merely provide certified court reporters and knowledgeable
interpreters, we also provide:

  • Videoconferencing Solutions
  • RealTime Reporting
  • LiveNote
  • E-Transcripts
  • Online Calendar
  • Online Repository
  • Video Conversion
  • Streaming Depositions
  • Dailies
  • Post-Production Services
  • More

And with all of the above technology, we’re finding it easier than ever to meet the needs of our demanding clients, providing them with top quality transcripts of depositions and other legal proceedings. So whether you’re in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, or Los Angeles—or anywhere else in the United States—we should be your first call.

Need an Interpreter for a deposition in Selma, Texas?

In recent years one of our most popular add-on solutions has been video conferencing services. As you know, it’s often not 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 the latest in video conferencing technology, which allows you to take depositions remotely while still getting the kind of results you would in person.

That means the days of getting on a plane to fly to a deposition are largely over, assuming that’s your preference. (No doubt that’s a preference of many of your budget-conscious clients.) With a video conferencing solution, you can reduce or eliminate travel costs and cut back on other expenses, and save the aggravation of coordinating a deposition in a remote location.
And these days you’re not limited to a single-site video conference solution. Our longtime clients know that we have access to hundreds of locations across the country and that our trained specialists excel at coordinating multi-site conference solutions.

In each case, we take care of all the logistics, which includes: selecting the location(s), supplying and testing all necessary equipment, ensuring Internet access, and linking two or more locales.

We also utilize state-of-the-art equipment with high-definition video and our equipment is compatible with all of your computers and mobile devices. Our conference rooms come furnished and have high-speed Internet, plus large monitors and all the amenities you might expect from a best-in-class solution.

Last but not least, we also provide technical support throughout the proceedings so that you can concentrate on advocating for your client without worrying about technical hiccups.

The bottom line is that 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 our video conferencing solution a try.

Need a Legal Videographer in Selma, TX?

More and more, one of those litigation support needs is finding an interpreter who can help facilitate your deposition or other legal hearing. As you know, many parties to lawsuits—especially in major cities—don’t speak English as a first language. And if it’s your client, you want a best-in-class interpreter who can provide an accurate translation of conversations and make your client as comfortable as possible.

As you also know, finding an interpreter who is capable of providing interpretation services within a limited time frame can be a challenge, particularly if a less common language or dialect is involved. But we believe that any national court reporting agency should be capable of removing any and all language barriers. That’s why we take pride in supplying interpreters for most any language you’re likely to encounter in the continental United States.

In fact, we can arrange for interpreting services for well over a hundred different languages and dialects, including commonly spoken languages like Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, and Arabic. Meanwhile, we can also provide an option for languages that are less commonly heard here in America, not to mention sign language services for the hearing impaired. Basically, anything short of an obscure invented language and we can probably help.

Need a Video Conferencing Solution in Bexar County, TX?

An oft-overlooked capability of a national court reporting agency like ours is the ability to provide professional legal videographers who document legal proceedings using state-of-the-art A/V equipment, which helps to ensure that our demanding clients always get the footage they need. Our clients appreciate our desire to consistently capture important visual details—like positive or negative body language and revealing gestures & facial expressions. After all, a single nuance captured on video can make all the difference to the outcome of a case. Our video editors also play a critical role in the process, providing clients with the following services:

  • Linear Editing
  • Non-Linear Editing
  • Audio and Video Duplication
  • Audio and Video Conversion
  • Post-Production Services
  • Image Enhancement

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that anyone with a mobile phone or smartphone can record the audio and video for your deposition or other legal proceeding. Better to employ seasoned professionals who have been trained to film in a legal environment, pros who make a habit of obsessing over the details that help get you the recordings you want and need.

Need Easy Access to Transcripts in Selma, TX?

Of course, after your deposition or hearing is over you need your transcripts in a timely fashion—and you need to be able to access them quickly and quickly
. Technology has had a transformative effect on the legal industry by making organization and efficiency a mission-critical aspect of running a successful law firm. Attorneys who stay organized and maximize their efficiency have a distinct advantage as compared to less organized opposing counsel. That’s why you want a resourceful court reporting service that can supply you with instant access to the documents you need. This includes being able to view materials with just a click of a mouse on a desktop or laptop—or a single swipe on a tablet or smartphone.

Know that if you choose us and utilize our secure online case management system we will provide you with online and mobile access to all materials related to your cases and account. This includes transcripts and exhibits, plus invoices, billing information, and an online calendar. In other words, our secure system allows you to view and download anything you need 24/7/365, with access to highly sensitive materials restricted to the attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries you designate to have access.

To help maximize efficiency, essential documents are indexed for easy identification and then logged into our searchable system, which also allows you to download exhibits, print materials, and even export deposition text. If you need physical copies of documents or transcripts, we also provide traditional imaging and copying services.

Moreover, when you use us for your depositions or hearings, you receive technical assistance from the dedicated members of our support team. Our experienced technicians are available day and night and will work with you to address your specific questions and needs.

A Dedicated Case Manager is the Icing on the Cake

As if that weren’t enough, we also provide each of our clients with a dedicated case manager who is there to ensure that everything proceeds smoothly and that you receive top quality customer service.

So if you want to get the most technologically advanced court reporting company in the U.S. working for you and your firm, give us a call today! We look forward to working with you and your fellow attorneys.

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