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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 timely
, 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?
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 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 Travis County, TX?
Yet another of our most regularly
requested solutions is video conferencing. On occasion, it’s not possible to have everyone physically present in the same location for a deposition. Whether it’s a matter of conflicting schedules or parties not living in the same metropolitan area, we are committed to helping you take a deposition remotely while still getting the results you would get from an in-person meeting. We offer video conferencing services that enable you to take depositions from anywhere in the country.
So don’t remain limited by geography. Traveling to a deposition can be expensive and time-consuming, but with video conferencing, you can reduce travel costs, lodging costs, and related expenses, while avoiding the hassle associated with assembling all interested parties.
Of course, if you need a room, we can provide a conference room (or rooms). Whether you’re in need of a single-site video conference or a multi-site video conference, we have access to hundreds of locations across the country, so scheduling a video conference that meets your needs is a straightforward process.
One phone call is all that’s mandatory
. We will set up the video conference, which includes finding the locations, working out the logistics, supplying the video and recording equipment, testing the gear, ensuring working Internet access, and linking all relevant locations. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment that provides high-definition video and the sharpest possible audio. Moreover, our conference room locations come fully furnished and feature all the amenities you expect, including a multi-line hands-free phone system.
Naturally, we also provide technical support during the proceedings so that you can concentrate on taking the deposition and representing your client to the best of your ability. Liberate yourself from worrying about technical issues by letting us handle the video conferencing for your next deposition.
Need Easy Access to Transcripts in 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 comfortably
. 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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