Suzanne Lee - Contributing Author

 

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Suzanne has been a practicing court reporter for 13 years and has worked in the legal community for over 18 years.  Her credentials are as follows, graduate coursework in English and education, a minor in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in English. Her experience also includes proof reading, scoping, transcription and teaching. On the job experience includes six years as a legal secretary, three years as an English teacher and is also a notary public.  She also runs Miss Court Reporter which provides court reporter services in the states of Mississippi and Alabama.

 

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State & National Court Reporter Certifications
Though certification is not a requirement in all 50 states, many do have laws in place to regulate the practice of court reporting. Of the states requiring certification, most administer their own examinations.

Help the hearing impaired by entering the field of broadcast and/or closed captioning. Closed and or Broadcast Captioning
If you are interested in helping the hearing impaired, a closed captioning career may be right for you.  Work from home or become an in-house employee for a captioning company.
Training is key to landing a court reporter job Getting a Court Reporter Job
Landing a job in the field of stenography and reporting takes training and hard work.  Outlined in this article are the basic steps for finding a job in the court reporting industry.
What court reporting career are you interested in? Different Types of Court Reporters
There are several different careers available to someone interested in becoming a court reporter.  This article can help answer the question, which type of reporting  career may be right for you?
Voice writing is another form of stenography
Voice Writing
Another method of court reporting is voice writing.  A voice writer reporter utilizes a stenomask during a court proceeding or anywhere else a traditional court reporter might be used.
Freelance reporters make up the majority of the industry Freelance Court Reporters
Common perception is that court reporters only work in a courtroom environment.  In this article you will find that freelance reporters make up the majority of the industry and they work in many different settings.
Lawyers and Court Reporters Court Reporters and Lawyers
This article explains the relationship a lawyer and a court reporter have.  Attorneys use court reporters for a variety of different recording jobs.  Some law firms hire court reporters but read why they are not...
A deposition reporter is one of many steographer careers Deposition Reporter
One type of stenographer is the deposition court reporter.  This reporter has several duties including taking statements from witnesses before a trial and preparing transcripts after a deposition.
Hearing reporters are needed in the courtroom and government offices Hearing Reporters
Hearing reporters work for judges in courtrooms or any other place that may hold hearings.  Government agencies, public hearings or any other type of meeting where record of the proceedings may be required...
Multilingual?  Consider a job as a court reporter Multilingual Court Reporting
The United States is indeed a melting pot so the demand is great for translators, even in the court room.  Multilingual court reporters can provide a much needed service in the court room and...
What some things to consider when starting a career in court reporting? Starting a Career in Court Reporting
There are a few factors a prospective court reporting student must consider when starting their career.  Certifications needed (if any) and what type of court reporter are just a couple of things someone new...
Stenography is a form of shorthand Stenography Explained
If you are using shortcuts or symbols to record speech, you're probably a stenographer.  Stenography can be done using a type of shorthand or by using technology, such as a stenotype machine.
Traditional versus digital court reporting?  That's the question. Digital versus Traditional Court Reporting
One question frequently brought up is, what's more effective, digital reporting or traditional?  You will find in this article the uses of digital technology and the pros and cons of using these forms of advanced reporting.
The Court Reporting Industry Court Reporting Industry
This article discusses the industry outlook  for court reporters such as employment and technological advances in the field of stenograpy.
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Court Reporters in the Court Room
Official court reporters differ from freelance court reporters in that they generally work with one judge in one courtroom.

 

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