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Why should you consider court reporting as a career?

If you’re looking for a rewarding profession or second career where you can freelance and potentially earn a six-figure income, take a look at court reporting. While it’s not for everyone, it is a good choice for those of us who can focus for long periods of time and have a thirst for knowledge. If…
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Benefits of Social Media for Court Reporters

The world is a lot smaller of a place than it used to be. Social media sites like Facebook and LinkedIn are changing the way we communicate. For those of us who have been in the industry a long time, it seems almost unreal but it’s happening. At first glance, you might not see it…
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Court Reporting Trends

I’ve been reading a lot about court reporting trends. From digitizing courtrooms with voice recognition software to the court reporter shortage, it may seem like we’re a dying a breed but that’s simply not true. Even in digitized courtrooms, there’s still a need for us. Turns out technology isn’t good for everything. Not only that,…
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What the Court Reporter Shortage Means to Us

Ducker Worldwide released a report indicating a shortage of more than 5,000 court reporters by 2018 and within five years the demand will exceed the supply. Not only that but the average age of a court reporter is about 53 years old while the average age for American workers is a decade younger. That means…
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National Court Reporters Association Enables Survival Mode

It's no secret that the court reporting industry is facing some major challenges in the form of increasing demand, competing technologies, and the lack of qualified workers.  While the NCRA's Take Note campaign launched more than a year ago, we're all still on the edge of our seats waiting for the "We Did It!" moment.…
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5 Qualities of a Great Court Reporter

At Advanced Court Reporting, we don't just provide the court reporter, we provide a great court reporter.  When searching for reporters we look for qualities that not only ensure a pristine transcript, but qualities that help us run a smoother, more efficient, customer centric business. What makes a great court reporter? 1. Attention to Detail…
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Court Reporter Shortage: Keep Your Court Reporter Close

Court Reporters are often behind the scenes.  We're the flies on the wall, and yet are crucially necessary for legal proceedings and accessibility services like closed captioning.  What you might not know about court reporters, however, is that we are becoming fewer and further between by the day. Court Reporter Shortage A relatively recent study…
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