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In the March JCR, I collaborated with Keith Lemons and Sandy VanderPol on the best apps for court reporters using the iPhone/iPad, Android, and Windows 8 platforms. It was amazing to hear from court reporters across the nation regarding their … Continue reading

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It’s Court Reporting & Captioning Week!  Each year the National Court Reporting Association honors the unique professions of court reporting and captioning by showcasing to the public the large impact court reporters have had, and do have, on capturing history … Continue reading

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Backup audio media (BAM) is the term used for any audio recording and can include the audio synchronization tool built into a court reporter’s computer-aided transcription (CAT) software. Below are three best practices related to audio backup: It is the … Continue reading

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Keeping abreast of technology can be daunting and intimidating at times. Just when you think you have your “groove” and your workflow is flawless, everything can change in the blink of an eye. It happens to everyone sooner or later! … Continue reading

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This article was written for the Journal of Court Reporting, January 2013 Issue. Productivity is defined as: “the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services.” As a busy professional, I … Continue reading

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This past weekend, I discovered the popular PBS series, Downton Abbey. My daughter said, “Mom, we are having a Downton Abbey marathon so you can catch up before Season 3 starts.” After viewing 15 hours of this show, I have … Continue reading

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Keeping abreast of technology for court reporters, I feel, is extremely important, as I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts. Technology is definitely one of many distinguishing factors utilized by me and my colleagues every day. We strive to highlight and … Continue reading

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The 2012 ABA Tech Survey is out, and this year’s report reveals a surge in iPhone/iPad usage among attorneys. Jeff Richardson, a/k/a iPhone J.D., has a great blog post revealing more statistics about this report. According to his post, 89% … Continue reading

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In a previous blog post, I wrote about the advantages of tethering (personal hotspot) with my iPhone and scenarios of use, of which there are many. Approximately a month ago, I was working with some out-of-state attorneys in a location … Continue reading

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Every court reporter remembers their first official deposition or court hearing — I certainly do! My first employer assured me she would not send me out alone to a deposition until I was ready. And, being a 20-year-old newbie, I … Continue reading

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