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Experience Experience
12/2013 present
Phoenix, AZ
Court Reporter
Phoenix, AZ
Court Reporter
12/2013 present
Phoenix, AZ
Court Reporter
12/2013 present
  • Performs other related work as assigned
  • Write digests of transcripts of cases either handed down in court or received from other sources in agreed house style to specified deadlines, with correct legal analysis and clear writing style, applying SMG Taxonomy
  • Suggests changes and improvements to procedures; orders and maintains equipment and supplies; performs related office tasks
  • Attend court hearings regularly, write contemporaneous notes of oral judgments and write a report of the judgment in agreed house style for loading on the same day to online services
  • May serve as a liaison to attorneys, judges, other County departments and staff, officials and general public. Provides information relating to court hearings and charges
  • May conduct depositions of witnesses. May receive, execute and return commissions. May make a certificate of proceedings in any County that is included in the judicial district of the court. May prepare jury charges in civil cases
  • Attends sessions of court and records all proceedings of evidence, objections, rulings, voir dire of jury duty and arguments. Records all objections to admissibility of evidence, court rulings and remarks of the objections and exceptions to the rulings
04/2008 06/2013
Los Angeles, CA
Court Reporter
Los Angeles, CA
Court Reporter
04/2008 06/2013
Los Angeles, CA
Court Reporter
04/2008 06/2013
  • Makes full record of jury arguments and voir dire examinations when requested by attorney for any party to a case, together with all objections to such arguments, rulings and remarks of court
  • Prepares official transcripts of all evidence or court proceedings, subject to laws of the State, the rules and instructions of presiding judge of the court, for appeals or future court use. Certifies the accuracy of court transcripts. Responds to requests of official transcripts
  • Early morning or late evening working as necessary to meet publication deadlines
  • May perform administrative support duties as assigned for administrative functions of the court
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
  • Marks for identification purposes any exhibits introduced as evidence; maintains exhibits in a secure place; incorporates exhibits into case papers
  • Takes verbatim notes of testimony in administrative proceedings using a stenotype machine and a tape recorder
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor’s Degree
University of Tennessee
Bachelor’s Degree
Skills Skills
  • Good analytical writing style, excellent grammar, spelling and general editorial skills
  • Considerable knowledge of office management and record-keeping procedures
  • Considerable knowledge of legal terminology, medical terminology, grammatical construction, punctuation and spelling
  • Able to demonstrate meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under courtroom pressure for long periods of time without rest
  • Broad based legal skills and knowledge
  • Able to work under pressure of tight deadlines
  • Able to work on own initiative in a team environment
  • Ability to fully utilize a computer-aided transcription system
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Court Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Attend court hearings regularly, write contemporaneous notes of oral judgments and write a report of the judgment in agreed house style for loading on the same day to online services
  • Write digests of transcripts of cases either handed down in court or received from other sources in agreed house style to specified deadlines, with correct legal analysis and clear writing style, applying SMG Taxonomy
  • Proof digests written by colleagues or freelancers in agreed house style
  • Select cases for reporting and prioritisation according to defined reporting criteria
  • Provide feedback and training for other members of the team as required
  • Provide cover for other members of the team as required
  • Provide editorial support for the publication of case products as required
  • Achieve the required level of self-management of priorities and workload
  • Regular attendance at court will be required for extempore judgments
  • Early morning or late evening working as necessary to meet publication deadlines
  • Keep abreast of legal developments
  • Broad based legal skills and knowledge
  • Ability to clearly and concisely analyse and interpret key issues and legal concepts and present them in a logical fashion
  • Good analytical writing style, excellent grammar, spelling and general editorial skills
  • Structured reporting skills
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of customer requirements and ability to balance those requirements with the needs of the business
  • Able to demonstrate meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure of tight deadlines
  • Able to work on own initiative in a team environment
  • IT literate
  • Experience in Practise
  • Experience working in publishing/Editorial capacity
  • Law degree or CPE essential
  • BPTC/LPC preferred
  • Practice experience desirable
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  • Minimum 60 WPM typing speed
  • Strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Ability to work in multiple computer programs
  • Advanced note-taking skills
  • Highly confidential
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  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center
  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans
  • Group- rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*
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  • Attends sessions of court and records all proceedings of evidence, objections, rulings, voir dire of jury duty and arguments. Records all objections to admissibility of evidence, court rulings and remarks of the objections and exceptions to the rulings
  • Makes full record of jury arguments and voir dire examinations when requested by attorney for any party to a case, together with all objections to such arguments, rulings and remarks of court
  • Documents files with courts exhibits and indexes, and files notes taken in courts. Preserves shorthand or machine notes taken in court for period required by law and prepares transcripts for appeals or other future legal proceedings
  • Prepares official transcripts of all evidence or court proceedings, subject to laws of the State, the rules and instructions of presiding judge of the court, for appeals or future court use. Certifies the accuracy of court transcripts. Responds to requests of official transcripts
  • May serve as a liaison to attorneys, judges, other County departments and staff, officials and general public. Provides information relating to court hearings and charges
  • May conduct depositions of witnesses. May receive, execute and return commissions. May make a certificate of proceedings in any County that is included in the judicial district of the court. May prepare jury charges in civil cases
  • May perform administrative support duties as assigned for administrative functions of the court
  • Machine shorthand theory and minimum standards established for certification as a Certified Court Reporter
  • Texas law and court procedures, terminology, record keeping practices and procedures, and Court decorum
  • Federal, State, Local and County laws, rules, regulations and guidelines relating to court reporting services
  • Computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions
  • Coordinating and prioritizing the work and activities of self
  • Both verbal and written communication
  • Apply correct English grammar and spelling, vocabulary, medical and legal terminology
  • Record, transcribe and maintain records of court proceedings
  • Listen attentively for long periods of time
  • Operate a stenotype machine to record and prepare accurate and complete official records
  • Perform in a stressful environment while maintaining a professional manner
  • Continue professional growth through continuing education
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental clientele, representatives of outside agencies, other County employees and officials, and the general public
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  • Reviews cases and decides on proper methods of handling and processing, including reporting, transcribing and reproducing
  • Plans and coordinates reporting and transcribing of formal administrative hearings
  • Takes verbatim notes of testimony in administrative proceedings using a stenotype machine and a tape recorder
  • Marks for identification purposes any exhibits introduced as evidence; maintains exhibits in a secure place; incorporates exhibits into case papers
  • Utilizes a computer-aided transcription system in preparation of the verbatim record
  • Suggests changes and improvements to procedures; orders and maintains equipment and supplies; performs related office tasks
  • Maintains statistics and records concerning hearings and transcript production
  • Performs other related work as assigned
  • Thorough knowledge of courtroom procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of Missouri Supreme Court rules on preparation of transcripts
  • Considerable knowledge of office management and record-keeping procedures
  • Considerable knowledge of legal terminology, medical terminology, grammatical construction, punctuation and spelling
  • Ability to take verbatim courtroom testimony with 95 percent accuracy at speeds varying between 180 and 225 words per minute
  • Ability to work under courtroom pressure for long periods of time without rest
  • Ability to fully utilize a computer-aided transcription system
  • Ability to travel as necessary to cover hearings