From scheduling to reporting to transcribing, there are many high-pressure demands placed on court reporters in their job. In over 30 years of reporting, here’s what’s changed.
In an interview with AdvocateDaily, Kim Neeson, President of Neeson Court Reporting, discusses pre-planning for court reporting requirements in large, complex trials.
Neesons was the firm of choice to provide realtime, rough draft and certified transcripts in the Robinson-Huron and Robinson-Superior Annuities trial held over the last several months in Northern Ontario. The case is a first of its kind, involving the interpretation of the annuity clause in treaties dating back to 1850.
Transcripts Assist the Efficiency of Public Inquiries
Neesons is providing same day rough draft and overnight certified transcripts in the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry focusing on the tragic events caused by former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer.
Out-of-town witnesses or counsel can now avail themselves of appearing virtually in Toronto's downtown courthouses.
Neesons brings answers to questions about implementing technology in every day situations.
Court Reporting is a tough job, particularly on our bodies. But with these self-care options, captioners and court reporters might just feel better at the end of a long day. Kim Neeson (she of the very long neck and torso!) shares her experience.
All out-of-court cross-examinations are not billed equally.
As a working realtime court reporter and owner of Neesons, I’ve experienced stress in its many forms over the years. When I started court reporting, lawyers and judges spoke more for the record; breaks were longer; the rush just wasn’t the same. Today, the pace at which lawyers speak, the expedited transcript delivery, and the amount of time court reporters are sitting either at their shorthand machines or laptop computers has increased significantly. And they said computers would give us a...