In less than two decades, Kim Neeson's vision has been instrumental in changing the way court reporting, documentation and even legal communication is handled, both inside the courtroom and out.
When technology is used as an organizational tool, success will depend on the talent of the person using the tool, and their ability to leverage nuances within it, says Toronto court reporter Kimberley Neeson.
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After being frustrated with the "inappropriate" gift giving that occurs in the profession, a member of the legal community says she has the answer.
Since posting my last blog on the topic of court reporting certifications, I have been inundated with calls from prospective students looking for answers to a number of the same questions. I thought it might be helpful to put them into a blog for easy reference.
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Recently I had the opportunity to do an hour and a half presentation at the National Court Reporters’ Association’s TechCon 2012 conference in Reston, Virginia. It was a real honour to be asked to present, and my topic was Realtime Internet Streaming, stemming from a large class action trial my firm reported over an 18-month period (Andersen et al v. St. Jude Medical, Inc. et al). It’s a pretty daunting task, speaking in front of your peers for that length of time, and it got me to thinking...
I’ve been preaching technology for years now, and as the world unfolds with voice recognition software, digital recording quality and the like, it’s never been clearer to me that a shorthand reporter’s biggest asset is their skillset to provide services like rough draft, realtime, internet streaming, transcripts for video syncing, and the provision of a large array of file formats. Those court reporters who continually educate themselves, who never stop learning – they’re also way ahead of the...