For years, most of Canada has experienced a decline in shorthand reporters who have always been the recognized guardians of the record. As Canada's premier court reporting firm, responding to this crisis was identified as a top priority in 2017.
Over the last several years, there's been lots of talk of electronic discovery and trials. As more judges and litigators go paperless, don't be left behind! This blog will explore just how easy it is to get started.
It's been a whirlwind of activity this year for Neeson Court Reporting, sponsoring, donating services and attending legal and CART-related events.
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.
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.
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.
Displaying documents on shared screens can be easy, but here are some considerations to take into account prior to commencing your next eDiscovery.
Everyone in the legal industry is talking about using software and eDiscovery technology to bring the business of law into the 21st century - whether at discovery, at trial or mediation/arbitration. The Ontario Bar Association is lobbying hard for efiling to become a reality in courts across the province. The Superior Court has many of its judges speaking at conferences about getting rid of paper for exhibits at trial. I think we've all commented around the table how archaic clients must...