Although a recent settlement with salaried court reporters will allow the government to move forward with its plan to contract out certain elements of the transcription process, many in the industry remain confused about how the new system will work, says Toronto court reporter Kimberley Neeson.
Just as Law Times reports on the Ministry of the Attorney General's failure to get its various court technology efforts off the ground, some judges and lawyers are having success on a local level by introducing devices such as iPads into trial proceedings.
Canadian court reporting companies can provide the types if technological support to help law firms accomplish their goals. With the internet and more sources producing documents that could be important to your litigation, it is important to work with a firm that can provide streamlined solutions to organize and manage large amounts of data.
In a new video from advocatedaily.com, Kim Neeson talks about how changes in how court reporting happens in Ontario courtrooms could mean more time-intensive work for legal professionals. This new proposal might also produce critical errors that could make a difference in cases. You can see the complete video here on YouTube.
Toronto court reporter Kimberley Neeson says that cost cutting measures that have already restricted court interpreter resources and are now threatening court reporting could impact the administration of justice.
The Ministry of the Attorney General’s new model means that attorneys will have the same Canadian court reporters from discovery through trial. This means that having a good working relationship can make a difference through out the process.
As with so many other industries, technology has impacted court reporting and the ancillary services firms such as Neeson & Associates provides. Below are a few such examples where time, money and access have been greatly improved and enhanced by the court reporting firm and technology working hand-in-glove.