Insights

February 13, 2018

Healing Help for Court Reporting Professionals

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.

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January 22, 2018

The De-stressed Court Reporter

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...

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November 01, 2017

Welcome to Neesons #2 - Court Reporting

In our second instalment, with a look at Neesons over 21 years after inception, court reporting services are featured.

Court reporting doesn't look the same as it did over 21 years ago, when Neesons was first started.  We've moved from realtime court reporting with cables in the room, to wireless connections that can extend from the hearing room, to the war room, to the expert across the ocean and beyond.

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August 02, 2016

Court Reporter and Firm Owner Neeson named as Fellow of the NCRA

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June 16, 2016

Court Reporters - Building Your Brand on Social Media

 

 Independent freelance court reporters can use social media to put themselves in front of firm owners in their area.  While this isn’t the same as traditional advertising, social media is a free way to make yourself known in your industry.  Here are some tips to building your own personal “brand” and getting positive attention of potential employers.

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September 18, 2015

Court Reporters: Do You Communicate Business-Readiness?

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September 18, 2015

Could the Bill Cosby transcript issue happen here?

The New York Times obtained Bill Cosby’s deposition transcript — in which he admitted to giving Quaaludes to some women with whom he had sex — through a court reporting service. It’s a scenario that raises some important questions for Canadian court reporting firms and lawyers when it comes to the release of documents. 

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May 30, 2015

Videography Lighting

This post will focus on the topic of videography lighting as it is relevant to the regular video deposition or discovery.

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November 07, 2014

Standards – One of the Key Ingredients to Success for Court Reporters

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July 28, 2014

Neeson to Discuss Essentials of Realtime Streaming at NCRA Convention, SF

 

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