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February 10, 2017

Neesons Sponsors Legal Community Event Advocates' Society Medal

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November 25, 2016

Trial by iPad: Realtime transcription in Toronto courtrooms

This article recently appeared in Advocate Daily.

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August 02, 2016

Transcripts: Accurate undertakings, advisements and refusals

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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

Risks of recording discoveries by the masses

Counsel, witnesses or other people present in the hearing room may have all sorts of reasons for recording a private hearing, arbitration or discovery.  But there are serious risks associated with the material that is being recorded, especially by someone who is not neutral, trained and has safeguards in place to protect the record.

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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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March 05, 2015

Court Reporters v. Transcribers - Is there a difference in the transcription?

In our business, we often give court reporters – who report the proceedings and prepare the transcript – and transcriptionists – who type recordings – opportunities to provide services on a “look-see” basis. In other words, while a resume may read very well, we want to ensure the services they can produce an excellent record to the best of their ability; and in the case of a transcriptionist, that they can produce a quality product with the quality of the audio always top of mind.

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August 26, 2014

Realtime Reporting Shines in Nortel Networks Bankruptcy Hearings

It’s hard to believe that three months have now passed and the evidence completed in the Nortel Networks bankruptcy hearings– both the cross-border and the Canadian claims – has come to an end. In this technology-laden trial – a first for almost everyone involved – the verdict is in and ready for dissection.

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August 20, 2014

Nortel cross-border trial brought challenges for court reporters

 

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