Organizational Steps to Prepare for Your First Trial 

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One of the most critical aspects of preparing for your first trial is getting organized. In order to be able to present your case to the judge or jury in a competent and clear manner, organization is key. A trial lawyer must appear fully knowledgeable and comfortable with discussing the facts of the case and [...]

How to Prepare Your Client for a Video Deposition 

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Attorneys are painfully aware that the wrong answer in a video deposition, or even a poor demeanor and wardrobe, can literally destroy a case. That is why it is so important for the lawyer to fully prepare the client for what is about to come, which they normally are quite anxious about. Don’t Wait Until [...]

How Videotaping a Deposition Can Assist in Trial Preparation 

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The use of video deposition testimony at trial has been developing dramatically since its introduction decades ago. Over the years, video deposition technology has changed considerably and has now even developed into a very useful and efficient process of synchronized video-deposition testimony. Want to show that excerpt? Place your cursor on the question in the [...]

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Interpreted Deposition Is Accurate and Useful

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Because it’s so important in depositions that all parties understand the questions asked and the answers given, there are going to be times when an interpreter is necessary when deposing someone who doesn’t speak English.  There are interpreters who are very well trained in the appropriate ways to do simultaneous interpretation, but there are also [...]

Focus on Our Staff: Jessica Benson


In our newest tradition of introducing you to our team of talented reporters, I’d like to tell you about Jessica Benson.  Jessica was born and raised near Houston, Texas and proudly announces that she’s just entered the fourth decade of her life.  She was first introduced to court reporting in the 7th grade through one of her sister’s friends who was [...]

Becoming a Court Stenographer

Becoming a Court Stenographer

Court stenographers, also called court reporters, play an integral part in our nation’s court systems as well as in other events where speech must be recorded word-for-word into written text. Court stenographers use a variety of keystrokes on a stenotype machine in order to record the speech that occurs during trials, depositions, meetings, and other [...]

CART Stenographer [Infographic]

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CART is an acronym for “Communication Access Realtime Translation.” It involves the converting and displaying of verbatim speech-to-text in realtime to either one person or to an audience. It is usually accomplished by a stenographer, who uses a stenotype machine and computer-aided translation (CAT) software to convert the steno notes into English text. The text [...]

Focus on Our Staff: Deanna Baysinger

Deanna Baysinger Denver court reporter

I’d like to introduce you to Deanna Baysinger.  You may have known her as Deanna Lovelace of Lovelace Court Reporting.  That was the firm she started in 1994 when she began court reporting.  She attended Ferris State University in Michigan and received an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences for court reporting. As soon as she [...]

Interactive Realtime Saves Lawyers Time and Money

Interactive Realtime Saves Lawyers Time and Money

Time is money.  In your legal practice, how much time and money could you save by viewing and interacting with a court reporter’s transcript instantaneously in real time at the very moment the words are keyed into the stenographic machine?  Lots of time.  Lots of money.  How much better could you do your job?  Lots [...]

5 Considerations When Hiring a Court Reporting Firm

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When looking for court reporting services, you certainly don’t  want to select a firm based solely on price. Choosing the cheapest option is usually not the wisest choice. In fact, choosing an experienced firm with a good reputation for providing quality services is really more important. It may make the difference for your case. When [...]