Court Reporting and Video
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Court Reporting and Video
We are a leading court reporting agency with a national footprint, one that provides certified court reporters to attorneys and others parties who need to take a deposition. With more than two decades of experience, we have long excelled at meeting the expectations of our legal and corporate clients, providing them with accurate, easily accessible transcripts of depositions, arbitrations, mediation sessions, and other types of legal hearings.
In addition to court reporters, we also provide stenographers, interpreters, videographers, and video conferencing technology to our valued clients. Whether you’re in New York or Los Angeles—or any U.S. city in between—our leading court reporting agency can provide the following court reporting services, and more.
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Court Reporter in Chenango County, NY | 866-374-7446 | New York Stenographers
Can Technology Replace Court Reporters? This is a question that gets asked periodically, but most legal professionals believe the answer is no. Technology has actually improved and enhanced the service that court reporters provide, but it can’t replace the skills and experience provided by human beings.
For one, in spite of tremendous enhancements in digital recording technology, such recordings have the potential to malfunction, which can lead to fragmented, garbled, and even missing testimony in the absence of prompt human intervention. Second, recording and transcribing conversations requires human judgement and active intervention, particularly when two people attempt to speak at the same time. Third, at the present time, voice recognition software is not reliable enough to provide the kind of quality necessary in a legal forum. It’s flaws become especially evident when a speaker has a strong accent, talks very fast, talks at a low volume (a “low talker,” in Seinfeld parlance), or becomes emotional. Voice recognition software also doesn’t do well in rooms where there is background noise, which is unavoidable when depositions and other legal hearings are conducted. You can also imagine a scenario in which voice recognition software captures an off-the-record conversation and includes it in the record, which would obviously be disadvantageous to the aggrieved party.
As a national court reporting agency that provides certified court reporters, stenographers, legal videographers, and video conferencing technology, to attorneys who need to take a deposition, we augment the work of highly trained professionals using the latest in technology. That’s why we long have met and exceeded the expectations of our clients, who include law firms large and small, as well as corporate legal departments. For more than 20 years we have been providing attorneys with accurate transcripts of depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and the other types of legal hearings that occur before, after, or in lieu of a trial. If you need a court reporter in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, or just about anywhere else in the U.S., we can help.
As a full-service court reporting agency, following are just a few of the court reporting services that we offer to our clients:
- Certified Court Reporters
- Conference Rooms
- Legal Videographers
- Videoconferencing Solutions
- RealTime Reporting & Transcripts
- Internet RealTime
- Streaming Depositions
- Online Repository
- Online Calendar
- Post-Production Services
We are prepared to assist you with your deposition or other legal proceeding. Our experienced team of certified court reporters, stenographers, interpreters, and legal videographers can meet all of your needs. As noted above, our team members are equipped with state-of-the-art technology so that you won’t miss a single word, gesture, or facial expression at your deposition. We can also provide conference rooms for you to hold depositions, which are fully furnished conference and include all of the latest amenities, as well as multi-line hands-free phone systems.
Then, following your deposition, you can count on us to help you manage transcripts and other related documents. Our highly trained support staff is also available for technology consulting so that you can focus on what matters most in your case: doing legal work on behalf of your clients.
Online Document Repository, Featuring Access to Deposition Transcripts and Exhibits New York
Then, after you’ve completed your deposition, you’ll really appreciate the ability to readily access all relevant materials online using our online case management system. With everyone’s time and energy at a premium, the attorney or attorneys who are most organized and efficient have a distinct advantage when it comes to achieving a favorable outcome for clients.
So if you’ve ever found yourself desiring access to case transcripts and documents at a moment’s notice, you’ll appreciate our online case management system, which can supply you with instant access to the documents you need. We provide you with full online and mobile access to everything pertaining to your case. This includes, but is not limited to, a personal online calendar, case transcripts, exhibits, billing account information, and invoices. The secure online system allows you to view and download anything you need—twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Only you and those individuals you designate (other attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries) have access to the materials.
Better yet, all documents related to your case are indexed in our online document repository for easy identification before being logged into our online case management system. You can use the online system to search for documents, download exhibits, print materials, and even export deposition text with the click of a mouse. If you ever need physical copies of case documents or transcripts, we provide traditional imaging and copying services in New York.
Legal Videographers, and Editors | NY
As you know, video is an especially powerful tool in the legal environment. Yet it’s not good enough to have your deposition filmed by someone utilizing nothing more than a smartphone and a tripod. You want a professional who has been trained to record in a legal setting, who understands the importance of lighting, sound, and camera position, and who has access to the kind of specialized equipment that can capture the video and audio quality you need.
That’s why we work with experienced legal videographers who utilize state-of-the-art equipment, the kind of A/V gear that allows you to capture the most important visual details, including positive or negative body language, facial expressions, and even the slightest gestures. We’ve found that a single nuance captured on video has the potential to make all the difference in the world when it comes to settlement negotiation or courtroom arguments.
By the same token, you should expect access to equally experienced editors to handle all of your post-production needs. From our experience, those needs can include linear editing, nonlinear editing, audio & video duplication, audio & video conversion (into other formats), as well as image enhancement in NY.
Video Conferencing for Your Deposition or Hearing | NY
As for those occasions when it’s just not possible to have everyone physically present in the same location for a deposition, we are committed to helping you take a deposition remotely while still providing you the same face-to-face impact it would have in person. We offer video conferencing services that enable you to take depositions from anywhere in the United States—or the world. So don’t feel limited by geography and travel constraints. Coordinating travel for various parties to a deposition can be expensive and time-consuming. With video conferencing, you can cut down on travel costs and all other related expenses, while also avoiding the hassles associated with getting all parties together for a deposition or mediation hearing.
One simple phone call to us is all you need. We will take care of the video conference setup, which includes finding locations, working out the logistics, supplying the video and recording equipment, testing the equipment, ensuring working Internet access, and linking two or more locations for your deposition. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment with HD video and sharp audio. If you need a conference room for your video conference deposition, we can provide that as well. Our conference room locations come fully furnished and have high-speed Internet connections, large monitors, high-quality audio systems, and hands-free multi-line phone systems.
When you enlist our video conferencing services for a deposition or other legal proceeding, we will provide you with a detailed outline of what you can expect from us. We also provide technical support throughout the proceeding so that you can concentrate on the deposition or hearing itself. Save time and money by using video conferencing for your next deposition, and free yourself from the burden of worrying about disconnects or other technical issues.
Certified Court Reporters and Interpreters Available for Virtually Any Language, Dialect in New York
For more than 20 years we have worked hard to meet all of our clients’ litigation support needs. As part of that, we believe that delivering a comprehensive court reporting service means removing language barriers. Over the years we have established a reliable stable of certified court reporters and interpreters covering more than 140 languages, including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Polish, Turkish, Hindi, and Arabic. In addition to providing real-time translation of attorneys’ questions, we can also provide translators to translate documents during the discovery process.
So let your clients’ voices be heard. Whether you need an interpreter for a local case, an international deposition, an arbitration hearing, or pre-trial discovery, we can make sure that all your needs and requirements are met. Some of our certified court reporters and interpreters are even prepared to work with you to provide interpreter services or transcriptions in multiple languages.
So call us today to get one of the most respected full-service court reporting agencies working for you and your firm. A dedicated case manager will work closely with you and ensure that you receive superior service from the beginning of our engagement to the end.