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Tired of Your Schedule Controlling You?

Do you ever feel like you need to enter into arbitration just to change your schedule? Are you ready to take control of your schedule? As a court reporter or legal videographer, scheduling should not take an unnecessary amount of time away from your actual bookings.  With eCourt Reporters, you set your availability when you want to receive […]

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Search for Certified Court Reporters by Name!

Have you received outstanding service from a certified court reporter or legal videographer in the past? Find their services again instantly with our custom search-by-name feature! eCourt Reporters is the only platform of its kind to provide paralegals and attorneys the ability to search and schedule court reporters by name. You’ve established a great relationship with a […]

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Sharing Economy Benefits the Legal Industry

What is the sharing economy? The term “sharing economy” is based on the “peer-to-peer” sharing of goods and services where buyers and sellers make direct exchanges with one another. Because technology lends itself so well to this, today it often implies a transaction that occurs online. We’ve seen it used as a substitute for hailing […]

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Court Reporter Shortage – Yes or No?

Are there any available court reporters?  Is there a court reporter shortage? These questions loom as less-accurate methods of recording a proceeding attempt to infiltrate the profession. Court reporters are out there, sometimes they just need to be found! At eCourt Reporters, our mission is to make the process of locating and scheduling professional, certified […]

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Court Reporter – Professional Versus Competent

As the court reporting industry evolves into the technology market, be sure to know the difference between a professional court reporter and the competent service of reporting. A professional court reporter works in accordance with the high standards of the profession.  A competent court reporting service is simply having a skill or ability. Often the […]

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Where in the World are the Deposition Transcripts?

HAVE YOUR DEPOSITION TRANSCRIPTS BEEN SENT AROUND THE WORLD WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE?  As more local court reporting firms are acquired by large corporations, knowing who has access to deposition transcripts is becoming crucial for client-centered law firms.  Outsourcing transcription services for legal proceedings is risky business as sensitive, confidential client information can be compromised. In attempts to […]

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Are Direct Bookings by Law Firms in Your Future?

What eCourt Reporters does for you: Connect you directly to law firm schedulers. List your profile free. Give you the option of doing your own production when hired by law firms. Allow direct communication with the hiring scheduler. List your services free across all 50 states. Pay your rates. Do all invoicing and collections. Promote the court reporting profession. […]

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Wisconsin Innovation Award Finalist!

Finalists Announced for 2023 Wisconsin Innovation Awards Winners to be announced at awards ceremony on October 10, 2023 Madison—August 4, 2023 — Twenty five companies have been selected as finalists for the 2023 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. In total, more than 300 businesses, products, and services from around the state were nominated. The finalists were determined […]

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How does eCourt Reporters’ database work?

To learn more about eCourt Reporters‘ direct-connect platform, go to our “Resources Page.” We are asked repeatedly how does eCourt Reporters’ database of legal services work. Our Resources Page has a host of information to view. See firsthand the many ways in which eCourt Reporters is unique! eCourt Reporters is a secure database of certified […]

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Voice-to-Text and Machine Learning

Flaws remain in voice-to-text and machine learning technology.  One of the biggest flaws is the replacement of words that have vastly different meanings. Many were captured by the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, and yet the proceedings were subjected to words made up by computer-generated subtitles, “Yeomen of the Guard” displayed as “Human of the Gods,” and “Equerries” became “Aquarius.” Words have meaning.  The above-stated errors may […]

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Summer Recap

eCourt Reporters has been busy! Here’s some highlights of recent activity: PODCASTS: * The Savvy Entrepreneur – Doris Nagel interviewed Karen Renee on Lakes Radio 101.5 FM.   Doris Nagel wrote: “Karen Renee, CEO of eCourt Reporters, says that she and her business partner Judy Gerulat run their business the same way they ride their Harleys — full-speed […]

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Legal Technology Products & Buyer Resources

LawNext is a comprehensive directory for law firms to learn about legal technology products. With so many legal tech companies on the market, LawNext compiled a detailed list for law firms to have the ability to filter products by ratings and information provided. Categories listed include contracting, litigation, practice management, legal research, discovery, and so […]

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Digital Recording in the News, and it’s Not Good!

Digital recordings in the legal field continue to make the news, and it’s not good. Law360 published an article April 7, 2022, discussing the many glitches in digital court reporting tech. StoryCloud was recently shut down in Texas when a complaint was filed by a local court reporting agency. The headlines are no surprise to the court reporting industry; however, law firms […]

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No Record Exists of Court Hearing

As prayers go out to the Waukesha families affected by the Christmas parade tragedy, yet another revelation has been brought to the forefront. A previous court hearing of the alleged attacker has no record of the proceeding. A “technical issue” was cited as the reason for the lack of available transcripts. This type of travesty […]

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Love Your Lawyer Day Winners!

Congratulations to the following winners: Attorney Brandy Manning with Alston & Bird Court Reporter Esther Van Blarcom had this to say about Attorney Brandy Manning, “I love how Ms. Manning does everything she can to help me get a good record. She pays for the record promptly and expresses her appreciation.” Michael Leonard, Esq., with Boyle, Leonard & […]

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Where can you find eCourt Reporters?

  Find eCourt Reporters on multiple social media sites. Connect and share! Our goal is to provide important information regarding the many benefits of law firms working directly with legal support service providers.   LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Reddit Beacons Download eCourt Reporters’ app to your phone! iPhone instructions Android instructions ________________________________________________________________________ Your feedback is important to […]

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Voice-to-Text Not Ready for Prime Time

A Risk Too High for Litigation! WORDS MATTER! WHAT VOICE-TO-TEXT TRANSLATED   —   WHAT WAS ACTUALLY SAID An admissible evidence   – Inadmissible evidence I wouldn’t know   – I would note Priceless   – Price list You pee on other countries   – UPL and other countries Working as an illegal   – Working as a paralegal He was absolutely thinking   – […]

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Are Law Firms Using Marketplaces?

Technology continues to flourish in the legal community.  Online marketplaces are providing impressive transparent legal support services to law firms.  There are service providers such as process servers, stenographers, virtual receptionists, interpreters, document creators, and more that are all valuable for the discovery process in litigation, and all those services are now easily accessible through […]

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The LeXFactor and eCourt Reporters

Click Here to Listen to the LeXFactor Podcast now! In this episode of The LeXFactor, a lawfully good podcast, our podcast studio is once again populated with special guests. Special guest hosts Randy Schorfheide (Lexicon Sr. Manager of PR & Communications) and Scott Brennan (Lexicon CEO) welcome Karen Renee, President, and Judy Gerulat, Vice President, from eCourt Reporters to talk about “adapting and […]

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