Court reporting is a crucial part of building a case. When it comes to recording the important words of your witnesses, there’s no room for error.
Obtaining the right transcript requires choosing the right court reporting firm. There are a lot of options on the market these days, but not all court reporters are created equal. You need a court reporting agency you can trust, that offers the deposition solutions, experience, reputation, and professionalism your case deserves.
Before you commit to a court reporting agency, it’s important to do a little research and look into the following factors.
In order for your court reporting firm to meet all your needs, it needs to be a one-stop shop with professional, responsive support. Your go-to court reporting agency should be able to handle every aspect of your deposition and do so with customer support that is both helpful and easy to reach. Your reporting firm shouldn’t make you jump through hoops – scheduling reporters, videographers, and anything else you need should be simple. Veritext is a full-service firm, offering the professionalism and support you need to handle anything your case throws your way.
A court reporting firm is only as strong as its court reporters. In addition to being punctual, professional, and courteous, you want to know that the reporter preparing your transcript has received the best training possible. At Veritext, we’re highly selective when it comes to hiring court reporters, which means that our clients are always getting the best of the best.
In a fast-paced profession like the law, schedules and needs are constantly changing. You need a court reporting firm that can keep up. One of the best ways they can do that is by offering multiple methods for scheduling. In addition to traditional phone calls and emails, today’s best court reporting agencies will have quality websites where you can find the information you need. It’s equally important that the agency have enough court reporters that one will always be available, even on short notice when your schedules change. That’s why Veritext offers Snap Scheduling through MyVeritext, using Drag & Drop functionality to make uploading a deposition notice easier than ever, and rescheduling can be done with just one click. The top-notch support team at Veritext is also on hand to make sure all your scheduling needs will be met, even on short notice.
Depositions take place everywhere, not just where you happen to work. If you have a remote deposition scheduled, are you sure your current court reporting firm can cover it? In order to avoid finding yourself without coverage at a crucial time, you should find a court reporting agency that has a widespread local presence in many areas around the country, complete with conference suites or meeting space where you can hold your deposition. Veritext has over 70 brick and mortar locations across the US and Canada, and we also provide solutions for depositions worldwide.
The ultimate point of any deposition is the transcript, and you need it to be of the highest possible quality, free of errors and delivered in a timely manner. Not all court reporters are equally versed in various subject matters, so you need to know you can rely on your court reporting agency to assign the right reporter to the right deposition, every single time. With our network of highly trained court reporters, Veritext takes pride in delivering the highest-quality transcript every single time.
Law is a fast-paced business, and your court reporting firm needs to be able to keep up. Timeliness starts with the deposition, but it doesn’t end there. While it’s crucial that your court reporters show up on time, it’s equally important that your transcripts be delivered as soon as possible and that your agency promptly responds to any questions or requests you might have. At Veritext, we deliver the service you need, when you need it.
With today’s advances in technology, depositions have evolved beyond the traditional paper transcript. Real-time deposition technology, video, and virtual depositions are just a few of the tools changing the way depositions are taken. You need a court reporting agency that offers all the most cutting-edge deposition solutions available in order to get the most out of your depositions. Since its founding, Veritext has led the industry in developing the most innovative deposition solutions, and we’re continuing to revolutionize the industry today.
Security and Privacy
Because legal matters routinely involve a lot of sensitive and confidential information, depositions can pose some serious challenges in the areas of data security and privacy protection if they’re not properly handled. You need to be sure that your court reporting firm has the most advanced protections in place to safeguard information and is aware of the various regulations that govern the handling of specific kinds of data. Veritext offers the highest levels of data security and privacy protection, with facilities and procedures that are HIPAA, PII, and SSAE 16 compliant.
Because your court reporting firm plays such a critical role in your work, you want the very best. At Veritext Legal Solutions, we offer a nationwide network of court reporters that adhere to the highest standards in the industry. Veritext is also an industry leader when it comes to offering the most cutting-edge deposition solutions available.
When you want your deposition done right, you want Veritext. Contact us today to learn more about how you can get the most out of your next deposition.