Law Technology Today Publishes Veritext Article “Making the Most of Real-Time Transcription”
By Rosalie Kramm, CRR
Principal – Kramm Court Reporting, A Veritext Company
Making the Most of Real-Time Transcription
Delivering in real-time requires enormous skill and talent on the part of the reporter, and not all stenographers are qualified to handle it. But real-time transcription can be incredibly valuable to attorneys, as it can improve the quality of things like remote or videotaped depositions and provide instant trial transcripts which help cases progress more quickly. It allows for immediate annotations, advanced search capabilities, and the ability to quote directly from the record, which often reduces challenges or objections. Attorneys are well-served by understanding real-time capabilities and the court reporters qualified to provide it.
There are best practices that can be used to create a better record and get the most out of the real-time service. Following are eight tips for attorneys participating in a deposition with a real-time court reporter providing an instantaneous translation of the testimony.