Brooks Court Reporting, Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cleeton Davis Court Reporters, LLC, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Cleeton Davis Court Reporters was formed in 1986 with the mission to distinguish itself by providing high-quality, state-of-the-art court reporting services to Nashville and the Middle Tennessee … [Read more...]
COVID-19 Update: Deposition Options from Cleeton Davis
As you are aware, the Centers for Disease Control has issued "social distancing" guidelines amid continuing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, Cleeton Davis Court Reporters can provide either videoconferencing or telephone conferencing for your depositions, to ensure that your depositions can continue to move forward while keeping … [Read more...]
12 Ways Attorneys Can Make the Record Better in Depositions
It is the court reporter’s responsibility to preserve the record, to take down the proceedings and transcribe them with accuracy and impartiality. The attorney has the responsibility to make the record, ensuring that the transcript will be clear. There are several things you, as the record maker, can do to better meet that responsibility. … [Read more...]
REALTIME REPORTING: What is it? Why do I need it? How can I get it?
What is realtime? Realtime is a value-added service provided by court reporters to their clients. With realtime technology, the court reporter is able to convert his stenographic notes into text, giving the attorneys and the court immediate access to the testimony being given in deposition or court. This can be accomplished in several ways: via … [Read more...]
What Court Reporters Wish Attorneys Knew About Booking a Deposition
Booking a deposition may seem like a relatively simple task. However, we find that attorneys, their paralegals and assistants, do not all do so in the same way. How you book a deposition may help your court reporter be more prepared to do a better job for you during the deposition. When booking a deposition: Schedule the hearing or deposition … [Read more...]
What Are The Court Reporting Certifications?
The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) administers a series of certifications which assure consumers of reporting services of the level of expertise a reporter possesses. NCRA strictly adheres to the rigid standards for credentialing programs established by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) and the American National … [Read more...]