Entries by Anne McAuley Lopez

Tips for a Better Deposition

When you hire a Phoenix court reporter, it can be easy to just schedule them for a deposition and forget they need preparation just like you and your witness. The result? A frustrated reporter who may not be able to deliver what you need on the date you need it. It takes time. If you’re […]

2016 NCRA Conference — Let Yourself Laugh

Who in your life makes you laugh? According to 2016 NCRA Conference keynote speaker and humorist John Wagner, “Humor is a powerful tool we can use to help relieve stress and connect socially. Supporting those social networks is critical in helping to get past the edge of our comfort zones.” In other words, make sure […]

Social Media Tips for Court Reporters

Social media has become a part of the professional landscape and whether you’re just starting to test the waters or a social media junkie, you can use it to build your professional reputation, showcase your skills, and make new networking connections. How you use social media makes the difference between building a reputation for professionalism […]

Qualities of a Great Court Reporter

While attention to detail and accuracy are keys to being a great court reporter, they aren’t the only characteristics that set this profession apart from the rest. Here are qualities we think make a great court reporter. Passion for learning. Whether you’re expanding your vocabulary or studying industry trends, court reporters are constantly learning. It […]

Navigating the Court Reporter Shortage

It’s challenging to build a business but even more so when you’re navigating the court reporter shortage that’s happening over the next few years. By 2018, it is estimated that 5,000 reporters nationwide will be retiring. Not only that but the average age is about 53 years old, well above the 41 year old average […]