Entries by Marty Herder

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Herder & Associates Founder Recognized at Final Meeting of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission

Arizona-based Marty Herder, founder of the court reporting firm Herder & Associates, was recently recognized at the final meeting of the AIRC. The AIRC was created when voters approved Proposition 106 which amended the Arizona Constitution to create a bipartisan commission independent of the state legislature that would be tasked with redrawing congressional and legislative […]

Scheduling a Deposition in Arizona?

Herder & Associates provides court reporting services statewide throughout Arizona and enjoys an excellent reputation in both the legal and reporting field throughout the Southwest. At Herder & Associates, we specialize our services to fit your every need.   Let us streamline your scheduling challenges of your next deposition by calling us now at (480) 481-0649, and […]

Unexpected Mentorship Opportunities

Some of the best things in life are unexpected. Whether that’s mentorship opportunities, career changes, or even love, you’ve got be aware of what’s around you so you can fully embrace what life has to offer. Define Your Passion What are you good at and what do you like doing? For a long time I […]

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Court Reporter Facts and Myths

When we say, “court reporter,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it someone sitting at a steno machine in a courtroom? Do you think it’s a dying profession? We’re here to share court reporter facts and myths so you can learn and share more about this exciting and growing profession. Myth: The […]

Phoenix Court Reporter Defeats 7-day Jeopardy! Champion

National Court Reporter Association member Jill Rausch, a broadcast captioner from Phoenix, Ariz., unseated a 7-day Jeopardy! champion when she competed on the television show that aired on Feb. 7. Like most court reporters and captioners, Jill brings a unique combination of skill and knowledge to each and every proceeding. Jill spent eight years as […]

Details Matter in the Courtroom

When CNN Supreme Court reporter Pamela Brown incorrectly referenced the Third Circuit instead of the Third District in this report, we cringed a little bit. While there are other stories that are more impactful to the average American, to court reporters, the details matter whether you’re a reporter for a major news network or a […]

Preparing an Expert Witness

On first glance it may seem like an expert can be found online and just added to a schedule of depositions but the truth is that you’ve got to spend time preparing an expert witness. And please don’t just pick one from Google! Ask for referrals from trusted colleagues before heading to court for your […]