Entries by Marty Herder

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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 […]

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Herder & Associates Announces New Scottsdale Deposition Center

Herder & Associates, announces that their new Scottsdale location has opened in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, January 23, 2017. Adding to?our other locations throughout Arizona, we have dramatically upgraded our presence in Scottsdale to?a prime Old Town Scottsdale location, bordering downtown Paradise Valley, just north of the Scottsdale Civic Center at the beautiful […]

Mentor Clone

Did you start as a clone of an excellent leader from your past? ?We all have that one mentor that completely changed the landscape of our career path.? Have you run with that assistance and become an average or excellent leader?? Which do you believe will bring you the most success?? What defines the two?? […]

LinkedIn Tips for Court Reporters

As a Phoenix court reporter you may wonder if social media websites like LinkedIn are right for you. We think that without a doubt you should have a professional presence and strategy to not only showcase yourself as the expert in court reporting but to also attract new reporters to the field. What is LinkedIn? […]

Have you thanked your court reporter?

When was the last time you thanked your court reporter? If you?re like a lot of people, the holidays are a time to sit back and appreciate all that you have – family, friends, colleagues, and your legal team. When people feel appreciated, they often do more than is expected of them. That can make […]