Entries by Marty Herder

Where to Find Court Reporters Online

There is an assumption that because court reporters handle confidential information that we don?t have a place online. In addition to our own experiences, there are organizations and groups where you can learn more about court reporting. While we need to exhibit professionalism when talking about cases and clients, we can also add value for […]

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Humanity Above Self

The Rotary Foundation was awarded “World’s Outstanding Foundation 2016” Rotary has donated more than $3 billion on projects that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, support education, save mothers and children, and grow local economies. The Rotary Foundation was given a 100% score for Accountability and Transparency by CharityNavigator.org Sound like something that you […]

Office and Techie Tips for Court Reporters

Is your office chair giving you a back ache? Are you tired of trying to keep track of your passwords? Are you using space on your computer for client documents? It?s time to embrace our office and techie tips for court reporters. If you?re like us, you?re too busy running your business and taking care […]

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Let’s “Hear It” for Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)

Let’s “Hear It” for HLAA, and for members, friends and family of “Team ACRA” who came out strong at Saturday’s fun Walk4Hearing event! Walk4Hearing was held at Sloan Park – Riverview, Mesa, Arizona, (Spring Training Home of the World Champion Chicago Cubs). http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/chc/mesa/ The weather and spirits were bright and sunny, contributing to the perfect […]

Election Day!

Election day! Whether you are conservative or liberal, young or old, whether your candidate comes in 2nd, 3rd, or never made it out of the gate, please remember that we have the privilege of living in the greatest nation in the history of mankind.?? Whatever the outcome of this election of these two flawed candidates, […]

Leadership & Law

A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them. – M.D. Arnold Congratulations to our good friend Steve Hirsch of Quarles & Brady LLP, who was recently honored at the 20th anniversary celebration of the William E. Morris Institute as one of the founding members and […]

Real-time Court Reporting and the Political Debates

?Are you getting all this?? That?s the question we?re asking the real-time captioners covering the political debates. With candidates interrupting and talking over each other, it was challenging to watch the debates, much less report in real-time! What is real-time reporting? The world is a fast moving place filled with information. The sooner it can […]

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 […]