Court Reporters

Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.
Also called: Court Reporter, Court Stenographer, Freelance Court Reporter, Official Court Reporter


    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • administrative services
  • customer service
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
    Safety and Government
  • law and government


    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • writing things for co-workers or customers
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by writing
  • pay attention to something without being distracted


Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Self Control
  • Independence


    Word processing software
  • Advantage Software Total Eclipse
  • Microsoft Word
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Acclaim Legal Acclaim DepoManage
  • Chase Software Solutions Court Reporting Software
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Acculaw Court Reporters Billing Scheduling Job Management System ABSMS
  • ReporterWorks


    certificate after high school
    associate's degree

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