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Texas Supreme Court Opinions and Orders (6/14, pt. 2)

No. 11-0810, LAN/STV, J.V. v. Martin K. Eby Construction Co. - In a unanimous opinion by Chief Justice Hecht, the Court held that the economic loss rule does not allow a general contractor to recover increased costs of...more

How to Find the Best Court Reporting Services in Houston

When looking for court reporting services in Houston, Texas, an attorney has a wide range of options to consider. Do they want to hire a freelance court reporter, or will a larger litigation support firm provide the best...more

The Effective Use of Internet Deposition Streaming Services

When an attorney’s caseload is packed, and they have multiple depositions in different locations on the same day, this technology literally allows a busy attorney to be in two places at the same time....more

Questions To Ask When Selecting a Court Reporting Firm

The role of a court reporter is critical to the success of an attorney's case, both in terms of the accuracy of the transcript and the services they provide. Choose the wrong court reporting firm and you could end up with...more

Advantages of Using an Online Case Repository

It doesn't matter whether you are an attorney, a paralegal or legal secretary...the storage of important legal documents and the ability to access those documents in realtime is critical to your ability to efficiently serve...more

Top Keys to Success for New Court Reporters in Texas

When starting out as a court reporter in Texas, what will set you apart from the rest and make you successful? There are several ways to earn recognition in court reporting, some of which require extra effort. The best...more

What Makes a Good Expert Witness in Court Reporting?

A court reporting service will see many types of witnesses in the course of their work, but one specific type is very unique. The expert witness stands apart as the only person allowed to give their opinions on a case...more

Court Reporting Services Help Attorneys Make the Most of Legal Video

Today's court reporting services typically include more than just a stenographer. Lawyers want to document every aspect of the record, so they frequently request a legal videographer to capture witness testimony. However,...more

Can Digital Recording Really Replace Court Reporting?

Aside from being marginally cheaper in the long run, automated systems have no advantages over court reporting services. Stenographers are easily more accurate and efficient than any recording capabilities that exist today....more

Court Reporting and Corporate Contracts

Many corporations have contractual provisions that restrict the company to one particular court reporting service provider. As it stands now, corporations are setting the bar for court reporting costs and standards of service...more

Video Conferencing for Depositions: Save Time and Money

Court reporting firms are now providing state-of-the-art video conferencing solutions. This is the new preferred method for conducting depositions over long distances. With video conferencing, you get all of the quality of a...more

Green Court Reporting: Better for the Clients...and the Earth

Court reporting services used to rely on paper files for their case records and for their copies of transcripts. Now, thanks to computer technology, neither of these is necessary....more

Court Reporters in Demand in Texas

In an era of nearly nine percent unemployment, stable careers are hard to come by. But for Texas residents looking for stable work, it doesn't get much better than court reporting. ...more

Page Rates Are No Longer The Best Way To Select A Court Reporting

Page rates are the cost per page that a court reporter or firm will charge for their services and they are the historical standard of pricing for the entire industry. But are page rates the best way to judge?...more

Time and Money Saving Tips for Depositions

One of the best ways to save time and money on depositions is to hire a court reporting firm. With a firm, you can avoid the hassle of hiring independent service providers and get more amenities out of the bargain. ...more

Court Reporters and Legal Videographers: A Partnership That Benefits Clients

When you choose a court reporting firm, you are looking for the best professionals in the industry. The best court reporting services will include a court reporter and a legal videographer who are familiar with their firm's...more

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