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Chicago Court Reporting & Video provides the most experienced, certified court reporters and legal videographers in the country. Our professionally trained and skilled staff is ready to provide round the clock service to help paralegals and legal secretaries cover depositions in any US City.

When you choose Chicago Court Reporting & Video, you are in good hands. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality services by the most expertly trained and experienced staff. Our job is to make your job easy. Make one call and we do all the leg work. Whether the case requires multiple conference rooms, cameras, interpreters or just a simple one time deposition with a court reporter. we a happy to get everything set up for you. You just tell us the time and place.

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Court Reporters in DeKalb IL | 312-736-7780 | Illinois Stenographers

When attorneys and paralegals go looking for certified court reporters and stenographers they often think they are limited to searching for “court reporting firms near me.” But thanks to full-service court reporting agencies, you aren’t limited to working with local court reporters, stenographers, and interpreters. In fact, there are numerous advantages to working with a national court reporting agency like ours, which can provide you with the talent you need locally, as well as the talent you need in cities around the United States. Additionally, an agency like ours has the size and resources to provide many valuable ancillary services, including video conferencing solutions, a secure online document repository, and a dedicated case manager who is available to answer your questions and make sure your needs are met.

For more than two decades, we have been meeting and exceeding the expectations of our valued clients, helping them get high-quality recordings and accurate transcripts of depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and other types of legal hearings. So whether you’re in Seattle, San Diego, DeKalb or Boston—or anywhere in between—if you need a certified court reporter and/or related litigation support services, give us a call and let us assume the burden of finding the qualified people who meet your needs, including:

  • Certified Court Reporters
  • Legal Videographers
  • Interpreters

Meanwhile, we think you’ll also be impressed by the technological solution and litigation support services we can provide, including:

  • Videoconferencing Solutions
  • Streaming Depositions
  • RealTime Reporting & Transcripts
  • Internet RealTime
  • LiveNote
  • E-Transcripts
  • Online Repository
  • Online Calendar
  • Dailies
  • Post-Production Services
  • Video Conversion Services and Video Duplication

We are always prepared to assist you with your deposition, mediation session, or arbitration hearing. Our team of certified and/or licensed court reporters—not to mention our stenographers, interpreters, and legal videographers—can meet all of your needs within your specified time-frame.

Then, in the wake of your deposition or other legal proceeding, you can count on us to help you manage transcripts and other relevant documents and information. For one, our experienced support staff will be available for technology consulting so that you can focus on what matters most: doing legal work and meeting the needs of your clients. So don’t feel limited to searching for “court reporting firms near me.” Call our national, full-service court reporting firm today and let us demonstrate why we are amongst the largest and most respected firms in the business.

Online Document Repository Provides Easy Access to Transcripts Illinois

Last but not least, we also provide an online document repository so you can find what you need, when you need it. All essential documents related to your case are indexed for easy identification and then logged into our online case management system. You can use the online system to search for documents, download exhibits, print materials, and even export text with the click of a mouse. If you require physical copies of documents or transcripts, we also provide traditional imaging and copying services. Additionally, our online case management system is secure so that only you and those you designate (other attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries, for example) will have access to your account.

You will also have a dedicated case manager who will work with you from beginning to end and ensure that you receive superior service. The case manager is responsible for assigning court reporters, for example. In addition, you can count on receiving technical assistance from the dedicated members of our team. Our technicians (available day and night) will work with you to address your specific needs and to guide you through our online system in DeKalb, Illinois.

Need a Legal Videographer to Film Your Deposition? | DeKalb, IL

As we’re sure you know, video can be a valuable tool in the legal arena, particularly when issues must be argued in front of a judge or jury. If you need a court reporting service to record and transcribe your deposition, make sure that the individuals they employ are expert videographers using technology that can capture the most important visual details—like  positive or negative body language or facial expressions that don’t match the tone of voice. A single nuance captured on video can make all the difference in the world when it comes to a settlement negotiation or a courtroom presentation.

Do not make the mistake of thinking that anyone with a camera and tripod can film your deposition. You need professionals who have been trained to shoot videos in a legal setting, who understand the importance of lighting and sound, and who have access to specialized equipment that can capture sharp video images and crystal-clear audio.

Our legal videographers always utilize top-of-the-line lighting and sound equipment so our clients get the footage they need. We use high-gain microphones and multiple, high-definition cameras in a digital format to provide you with a polished videotape of your deposition, one that is synchronized with the reporter’s transcript.

Additionally, if you require editing by dedicated specialists after the shoot, we offer a number of post-production services, including linear editing, nonlinear editing, media enhancement, audio & video duplication, and audio & video conversion for other formats like DVD in DeKalb, IL.

Video Conferencing Technology | DeKalb, IL

Another area where technology has taken a great leap forward is video conferencing technology, which now enables you to take depositions from anywhere in the U.S. and still get much the same results as you would in person. And with video conferencing you can cut down on travel costs, lodging costs, and other expenses, and also avoid the hassle associated with getting all of the parties together for a deposition.

If you need a conference room for your hearing we can arrange that as well. Depending on the number of physical locations needed we can provide a single-site video conference or a multi-site video conference. We have access to hundreds of locations across the country and throughout the world, so scheduling a video conference that meets your needs is just a phone call away.

We will take care of the video conference setup (which includes location scouting, working out the logistics, supplying the A/V equipment, testing the equipment, and linking two or more locations). We also provide technical support before, during, and after your hearing so that you can focus all of your time and energy on your work. In fact, when you enlist our video conferencing services for a deposition or other legal proceeding, we will provide a detailed outline of all arrangements made and what you can expect. So call us and save time, money, and stress by using video conferencing for your next deposition.

Certified Court Reporters and Interpreting Services for your Deposition in DeKalb, Illinois

 

These days, many parties to lawsuits and other legal matters come from diverse backgrounds and may not speak English as their first, second or even third language. Sometimes, this can pose problems for attorneys because it’s not necessarily easy to find an interpreter who is capable of translating a particular language within the time frame in question. Depending on your circumstances, you might even need a court reporter that is prepared to work with you to provide the necessary transcription in multiple languages. This is why many of our longtime clients find this to be an increasingly valuable and oft-used part of our service.

As you can probably tell by now, we work hard to meet all of our clients’ litigation support needs, whatever they may be. We believe that delivering a comprehensive court reporting service means removing language barriers. That’s why we supply certified court reporters and interpreters for virtually any language or dialect you might encounter, as well as sign language for the hearing impaired. In fact, we can arrange for interpreting and translation services for over 140 different languages, including Mandarin, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Polish, Japanese, Russian, Hindi, and Arabic, among many others. In addition to being prepared to provide real-time translation of attorneys’ questions, we can also provide translation services during the discovery process. So whether you need an interpreter for a local case, an international deposition, or an arbitration hearing or mediation session, we can make sure that all your needs and requirements are met.

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