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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 Reporter in Calhoun County, IL | 312-736-7780 | Illinois Stenographers
It’s a frequently asked question: What does a court reporting agency do and what are the services that a full-service court reporting company can provide? After all, not all court reporting firms are created equal, and not every court reporter will meet your needs, expectation, or budget.
In a nutshell, a national full-service court reporting agency like ours provides certified and/or licensed court reporters, stenographers, and interpreters, as well as related services like legal videography, video conferencing solutions, and secure online document management. On the other hand, a local court reporting firm is likely to be limited to finding local solutions, which can be limiting if your legal work extends beyond your own metropolitan area.
That’s why it’s advantageous to build a relationship with an established, national court reporting agency that has the size and resources to assist you whenever your legal work takes you. For over 20 years, we have excelled at meeting the expectations of our clients and providing them with accurate transcripts of depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and other types of legal hearings. Whether you’re from a small law firm, a large law firm, or work for a corporation, we can help meet your court reporting needs anywhere in the United States.
We provide our esteemed clients with:
- Certified Court Reporters
- Legal Videographers
- Videoconferencing Solutions
- Conference Rooms
- Streaming Depositions
- RealTime Reporting & Transcripts
- Internet RealTime
- Online Document Repository
- Online Calendar
- Post-Production Services
- Video Conversion
- Video Duplication
As such, we are prepared to assist you with your deposition or other legal hearing. Our team of certified court reporters, stenographers, interpreters, and legal videographers can meet any and all of your needs. Better yet, our team members utilize state-of-the-art equipment so that you won’t miss ever miss a word, gesture, or facial expression from your deposition. We also handle depositions in all major U.S. cities, so we can provide you with a fully furnished conference room in that has all of the expected amenities and services, including Wi-Fi and multi-line phones.
Then, in the wake of your deposition, arbitration, or mediation hearing, you can count on us to help you manage transcripts and related documents and exhibits. Our highly trained support staff is also available for technology consulting so that you can focus on what matters most in your case: doing legal work and representing your client.
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 Illinois.
Professional Legal Videographers | IL
At the same time, more and more of our clients are enlisting our legal videographers to document legal proceedings. Naturally, video is a powerful medium, particularly when a legal matter reaches the courtroom and arguments are made in front of a judge or jury. Our videographers employ state-of-the-art technology that can capture the most subtle visual details – including positive or negative body language, and telling gestures or facial expressions. As you probably know, a single nuance captured on video can make all the difference in the world within the confines of a courtroom. That’s why our videographers always utilize top-of-the-line lighting and sound equipment, so that our clients get the footage they need. We typically film using multiple, high-definition cameras in a digital format to provide you with polished audio and video. Our well-respected editors provide no-less-valuable services, including linear editing, nonlinear editing, media enhancement, audio & video duplication, and audio & video conversion.
Do not make the mistake of thinking that anyone with a smartphone camera can film your deposition. Better to be safe than sorry and use professionals who have been trained to shoot videos in a legal setting—professionals who understand the importance of lighting and camera position, and who have access to the kind of specialized equipment that makes the difference between amateur and professional in IL.
Video Conferencing Solutions for Depositions | IL
And for those situations when it’s not possible or practical to assemble all parties in the same room at the same time, we can provide a video conferencing solution of the highest quality that enables you to take a deposition or conduct a hearing from just about anywhere in the world. So don’t be constrained by geography. And don’t suffer the stress of scheduling a deposition in a remote location. With our video conferencing solutions, you can cut down on travel costs, lodging costs, and other expenses, and also avoid the hassle associated with getting all parties together in the same place at the same time.
Interpreting Services in Illinois
As a leading court reporting agency, we also provide highly experienced interpreters to clients in need. Even in major cities, it’s not always easy for attorneys to find an interpreter who is capable of translating a particular language or a dialect at a moment’s notice. Thanks to our resources and extensive network, we provide qualified interpreters during the time frame you need them.
Certified Court Reporters Available for Any Language or Dialect
In fact, in this day and age—when it seems as if more and more parties to lawsuits or legal proceedings don’t speak English (or don’t speak English as a first language)—we believe that delivering a comprehensive court reporting service means removing any and all language barriers. That’s why we supply certified court reporters and interpreters for virtually any language or dialect, not to mention sign language for the hearing impaired.
We can arrange for interpreting and translation services for more than140 different languages, including romance languages like Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese, plus other commonly spoken languages like Russian, German, Chinese, Japanese, and Arabic. We are prepared to provide real-time translation of attorneys’ questions, in addition to the translation of documents, a commonly requested service during the discovery phase of proceedings.
Retain a Qualified Interpreter for Your Deposition or Hearing
So whether you need an interpreter for a local case, an international deposition, an arbitration hearing, or the translation of a transcript or other document, we can make sure that your needs are met in a timely fashion.