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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 De Soto 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, De Soto 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, Featuring Access to Deposition Transcripts and Exhibits Illinois

Then, after you’ve completed your deposition, you’ll really appreciate the ability to readily access all relevant materials online using our online case management system. With everyone’s time and energy at a premium, the attorney or attorneys who are most organized and efficient have a distinct advantage when it comes to achieving a favorable outcome for clients.

So if you’ve ever found yourself desiring access to case transcripts and documents at a moment’s notice, you’ll appreciate our online case management system, which can supply you with instant access to the documents you need. We provide you with full online and mobile access to everything pertaining to your case. This includes, but is not limited to, a personal online calendar, case transcripts, exhibits, billing account information, and invoices. The secure online system allows you to view and download anything you need—twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Only you and those individuals you designate (other attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries) have access to the materials.

Better yet, all documents related to your case are indexed in our online document repository for easy identification before being logged into our online case management system. You can use the online system to search for documents, download exhibits, print materials, and even export deposition text with the click of a mouse. If you ever need physical copies of case documents or transcripts, we provide traditional imaging and copying services in De Soto, Illinois.

Legal Videography | De Soto, IL

As we’re sure you’re aware, video remains a powerful tool in legal proceedings and it’s frequently a difference-maker for attorneys arguing a case in front of a judge or jury of a defendant’s peers. An experienced and highly-skilled legal videographer can vividly capture every detail of a proceeding—the kind of detail that can make or break a case or help facilitate a positive outcome in settlement negotiation. Moving beyond the influence of a transcript or audio recording, high-quality legal videography can capture positive or negative body language, as well as facial expressions that are incongruous with the speaker’s tone of voice. It can also help reveal slight nuances that may be indicative of witness coaching.

And while the advent of mobile phones and other handheld video devices have led some people to believe that just about anyone is capable of filming a hearing or deposition, you don’t want to leave capturing mission-critical audio and video in the hands of an amateur. Professionals experienced in legal videography not only have access to specialized equipment that captures the best-possible quality audio and video but also has the experience to adjust on the fly if and when the recording environment changes during the course of the proceedings.

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

Of course, in cases where raw audio and video isn’t sufficient, we provide a valuable array of post-production services, including linear editing, nonlinear editing, and media enhancement, as well as audio & video conversion and duplication services for a variety of formats, including DVD, CD, and even VHS in De Soto, IL.

 

Video Conferencing Solutions for Depositions | De Soto, IL

And for those occasions when it’s just not possible to have everyone physically present in the same location for a deposition or hearing we offer video conferencing solutions that enable you to achieve the same face-to-face results you would in person. Better yet, with video conferencing, you can cut down on travel costs, lodging costs, and other expenses, and also avoid the hassles associated with getting all of the parties together for a deposition.

One simple phone call takes care of everything. We will handle the video conference setup, including selecting the locations, working out the logistics, supplying sophisticated video and recording gear, testing the equipment, ensuring working internet access, and linking two or more locations. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment with high-definition video, and our equipment is compatible with all laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Moreover, our conference room locations come fully furnished and have high-speed internet connections, video capabilities, large monitors, and other amenities.

Best of all, when you enlist our video conferencing services for a deposition or other legal proceeding, we’ll detail what you can expect from us—in writing—so there is no ambiguity. We will also provide technical support throughout the process so that you don’t have to sweat the details and can concentrate on your work and serving the needs of your client. Imagine how freeing it would be to not have to worry about disconnects or other technical issues during a deposition or other proceeding. Call us today to see how much time and money you can save by using video conferencing for your next deposition.

Interpreters in De Soto, Illinois

 

In terms of our people-based solutions, two of the most requested services we provide are: finding interpreters and legal videographers.

Regarding the importance of qualified interpreters, many parties to lawsuits and related legal matters come from diverse backgrounds and don’t necessarily speak English as a first language. This can be a challenge for attorneys who want to make sure their clients’ voices are heard—and that they fully understand the questions being asked of them during proceedings. But as you probably know, it’s not always easy to find a qualified interpreter at a moment’s notice, especially if your client’s first language is a less commonly spoken dialect. In some cases, you might even need interpreters and court reporters that are able to work in multiple languages.

As part of our effort to meet all of our clients’ litigation support needs, we believe that delivering a comprehensive court reporting service means removing language barriers. That’s why we have developed a stable of certified court reporters and interpreters for 140 different languages, as well as sign language for the hearing impaired. We can arrange for interpreting services for Mandarin, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Russian, Hindi, and Arabic, among many others. While we might have to draw the line at providing an interpreter for an invented language like Esperanto, short of needing an Esperanto-to-English interpreter, we can help. So whether you need an interpreter for a local case or an international deposition, give us a call today!

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