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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 Lee County | 312-736-7780 | Illinois Stenographers

One of the prime benefits of working with a court reporting agency—especially a full-service agency with a national footprint—is that it can be a single-source solution for all of your court reporting needs. As an attorney, paralegal, or member of a law firm’s support staff, you probably don’t have the time or the patience to search for a certified court reporter (never mind a qualified legal videographer and experienced interpreter), especially for those depositions or hearings that are expected to take place in .

At a full-service court reporting agency like ours, all your court reporting needs can be met with a single phone call. For more than two decades, we have been providing certified court reporters, interpreters, stenographers, videographers and litigation support services to corporate clients and law firms around the country. Over that time period we have developed a reputation for meeting and exceeding our clients’ needs, helping them obtain accurate transcripts of depositions, arbitrations, mediation hearings, and every other type of legal hearing that occurs before or after trial. So if you need a certified or licensed court reporter for a deposition in New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Denver, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle or anywhere else in the United States, we should be your first and only phone call.

At a glance, following is a sampling of the core services that we offer our esteemed clients, which include law firms large and small.

  • Conference Rooms
  • Videoconferencing Solutions
  • Certified Court Reporters
  • Legal Videographers
  • Interpreters
  • RealTime Reporting & Transcripts
  • Internet RealTime
  • LiveNote
  • Streaming Depos
  • E-Transcripts
  • Dailies
  • Online Calendar
  • Online Repository
  • Post-Production Services
  • Video Conversion
  • Video Duplication

As you can see from the above list, our great service doesn’t end when your deposition or hearing is over and transcript(s) delivered. After the fact you can count on us to help you manage transcripts and all other related documents. Our highly trained support staff is also available for technology consulting so that you can focus on what matters most in your case—working on behalf of your client.

Online Document Repository Provides Easy Access to Transcripts, More Illinois

Technology has had a remarkable effect on the legal industry by making organization and efficiency a mission-critical aspect of running a successful law firm. Attorneys who can stay organized and quickly access all necessary information have a distinct advantage as compared to their less organized opponents. That’s why you want a resourceful court reporting service that can supply you with instant access to the documents you need for your deposition, arbitration hearing, or other legal proceedings. This means being able to view your materials with just one keystroke or click of a mouse on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

If you choose us and utilize our secure online case management system we will provide you with online and mobile access to everything regarding your case, including an online calendar, transcripts, exhibits, and billing information and invoices. The online system allows you to view and download anything you need 24/7, with access to highly sensitive materials restricted to the attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries you designate to have access.

We also provide a document repository where you can find all documents related to your account. Essential documents are indexed for easy identification and then logged into our case management system. You can use the online system to search for documents, download exhibits, print materials, and even export deposition text. If you need physical copies of case documents or transcripts, we also provide traditional imaging and copying services, as well as physical depositories.

And when you use us for your deposition or other hearing, you will receive personal technical assistance from the members of our team. Our technicians will work with you to address your specific needs and to guide you through our online system. Support staffers are available day or night to answer any questions you may have in Illinois.

Need a Legal Videographer to Film Your Deposition? | 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 IL.

Video Conferencing Solutions for Depositions | 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.

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.

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