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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 Logan County | 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:

  • Interpreters
  • Certified Court Reporters
  • Legal Videographers
  • Videoconferencing Solutions
  • Conference Rooms
  • Streaming Depositions
  • RealTime Reporting & Transcripts
  • Internet RealTime
  • LiveNote
  • E-Transcripts
  • Online Document Repository
  • Online Calendar
  • Dailies
  • 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 Case Management as a Legal Advantage Illinois

As you probably know, technology has had a profound impact on legal work and the speed in which it can be completed. That’s why lawyers who can stay organized and quickly access all relevant information are the ones who end up winning the argument or the case at hand.

This is yet another reason it’s advantageous to retain a leading court reporting agency that can provide the technology to supply you with instant access to the documents you need for your deposition, arbitration hearing, or other legal proceeding. If you’re not yet able to do so, imagine being able to view your case information with just one keystroke on a computer—or on an iPad, iPhone, or any other mobile device connected to the Internet.

Online Access to Your Calendar, Transcripts, and Exhibits

Among our many capabilities, we can provide you with online and mobile access to everything related to your case, including:

– A personal online calendar
– Case transcripts
– Exhibits
– Billing information
– Invoices

Our secure online system allows you to view and download any materials you need—24/7. Only you and those individuals you designate (other attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries) have access to the highly sensitive materials related to your case 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 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 and Interpreting Services for Depositions and Other Hearings in Illinois

 

More and more, our clients are taking advantage of our interpreting services when hiring a court reporter. That’s because many parties to lawsuits come from diverse places and backgrounds and don’t always speak English as a first language—or even a second or third language. For attorneys and paralegals this can pose a problem; it’s not always easy to find an interpreter who is capable of providing interpretation services within the required time frame, particularly if it’s a less common language or dialect. In other cases you might need a court reporter prepared to provide interpretation services in several different languages.

But we believe that delivering a comprehensive court reporting service means removing any and all language barriers. We’re capable of supplying certified court reporters and interpreters for virtually any language or dialect, not to mention sign language for the hearing impaired. More specifically, we can arrange for interpreting services for approximately 140 different languages and dialects, including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, and Arabic. Have a need for interpreting services involving a much less common language? Give us a call today—we can help.

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