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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 Piatt County | 312-736-7780 | Illinois Stenographers
We are just such a full-service agency, providing licensed or certified court reporters, stenographers, video conferencing technology, and online case management services to attorneys and corporate clients who need to take a deposition. For more than two decades, we have excelled at meeting the expectations of our legal and corporate clients, providing them with accurate, easily accessible transcripts of depositions and other types of legal proceedings. Whether you’re in New York or Philadelphia or Los Angeles, or anywhere in between, we can help.
As a full-service court reporting agency, we offer the following services to our esteemed clients—nationwide.
- Certified Court Reporters
- Conference Rooms
- Legal Videographers
- Video Conferencing Solutions
- RealTime Reporting & Transcripts
- Streaming Depositions
- Online Calendar
- Online Repository
- Video Conversion
- Post-Production Services
Any while many of our clients most appreciate our ability to provide them with court reporting solutions nationwide, others find our relationships with top quality interpreters and legal videographers to be most valuable. Still others marvel at our video conferencing solutions or the ease of utilizing our online case management system and document repository. Read on to learn more about each of the above.
Online Document Repository Provides Easy Access to Deposition Transcripts Illinois
In fact, one offering that our clients always appreciate is our online document repository, which enables you to find and access what you need for your case, twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. All documents are indexed for easy identification and then logged into our online case management system. You can use the system to search for documents, download exhibits, and export deposition text with the click of a mouse. If you require physical copies of case documents or transcripts, we also provide traditional imaging and copying services.
And again, when you use us for a deposition, you receive personal technical assistance from the dedicated members of our support staff and tech support team. Our technicians will work with you to introduce you to our online document repository, and staffers are available day and night to answer any questions you may have.
Additionally, the secure online case management system features a personal online calendar, scheduling information, access to exhibits, invoices, and billing account information. Only those individuals you designate (i.e., other attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries, for example) have access to the materials in Illinois.
Our Legal Videographers | IL
As for the other seasoned professionals who are a part of our team, those include experienced legal videographers. Some attorneys can’t resist the temptation to cut corners when it comes to videotaping a deposition or other hearing. In reality, you want professional legal videographers who have been trained to film in a legal setting, who understand the importance of lighting and camera position, and who utilize the kind of specialized equipment that can capture the quality of audio and imagery you’re looking for. Perhaps there are some occasions when you might be able to get away with cutting corners; but when things don’t go exactly as planned, that’s when you’ll appreciate having a seasoned professional working with you—the kind of individual who has the resources to maintain a certain amount of redundancy, for example.
After all, you never want to finish a deposition and find that the video you recorded is unusable. As you know, video can be a powerful tool in a legal proceeding, particularly when matters reach the trial stage and issues are argued in front of a judge or jury. That’s why if you need a court reporting service to record and transcribe your deposition, you want to make sure that it employs expert videographers utilizing state-of-the-art technology that can capture the most subtle details, including body language, facial expressions, and the kind of gestures that might be indicative of witness coaching. A single gesture or facial expression can help buttress a settlement negotiation or courtroom argument.
Also, if you require editing services, our editors are every bit the equal of our videographers in terms of quality and experience. We offer a number of post-production services, including linear editing, nonlinear editing, media enhancement, audio & video duplication, and audio & video conversion to other formats, including MPEG, DVD, CD, and even VHS in IL.
Video Conferencing for Your Deposition or Hearing | IL
As for those occasions when it’s just not possible to have everyone physically present in the same location for a deposition, we are committed to helping you take a deposition remotely while still providing you the same face-to-face impact it would have in person. We offer video conferencing services that enable you to take depositions from anywhere in the United States—or the world. So don’t feel limited by geography and travel constraints. Coordinating travel for various parties to a deposition can be expensive and time-consuming. With video conferencing, you can cut down on travel costs and all other related expenses, while also avoiding the hassles associated with getting all parties together for a deposition or mediation hearing.
One simple phone call to us is all you need. We will take care of the video conference setup, which includes finding locations, working out the logistics, supplying the video and recording equipment, testing the equipment, ensuring working Internet access, and linking two or more locations for your deposition. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment with HD video and sharp audio. If you need a conference room for your video conference deposition, we can provide that as well. Our conference room locations come fully furnished and have high-speed Internet connections, large monitors, high-quality audio systems, and hands-free multi-line phone systems.
When you enlist our video conferencing services for a deposition or other legal proceeding, we will provide you with a detailed outline of what you can expect from us. We also provide technical support throughout the proceeding so that you can concentrate on the deposition or hearing itself. Save time and money by using video conferencing for your next deposition, and free yourself from the burden of worrying about disconnects or other technical issues.
Interpreters in 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!