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The Importance of Active Listening

The Importance of Active Listening

Active listening has a universal theme, such as the role of undivided attention. But much of listening is also context-specific. There is a difference when it comes to listening in a meeting versus a cross-examination. It is advisable for lawyers to use their active...

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How to Conduct a Productive Virtual Meeting

How to Conduct a Productive Virtual Meeting

A meeting can be an effective and productive tool to facilitate the communication of ideas and concerns between team members. However, poor oversight of a meeting can produce the opposite of these results, and leave the parties confused and frustrated. To ensure this...

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Are You The Best Court Reporter?

Are You The Best Court Reporter?

In a previous post, we addressed the importance of clients using court reporters during legal proceedings and talked about the attributes to look for when selecting a court reporter. In this article, we offer some tips to court reporters, to help you become the best...

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The Online Image of Court Reporters

The Online Image of Court Reporters

Building an image online can be very useful for freelance court reporters. As a cheaper alternative to paid advertising, maintaining an active digital presence can allow them to effectively showcase their brand and talents in an industry that is often overlooked. ...

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Court reporters vs audio/video recordings

Court reporters vs audio/video recordings

Court reporters are featured in courtrooms, mediations, meetings, and interviews, even in the digital age where zoom and other platforms allow you to record the virtual conference. It would appear at first glance that an audio and video recording of the hearing or...

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6 Ways to Improve your Zoom Meeting

6 Ways to Improve your Zoom Meeting

If you are new to Zoom meetings, the prospect of having to handle a new platform and make a good impression at the same time may seem daunting. Here are 5 tips that can help you avoid embarrassments, or appear inexperienced and will boost your productivity at the same...

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The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening

“I know you think you understand what you thought I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” – Robert McCloskey At the outset of most examinations counsel will tell the witness something like the following: “If you do not understand...

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