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New year's resolutions for court reporters

Three Resolutions for SC Court Reporters

South Carolina Court Reporters
Make New Year’s Resolutions

Many South Carolina court reporters will soon make resolutions for the approaching new year.  Studies suggest they’re doing the right thing.  “You are 10 times more likely to change by making a New Year’s resolution compared to non-resolvers with the identical goals and comparable motivation to change,” said Dr. John Norcross of the University of Scranton.   Some court reporters set personal goals, such as losing weight or getting more sleep.  Some goals, however, reflect a court reporter’s desire to improve as a professional.  Today we suggest three resolutions for South Carolina court reporters in 2019. Continue reading

Internet Shopping Security for Court Reporters

Court Reporters and Internet Shopping

Hearings and depositions often cancel at the last minute, or they run longer than planned.  Hearings and depositions also schedule with little notice.  One of a court reporter’s greatest characteristics is flexibility, but this flexibility is often challenged during the holidays, when social gatherings, school events, and Christmas shopping are added to the mix.  Many court reporters use their early mornings and late nights to shop online, so today, we offer tips on Internet shopping security for court reporters.

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court reporter stress on the job

Court Reporter Stress and How to Minimize It

Court Reporters Experience Stress Too!

Whether you’re a lumberjack or a yoga instructor, no line of work is without stress.  Individual occupations have their own specific stressors, and court reporting is no different.  Last month, CompuScripts presented the health challenges faced by court reporters.  Today we’d like to discuss court reporter stress and how to minimize it. Continue reading

Julie Brandau: A Court Reporter Remembered

In previous blogs, CompuScripts Court Reporters has introduced you to members of our court reporting team and described the excellent work they do for our clients in the legal profession. Today, we’d like to introduce you to a court reporter we never had the chance to meet, and describe the excellent work that’s being done in her memory for dogs and disaster victims across the country. But before we meet her, what has brought this to the forefront is the introduction of H.R. 1566, the Local Courthouse Safety Act, by Rep. Ted Poe of Texas. We applaud legislation that assists in protecting those of us who serve in the courthouse. Continue reading