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 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. (more…)

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Health Tips for Deposition Court Reporters

Deposition Court Reporters
Can Stay Healthy on the Job!

Most people are familiar with what deposition court reporters do.  As guardians of the record, they transcribe the words spoken during a deposition into a written form that can be used as litigation progresses.    Unlike logging or roofing, court reporting does not immediately come to mind as a profession with inherent risks.  Yet deposition court reporters, because of heavy equipment, irregular mealtimes, and sedentary work environments, can face real health problems.  Being mindful is always the key to making changes, so here are some health tips for deposition court reporters.
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Successful Teleconferences Are Possible!

How To Have Successful Teleconferences

If you’re trying to plan a meeting with participants from a many locations, it’s hard to beat successful teleconferences.  Travel time is eliminated, attendance is greater, and more is accomplished.  But none of this matters if the audio isn’t clear.  CompuScripts regularly hosts teleconferences at our Columbia Videoconference Center, so we’d like to explain how teleconferencing works and give you some tips for successful teleconferences. (more…)

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Certified Legal Transcripts Help Trial Lawyers

Certified Legal Transcripts
and the Trial Attorney

You don’t have to be a litigator to know what a court reporter does. If you’ve ever watched Law and Order, you’ve seen a courtroom stenographer transcribe spoken speech in real time. But the work of a legal transcriptionist is every bit as important. The transcriptionist transcribes recorded audio and video for criminal and civil cases. So as CompuScripts expands its legal transcription services, we explain how certified legal transcripts can help the trial lawyer. (more…)

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Safely View the Eclipse

Totality Tips

Here are some useful thoughts and practices to assist you in the upcoming historical celestial event.

First, be sure to put on your calendar that CompuScripts’ offices are closed all day Monday so that our reporters, videographers, and staff can enjoy totality with their friends and family.  We look forward to working with you on Tuesday.  Of course, you can always get in touch with us for an urgent matter.

Eclipse Viewers

Eclipse viewing glasses distributed by CompuScripts were manufactured by American Paper Optics, L.L.C. They are included on American Astronomical Society’s Reputable Vendors of Solar Filters and Viewers.

Read User Instructions & Warnings printed on the inside of eclipse glasses & viewers. Discard the glasses or viewer if damaged, torn, punctured or separated from frame.

Alternative Viewer

Avoid the temptation to look at the sun without proper eye protection.  If you don’t have or don’t trust your eclipse glasses, you can use the classic projection method to view the eclipse with no direct eye contact.  Have your children join in the fun of constructing this pinhole camera, a safe way of viewing the eclipse.

NASA Advice

NASA covers a wide breadth of issues related to the eclipse.  Here are two samples of the valuable information you can find there.  Eclipse 101 Safety for Viewing lists essentials that individuals and parents will want to review.  NASA provides this explanation for how to use your glasses during the solar eclipse.

Science and Safety

Astrophotographer Hap Griffin makes a guest appearance on “Making It Grow.”  He shares insights into the Total Solar Eclipse, including tips  on how to have a safe and enjoyable experience.

 

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Meet CompuScripts’ Featured Blog Guest, An Incoming 2L

CompuScripts enjoys introducing you to attorneys and paralegals who make a difference in the legal industry. Today, we introduce you to a young man at the very beginning of his law career, a University of South Carolina School of Law student, A. Elliott Barrow, III, who has just completed his first year of study. (more…)

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Schedule Video Conference Online

CompuScripts is committed to providing superior videoconferencing services in our Columbia Videoconference Center. We understand that videoconferencing can be essential to a successful deposition and can save precious time and resources during legal proceedings. Whether you need videoconferencing for video depositions, expert witness collaborations, conferences among counsel or attorney/client meetings, CompuScripts is here to provide you with some of the most technologically advanced services in the industry.

Our simple online form allows clients to begin the process of scheduling a video conference at our Columbia Videoconference Center and/or remote site. Complete and submit the form below and our videoconference coordinator will contact you regarding the specific details related to your request within one business day.  All scheduled videoconferencing services will be reconfirmed by phone one business day prior to the deposition or proceeding.

If you need to schedule a video conference with less than one business day’s notice, please call us at 803-728-8585 (local) or 888-849-9697 (toll-free).

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Schedule Legal Videogaphy Online

Schedule a court reporter and/or videographer – anywhere, anytime. CompuScripts will confirm your request by email within one business day. Complete the form or simply attach a Notice (up to 1 MB) to request a service.

If you are scheduling a deposition with less than one business day’s notice, please contact us at 803-988-0086 or 888-988-0086 .

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Schedule Court Reporting Online

Schedule a court reporter and/or videographer – anywhere, anytime. CompuScripts will confirm your request by email within one business day. Complete the form or simply attach a Notice (up to 1 MB) to request a service.

If you are scheduling a deposition with less than one business day’s notice, please contact us at 803-988-0086 or 888-988-0086 .

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