Attends court and/or other legal proceeding and takes verbatim recordings: utilizes stenography and voice to text equipment; sets up, connects and verifies proper operation of equipment prior to proceedings; reiterates testimony and court records from notes upon request; and ensures confidentiality of all evidence and testimony.
Prepares certified written and electronic verbatim transcripts: proofreads, edits, prints, and binds transcript; prepares trial index; attaches photocopies of all trial exhibits; certifies accuracy and completeness of documents; prepares certified documents for filing with Clerk of Court; produces and distributes copies of documents as appropriate; and maintains confidentiality of official records.
Receives, inventories, records, and stores trial exhibits entered as evidence in court: enters case exhibit information into court database; files case exhibits with proper agency when necessary; maintains exhibits during court hearings and trials; and files/stores case exhibits in specified storage areas in compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
Prepares, collates, and binds printed transcripts of court proceedings: prepares digital media copies of transcripts as requested; backs-up and archives electronic files and exhibits for storage in compliance with applicable laws; and responds to requests for transcripts within designated timeframes.
Prepares invoices for transcription services of court proceedings, court orders, and other legal hearings: bills attorneys, other individuals, and agencies according to fee schedules; maintains copies of billing, invoices, and payments.
Maintains court reporting equipment and supplies used in daily work assignments: ensures proper working order of equipment; makes minor repairs; and sends equipment to outside vendors for major repairs as necessary.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate Degree in Court Reporting, or related field required; supplemented by three years of experience in court room operations and procedures; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).