Court Stenographers use special typewrite-looking machine to capture court proceedings verbatim using shorthand scripting. This has been the traditional way of documenting court trials and have evolved little expect to accept more modern way of recording using analog or digital recording media. At the end of each court proceeding, the stenographs are transcribed into readable English and archived as legal documents for future reference.
Court Stenographer CV Format
Glenda G. Iglesias
Indian School Rd., Scottsdale, Arizona
Phone: (480) 897-8557
To work as a senior Court Stenographer for a city or municipal appellate court
2005 – Present: Court Stenographer, Scottsdale Court of Appeals, AZ
- Observe court schedules as promulgated by the court clerk
- Ensure stenotype machine is in excellent condition prior to any court hearing.
- Capture verbatim all that is said during a court unless directed buy the judge to strike out a specific content.
- Transcribe stenographs after each court session into printable form for dissemination to authorized parties and archive as legal document for future references.
- Provide certification to authenticity of transcribed stenographs.
Skills and Qualification
- Passed the Professional Reporter exams administered by the Court Reporting and Recording Board of Review for the state of Arizona
- More than 13 years experience as a district trial court stenographer averaging 270-300 words per minute using standard stenotype machines
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills for archiving and managing court transcripts and other records.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
1997 – Present – In House seminar on court proceedings of various types, stenography training and records archiving
1994 – 1997: BA Public Administration, Wisconsin State University
Professional and Character References
To be furnished upon request