Working as a Court Reporter

Are you considering becoming a court reporter in NYC? Watch this video to find out exactly what it is like to work in this field to help you decide if court reporting school is right for you.

As a court reporter, you’ll be in charge of creating the only official transcript of a court proceeding. You’ll take down every word spoken by the judge, lawyers, and witnesses, including sidebar discussions.

The court record you create will be used during the course of the trial as well as any appeals that follow the initial trial. You also have the opportunity to make upwards of $88,000 a year! At court reporting school, you’ll learn stenography and how to use a steno machine while building up your skills so that you can achieve the 225 words-per-minute speed required to work in the courtroom.

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