Court Reporters

Court Reporters

Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Integrity * Self Control * Independence * Achievement/Effort * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Record verbatim proceedings of courts, legislative assemblies, committee meetings, and other proceedings, using computerized recording equipment, electronic stenograph machines, or stenomasks. * Take notes in shorthand or use a stenotype or shorthand machine that prints letters on a paper tape. * Record symbols on computer storage media and use computer aided transcription to translate and display them as text.


Government, Finance & Insurance, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Legal

Sample Job Titles Caption Writer, Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR), Chancery Clerk, Court Monitor, Court Recorder, Court Recording Monitor, Court Reporter, Court Stenographer, Court Transcriber, Data Transcriber, Deposition Reporter, Digital Court Reporter, District Court Reporter, Electronic Court Recorder, Freelance Court Reporter, Freelance Court Stenographer, Freelance Operator, Hearings Reporter, Judicial Reporter, Official Court Reporter, Print Shop Stenographer, Realtime Captioner, Realtime Court Reporter, Roving Court Reporter, Shorthand Reporter, Stenocaptioner, Stenographer, Stenographic Court Reporter, Stenotype Operator, Text Transcriber, Transcript Clerk, Voice Writing Reporter.