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Ethics Take Center Stage

Do you know who I wouldn’t want to be right now? A candidate for the President of the United States of America.  I mean, it’s hard enough to be a voter in these tumultuous times! As the election approaches, the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Court Reporting

February 14-20 is National Court Reporting & Captioning Week. For the past 25 years, unbiased and ethical reporting has been the foundation of Donovan Reporting’s business model. Thanks for the opportunity to capture the record; we appreciate and celebrate your … Continue reading

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Nationwide Scheduling with Local Expertise

Scheduling Out-of-State Depositions Can be Tricky. Here are a few important factors to consider: Is the remote reporter adequately certified? Will the venue be to your client’s liking? Can you trust that the transcript will be accurate and arrive in … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Save Your Sanity During the Holidays

As a court reporter, perfectionism tendencies are in my DNA. I have spent the better part of the last 25 years building a business based on the goal of achieving 100% accuracy. Capturing the entire record, verbatim, is the business … Continue reading

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3 Important Ethical Responsibilities of Every Court Reporter

Star Wars is coming! Good versus evil… Right versus wrong… Those both make interesting fodder for Hollywood blockbusters; most of us rally for the good guy (or gal) because he respects the norms of society and seeks justice for cultural … Continue reading

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Save Time & Money With Deposition Summaries

In the legal field, most attorneys charge by the hour. Meanwhile, clients expect the best possible return on their legal investment.  For that reason, Donovan Reporting is now offering Deposition Summaries to those who are seeking ways to save their … Continue reading

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Truth Be Told, I Think Lawyers Are Great!

Donovan Reporting salutes all the lawyers out there who work hard for social justice!  Over the years, I’ve noticed that when the general public speaks about lawyers, whether it’s a social setting, business meeting, or in any number of situations, … Continue reading

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Ethical Court Reporting in a Big Box World

March is Ethics Awareness Month. As a court reporting firm owner, this is reason to celebrate and educate regarding ethical court reporting! Celebrating Reporter Excellence Since the dawn of transcription, court reporters have had two primary roles in the legal … Continue reading

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National Court Reporting & Captioning Week

Not every profession has a week honoring their tradition, but we do! February 15-21 is National Court Reporting & Captioning Week. At Donovan Reporting & Video Conferencing, we’ll take every opportunity to celebrate all that is involved with capturing the … Continue reading

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36 Questions To Enrich Your Relationship

For this post, I’m taking a short break from the specifics of court reporting… I hope it’s a welcome diversion from your daily deposition! Valentine’s is in the air! From chocolate roses to love-stamped candy hearts, this time of year … Continue reading

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10 Safeguards To Avoid Reporter-Related HIPAA Violations

HIPAA regulations and red-tape are popping up everywhere. In fact, you can’t even visit your family doc (that you’ve known for 20 years) without having to sign another form. While the legislation is cumbersome (and responsible for the death of … Continue reading

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7 Strategic Benefits of Realtime Court Reporting

When it comes to litigation effectiveness, whether in the deposition room or courtroom, savvy lawyers agree that realtime court reporting offers a strong strategic advantage. Important note: Realtime is NOT “business as usual.” If realtime is preferred, work with experienced … Continue reading

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How Ethical Is Your Court Reporting Firm?

Court reporters serve a critical role in maintaining the integrity of the judicial system by serving as an unbiased officer of the court. If your court reporter isn’t providing ethical excellence, it is definitely time to work with one that … Continue reading

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Video Conferencing Saves Time and Money

Video Conferencing Saves Time and Money Do you ever feel the need to be in two places at once? Donovan Reporting & Video Conferencing may not be in the business of cloning; however, thanks to video conferencing, it is now … Continue reading

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7 Timesaving Tips From Your Court Reporting Firm

  Happy New Year! As a court reporting firm owner, a new year brings a whole host of action items and goals. It can be challenging to prioritize and tackle our ever-growing list. These days, it’s passé to say that … Continue reading

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Deposition Gratitude – Winter Wonderland

“Once again, the holidays came so fast!  And there’s so much to do!” I’m not sure about you, but I feel the end-of-year pressure all around… From family and friends to colleagues and clients, everyone is taking care of holiday … Continue reading

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Atlanta Court Reporting Firm Launches New Blog

I’m so excited! As we approach the end of 2014, Donovan Reporting is improving our successful communication efforts with the legal community by providing ongoing updates, education and helpful deposition best practices via our newly polished blog. Welcome, and thanks … Continue reading

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