Atlanta Court Reporting Blog

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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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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Comma? Period? Semicolon? Punctuation Tips To Get It Right, Every Time

As a court reporting firm owner, my life’s work involves countless words on endless pages. I find great value in well-written communication. Likewise, poor grammar is a pet peeve. Over the years, friends and colleagues have looked to me as … 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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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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7 Common Grammar Mistakes To Avoid

National Grammar Day Has Arrived! As a court reporter, National Grammar Day presents the perfect opportunity to discuss one of my favorite subjects: Grammar! The love of grammar can be a blessing and a curse – a blessing because it … 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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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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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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