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Court Reporter

Location: Central Florida

Job Type: Full Time and Part Time

Job Description: 

Immediate opening for full time and part time reporters in Central Florida. Most of the work is in Marion, Lake, Sumter County. Email [email protected] or call 352-742-3144. For more information click here.

posted 05/03/2022

Manager, Court Reporting Services

Location: Pensacola, FL

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: 

The essential function of the position within the organization is to manage and supervise court reporting services, within the trial court assigned. The position is responsible for scheduling and supervising staff, training, recording and transcribing court proceedings, processing transcript requests, and performing related administrative functions, including reporting. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Directs and supervises staff, including organizing, selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations; reviews and approves timesheets and leave requests. • Plans, organizes, and coordinates the court reporting services for the circuit, monitoring deadlines; coordinates schedules of court reporters with judges and judicial assistants to ensure court reporting coverage in all courtrooms as needed; establishes contingency plan for capturing proceedings off-site. • Prepares and maintains statistical data associated with court reporting. • Prepares and negotiates contracts with court reporting subcontractors and vendors. • Records and oversees stenographic and digital recording of court proceedings utilizing specialized recording equipment. • Oversees transcript generation of court proceedings as requested; proofreads before filing/delivery. • Transfers backup transcripts to disks for archiving and ensures proper storing of court recorded information by staff. • Archives paper notes and dockets in compliance with local administrative orders and/or statutory requirements; maintains logs of daily proceedings; maintains, updates, and edits personal dictionary. • Researches and prepares for editing the stenographic records of past reporters ordered for appeal or at the request of the court, attorneys, or private parties. • Oversees, reviews, and approves expenditures for the area of responsibility; provides fiscal data for preparation of the annual budget. • Gathers information/data to support periodic and special reports documenting activities for the area of responsibility. • Performs administrative/clerical tasks, including, but not limited to, processing appellate paperwork, making copies of court proceeding CD’s as requested, faxing, telephoning, or photocopying; responds to correspondence as appropriate. • Maintains data storage and archiving of court recordings and transcripts in compliance with applicable statutes and rules of procedure. • Participates in development of contracts, policies, goals, and priorities with senior management. • Attends or conducts staff meetings to exchange information. • Attends technical or professional workshops or seminars to improve professional skills.

Education and Training Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. Bachelor’s degree in law, paralegal, stenography, business management, or a closely related field. Registered Professional Reporter certificate required from the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA). Experience Five years of related work experience, including two years of supervisory experience, along with a working knowledge of courtroom procedures.

COMPETENCIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Data Responsibility Refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations. Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; modifies policies, procedures, or methodologies based on findings. People Responsibility Refers to individuals who have contact with or are influenced by the position. Negotiates or exchanges ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs, or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions; supervises or leads other by determining work procedures, assigning duties, maintaining harmonious relations and promoting efficiency. Assets Responsibility Refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization. Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of supplies of high value or moderate amounts of money. Mathematical Requirements Deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols. Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics. Communications Requirements Involves the ability to read, write, and speak. Reads scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and legal documents; writes complex reports; makes presentations to professional groups. Complexity of Work Addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual pressures. Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure. Impact of Decisions/Errors Refers to consequences such as damage to property, loss of data or property, exposure of the organization to legal liability, or injury or death to individuals. Makes decisions with serious impact - affects most units in organization, and may affect citizens; probability of loss of life and/or damage are likely. Equipment Usage Refers to inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, or products. A thing is tangible and has shape, form, and other physical characteristics. Establishes policies for acquiring and handling of machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving extensive latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as stenograph machines, laptops or recorders. Safety of Others Refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety, either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public. Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health. The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. For more information click here.

posted 03/16/2022

Official Court Reporter

Location: Miami, FL

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: 

Official court reporters record each session of the Court and every other proceeding designated by rule or order of the Court or by a district court judge, magistrate judge, or land commissioner. All proceedings are reported using electronic machine shorthand equipment and electronic storage media capable of translation and printing by computer-assisted transcription equipment. Electronic sound recording equipment may be used to augment this primary source of reporting cases. Court reporters are generally required to travel occasionally within the district. Court reporters are guided by and responsible for following the policies and administrative procedures contained in the Court Reporter Management Plan for the Southern District of Florida. For more information click here.

posted 03/03/2022

Job Title: Court Reporter II

Location: Gainesville, FL

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: 

The essential function of the position within the organization is to stenographically record court proceedings in the courtroom or remotely, perform research, proofread and edit recorded proceedings to produce transcripts. Visit for full description and application process.

posted 11/19/2021

Job Title: Freelance Stenographic Court Reporter

Location: Hillsborough County / Pinellas County / Entire State of Florida (video conferencing and/or in person proceedings)

Job Type: Immediate Openings: Part-Time & Full-Time

Job Description: 

Immediate openings for part-time & full-time stenographic reporters. Beginners welcome. Potential relocation bonus if residing in a state other than FL.

Please send your resume to: [email protected]

posted 10/27/2021

Job Title: Real-Time Reporter

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description: 

Board of County Commissioners is seeking a Real-Time Reporter for transcription of Commission Meetings and other official meetings. The Real-Time Reporter position includes, but is not limited to the production of verbatim transcripts, summary Minutes, and a web-based Action Agenda. Salary based upon experience. $21.98 - $35.08 Hourly. For further information, please view job posting at:

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posted 10/21/2021

Job Title: Stenographic Court Reporter

Location: Palm Beach County-Broward County-Martin County

Job Type: FT/PT

Job Description: 

Stenographic reporter for a boutique agency to cover teleconferencing, live proceedings and trials.

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posted 9/13/2021

Court Reporter

Location: Pensacola

Job Type: Full time

Job Description: 

Scope of Work: This is work providing judges and attorneys with simultaneous transcription of testimony to assist with trial preparation. The Court Reporter II stenographically reports all proceedings in courts in order to create an accurate and verbatim transcript of the proceedings. Duties include providing realtime hookups during trial when requested by the judge, reading back requested portions of the proceedings from real-time translation via laptop computer, and preparing for trial in realtime by obtaining witness names, street names, etc., for the utmost accuracy in transcription. Duties also include editing stenographic notes and translating notes from steno to transcript (booklet form and is written in English), proofreading transcript, verifying the correct spelling of names, places, medical terms, scientific terms, technological terms, etc., by comparing transcript to court file, and correcting spelling discrepancies. The Court Reporter II prints and binds completed transcripts, copies back-up transcripts for archive purposes, archives notes and accompanying dockets; maintains, updates and edits stenographic dictionary; and maintains an accurate log of each day’s proceedings. The Court Reporter II stays abreast of latest technological advances in the field and new terminology that is offered in felony cases such as DNA data, medical and psychological opinions in order to increase speed and accuracy in work. Work is performed under the supervision of a Manager, Court Reporting Services or other court manager.

Education and Training: Guidelines Graduation from a standard high school or equivalent and an Associate’s degree from an accredited court reporting school, and five years of stenographic experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience in legal/court reporting. Registered Professional Reporter certificate preferred from the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA). Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of court system, procedures, and practices. Knowledge of legal and medical terminology as well as extensive vocabulary. Knowledge of applicable statutes, rules, regulations, laws and ordinances. Skill to operate a variety of office equipment, including computer keyboard, printer, fax machine, copying machine, telephones, calculator, etc. Skill in operating a computer keyboard using standard and specialized software applications. Skill in using standard office practices, procedures and equipment. Ability to record testimony at the standard required both for speed and accuracy. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to create stenographic brief forms to streamline trial record realtime. Ability to handle multiple tasks with deadline requirements. Ability to plan, organize and performs a variety of clerical functions. Ability to perform realtime capability. Ability to answer questions from judges and attorneys regarding the use of realtime software. Ability to maintain efficient and effective work methods and procedures. Ability to effectively use business English, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions. Ability to interact professionally and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, coworkers, government officials and the public. Ability to concentrate and sit in one position for long periods of time, often without a break. Ability to work in a fast-paced, automated environment with many interruptions. Ability to perform real-time hookup from a stenograph machine to a laptop computer. Ability to utilize Windows-based processing applications such as Word Perfect, translation software such as Eclipse, and to access and use the Internet for research.

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posted 6/04/2021

Stenographic Court Reporter

Location: Highlands and Hardee County

Job Type: Full and Part time

Job Description: Small, privately-owned agency in beautiful Highlands County - two hours south of Orlando - is looking for stenographic court reporters to join our team. We are in a rural area surrounded by orange groves and cattle ranches. It’s the perfect antidote to working in large metropolitan areas.. We have lots of lakes, golf courses, a low cost of living, and free parking. The courthouse is like the Cheers bar (without alcohol), where everybody knows your name. We have a wide variety of work, felony trials, family, personal injury - a little of everything so you are never bored. All our reporters have been with us for at least 15 years, most more, and are looking to retire soon.

Apply at: [email protected]

posted 5/05/2021

Freelance Court Reporter

Location: Ocala, Florida

Job Type: Full-Time or Part-Time

Job Description: Stenographic Reporter/Reporters Needed in Marion County. RPR required for full-time, but we will help you work toward that as an overflow if you are not already certified. Our firm is an independent firm, no networking with national firms at cheaper reporter rates, and no digital reporting. Reporter-friendly office and reporter-friendly bench and bar, no traffic, no travel.

Apply at:

posted 5/03/2021

Stenographic Florida Court Reporter

Location: Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, & Okeechobee Counties, FL 19th Circuit

Job Type: Full or part time stenographic court reporter

Job Description: Florida Court Reporters needed for all phases of stenographic court reporting. We do video conferencing of all phases of court reporting and all phases of live reporting: depositions, examinations under oath, sworn and unsworn statements, hearings, trials, meetings, to name a few. After a three week initial build-up of jobs, we have weekly payroll, direct deposit. If you are a professionally responsible stenographic court reporter wanting to work on the Treasure Coast, please contact Jeanette Scott at [email protected] at Atlantic Reporting Litigation Services. Visit for full description and application process.

posted 3/24/2021

Court Reporter II

Location: Alachua or Bradford County Courthouse

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description: The essential function of the position within the organization is to stenographically record court proceedings in the courtroom or remotely, perform research, proofread and edit recorded proceedings to produce transcripts. Visit for full description and application process.

posted 3/10/2021

Certified Florida Court Reporter

Location: Tri County Area

Job Type: Contractor

Job Description: Empire Legal Reporting is looking for fulltime Stenographic Reporters for the Tri-County area of Miami-Dade, Broward & Palm Beach and we are also looking for Freelance Reporters for the entire State of Florida. 

We offer competitive Pay and the opportunity to work from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. RPR certificate is a plus. We offer full-time work as well as overflow covering Video-Conferencing, Depositions, Hearings, Trials, Arbitrations, Mediations, IME's, EUO's, Swearing In, Statement On Record, Transcription Services and etc...We are a full service reporting agency. Our professionally elegant offices are uniquely situated in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Pam Beach, Tampa, Winter Haven and many other locations in south Florida.

If you are a professional reporter with an exquisite work ethic please contact Dane Benson with your resume at: [email protected].

For more information check our

posted 8/18/2020

Freelance Court Reporter

Location: Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach, FL

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description: Freelance stenographic reporter needed for busy, established firm. Start-up bonus for qualified candidates. Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach, Florida.

For more information check our website

posted 3/10/2020

Court Reporter II

Location: 800 E Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa, FL 33602

Job Type: Full time

Job Description: Provide verbatim stenographic recording and transcription of court proceedings using specialized equipment in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit’s criminal trial and felony divisions. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Record proceedings of criminal trials, hearings and other court related business as the official court record using a stenographic real-time system where verbatim recording is required.Responsible for the generation and accurate transcription of the court record in all felony proceedings, and ability to assist other staff reporters and scopist with the production of transcripts in a timely manner.Responsible for generating a personal dictionary using the corresponding real time software.Real time court reporting experience preferred.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree or the equivalent of two years of college or vocational school education in computer operations, medical/legal terminology, court reporting, paralegal or a closely related field and four years of related experience. Requires valid certificate as a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) or higher. Substitution: Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis. TO APPLY: Submit 1) cover letter, 2) resume, 3) current State of Florida Application and Addendum (located only at in (1) PDF file via email to [email protected]. APPLICATION PACKETS MUST INCLUDE THE 3 REQUIREMENTS ABOVE TO BE SCREENED FOR POTENTIAL INTERVIEW.

posted 3/6/2020

Court Reporter

Location: Pinellas & Hillsborough County

Job Type: Full & Part time

Job Description: Experienced part time or overflow court reporter(s) wanted in beautiful Clearwater / St. Petersburg for depositions and court with long standing and reputable firm.

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posted 3/5/2020

Stenographic Reporter

Florida, Georgia, North Carolina
U.S. Legal Support is looking for stenographic reporters in the following areas:  

FLORIDA: Gainesville/Ocala, Daytona Beach (must have an RPR), West Palm Beach  

GEORGIA: Atlanta, Macon, Columbus, Albany, Tifton, Savannah, Brunswick, Augusta, Rome, Blairesville

NORTH CAROLINA: Charlotte, Raleigh, Asheville

Variety of work, competitive rates, direct deposit, dedicated reporter liaison, webinars for CEUs, realtime training, mentoring for new reporters, opportunities for international work and reporting in the Florida Keys, awesome in-house support team.

For more information contact Sandra Estevez, (CA) CSR, FPR at [email protected] or visit our website at

posted 8/13/2019