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Court Reporting

Court Reporting

Court reporters may be essential to the legal process as recorders of every official word spoken in court and other legal proceedings or meetings. Theirs is the official record of the trial and will be referred to if the verdict is appealed. Attorneys will often base the entire appeal on words spoken in the trial.

As a court reporter, one should be able to perform tasks quickly and efficiently. The average court reporter should be able to record up to two hundred words per minute. The task of quickly writing down every word, as it is being said, requires intense concentration, and accuracy is critical. It is the court reporter's job to ensure that every word makes it into the trial transcript. Accuracy by the court reporter is crucial to keeping the judicial system on track.

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Kaplan University

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs:

  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration

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South University, Online Programs

As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

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  • Paralegal Studies (AS)

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Harris School of Business

Jump into the exciting world of technology or medical services at Harris School.

Programs:

  • Legal Office Technology

Locations: Cherry Hill
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McCann School of Business & Technology

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Programs:

  • Paralegal - Associate of Occupational Studies
  • Paralegal - Associate in Specialized Business

Locations: Monroe , Wilkes Barre , Pottsville
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Branford Hall Career Institute

Get the career you want at Branford Hall Career Institute.

Programs:

  • Paralegal

Locations: Southington
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Miller-Motte Technical College

Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) can help get you from here to a new career!

Programs:

  • Paralegal Studies - Associate of Applied Science
  • Paralegal - Associate of Occupational Science

Locations: Columbus , North Charleston
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Miller-Motte College

Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

Programs:

  • Paralegal - Associate of Applied Science

Locations: Raleigh , Fayetteville , Wilmington
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City College

City College of Florida is focused on providing the best in business and career education.

Programs:

  • Legal Assisting/Paralegal

Locations: Altamonte Springs , Fort Lauderdale
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Vista College

Get hands-on training with Vista College.

Programs:

  • Paralegal

Locations: El Paso
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Keiser University Campus

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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  • Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies

Locations: New Port Richey , Pembroke Pines , Clearwater
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Court reporters may rarely rely on notebook and pen today — more and more court reporters in the US today use computers or computer aids. Most court reporters may have a typewriter-like device that is connected to a computer and translates their shorthand notes into an accurate and legible manuscript. Even with computer aids, the job of a court reporter may not be an easy one; however, demand is high and employment opportunities are prevalent in most localities. Training and certification may be required and according to the BLS compensation median annual wage for court reporters was $47,700 in May 2010.