Why Does My Luminex II Tilt?

Workplace ergonomics and safety is very important to many professions, including court reporting. Being a court reporter is not an easy task. Reporters spend a significant portion of their day in a seated position. You sit when you write. You sit when you edit. The long hours spent in a seated position, as you are […]

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Time

As a full-time reporter and firm owner, the Christmas break holds a truly special place in my heart. Yeah, there’s the Christmas celebration itself — family, food, drinks, and gifts. But it’s more than that. It’s a magical time where the Courthouse is closed, lawyers aren’t calling, and witnesses are away. Ahhh, how lovely.  Amidst the busy social calendar, I always have grandiose plans to do the mundane things I’ve put off all year when […]

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Tips for First-Time Telecommuters

The COVID-19 pandemic is going to introduce a lot of people to the world of telecommuting. As someone who has been telecommuting for 30 years, I have a little experience that may be valuable to you. Here are a few suggestions that may help you to avoid some of the potential pitfalls that come with […]

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Version 21 is Here!

Case CATalyst® Version 21 is available to download now! If you’re covered by EDGE, you’re entitled to this update: just click Help, Check for Updates. This update contains a number of exciting new features and enhancements you’re going to love! Here are just a few of the exciting changes you’re going to love: RealTeam™ Enhancements […]

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You Deserve to Be Able to Edit Faster!

Think back to the days of being a court reporting student. You dreamed of writing fast enough to be able to report. You took that dream and put it into action: you learned how to write, spent countless hours practicing and finally, you arrived at the finish line and were able to take your first […]

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Strategies to Manage “Inappropriate” Mistranslates

The difference between properly written steno strokes for standard, everyday conversational words and steno for certain curse words, slurs/insults, and/or anatomical descriptions that may be inappropriate outside of medical testimony can be a single letter. For example, accidentally drop an initial P from the steno for submit and you get a four-letter word.  Invert the […]

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Guarantee a Happier New Year!

We’re about to end one year and begin another; and as always, many people are thinking about what they can do to improve themselves and make 2020 a better year than 2019, and the ’20s a better decade than the ’10s. While you’re considering your own resolutions, let me suggest you put this one at […]

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