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Own Your Deposition and Get a Great Transcript

Own Your Deposition and Get a Great Transcript
Own Your Deposition and Get a Great Transcript Whether you’re preparing for your first deposition or your 100th, there is no denying the importance of careful planning, artful communication, and unwavering focus. If you are an experienced attorney with a slew of depositions under your belt, you know how valuable an accurate transcript can be… Read More

Find Your Way Around the New York Unified Court System

Find Your Way Around the New York Unified Court System
Find Your Way Around the New York Unified Court System If you are considering filing a lawsuit, it's important to learn the ins and outs of the court system. Most residents know that New York has a large and complex court system. Within New York City, there are lower courts, state courts, and federal courts… Read More

SDNY 101: The Southern District of New York Court

SDNY 101: The Southern District of New York Court
SDNY 101: Southern District of New York Court Learn about the “Mother Court,” the District Court for the Southern District of New York If you spend any time in the Civic Center in lower Manhattan, you’re probably familiar with the 23-year-old high-rise building at 500 Pearl Street.  Located 1/2 block from Foley Square, the most… Read More

Veritext – Stenographer’s Friend or Foe?

Veritext – Stenographer’s Friend or Foe?
Veritext – Stenographer’s Friend or Foe? In 2018, Veritext swallowed-up 14 independent court reporting agencies across the country. From transitioning new technology to exploring new markets, these are interesting times in the field of court reporting and stenography.  Here at MGR, we are watching closely as the industry evolves.  As an independent New York court reporting… Read More

The Court Reporter — Dinosaur or Transformer?

The Court Reporter — Dinosaur or Transformer?
The Court Reporter – Dinosaur or Transformer? By Dee Wright The following is a recent article featuring an interview with MGR Reporting CEO Marc Russo. It’s ironic that, with the ongoing evolution of all things digital and the job losses that technology is driving, many industries are facing unprecedented labor shortages. One reason for this… Read More

Pro Se Litigation and Witness Deposition

Pro Se Litigation and Witness Deposition
Pro Se Litigation and Witness Deposition Your deposition will have a substantial impact on the outcome of the trial, so it is best to be as well-prepared as possible and know how to properly question the witness. Here at MGR Reporting, our clients are typically legal professionals.  Recently, however, we’ve had several individuals contact us… Read More

Selecting a Court Reporter

Selecting a Court Reporter

With the start of the new year, most of us are focused on making changes and setting goals to help drive our success in the coming months.  Often, we overlook potential changes for our business that could increase productivity. Your court reporting service is one of these areas that may need a change. Whether you…

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Accuracy Counts

Accuracy Counts

Everyone knows the importance of accuracy during events like elections or medical procedures, but have you ever given thought to the importance of accuracy in your transcribed depositions and meetings? Court Reporters face many challenges during the transcription process that can affect their accuracy. Here are a few common challenges and some ways that you…

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