Court Reporter Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a Court Reporter to be responsible for providing real-time reporting services to judicial officers, preparing transcripts in accordance with applicable Government Codes, Rules of Court, and Statues, and provide read back upon request.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Creates an accurate, verbatim recording of courtroom proceedings in a written or electronic format
  • Reads back testimony as requested by the Court
  • Provides real-time court reporting capability
  • Transcribes proceedings accurately for review of parties, the Court, appellate courts, and others as requested
  • Provides substitute court reporting coverage as approved by appointing judge and based on court schedule
  • Establishes a system for storing exhibits and maintains control over those exhibits until allowed to dispose of them according to a retention schedule
  • Provides advice and counsel to the appointing judge on courtroom practices management
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Court


About you

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent
  • Experience in a legal or court office
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to the appointment
  • Proficient in multiple computer hardware and software applications; interest in and ability to learn new technology and computer programs
  • Ability to learn, interpret, retain and apply policies, procedures, and statutes, specifically relating to establishing the official court record
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize duties in a fast-paced, professional environment
  • Ability to simultaneously monitor multiple court proceedings and enter clear, detailed log notes regarding significant occurrences or do trial work with the potential of high-volume, complex transcript work
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally, both orally and in writing, with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to be flexible regarding assignments, which may include travel and transportation of equipment
  • Team-oriented with a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills, with and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in all aspects of job performance


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]