Job Details - Official Court Reporter - Probate Court - Denton County
Denton County
Denton, TX
$126,239.00 - $126,239.00 per Year
Job Information
Position Description:



The Court Reporter is responsible for capturing a verbatim record of live court proceedings and providing real time updates to the judge. This position tracks and maintains exhibits and prepares accurate transcriptions of required proceedings for attorneys and/or court of appeals. Court reporter attends sessions of court, records examinations, testimonies, and judicial opinions, judge's charges to the jury, and judgments or sentence of court.  


Examples of Duties


Transcribes any records ordered by the judge, attorneys, or parties to the cases; proofreads rough drafts; researches and corrects transcripts.

Marks and maintains exhibits as necessary; copies exhibits that have been admitted into evidence as part of record production; maintains care and custody of exhibits and files with Clerk's office.

Takes dictation by judge and court investigator's reports.

Makes phone calls and transports files on behalf of the judge.

Files reporter records and correspondence with the Court of Appeals.

Backs up all files at end of day and files all admitted exhibits.

Discloses record orders to all parties and attorneys concerned.

Regular and punctual attendance is required. 

Performs other duties and assignments as required.


Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma or GED, completion of some college level course work and a minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. 

Certification as a Shorthand Reporter by the Supreme Court of Texas required. 

Certification as a Merit Reporter and Real-time Reporter preferred.

Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. (County Court at Law #2 requirement) 



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