Job Details - Official Court Reporter - Bastrop County Court at Law
Bastrop County
Bastrop, TX
$75,000.00 - $80,000.00 per Year
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Position Description:

To make verbatim recordings of all proceedings in the County Court @ Law of Bastrop, Texas. To prepare and transcribe Reporter’s Record and forward to the Third Court of Appeals for appellate purposes, and to prepare and transcribe Reporter’s Record for all other purposes, as requested both by counsel and litigants, in a timely manner and according to the Uniform Format Manual for Texas Court Reporters as directed by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas. To assist the Court Manager and other Court Reporters and Attorneys when requested. Comply with the applicable Rules of Judicial Conduct.


 Make verbatim recording of all proceedings in the County Court @ Law of Bastrop, Texas.
 Transcribe records for appeal and other proceedings as required by the Rules of Civil, Appellate and Criminal Procedure.
 Mark and manage exhibits in court cases.
 Be available for Civil, Criminal, Probate, Juvenile and Family Law cases according to the Court’s calendar.
 Be available to work early or late when required by the Court for hearing or for jury deliberations.
 Assist other Court Judges’ Reporters, Court Managers as requested.
 Answer telephone while in the office and assist the general public and attorneys with questions.
 Remain current on all Continuing Education Credits.
 Remain certified and in good standing with the Court Reporter’s Certification Board of Texas.
 Provide necessary equipment for the verbatim recording and transcription of court cases.

Required Skills:

General Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to hear well and thereby make an accurate record. Ability to stay focused on the task of making verbatim record of court proceedings. General knowledge of courtroom procedures and all laws pertaining to court reporting and record making. Ability to maintain Continuing Education Credits as required by the Texas State Court Reporter’s Certification Board and the Supreme Court of the State of Texas.

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent..
Certification by the Supreme Court of Texas as a Certified Shorthand Reporter.

Contact Information
Judge Benton Eskew
Bastrop County Court at Law
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How To Apply

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A Bastrop County Job Application is required, and can be downloaded at: A resume will be considered, but will not be accepted in lieu of application. Applicants may mail or drop off an application at: Bastrop County, Attn: HR, 804 Pecan Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602, OR email applications to Applications postmarked after the closing date will not be accepted.