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Job Details - Official Court Reporter - 99th District Court - Lubbock County
Employer:
Lubbock County
Location:
Lubbock, TX
 
Job Information
Position Description:
Job

Under the general direction of the appointing judge of the court, the Official Court Reporter performs court-reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required.  Provides advice and counsel to the appointing judge on courtroom practices and management.  Position requires the accurate, verbatim recording of courtroom proceedings in a written or electronic format, reading back from stenographic notes or machine, and working with computer-assisted transcription.  An Official Court Reporter is also responsible for editing the transcript for grammar and proper identification of people and places and providing a copy of the transcript to parties or courts as requested.  Some courts may have a higher volume of transcription work than other courts.  The position also requires the individual to store exhibits introduced into evidence according to any and all statutes, rules, or retention schedules governing the storage and safekeeping of said exhibits.  The Official Court Reporter of the Court has a highly regarded and sensitive position in relation to the judiciary and represents the judiciary in the eyes of the public.

 

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

 


  • 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.

 

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Must have a current certification as a Certified Shorthand Reporter by the Supreme Court of Texas.  Current Certificate of Proficiency (RPR), Registered Merit Reporter (RMR), or Certified Real-time Reporter (CRR) is preferred. 

Contact Information
Name:
Lubbock County
Firm:
Lubbock County
Phone:
(806) 775-1695
Email Address:
 

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