When many people think of working within the court system, they often think of judges or lawyers. Usually the association with court is a position of power, and many fail to realize that court reporters are quickly becoming a growing position within the sector. In 2012, there were over 20,000 court reporters in the United States alone. Employment for this position is expected to increase at least 10% by the year 2022. Court reporters are an important part of the system, since they take down everything that is going on within a case during a legal trial. These individuals work with a variety of mediums including in-person transcription and even video deposition. Here are three reasons why court reporters are quickly becoming in-demand.
Court Reporters Require Education, But Not as Long a