Our Court Reporter Blog

Too many people make the mistake of thinking that the court reporter industry is one that is static and plodding in terms of its changes and its innovations. The truth of the matter is that this industry, much like the legal world overall, is one that is constantly changing and moving forward. Those who make sure to remain up-to-date with regards to these changes will provide themselves with clear professional advantages. They will see forthcoming trends and they will stay ahead of the curve with regards to how they provide their services.

As such, the team at Elizabeth Gallo Court Reporting, LLC is writing a court reporter blog that will focus on news and events that could affect you and your career. We will provide regular updates with stories that relate to what court reporters do and any trends that should be noticed. We hope that you will continue to check back regularly to see what’s happening in the court reporter world. You’ll only have to look in one place for this news and you’ll stay on top of everything that’s happening.

Non-Lawyers May Soon be Able to Practice Law in California

  Earlier this summer, the California State Bar’s Task Force on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services met to discuss proposed rule changes regarding the legal practice of law in the state. The meeting was particularly focused on addressing the ongoing issue in California – and across the nation – of access to justice. The. Continue reading…

Attorney Creates Software to Help Firms and Legal-Aid Groups Automate Form Filling

A young attorney, Dorna Moini, came up with a great idea while doing pro bono work as an associate at Sidley Austin. She realized that the repetitive nature of her work – essentially, filling out applications for domestic violence restraining orders – was inefficient when it came to time and costs. As a result, she. Continue reading…

Social Media Litigation: Free Speech or Censorship?

In 2017 now-retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy noted in an opinion on a First Amendment case before the Court that the impact of social media in the cyber age was revolutionary. Indeed, Justice Kennedy went further to note it was one of the most important places to exchange ideas and likened it to a. Continue reading…

Judge is Disqualified Due to Facebook Relationship with Litigant

  The Court of Appeals of Wisconsin recently held that a judge’s acceptance of a Facebook “friend” request from a party with a pending motion creates the appearance of impropriety. Accordingly, such a social medial relationship warrants replacement of the judge. The Court did not, however, go so far as to draw a bright-line rule. Continue reading…

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