Freelance Court Reporters

Esquire Solutions - Chicago, IL3.1

Full-time | Part-time | ContractEstimated: $31,000 - $44,000 a year
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Seeking Certified Court Reporters – Reach the Top with Esquire!

If you enjoy being your own boss, come join Esquire Deposition Solutions! We provide substantive work and competitive pay with the benefits of 1099 tax deductions. W2 status not required. Part-time or full-time opportunities available. Come work with our great team!

Why Esquire is the Partner of Choice

Steady work provided by a single company
Weekly pay cycle with direct deposit and Pay Express
Easy-to-use portal for online ASCII submission – we save you time – we’re all digital!
Flexibility and convenience
You provide the ASCII and we do the rest!
Be a valued colleague of the Esquire team
Unlike other agencies, we pay our reporters' shipping costs so they don't have to wait to get reimbursed
We leverage many years of industry experience across our staff to deliver world class service
We believe a well-paid, busy reporter is a happy reporter and we don't wait for the client to pay us before we pay you
We host market specific events for reporters to build connections with the Esquire team
Essential Duties

Record verbatim proceedings of courts, legislative assemblies, committee meetings, and other proceedings, using stenograph machines
Prepare accurate final transcript per client’s request
Submit final ASCII via online portal
Complete worksheets timely and accurately
Maintain professional accreditations

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Mastery of the English language in writing, speaking, and reading comprehension
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
The ability to independently develop specific goals and plans to organize, plan, prioritize, and accomplish one’s work
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
Client service-oriented
Punctual attendance
Accurate and timely transcript delivery
Knowledge of professional standards, procedures and ethics
Required Certifications and Qualifications

Previous experience or recent court reporting school graduate
Certified Shorthand Reporters (CSR) license, where applicable
NCRA Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) certification, if no state license