Court Reporter Preference Form

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REPORTER PREFERENCE FORM & CONTRACT

 

COMPLETION AND RETURN OF THIS FORM INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO         ALL TERMS LISTED

 

Contact Information

First Name______________________ Last Name_______________________________

Company Name__________________________________________________________

Street Address____________________________________________________________

City State Zip____________________________________________________________

Daytime Phone___________________ Evening Phone___________________________

Cellphone or Beeper________________________ Fax___________________________

Email______________________________ Website______________________________

 

Equipment Information

CAT system_____________________________________________________________

Audiosync: Yes ______ No______

Tapes: Yes______ No______

If yes, size and speed______________________________________________________

Capability to transfer files via email: Yes______ No______

Additional Notes__________________________________________________________

 

 

Transcript Preferences

Clean up attorneys: Yes ______ No______

Clean up judges: Yes ______ No______

Clean up false starts: Yes ______ No______

Use ellipses: Yes ______ No______

Leave in “strike that”:Yes ______ No______

Caps after dashes: Yes ______ No______

Punctuation before “is that correct” or “is that right”: Comma_____ Semicolon________

Punctuation before “correct” or “right”: Comma_____ Semicolon______

Punctuation after “so”

_____So what did you do?

_____So, what did you do?

Punctuation after “Now”

_____Now would you tell me…

_____Now, would you tell me…

Spelled-out words preference

_____Dashes all caps (C-A-T)

_____No dashes all caps (CAT)

_____Dashes lowercase (c-a-t)

_____First letter caps with dashes (C-a-t)

Punctuation preference for numerical dates

_____3-1-05

_____3/1/05

 

Punctuation preference for month and year

_____March 2005

_____March, 2005

Comma after date? Yes____ No ___

Time of day preference

_____nine o’clock

_____9:00 o’clock

_____9:00

 

When writing numbers

_____spell out all numbers (nine)

_____write all numbers as numerals (9)

_____spell out only ten and under

_____spell out only twelve and under

Comma series preference

_____apples, oranges and pears

_____apples, oranges, and pears

Specific numbered item preference

_____No. 10

_____Number 10

_____Number Ten

Byline preference after interruption

_____BY MR. SMITH: (begin new line) Q: What happened next?

_____Q: (By Mr. Smith) What happened next?

Insert flag marks

_____Yes

_____No

If yes, please specify

_____@

_____*

_____^

_____Other

Handling of common conversational occurrences such as “like” or “you know”. “ He was, like, tall.” “We went to, you know, the store.”

_____Commas before and after word(s)?

_____Clean it up some?

_____Leave them all in?

 

Additional Notes or Special Instructions_______________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

 

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