Court Reporter

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Janel Ostafin | (455) 740-7799 | Baltimore, MD


I am an experienced Court Reporter with over 11 years of experience in courtroom proceedings. I am a certified and licensed Court Reporter with a proven record of accuracy and professionalism. I have a vast knowledge of courtroom proceedings and have the ability to capture all spoken words accurately. I also have experience transcribing official records and producing transcripts. I am proficient in the use of shorthand, stenography, and other related technologies. I have a strong work ethic and am committed to providing the highest quality service to my clients.


Court Reporter at National Court Reporters Association, MDMar 2022 - Present

  • I increased the court's efficiency by 15% due to my excellent transcription skills.
  • I have been recognized by the court for my exceptional work in difficult cases.
  • I have helped train new reporters in courtroom procedures and etiquette.
  • My work has been published in several legal journals.
  • I am a certified shorthand reporter with 20 years of experience.

Court Reporter II at American Association of Court Reporters, MDAug 2020 - Jan 2022

  • Successfully completed court reporting training program and obtained certification.
  • Worked as a freelance reporter for 3 years, covering a variety of events such as weddings, business meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Obtained full-time position as Court Reporter II with the XYZ Corporation.
  • Accurately recorded proceedings in various settings including but not limited to: criminal hearings, civil trials, depositions.
  • Maintained up to date knowledge of changes/developments in law that could affect case outcomes or impact testimony given by witnesses.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using computer-aided transcription (CAT) software.

Court Reporter I at National Association of Court Management, MDSep 2012 - Jun 2020

  • Successfully completed training to become a certified court reporter.
  • Achieved a typing speed of 225 words per minute.
  • Transcribed over 1,000 hours of proceedings without error.
  • Successfully captured and preserved the spoken word in high-pressure situations with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Became proficient in using stenographic machine shorthand methods for reporting speech verbatim.
  • Utilized excellent note taking skills to produce complete and accurate records of judicial proceedings including testimony, depositions, conferences, hearings etc..


Court Reporting Diploma at Court Reporting Institute of Dallas, TXSep 2008 - May 2012

I have learned how to type very quickly and accurately.


  • Court Reporting
  • Transcription
  • Shorthand Writing
  • Real-Time Court Reporting
  • Audio/Video Recording Equipment Operation
  • Computer Aided Transcription (CAT) Software Experience
  • 7. Legal Terminology Knowledge

Janine Robberts | (180) 644-8309 | Colorado Springs, CO


I am an experienced Court Reporter with over 8 years of experience in taking verbatim transcripts of legal proceedings, depositions and other meetings. Additionally, I have expertise in providing translation services in various languages, such as Spanish, French and German. My other duties include summarizing proceedings, preparing and filing documents in a timely manner and ensuring the accuracy of transcripts. I have a strong attention to detail and am able to work in a fast-paced environment. I am also comfortable working independently with minimal supervision.


Court Reporter at National Court Reporters, COJun 2022 - Present

  • I accurately recorded and transcribed over 3,000 pages of testimony during a high-profile court case.
  • I successfully completed a real-time transcription certification program.
  • I have helped numerous attorneys and litigants prepare for their cases by providing them with accurate and timely transcripts.
  • On more than one occasion, I have been commended by judges for my professionalism and accuracy as a court reporter.

Court Reporter II at Court Reporters of Colorado, COJul 2020 - May 2022

  • Successfully completed 2,500 hours of court reporting services.
  • Maintained 98% accuracy rate in transcriptions.
  • Successfully managed a team of 4 junior reporters.
  • Met all deadlines for transcripts and reports.
  • Received positive feedback from clients and colleagues regarding professionalism and quality of work product.

Court Reporter I at Court Reporters Unlimited, COSep 2015 - May 2020

  • Successfully completed Court Reporter I training program and certified by the National Verbatim Reporters Association.
  • Worked as a freelance court reporter for 3 years.
  • Reported on over 100 cases, both civil and criminal.
  • Achieved a 98% accuracy rate in transcripts.
  • Maintained strict confidentiality in all matters reported.


Court Reporting Diploma at Court Reporting Institute of DenverSep 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to take accurate notes, how to use different note-taking methods, and how to type fast.


  • Court Reporting
  • Stenography
  • Voice Writing
  • Realtime Transcription
  • CART Services
  • Captioning