Legal Transcriptionist I

Legal Transcriptionist I

Date Posted: 03/13/2024
Job Type: Contract

Job Description:

Vernon & Associates Court Reporters began in 1980 by the husband-and-wife team of Catherine and Earl Vernon. Over the years, our firm has expanded to include a skilled network of court reporting, transcriptionists, videographers, and interpreting professionals that for over four decades have been providing the highest quality legal services and litigation support around the nation.
Position Summary
Our Legal Transcriptionist I is an entry-level independent contractor role that is responsible for transcribing, proofreading, formatting, editing, researching, and navigating remote workflow. Also following protocol for file management, reviewing training materials, and other communications.

The Legal Transcriptionist I contractor works collaboratively with our operations manager to ensure that the final work product is grammatically correct, clear, concise, and strictly adheres to formatting guidelines and expectations.
Essential Job Functions
• Transcribe digital audio into an accurate written record
• Format and edit deliverables with speed and accuracy according to English language while adhering to format guidelines; ensure quality control standards, as well as timelines are met; query and resolve spelling or technical issues with managers
• Provide feedback to optimize the transcription process
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Strong English
• Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to research spellings
• Strong organizational skills; able to effectively prioritize assignments and competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to handle sensitive situations and confidential information with discretion
• Use feedback to improve work quality
• Dedicated broadband Internet connection
• Dedicated work machine, audio equipment, transcription equipment and software
• Citizen of and located in the United States of America
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• AAERT CET Certification
Education & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree (Preferably English literature or similar); or
• 1-3 years of related experience required; experience as a transcriptionist, legal transcriptionist, writer, technical editor, copyeditor, or equivalent preferred

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Contact Information:

Name: Vernon & Associates Court Reporters