Chicago Realtime: Court Reporters for the Chicago Legal Community for 40+ years.
Realtime Court Reporting in Chicago
In January of 2015, Planet Depos a global court reporting company providing best-in-class court reporting, interpretation and trial support services, acquired Chicago-area Realtime & Court Reporting, Ltd. Planet Depos, LLC, the only international court reporting agency led by court reporters and world-renowned industry experts, provides court reporting, videography, videoconferencing, interpretation, and trial support services throughout the United States and abroad to international law firms, worldwide corporations, and government entities. The Company has extensive experience reporting complex matters around the globe, including arbitrations, trials and depositions. Planet Depos is headquartered in Washington, DC with 60+ offices worldwide. A forward-thinking company, Planet Depos is conversant with the latest technologies and works closely with clients to implement case-winning tools, including streaming text and video, realtime to iPads, mobile videoconferencing, and digital deposition exhibits.
What is a Court Reporter?
Different Types of Court Reporters
Realtime Court Reporter – A realtime court reporter allows attorneys to view testimony as it’s being spoken. A realtime reporter must be highly skilled and experienced in the field, as they produce readable transcripts for clients as the actual proceeding is taking place.
Why Use a Court Reporter from Chicago Realtime?
At Chicago-Area Realtime & Court Reporting, a Planet Depos Company, we use not only certified professionals, but highly skilled court reporters. How do we recognize an experienced reporter? Well, because we are experienced reporters. Lisa DiMonte, our Chief Executive Officer, is a Registered Merit Reporter and Certified Manager of Reporting Services. Kathy DiLorenzo, Director of Court Reporting – U.S., is a Registered Diplomate Reporter, a Certified Realtime Reporter, a Certified Broadcast Captioner, a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters, and Past President of the National Court Reporters Association. With court reporters leading our team, you can rest assured that your scheduled reporter will be knowledgeable and experienced. Planet Depos only state and/or nationally certified court reporters.We regularly offer reporters educational opportunities to further develop their skills. Our court reporters hold one or more of the following certifications:
- State Certified Shorthand Reporter
- Registered Professional Reporter
- Registered Merit Reporter
- Registered Diplomate Reporter
- Certified Realtime Reporter
- Realtime Systems Administrator