You Decide!




This webinar was a continuation of the April 20, 2023 webinar "Overcoming Ethical Court Reporting Dilemmas." However, this time our audience decided what questions we asked our panelists!

We invite you to listen as our panel of experts discusses a new set of hypothetical and real-life scenarios that court reporters and legal transcriptionists regularly face. We'll pair these scenarios with core concepts, professional responses, tips, and techniques so you can approach your next job with the confidence you need to overcome any dilemma.

Please Note: AAERT CEU credit is not awarded for watching this on-demand recording.


Some, but not all, of the topics that will be discussed are:

  • Courtroom-Specific Dilemmas
  • Transcription-Specific Dilemmas
  • Interrupting a Proceeding
  • Working with Videographers and Interpreters
  • Equipment and Remote Technical Dilemmas


  • Tamara Candeloro | Enrollment Manager, BlueLedge


  • Merritt Gilbert, CER, CDR, FPM | Director, BlueLedge
  • Jordan Kittrick, CER, CDR | Legal Video Specialist / Certified Electronic Reporter
  • Tammie M. Holmes | Court Reporter Manager, South Carolina Judicial Branch
  • Aimee Robinson, CET | QA Admin at Access Transcripts, LLC 


BlueLedge is an AAERT approved training center, preparing students for national certification in digital court reporting and legal transcription. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the job opportunity?

There is a growing demand for court reporters and transcribers in the court systems as well as by private firms across the United States and the world. The nature of the court reporting and transcribing industry is that you truly can work anywhere, as there are always needs.

What defines a good digital court reporter?

Court reporters should be professional, ethical, customer-service focused, organized, capable of conducting different work in a variety of environments with people from a diverse background and capable of utilizing the legal knowledge gained through BlueLedge.

What does AAERT approval mean?

BlueLedge has passed a rigorous evaluation process by the nationally recognized governing association for digital/electronic reporters and legal transcribers to ensure the highest quality education for our students.

What defines a good legal transcriptionist?

Legal transcriptionists should be detail oriented, have a firm grasp of the English language, organized, capable of sitting in front of a computer for long periods of time while listening to audio with the legal knowledge gained through our training courses.