Stenographer Resume

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Career Objective:

Detail-oriented, organized and certified Stenographer with over 5+ years of experience in preparing transcript documents, recording testimonials using appropriate equipment and attending court proceedings. Adept in editing and proofreading transcribed documents to ensure presenting of accurate information.

Summary of Skills:

  • Extensive experience in preparing transcript documents and attending court room proceedings for various types of cases

  • Adept at using steno machines during the court proceedings as well as other equipment like audio/video recorder or microphones

  • Capable of listening trial testimonial statements, interpreting them, and extracting relevant information to prepare accurate summaries of the case

  • Ability to take proper notes and ask for clarification on points that seemed unclear during the session

  • Fast and accurate typing skills with exceptional editing/proofreading of the prepared documents along with maintaining confidentiality of the case

  • Expertise in creating real-time transcripts of the meetings or court trials using exceptional typing skills

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Work Experience:

Registered Stenographer

Ohio State Judiciary, Cincinnati, OH

August 2016 – Present

  • Transcribing exact proceedings of each meeting and proofreading them for creating final document for commission records

  • Maintaining an updating stenotype machine’s internal computer dictionary to convert the keystrokes into meaningful words on the transcript paper

  • Attending meetings and calls with concerned parties to quickly document the real-time notes of the conversations, and presenting evidence in the court as required

  • Responsible for taking shorthand notes verbatim either manually or using machine of the proceedings for transcribing confidential testimony statements from defendants

  • Attending various court cases concerning different types including criminal, family matters, and corporate proceedings

  • Effectively filing electronic/paper copies of transcript for providing it to the concerned parties, and assisting with the related queries

  • Efficiently operating stenography machine during the court room sessions to record information correctly


CWU Incorporation, Cincinnati, OH

March 2014 – July 2016

  • Attended depositions, live court room hearings/proceedings, and other legal events that required written transcripts

  • Recorded the proceedings using steno machine and provided notes within 3 hours in the agreed format

  • Took responsibility to proofread the prepared notes to ensure they are clear and comprehensive, and are useful in providing case relevant information to judges

  • Efficiently coded the court room proceedings using shorthand machines to keep client’s sensitive information safe

  • Asked the speakers from both the parties to clarify inaudible or unclear statements for accurate recordings on the steno machine

  • Reviewed, proofread, and edited transcripts for typographical errors to present accurate, and correct information in the court

Associate Stenographer

CWU Incorporation, Cincinnati, OH

August 2012 – March 2014

  • Attended trial room proceedings and helped in processing of sessions by accurately capturing all spoken words, gestures, and audible sound verbatim

  • Read or played back the entire or portion of the proceedings on special request from the judge for detailed understanding of the collected evidences when required

  • Provided transcripts and recordings from previous court room sessions to the involved parties as requested

  • Reviewed computer-generated transcripts for identifying errors, including spelling mistakes or incorrect terminologies

  • Participated in more than 4 proceedings daily to take notes during the hearings for recording significant events

  • Assisted in capturing dialogues of both the parties with the help of specialized equipment, including stenography machines, audio and video recording devices, or covered microphones

  • Organized, prepared, and produced transcripts for official record as per the standardized format


  • Associate’s Degree in Court Reporting

    St. Joseph College, Cincinnati, OH



  • Registered Professional Reporter, 2016

    Certified Court Reporter License, 2014


On request.