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Title Scopist

Location Downtown St. Louis, Missouri

Classification 1099 Independent Contractor

Job Description

PohlmanUSA Court Reporting is a leading nationwide court reporting agency that delivers exceptional service with remarkable attention to detail. PohlmanUSA has earned its reputation as a leader in the court reporting industry. We are currently seeking experienced 1099 Independent Contractor Scopists.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides support to Court Reporters by proofreading, editing and verifying transcripts of court proceedings for accuracy.
  • Reads the stenotype-to-English translation of proceedings to check for homonyms and makes appropriate corrections.
  • Performs research as required to ensure accuracy of transcript information, such as correct spelling of names, places, medical, scientific and technological terms.
  • Prints and binds completed transcripts in proper format and style for certification by Court Reporter.

Qualification Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of Case CATalyst or Eclipse
  • 2+ years of related experience as a Scopist or Court Reporter
  • Strong knowledge of grammar and punctuation
  • Familiarity with legal and medical terms
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work dictation machines
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments, use initiative and judgment to accomplish results, work under pressure and produce extremely accurate and detailed work within established timeframe and quality standards.


  • Associate Degree or the equivalent two years of college or vocational school education in computer operations, court reporting, paralegal or a closely related field.