Scopist

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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.

Education

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