Military Court Reporters

Military Career

General Information

Description

In the Military, court reporters create word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, administrative hearings, and other legal proceedings. They record the proceedings and prepare or supervise preparation and assembly of typewritten, summarized, or verbatim transcripts. Court reporters review records of proceedings for administrative completeness and technical accuracy.

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Work Environment

Court reporters work in military law offices and courtrooms.

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Military Outlook

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Military Status

  • Officer
    • Managerial/professional
    • College degree required
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Salary

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Post-secondary certificate 74%
  • Associate's degree 11%
  • High school 5%
  • Some college 5%
  • First professional degree 2%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%

Military training

All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Court reporters in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Legal terminologyHow to prepare legal documentsHigh speed transcriptionMilitary judicial processes

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Knowledge

  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Law and Government
  • Customer and Personal Service
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