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Court reporting businesses are leaning more on digital tools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As courtrooms and law firms adjust their models to allow for wholesale incorporation of remote trials, hearings, and depositions, the long-term implications for the legal system and the court reporting business will be profound. 

Hear from an expert panel on how firms are adapting to the new realities imposed by COVID-19 mandates and the expected lasting effects.

Watch the video now to learn:

  • How court reporters and other team members are adjusting to new marketplace realities
  • The factors every firm owner should consider for remote depositions, including swearing in witnesses, marking exhibits and adhering to privacy laws
  • How COVID-19 will accelerate the integration of new technologies made necessary by the stenographer shortage
  • How to best serve clients with use of effective technology

Jim Cudahy, CAE

Executive Director, Speech to Text Institute

Cudahy has extensive expertise in the legal arena, serving as the executive director of the Speech to Text Institute. Cudahy and STTI work with court reporting businesses and practitioners that come from stenography, voice writing, digital reporting and videography backgrounds as they undergo fundamental, transformative industry changes. He was formerly the executive director of the National Court Reporters Association where, among other things, he engineered multiple studies to examine the dynamics of the court reporting business.




Anthony Sirna

Legal Strategist & Customer Success Manager, Verbit

Tony has over 20 years of experience in legal and the implementation of technology and currently oversees the legal vertical at Verbit. Previously, he was Director of Customer Success for Workshare, a legal tech company supporting AMLAW 100 clients. He also has a background managing client delivery and in project management.


Steve Townsend

CEO, TheRecordXchange

Townsend is a successful entrepreneur with proven experience in strategic planning and execution for technology-focused ventures entering new or rapidly changing markets. He has specific expertise in digital court recording technologies, stenographic court reporting methods and rich media content creation and management for courtrooms and hearing rooms.


Billy DiMonte

Founder and Managing Partner, Planet Depos

DiMonte is a principled executive who is never satisfied with the status quo and is committed to revolutionizing the court reporting industry with thought-provoking and out-of-the-box ideas. His passion for exceptional customer service is something that keeps him up at night and motivates him to be a better leader.