Making Workflow Streamlined and Efficient with Legal Transcription Services


Making Workflow Streamlined and Efficient with Legal Transcription Services
Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

6/13/2019

Attorneys, government officials, law enforcement officers, and other professionals rely on transcripts for accurate legal information. However, with their busy schedules, it can be difficult for the professional to transcribe important audios or videos such as court judgments by themselves. Therefore, they seek help from legal transcription agencies.

Legal transcriptions, when done by professional transcriptionists, provide accurate information, which is crucial to building a successful case. Legal transcription firms also help law firms to streamline workflow and improve efficiency in the following ways:

Save Time and Effort

Law firms spend a lot of effort and time documenting cases. The firms may need to record briefs, client information, contracts, and other legal documents. The time spent by administrative staff to do this work can reduce productivity and cut into the firm’s profits.

Outsourcing transcription work to a professional legal transcription company can help to free staff of doing menial tasks and, thereby, increase their productivity. Moreover, outsourcing can reduce workload and ensure you have transcripts available when needed.

Accurate Transcription

Legal transcription services firms have trained and experienced transcriptionists, editors, and proof-readers. These teams are well-read and understand legal jargon. The transcription companies use modern technology and equipment to ensure your transcription is done accurately.

With accurate legal transcripts, it is easy to prepare and build your clients’ cases, especially when you are dealing with cases that are rife with conflicting reports. As an attorney, you can’t afford erroneous transcripts, which is why you should hire a professional legal transcription firm.

Easy Transcript Formats

Transcripts are written with timestamps and speaker identification, making it easier to track the timeline of events and the flow of information in a recording. The format enables attorneys to build strong cases, for example, by highlighting inconsistencies in witness testimonies.

Legal transcripts are also important for note taking and formulating queries for trial witnesses. Since the transcripts are well formatted, they can be presented in court as evidence. The documents can also be shared with other lawyers involved in a suit to reduce the chances of misinterpretations.

Reduces Office Paperwork

Law firms have to deal with lots of paperwork. Legal transcription can help to reduce a firm’s paperwork as well as the expenses and risks of having paper records.

A legal transcription agency can provide a digital format of your transcription, which you can store in your computer or the cloud. Digital transcripts are easier to access than paper ones. The transcript can be easily shared with colleagues and court judges, and are easy to search and locate information recorded in past proceedings. Digital transcriptions can help to streamline your office work and make your work easier.

Attorneys and other legal professionals deal with lots of recordings during the course of their work. As a result, they may be too busy to transcribe the recordings on their own. However, transcripts are crucial to building and determining the direction of lawsuits. To make work easier, lawyers can hire reputable legal transcription companies to help them transcribe recordings. An experienced transcription services company will provide accurate and timely transcripts, saving you effort, time, and money.

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Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy is the President for GMR Transcription Services, Inc an Orange County, California based company that has been providing accurate and affordable transcription services since 2004. She has enjoyed success at GMR for almost ten years now and has helped the company grow. Within two years of Beth managing GMR Transcription, it had doubled in sales and was named one of the OC Business Journal’s fastest-growing private companies. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her husband and two kids.