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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 
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WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND?

I am a graduate of the Internet Scoping School, where I’ve been thoroughly trained in punctuation, reading steno, medical terminology, transcript production, and using Case CATalyst. In addition, I have a pre-law bachelor’s degree in Government and International Relations and extensive experience in veterinary medicine, including as a civilian military employee. My background gives me a unique familiarity with legal, medical, and military terminology and processes, making me a well-rounded scopist.

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WHAT SOFTWARE DO YOU USE?

I currently use Case CATalyst Version 21.

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DO YOU READ STENO?

Yes. Reading steno is actually my favorite part of the job.

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HOW DO WE GET STARTED?

Email me directly at theperiscopist@gmail.com or fill out the  form found on the contact tab above for a copy of my rate sheet. 

      Once you’ve determined that we will be a good fit, I will send you a reporter preference sheet to fill out so that I can better cater to your individual editing style. 

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WHAT REFERENCES DO YOU USE?

Morson's English Guide for Court Reporters, Court Reporting: Bad Grammar/Good Punctuation, The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, and many online sources.

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WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?

Credit card, Venmo, Zelle, and PayPal.