Neesons - Kim Neeson

Neesons - Kim Neeson
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With more than 30 years of court reporting, Kim Neeson is at the forefront of advanced-technology reporting. She is known as a pioneer of the use of realtime reporting during litigation and provision of captioning (CART) services.

As founder and president of Toronto-based Neesons, she provides cutting-edge reporting at all levels of court, hearings, depositions, examinations for discovery and arbitrations. Neesons also provides CART across Canada from small business meetings to large events.

Neeson’s specialties include realtime court reporting, rough draft court reporting, expediting of transcripts, online repository and booking, legal videography, transcriptionist as approved by ACT for court transcripts, remote and local realtime streaming, CART (Computer Aided Realtime Translation) for hard of hearing consumers, voice-to-text realtime translation, remote CART via Internet, webcasting, transcription of various audio formats, note taking and videoconferencing

Repeatedly named as one of Canada’s top 100 female entrepreneurs by PROFIT/Chatelaine W100, Ms. Neeson is past vice-president and president of the Chartered Shorthand Reporters' Association of Ontario (three separate terms); member of the Ontario Government's Joint Committee on Court Reporting; member of the George Brown College Advisory Board; member Tech Eval Committee NCRA (2012-2013); member Tech Education Committee NCRA (2013-2014); member Freelance Firm Owners Committee (2014-2015); member of the STAR board (2014-2017); writer and speaker in the area of court reporting and captioning/CART.

Ms. Neeson’s memberships include the Chartered Shorthand Reporters’ Association of Ontario, National Court Reporters’ Association (USA), Canadian Association of Stenotype and Stenomask Technologists, National Network of Reporting Companies (NNRC – USA), Society for the Technological Advancement of Court Reporting (STAR – USA), INTERSTENO.

Neesons - Kim Neeson Posts

Private court reporters offer peace of mind at trial

Private-sector court reporters can offer assurances of an accurate transcript of events at trial, says Kim Neeson, founder and principal of Neesons, a Veritext Company. Read more

Supporting ‘Feed the Hungry’ right up legal community’s alley

Members of Toronto’s legal community are invited to help “Strike Out Hunger” by taking part in the 2019 Bowling Challenge in support of the Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry program, says Kim Neeson, company founder and president of Neesons, a Veritext Company. Read more

Professional development program LSO accredited

A tailor-made continuing professional development program provided by Neesons, a Veritext Company, helps lawyers and their staff to better serve clients with varying degrees of hearing loss, says founder and principal Kim Neeson. Read more

Neesons court reporters trained to aid in guarding privilege

Properly trained court reporters can help lawyers protect solicitor-client privilege, says Neesons, a Veritext Company, founder and principal, Kim Neeson. Read more

Neesons makes court reporter switch seamless

Switching to Neesons Court Reporting after starting with another firm is easier than litigants might think, says company founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

Expansion gives Veritext national court-reporting presence

Litigants across the country are a step closer to a one-stop shop for court-reporting needs as Veritext Legal Solutions , through its Canadian arm, VT Canada Litigation Solutions, Inc., expands into western Canada, says Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

How we're changing the way we make the record

By Kim Neeson . For years, most of Canada has experienced a decline in shorthand reporters who have always been the recognized guardians of the record. As Canada's premier court reporting firm, responding to this crisis was identified as a top priority in 2017. Read more

Ethics, integrity key components of court reporting at Neesons

An ethical and integrous record of proceedings is much more than putting some words on a piece of paper, says Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

Legit screen time at Neesons

By Kim Neeson . Over the last several years, there's been lots of talk of electronic discovery and trials. As more judges and litigators go paperless, don't be left behind! This blog will explore just how easy it is to get started. Read more

Neesons joins forces with Veritext Legal Solutions

Clients and staff of Neesons Court Reporting will reap the rewards of the firm’s acquisition by Veritext Legal Solutions , company founder and president Kim Neeson tells Read more

Court reporters hailed for importance to the justice system

It’s National Court Reporting & Captioning Week, a time to celebrate the skilled professionals who produce quick and accurate transcripts of live events, Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson tells Read more

Court reporting much different for U.S. depositions: Neeson

American evidence-gathering hearings usually generate a much wider paper trail, and quite often, longer work days than their Canadian equivalent, says Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

Speech-to-text technology faces multi-voice challenge

While there is no doubt that speech recognition technology is developing at a rapid rate, the biggest hurdle it faces is recognizing and differentiating multiple voices, Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson tells Read more

Court reporter shortage has led to 'buyer beware' in marketplace

In order to address the shortage of skilled court reporters, Neesons Court Reporting has created its own intensive training program for new staff, says the company’s founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

No end of pressures for the court reporter

By Kim Neeson . From scheduling to reporting to transcribing, there are many high-pressure demands placed on court reporters in their job. In over 30 years of reporting, here’s what’s changed. Read more