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

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 AdvocateDaily.com . 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 AdvocateDaily.com . 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 AdvocateDaily.com . 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

Transcript cost decision undervalues skilled court reporters: Neeson

A recent appeal court decision could drive experienced court reporters out of the transcription business for good, says Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson . Read more

Creating a balanced life in a court reporting day

By Kim Neeson . Court reporting is a unique profession – no nine to five here! Freelance court reporters set their own schedules, but when working are often subject to changing expectations and demands. Example: a discovery is booked from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., but only goes one hour; a deposition is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and goes until 8 p.m.; a full-day hearing suddenly becomes an overnight expedite. Read more

Transcript donation preserves landmark trial record for future generations

The transcript of a landmark trial centred around a 19 th -century treaty will soon be available publicly following a donation by Neesons Court Reporting to the Laurentian University Library. Read more

Advance planning needed for court reporting in complex trials

Lawyers must think ahead when it comes to court reporting services for large trials, says Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson . Read more