"A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client." People in this audience focus on advising individuals, businesses, and agencies about issues regarding the law. Typical behaviors include advising and representing clients, interpreting laws, and filing lawsuits or appeals. They have past exposure to the American Bar Association and LSAT.
A trained court reporter must write as fast as 180 to 225 words per minute! This audience focuses on transcribing trials and depositions. Typical behaviors include providing real-time transcriptions, editing transcriptions, and capturing spoken dialogue. They have past exposure with certificates from the NCRA and AAERT. They may go by other names such as court stenographer, shorthand reporter, law reporter and stenotype operator.
This audience focuses on providing aiding lawyers. They usually gather facts for a case, research relevant laws, and write and summarize reports. They can be seen researching law firms like Latham & Watkins, Baker McKenzie, and DLA Piper.
Those included in this audience provide secretarial assistance to lawyers. Typical behaviors include preparing and filing appeals or motions and assisting in law research. They may be seen researching law firms like Latham & Watkins, Baker McKenzie, and DLA Piper.