Diary of a Legal Transcriber Week 6

I'm really getting into the actual legal transcribing now. I'm learning the parts of transcripts and listening to depositions and hearings. So far it is interesting. It was a bit confusing at first because some of the transcripts don't match up with the templates I am...

Diary of a Legal Transcriber Week 5

Back at it! And I'm happy to report another advancement. After going through both the original effort and my revised effort essentially side-by-side, there was a clear winner. The winner was the revised version, but that's not really a surprise. Interestingly enough,...

Diary of a Legal Transcriber Week 4

It's kind of cool keeping this diary while I learn how to do legal transcription. I wasn't sure about it when Amanda asked the current students if anyone was willing to do it while they were learning. I really wanted to just get through the course as fast as possible....

Diary of a Legal Transcriber Week 3

Okay you guys, I did it! I totally didn't listen to any of the audios until I was ready to actually start typing them. This is a big deal to me, I might just be that person that reads all reviews and even the back page of a book before actually reading it through. I...

Diary of a Legal Transcriber Week 2

Hi everyone, it's Mandy, back for my second weekly update! I've been practicing my typing. I have to say it's kind of hard getting used to typing for 2 hours straight! I'm sure my fingers and wrists will get used to it. I love the games and especially the audio...

How To Earn More as a Legal Transcriber With this ONE Tip

Legal transcribers generally get paid one of two ways, by the page count or per minute of audio. In either case, the faster you can type, the more you can earn as you can complete more pages or minutes of audio per hour. Practicing typing skills by working on...