Louisville Court Reporters Share 2018 KY State Holidays

Kentucky Administrative Office of Courts Posts 2018 State Holidays

In case you were wondering or trying to make plans, like our Louisville court reporters and Lexington court reporters, you might be interested to know what the official Kentucky state holidays are and how they may impact you. Taylor Court Reporters Kentucky have the dates for you so you can make your plans with confidence. 

Without further ado, here are the official 2018 Kentucky State Holidays as posted by the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts:

2018 Kentucky State Holidays

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 15
  • Spring Holiday, one-half day, Friday, March 30
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 28
  • Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 3
  • Veterans Day, Monday, November 12
  • Thanksgiving, Thursday & Friday, November 22-23
  • Christmas, Monday, December 24 & Tuesday, December 25
  • New Year’s, Monday, December 31, 2018 & Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Looking for Louisville court reporters and Lexington court reporters, call Taylor Court Reporters Kentucky, we offer professional Louisville and Lexington court reporting services,  conference rooms, and deposition videoconferencing. We provide Kentucky statewide coverage.

Contact us or use our online form to schedule a deposition with our Louisville court reporters and Lexington court reporters today.  We have what you’re looking for!

Happy Holidays from Taylor Kentucky Court Reporters

Taylor Kentucky Court Reporters Gives to Local Charities

Taylor Louisville Kentucky Court Reporters and Taylor Lexington Kentucky Court Reporters Honors Clients, Colleagues, Friends, and Family by Giving to Local Charities

With the holiday season upon us and the new year fast approaching, it’s now, as the year comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on my experiences and counting my many blessings. Taylor Louisville Kentucky Court Reporters and Taylor Lexington Kentucky Court Reporters have been blessed with many wonderful and thoughtful clients, challenging us to grow with medical malpractice depositions, personal injury depositions, environmental law depositions, and workers’ comp depositions.  We’re also blessed with a talented team of court reporters and office staff who will come together to do what it takes to get the job done. There are; however, many people in Kentucky who are less fortunate, down on their luck or those who may simply be too sick or too tired to count their blessings.  As a way to honor and thank clients, colleagues, friends, and family who have supported us this past year, we remember these less-fortunate souls with a donation to the following organizations:

Home of the Innocents
American Heart Association
Legal Aid Society

Wishing you peace, joy, and prosperity now and in the new year.


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Taylor Louisville Kentucky Court Reporters

Offering Kentucky court reporting services and Kentucky video court reporting services throughout Kentucky

Video Depositions – Best Shooting Practices

Kentucky Court Reporters & Video Depositions Statewide

A professional deposition videographer is likely to be the first person to arrive at your scheduled deposition.  Taylor Court Reporters Kentucky videographers arrive an hour prior to the scheduled start time of any deposition in order that we might assess the video deposition space for size, lighting, seating capacity, electrical outlets, and table size.

Some depositions are easier to shoot than others.  We all have been jammed into a doctor’s small examination room with several attorneys, a court reporter, witness, videographer with all their equipment, and a seven foot examination table.  Videographers do the best they can, given the circumstances, and by showing up early, arranging chairs, lighting, and setting up camera and microphones, running a few tests, things should go smoothly. A professional videographer comes equipped with several tricks in their bag to make the most of any situation. 

Shooting configurations can vary depending on the circumstances, lighting, windows, table size, number of participants, but what is the ideal shooting configuration, and why?  Taylor Court Reporter Kentucky videographers are instructed to shoot across the table, with the questioning attorney to the immediate right or left of the camera, with the court reporter at the end of the table between the witness and questioning attorney.  Using this method, the witness is looking at the camera or slightly off to one side or the other.  We choose this method of shooting rather than shooting down the length of the table.

Why not make everyone comfortable and shoot down the length of the table with counsel lining both sides of the table?  The problems with shooting in this fashion are many.  Consider this:  The questioning attorney is sitting directly to the right or left of the witness, the camera is focused on the witness alone.  The picture you get is one of the witness constantly in profile answering questions and not appearing to speak to the jury.  The jury is more engaged when the witness appears to be speaking to them directly instead of looking off camera, speaking to an unseen person.

Another problem with shooting the length of the table is a cluttered picture.  Coffee cups, files, and hands get in the way of a long shot.  The framing of the witness in this configuration is wider than the across-the-table shot, allowing more opportunity for the distraction of stray water bottles and tissue boxes.

So the next time you attend a video deposition, bear with the videographer as they ask you to sit here or there.  They are the professionals and are trying to get the best audio and video record of the proceedings possible with the end result being a video record with which everyone will be pleased.


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Kentucky Statewide Court Reporters & Video

Taylor Court Reporters Kentucky is headquartered in Louisville, KY, yet many days you’ll find our court reporters and legal deposition videographers on the road. A typical week finds us with video depositions and steno depositions scheduled anywhere in Kentucky Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, GeorgetownLexington, London, Nicholasville, Northern Kentucky, Owensboro, Paducah – anywhere, and we cover them all.  When a client calls, Taylor Court Reporters Kentucky has the professional office staff to balance a busy book with a clear, cool head, and a bit of humor. Our court reporters and legal deposition videographers are dedicated professionals, most with advanced degrees, and the well-rounded knowledge to get the job done.

When booking a job with Taylor Court Reporters Kentucky, you’ll get the quality, experience, and professionalism you’re looking for.  You’ll find our pricing fair and competitive, and remember, there is NEVER A TRAVEL FEE!

Taylor Court Reporters Kentucky has meeting rooms available throughout the state of Kentucky.  Call our office today at (502) 671-8110 with your date, time, and location and let us book a deposition room and court reporter for you.  Deposition videographers are always available, too.

When you become a client of Taylor Court Reporters Kentucky, you can reap the benefits of all we have to offer, so contact us today to see what we can do for you!

Taylor Court Reporting Kentucky

200 S. Fifth Street

Suite 610 North

Louisville, Kentucky 40202

(502)  671-8110


Bundles | Repository

E-Transcript | Publisher Bundles | iBinder Repository

Taylor Court Reporters of Louisville Kentucky uses the best, the original and industry-leading line of transcript technology, Westlaw/RealLegal’s E-Transcript, delivering electronic transcripts to your email’s inbox. RealLegal E-Transcript was the first, and remains the best, of these transcript technologies.  Everyone  has  heard of E-Transcript and its PTX format.  We don’t stop with the E-Transcript, we go further.

Taylor Court Reporting brings you the newest transcript technology, E-Transcript Publisher Bundles. Publisher Bundles are E-transcripts with hyperlinked exhibits.  After we scan your exhibits, we hyperlink each exhibit within your electronic transcript for easy viewing.  After scanning and hyperlinking your exhibits, we OCR each page of your exhibits, creating and generating an exhibit  with a keyword  index.  Publisher  Bundles  are  an E-Transcript upgrade with the new file designation of PTZ.   You’ll need to download the newest  viewer to view these Publisher Bundle PTZ files, but the viewer also reads the older PTX  version of E-Transcript.

Download the new E-Transcript Publisher Bundle Viewer now to view PTX and PTZ files.

Publisher also Bundles and syncs your video deposition files to your E-Transcript, creating a powerful tool for the litigating attorney.  Now you can clip and paste portions of the synced video to create powerful presentations to a jury, client, arbitrator, or members of your team.

Taylor Court Reporters will upload your deposition transcript to its iBinder Internet Repository, so whether you’re at home, or the road, or just can’t put your hands on that transcript, you’re never further away than the click of a mouse.

RealLegal offers free technical support for all of its software.

To ensure you get the most out of RealLegal software, please don’t hesitate to contact RealLegal with questions, problems, or suggestions.

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