Become a Certified Electronic Reporter


Embark on an Exciting, Flexible Career Path with U.S. Legal Support as a Certified Electronic Reporter

Whether you’re looking to become a Certified Electronic Reporter (CER) or if you already have experience with digital reporting, we’d love for you to join our team of professionals. Apply now to get started!

What is digital reporting?

The American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT) describes digital court reporting as the “use of professional-level audio recording systems to register court proceedings.”

A Certified Electronic Reporter (also known as a CER or digital reporter) is a qualified and carefully trained individual who uses state-of-the-art recording equipment to capture an accurate, verbatim record during legal proceedings.

While Stenographers will always be the highest standard for transcribing speech to text, our Certified Electronic Reporters are qualified, carefully trained professionals who are certified by the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT).

How to become a Certified Electronic Reporter

As a CER with U.S. Legal Support, you will capture a verbatim record of what transpired during a proceeding. Don’t know what to do or how to get started? Don’t worry – we offer a comprehensive training program consisting of:

  • Certification through the AAERT (American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers)
  • Training in U.S. Legal Support’s processes and protocols
  • Technical training in state-of-the-art hardware and software
  • Internship (job shadow) with CERs currently in the field

As a Certified Electronic Reporter with U.S. Legal Support you will enjoy:

  • Seamless training and certification – we make it easy to join the field of Certified Electronic Court Reporting
  • Flexible work hours
  • Family-friend employee benefits: medical, dental, and vision coverage in addition to paid time off and paid parental leave
  • Retirement benefits
  • Additional benefits including flexible spending accounts, commuter benefits, life insurance, and short/long-term disability
  • State-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technology provided by U.S. Legal Support
  • Peer-to-peer mentoring
  • Training and maintenance of Continuing Education units for AAERT certification
  • …and more

Comprehensive Benefits from U.S. Legal Support

As a U.S. Legal Support employee, you will be able to take advantage of flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, including:

  • Retirement benefits
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Paid time off including 9 holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee assistance program