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Legal Transcriptionist - American

This six-week course is designed to be taken by a person wishing to work in the legal environment, particularly focusing on producing transcription of legal proceedings.  This course, is to be taken by a person wishing to study using American spellings.


This course is designed to provide students with the ability to transcribe, edit, and proofread legal transcripts for correct grammar, punctuation and word usage.


Students will study the role of a digital (electronic) reporter and legal (digital) transcriptionist. 


Students will learn decorum, principles and procedures, deciphering annotations, demonstrating the importance of confidentiality and ethics required in the profession.


Students will receive instruction on how to apply proofreading principles to transcripts. 


Students will study technology used in digital court reporting and transcript production. 


Each lesson includes an introduction\; detailed instruction, review exercises and quizzes to assist in comprehension and absorption of new concepts, a review test and a final test.



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This six-week course is designed to be taken by a person wishing to work in the legal environment, particularly focusing on producing transcription of legal proceedings.  This course, is to be taken by a person wishing to study using American spel...
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Course content
    • 0 - Introduction
      • 0.1 - What You Will Learn
      • 0.2 - Course Learning Outcomes
      • 0.3 - Legal Transcriptionist Course Outline
      • 0.4 - Assignment Break Down
      • 0.5  - Transcriptionist Software Setup
    • 1 - Module 1 
      • 1.1 - Module 1 - Part 1 
      • 1.1.Q - Module 1 - Part 1 Quiz 
      • 1.2 - Module 1 - Part 2
      • 1.2.Q - Module 1 - Part 2 Quiz
      • 1.3 - Module 1 - Part 3
      • 1.3.Q - Module 1 - Part 3 Quiz
      • 1.4 - Module 1 - Part 4
      • 1.4.Q - Module 1 - Part 4 Quiz
      • 1.R - Module 1 - Review
      • 1.T - Module 1 - Test
    • 2 - Module 2
      • 2.0 - Module 2 - Video
      • 2.1 - Module 2 - Part 1 
      • 2.1.Q - Module 2 - Part 1 Quiz
      • 2.2 - Module 2 - Part 2 
      • 2.2.Q - Module 2 - Part 2 Quiz
      • 2.3 - Module 2 - Part 3
      • 2.3.Q - Module 2 - Part 3 Quiz
      • 2.4 - Module 2 - Part 4
      • 2.4.Q - Module 2 - Part 4 Quiz
      • 2.R - Module 2 Review
      • 2.T - Module 2 - Test
    • 3 - Module 3
      • 3.1 - Module 3 - Part 1
      • 3.1.Q - Module 3 - Part 1 Quiz
      • 3.2 - Module 3 - Part 2
      • 3.2.Q - Module 3 - Part 2 Quiz
      • 3.3 - Module 3 - Part 3
      • 3.3.Q - Module 3 - Part 3 Quiz
      • 3.4 - Module 3 - Part 4
      • 3.R - Module 3 Review
      • 3.T - Module 3 - Test
    • 4 - Module 4
      • 4.1 - Module 4 - Part 1
      • 4.1.Q - Module 4 - Part 1 Quiz
      • 4.2 - Module 4 - Part 2
      • 4.3 - Transcription Assignments
      • 4.R - Module 4 Review
      • 4.T - Module 4 - Test
    • 5 - Module 5
      • 5.1 - Module 5 - Part 1
      • 5.1.Q - Module 5 - Part 1 Quiz
      • 5.2 - Module 5 - Part 2
      • 5.3 - Transcription Assignments
    • 6 - Module 6
      • 6.1 - Transcription Assignment #7 - Legal Colloquy
      • 6.2 - Transcription Assignment #8 - Judgment
      • 6.3 - Legal Terminology Assignment
      • 6.4 - Module 6 - Part 4
    • R - Course review
    • T - Course Test