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eScribers legal transcription and court reporting jobs offer you flexibility in a dynamic and challenging work environment.

We work with over 1,000 contractors across the United States, both with and without prior experience in the legal transcription and reporting market.

Our contractors choose when to work and how much to work – all from the comfort of their home.

We pay our contractors on a weekly basis and offer exciting bonus opportunities throughout the year. Click here to learn more.

eScribers easy to use technology makes it easier to be a transcriber and helps you earn more!

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Diverse client list for dynamic work environment

Is legal transcription for me?

Transcribing involves more than just typing fast or accurately. Certainly, that’s a big part of the job, but just as important is having a “good ear”, hearing accurately, even when more than one person is speaking, and being able to follow formats with accuracy. What follows is a list of things you can do to hone your skills before you seek work in the legal transcription field. Check out the helpful links below to see if transcribing is for you.

Set up your legal transcription audio player

FTR Player by ForTheRecord is an audio player that is commonly used in courtrooms and can be downloaded for free. Download Player.

Practice single-speaker audio transcribing

Download a free MP3 audio book and practice transcribing it with the FTR player. Single Audio.

Test and improve your typing speed

Your ultimate goal should be to type at least 70 words per minute. If you’ve not reached that goal yet, you can practice here. Practice Typing.

Move on to multi-speaker transcribing

Most courtroom transcription consists of multiple speakers. You can download a focus group meeting of the Texas Bar Association here. Multi Audio.

Take a look at real transcripts

Familiarize yourself with legal terminology and file formats by exploring these transcripts. Court Transcripts.


  • Have a Windows computer equipped with Microsoft Word 2010 or higher
  • Have a high-speed Internet connection
  • Understand and use correct English punctuation
  • Be comfortable with researching names and terms on the Internet
  • Be committed to proofing their work to audio to ensure files are accurate upon completion
  • Commit to meeting all deadlines
  • Be able to upload and download files and use other basic computer functions
  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Have a current U.S. bank account to receive contract payments

Helpful Qualifications

  • You hold AAERT, NCRA, or other related certification
  • You have transcription experience in other industries
  • All Candidates will be afforded equal opportunities without discrimination on account of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status or any other status protected by applicable law

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Begin your application now and start transcribing with eScribers in no time!

Are you a Reporter?

eScribers also provides reporting services to court rooms and hearing rooms. To learn more about how you can join us as a reporter, register now.

Never transcribed before?

Prior experience is not a requirement. Click here to view our tips and discover whether transcription is right for you.

Have more questions?

Contact our recruitment team and discuss how you can begin the process of transitioning to the field of legal transcription. Contact Us.