Court Recorders are responsible for the verbatim recording of assigned court proceeding and hearings.  Using advance recording technologies such as tape and digital recording systems, they capture trials and litigations and transcribe all recorded proceedings into printed form to be disseminated to attorneys, judges, plaintiffs and respondents and other authorized audiences.

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Terrence S. Dermont

Vance Ave., McEwen, Tennessee

Phone:  (931)-701-4667


To be part of a Court Recorder in a metropolitan or municipal trial court

Summary of Qualification

  • 6 years of experience in court proceedings staring as a substitute court stenographer with the last 2 years as an appointed court recorder using digital technology.
  • Excellent organizational skills for storing and retrieving court records
  • Excellent command of stenographic and digital recording devices

Career Experience/Job History

2003 – Present: Court Recorder, McEwen Trial Court, TN

  • Observe appointed schedule of court proceedings where recording services are required.
  • Ensure that recording devices, microphones and wiring are in good condition prior to the start of any court proceeding to be recorded.
  • Activate recording using microphones placed in the lapels of speakers or with microphones on the witness stand.
  • Annotate recording to indicate identity of speaker at each turn.
  • Review recordings and transcribe into printed form to be become part of the court’s archive of legal documents
  • Secure 3rd party interpreters or translators for foreign speakers during the proceedings.
  • Translate transcripts into Braille documents as required.
  • Provide transcript copies  o lawyers and parties concerned and authorized.


2003:  Passed the registered Professional Reporter exams administered by the Court Reporting and Recording Board of Review for the state of Tennessee

1998 – 2001:  Diploma in High School, St. Bernard District High

Professional reference will be furnished upon request