Who can administer oaths for depositions in Oregon?
See Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure 38 and 39. Oregon Certified Shorthand Reporters can administer oaths for purposes of a deposition taken within Oregon. A deposition is considered to be taken within Oregon provided that either the deponent or the person administering the oath is located in Oregon. Also see FRCP Rule 28.
What is an RPR?
Members of the National Court Reporters Association can acquire their Registered Professional Reporter designation by passing tests with 95% accuracy in testimony, jury charge and literary dictation at speeds of 225, 200, and 180 words per minute respectively. In addition to testing, RPRs are responsible to obtain continuing education credits to keep their RPR designation current.
What is a CSR?
An Oregon CSR is a stenographic reporter who holds the Certified Shorthand Reporter designation administered by the State Court Administrator. Oregon CSRs are tested at the same speeds as RPRs – 225 words per minute for testimony dictation with 95% accuracy. Jury charge and literary dictation are given at 200 and 180 words per minute respectively. Duties of Oregon CSRs can be found at Certification of Shorthand Reporters Policy published by the Oregon Judicial Department.
Do you have conference rooms?
We have four conference rooms in downtown Eugene, right across the street from the Lane County courthouse and two blocks from the U.S. District courthouse. If you need a conference room outside of the Eugene/Springfield area, give us a call. We’ll be happy to find you a room wherever you need one in Oregon.
What locations in Oregon do you cover?
Our staff reporters cover all locations in the Willamette Valley from Salem south, including Eugene, Roseburg, and Medford. We also cover the Oregon Coast from Newport south to Brookings. If you need a court reporter in other parts of the state, give us call and we will arrange it with one of our court reporter partners. We’ve got you covered!
We need a conference room. Can you help us?
Yes. Our office staff is expert at finding conference rooms in locations all over Oregon.
We need our exhibits delivered electronically. Can you do that?
Yes. Transcripts are delivered in .pdf format with the exhibits.
How can we present exhibits to the witness in a videoconference?
Exhibits can be shared through the videoconference platform. We can walk you through the process prior to the deposition to make sure you’re comfortable or, if you prefer, the videoconference monitor can present the exhibits at your direction.