Court Reporting Services
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The Ninth Judicial Circuit uses the employee model to provide court reporting services for all of the non-civil court proceedings. All transcripts/duplicate media requests are produced in-house. Court Reporting Services produces annually approximately 109,000 pages of appeal and non-appeal transcripts and over 1,000 CD copies of proceedings.


Official Court Reporters - Orange County

The Official Court Reporters (OCRs) consist of stenographic, real-time stenographic, and voice-writer trained court reporters. The OCRs cover felony trials, all death penalty hearings, and Jimmy Ryce hearings. All stenographic court reporters are certified by the National Court Reporters Association. All the voice writers are certified by the National Verbatim Reporters Association.

The OCRs produce over 60,000 pages of transcripts annually. Transcripts are provided at no charge to indigent defendants who obtain a signed court order. Privately-ordered transcripts (non-court ordered) can be purchased through this office; rates are set by the Chief Judge via Administrative Order.


Digital Court Reporters - Orange County

The Digital Court Reporters (DCRs) cover the following court proceedings:

  • felony
  • misdemeanor
  • traffic court
  • drug court
  • initial appearances
  • arraignments
  • juvenile delinquency
  • juvenile dependency
  • domestic violence injunctions
  • probate
  • guardianship
  • mental health and Baker Act hearings

The DCRs monitor the above proceedings that cover the Orange County Courthouse, the Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center, the Branch Courthouses, and the courtrooms at the Orange County Jail, from a single office located in the Orange County Courthouse. All digital court reporters are members of and/or certified by the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers.

The DCRs annually produce over 30,000 pages of transcripts and 600 CD copies of court proceedings. Additionally, the DCRs provide transcripts and CDs for Child Support and Magistrate hearings. Transcripts and media copies are provided at no charge to indigent defendants who obtain a signed court order. Privately-ordered transcripts and media copies (non-court ordered) can be purchased through this office; rates are set by the Chief Judge via Administrative Order.


Court Reporting Services - Osceola County

Osceola County Court Reporting Services digitally covers all court proceedings from centralized monitoring stations. The department covers the following court proceedings:

  • felony
  • misdemeanor
  • traffic court
  • drug court
  • initial appearances
  • arraignments
  • juvenile delinquency
  • juvenile dependency
  • domestic violence injunctions
  • probate
  • guardianship
  • mental health and Baker Act hearings

Jury trials are covered digitally with the exception of trial voir dire, which is covered locally by one of the stenographic court reporters. Additionally, the DCRs provide transcripts and CDs for Child Support and Magistrate hearings. All court reporters are members of and/or certified by the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers and/or the National Court Reporters Association.

The Osceola County court reporters produce over 19,000 pages of transcripts and 400 CD copies of proceedings. Transcripts and media copies are provided at no charge to indigent defendants who obtain a signed court order. Privately ordered transcripts and media copies (non-court ordered) can be purchased through this office; rates are set by the Chief Judge via Administrative Order.

Orange County Osceola County

425 N. Orange Ave., Suite 2130
Orlando, Fl 32801
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407-836-2270/2280
Phone: 407-836-2283 (To schedule depositions)
Fax: 407-836-0447

2 Courthouse Square, 6th Floor  
Kissimmee, Fl 34741

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Phone: 407-343-2476
Fax: 407-343-2475

Hours of Operation:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm