Canadian Centre for Verbatim Studies:
Earn a Digital Legal Monitor qualification from the comfort of your own home or office with Canadian Centre for Verbatim Studies. Based in Toronto, Ontario, we provide a 4 to 16-week online Digital Legal Monitor course for students in Canada, the U.S., UK and around the world.Email: Contact us belowWhat is a Digital Legal Monitor?
A Digital Legal Monitor is an electronic court reporter who uses audio equipment to record in-court proceedings while taking notes to supplement the recording. Digital monitors are also responsible for other duties typical of a court reporter, such as marking exhibits and swearing in witnesses.
Online Digital Legal Monitor / Court Reporter Program:
• Self-paced Study. Duration: 4-16 weeks
• This is a Pass/Fail course. In order to pass the course, students must achieve a minimum of 70% on the final exam.
Choosing the little-known career path as a digital legal monitor in the exciting field of litigation offers you the rare opportunity to be in the middle of the action of the legal profession without a law degree!
This Digital Legal Monitor course examines the role and responsibilities of digital legal monitors within the specific context of pre-trial proceedings, and is delivered online through our school’s learning management system (LMS), which will contain all of the readings, resources, and coursework. Students are not required to purchase any other material for the course.
While this course is designed to be taken in 4 weeks, students will have access to the course for 4 months. Students can write the final exam at any time during these 4 months.
This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
• Record and monitor a pre-trial proceeding using a digital audio recorder
• Assess and solve ethical dilemmas that a digital monitor may encounter
• Identify some of the most common legal terms that arise in pre-trial proceedings
• Recognize and understand the different types of legal documents required for a job
• Understand the role of digital legal monitors and the environments in which they work
• Understand the duties and conduct of a digital monitor before, during, and after a proceeding