Court reporters provide support to court proceedings by recording information in the legal premises. They record testimonies, judicial opinions and judgement sentences for future references.

They are expected to transcribe the recorded information into understandable lingo and are also required to read portions of this script as and when requested. They use Dictaphones and stenographs to perform these duties and are also expected to proofread all transcripts in order to ensure accuracy.

The following cover letter for court reporter will help you write your cover letter if you are na entry level applicant who has less or no experience in hand.


Entry Level Court Reporter Cover Letter Example


390 Bidwell Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 99853

May 12, 2016

Mr. Oliver Pablo
Manager Human Resources
Jersey City Judiciary
736 Farley Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 20514


Dear Mr. Pablo:

Working my way through Jersey Law College, I have been trained specifically in understanding the legal procedures and terminologies. Looking for a position that will allow utilize my skills in law proceedings, I am now endeavoring to acquire a Court Reporter position at Jersey City Judiciary.

At the law college I worked specifically with mock trials in order to better understand the process and I have noticed that the position of a court reporter is quite pivotal. I would like to explore this possibility by employing my knowledge of the legal system and transcription duties. Since I am a keen listener and can type 80 words per minute, I am sure that I will be able to do justice to this job. I am knowledgeable of using Dictaphones and stenographs and owing to my organized nature I can easily manage accurate transcriptions and file them appropriately for future use.

Please feel free to ask me for any information that you may need in order to process my application for this position in a swift manner. I am available at (201) 222-2012 after 3pm every work day and all day during the weekends. I look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks for your time and consideration.



Herbert Coole