Court Reporting

Leveraging technology and extensive expertise, our nationally-certified court reporters capture every fine detail with a wide range of cutting-edge deposition transcription services.

State-of-the-Art Court Reporting

Deposition and pre-discovery transcriptions, accurate proofing and daily copy using cutting-edge technology for the ultimate in accuracy, security and convenience!

In Michigan and Beyond

Our firm has certified court reporters available throughout the state of Michigan, as well as nationwide affiliates, to ensure that all your court reporting needs are covered easily – and without mileage expenses.

We employee only court reporters who adhere to the strict guidelines established by the National Court Reporters Association, and have achieved certification at both the state and national level.

Accurate record keeping is an essential, often decision-making component of any deposition. Kane and Trap provides expert court reporting to keep track of even the most intricate cases.

Real-Time, Verbatim Transcription

With verbatim court reporting in real time, attorneys can review and mark portions of testimony digitally, making transcription notes on laptops without disrupting proceedings.

We can also provide laptop computers for attorneys to use, and offer easy instruction as needed.

Working simultaneously with clients, our agency excels in on-the-spot court reporting in large, complex, and technical cases with speed and accuracy.

If the parties are in different locations, we can even provide remote transcription services!

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In the increasingly digital world, attorneys need quick access to deposition transcripts and court records, as well as the assurance of their security.

Kane and Trap, Inc., uses RealLegal software, the standard in electronic transcripts. When you open your e-transcript file, you automatically receive a viewer that enables you to perform one-click navigation, searching, viewing, and printing of your transcript. And it even works on mobile devices!

Digital Photography

Keeping photographic records adds a visual element to the organization of witnesses and depositions. As part of our court reporting services, we provide high resolution digital photography, attaching a digital photograph of the witness of the title page of any deposition transcript, upon request.

Video Deposition

Capture more than just words with video deposition. Kane & Trap specializes in high-quality videography, and can even synch it with text.

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“I have had tried many different court reporting services in the past and I have found from experience that Kane & Trap is by far the best service out there. Their company and staff is professional, fast, accurate and dependable.  I only use them as I have learned over the years that they makes my job easier and they keep my attorneys happy. (Bonus—they send you little treats too!)”

Sherrie T. Coke

Legal Assistant, Dykema

Secure Archiving

Deposition transcripts and exhibits from our professional court reporters are securely stored for your convenience.

Instead of wasting time searching for a lost hard copy, attorneys can contact us to receive a transcript via email for downloading and printing. This additional layer of assurance also means always having a backup, a copy to quickly send to a partner, and a secure archive of each transcript our company provides.

We can arrange for translation services for depositions in several languages, including Spanish, Bosnian, Armenian, and more.

Serving Grand Rapids and All of Michigan

We will travel to your location, set up our conference room for you, or arrange a room on your behalf, anywhere!

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