Carol Chope | Elance
Last Sign-in: Oct 13, 2015

Carol Chope

Administrative Secretary, transcription
   United States
  |   Southampton, PA
  |  11:48 pm Local Time


"Carol is a pleasure to work with. I have been doing business with her for the past several months and find her extremely responsive. She can adhere to tight schedules, and always communicates her status. She follows instructions well and has earned my trust and respect. I would recommend her to anyone seeking a reliable, high-quality transcriptionist. I look forward to continuing my business with her.

My many years of experience provides you with a quality transcript. I guarantee my work. My past experience includes legal secretarial, paralegal, medical secretary/biller and engineering secretary. I am an excellent word processor. I have transcribed from all forms of media, including audio/video dictation, body wires, DVDs, tapes, court stenographer's steno and electronic media. I research, check for grammatical errors and inconsistencies.
Service Description
Thirty-five years legal experience including:

Litigation (anti-trust, PI, IP, products liability, environmental)
Family Law
Intellectual Property
Real Estate

In my own personal business, transcribed hundreds of video depositions, comprised mostly of physicians [which included extensive medical terminology], am able to read court steno and have performed transcripts of depositions for many court stenographers. Currently, I transcribe audio/video files of all types including seminars, conferences, meetings, interviews, podcasts, You Tube and telephone conferences.

Medical Secretary/Biller: Worked with physician, set his office up with computers [researched for medical billing programs and purchased same], trained office personnel on computer systems and operations and medical program. Also worked in hospital transcribing for Radiologists.

Real Estate: Worked for Broker, am taking my courses for Real Estate license. Worked with Real Fast Forms, set up closings, conveyancing, attended closings, designed brochures on Publisher for Open Houses, set up advertising for listings, posted homes on Craig's List, etc.

Nine years miscellaneous secretarial in sales and engineering

Working Knowledge of Following Programs:

Access (utilized for trial purposes)

Word Perfect
Top Producer

I am dedicated and proud of my finished product. Deadlines are critical to me.

I have some college in my background, but no degrees. I have taken a couple courses at Drexel University and several courses at Penn State, paralegal courses, computer courses and some general courses. I took all of these courses for personal enrichment. I am also a Notary Public.
William Tennent High School
High School
1962 - 1966
Home work
2010 - Present
I am currently devoting full time to at home transcription, etc. I am available now five to seven days per week to complete projects.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Floater, staff services
2007 - 2010
Part-time position. I fill in where needed, in all departments, litigation, corporate, real estate, etc.
Reed Smith LLP
Legal Secretary/Assistant
1997 - 2007
Job held under my married name (Gilman), worked in various departments (healthcare, corporate, environmental litigation and trial litigation). All normal assistant's duties, including but no limited to creating intricate Access databases for trial purposes, billing, creation of correspondence, etc.
Payment Terms
My turn around time depends on the quality of the materials and instructions that are sent to me. While working for court stenographers, I produced in excess of 100 pages per day and on occasion as much as 200 pages per day.

My payment terms depend on the type of work needed from me. Simple transcription is generally an hourly rate, but I am open to negotiation, and will also work at a per page rate if necessary.
Carol Chope | Elance

Carol Chope