Transcripts/Digital Audio Recordings of Court Proceedings
Recordings of court proceedings held after July 16, 2008 are available in electronic media format through the Clerk’s office. Requests for copies of recordings of court proceedings may be made by submitting the Court’s form (Request for Media Recording of Hearing/Trial). The request must be accompanied by the applicable fee.
To obtain a recording of the Meeting of Creditors, please contact the U.S. Trustee's office at 304-347-3400.
Digital audio recordings of some court proceedings, held on or after April 11, 2011, are available online through the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system. PACER fees apply to audio files and attorneys of record may access the audio file one time for free using the "free-look" feature of CM/ECF. (For further instructions on how to access the audio files click here.)
In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 753(b), “[n]o transcripts of the proceedings of the court shall be considered as official except those made from the records certified by the reporter or other individual designated to produce the record.” Official transcripts must be prepared from a copy of the audio file obtained from and certified by the Clerk.
To request a copy of a recording of a Court proceeding or to obtain a transcript of a court proceeding held prior to July 16, 2008, please contact:
Electronic Court Recorder Operator
If a transcript of a recording is needed, it is the responsibility of the requesting party to choose and retain a transcriber. Names of qualified transcribers are listed below.
Lisa A. Cook
2251 Airport Road
Sutton, WV 26601
Fish Reporting Service
P O Box 6315
Wheeling, WV 26003
Janice Russell Transcripts
1133 Tanager Trail
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Transcripts Plus Inc.
435 Riverview Circle
New Hope, PA 18938
Jim Bowen, VP/Partner
J&J Court Transcribers, Inc
268 Evergreen Avenue
Hamilton, NJ 08619