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Urlaub Bowen & Associates
Award-Winning Chicago Court Reporters

Court Reporters and litigation support services in Chicago, IL and surrounding suburbs.

Court reporters, video conferencing, legal video services from Urlaub Bowen and Associates in Chicago, IL.

Urlaub Bowen & Associates court reporters is one of Chicago's most established, well-known, and successful court reporting agencies. We specialize in court reporting services, video conferencing, and legal videography services. Our company blends years of experience with cutting-edge technology and dedicated stenographers, making us the go-to agency for any deposition, trial, arbitration, meeting, and more.

Meet our team at Urlaub Bowen & Associates court reporters in Chicago, IL.



Services Offered By Our Agency:

Court Reporting Services

Court reporting stenography machine, similar to machines used by court reporters at Urlaub Bowen & Associates.

  • Dozens of licensed, experienced, and dedicated court reporters and stenographers.
  • Available for depositions, trials, arbitrations, and more.
  • Reporters capable of taking complex medical and technical testimony.
  • Real time Reporting available - stream transcript testimony live to PCs and tablets for court or depositions.

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Video Conferencing Services

Video Conferencing

  • High-definition systems.
  • Units available in every conference room.
  • Capable of meetings, interviews, depositions, and more.
  • Bridging services to connect computers, tablets, and smartphones.
  • Combine with our court reporters and avoid travel time and expenses.

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Real Time Reporting

Real time court reporting example similar to services provided by Urlaub Bowen & Associates in Chicago, IL.

  • "If you want the best, go with the best." Our award-winning real time court reporters perform exceptionally in speed and accuracy competitions.
  • Stream transcripts to your computer, tablet, iPad, and more. Software provided for free if needed.
  • View and annotate witness testimony at trials and depositions.

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Legal Videography


  • High definition legal video recordings.
  • Useful for recording depositions, trial testimony, independent medical exams, and more.
  • Synchronize transcript and video recordings and follow the transcript line-by-line with the video.
  • Multiple format options including DVDs, MPEG-1, and more.

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Did You Know?
You can rent conference rooms with us in downtown Chicago. Contact us for more details.

Schedule Court Reporters With Us Online

Our hassle-free online booking form allows quick and easy scheduling of court reporter, realtime reporting services, legal videographers, and more.

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About Urlaub Bowen & Associates
Exceptional Chicago Court Reporters

Court reporting services, legal videography, video conferencing, and more.

  • Who We Are

    Urlaub Bowen & Associates is a successful, state-of-the-art court reporting and video conferencing agency located in the Chicago Loop. We provide court reporting and legal videography services to the city of Chicago as well as its surrounding suburbs and municipalities.

  • Years of Service

    Since 1985, our company has been firmly rooted in a deep desire for excellence and a commitment to both business and social ethics. We hire the most capable court reporters, ensuring that our clients receive the highest quality service for each and every case.

  • All in the Family

    In 2021, Dayna Urlaub Trotta became an equity partner, solidifying her commitment to UBA's clients and reporters. The tight-knit family business Donna and Nick have developed over the years will continue under Dayna's leadership as Operations Manager/Principal.

  • Zooming to Success

    Since 2020, our remote deposition services have really taken off. We make it a priority to stay up-to-date with remote platforms, such as Zoom, and we also provide tech support so our clients can have a smooth remote deposition. We also provide tutorials on Zoom depositions.

Extensive Experience in Chicago Court Reporting.

  •  High Quality 

    Our court reporters in Chicago, IL are full-time employees of our company hired for their professionalism, ability, and attention to detail. We guarantee the quality of our court reporters and transcripts for each and every deposition, trial, meeting, and more.

  • Award Winning

    Donna Urlaub has had numerous achievements over the years, most recently being the 2021 national and state speed champion as well as being recognized with zero errors in the testimony portion of the 2022 national speed contest.

Affiliations and Accreditations

Urlaub Bowen & Associates proudly belongs to the following court reporting associations:

  • NCRA

    National Court Reporters Association

    National Court Reporters Association


    ILCRA Logo

    Illinois Court Reporters Association

  • NCRA Reliance

    NCRA Reliance

    A commitment to the future of court reporting

  • GSA Contract Holder

    Women Business Enterprise Certification

    Certified with the General Services Administration

  • NCRA Ethics First

    NCRA Ethics First Firm

    Urlaub Bowen & Associates is a certified NCRA Ethics First firm.

  • WBE Certification

    Women Business Enterprise Certification

    Women's Business Enterprise Certified as Majority Woman Owned.

  • STAR


    Stenograph|Technology Agencies|Reporters

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For anything from general inquiries to scheduling requests, contact us online and receive a response quickly.

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Testimonials and Reviews

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The Ball Law Group

With regard to holding remote depositions with Urlaub Bowen via video conferencing: "Thanks for the kind words, and all of your great assistance!  I much prefer this method!!"

Jim Ball Court Reporter Services Chicago, IL May 19, 2020

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McArdle Frost

"I have been working with Donna and Nick and their wonderful crew of reporters for many years. They are professional and responsive. My firm has gotten personal attention and prompt service. I hope our relationship continues for many years to come."

Timothy I. McArdle Court Reporter Services Chicago IL July 16, 2018

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Faklis Tallis & Mead

"Their work is exceptional and flawless ..."

Jeffrey J. Tallis - Partner Court Reporter Services Chicago IL April 13, 2016

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Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy, Ltd.

"I am happy to write a letter extolling the performance of Urlaub & Bowen. They have been our firm's reporters for as long as they have been in business..."

Jim Costello Court Reporter Services Chicago IL March 7, 2016

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Marino & Simonetti

"...Our firm uses Urlaub & Bowen Court Reporters exclusively and plans to continue doing so in the future. I enthusiastically recommend them to any attorney taking a deposition or trying a case in the Chicago area."

Frank C. Marino Court Reporter Services Chicago IL March 7, 2016

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