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Below you can find a list of frequently asked questions. Browse through categories to find the answers to your questions. Otherwise, feel free to call us (888) 900-3080 or send us an email to support@appearme.com, and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

General

What is AppearMe?

AppearMe helps to connect appearance attorneys, court reporters and attorneys of record within minutes. Hundreds of appearances, depositions, per diem services, entire cases, and court reporting offers are submitted and accepted on a daily basis. Please visit How does AppearMe work to learn how appearances, depositions, and court reportings are covered.

In which states can I use AppearMe?

Currently, AppearMe covers Arizona, California, Nevada, New York, Texas, FloridaIllinoisNew Jersey, Oregon and Washington. Stay tuned for more updates!

How much does it cost to use the application?

AppearMe is free to register! You will see the minimum price for each assignment when submitting a request. Our custom pricing feature allows you to offer a higher price for the appearance/deposition/court reporting request you are creating. The final price selected by you which includes the processing fee will be charged from your credit card, ONLY when the assignment is claimed by the legal professional.

Whom can I contact?

Our online support line is available 24/7. For the fastest response call us (888) 900-3080 or email us at support@appearme.com.

How can an attorney sign up?

Good news! Signing up to AppearMe is FREE. Our team has done a great job and AppearMe, according to our users reviews, is user friendly. It takes 2-3 minutes to fill in the required fields: your full name, state and bar number, user type, phone number, email. Attorney users may also mention a brief attorney bio and their main Practice Areas.

Visit our Sign up page to register. Nothing can stop you when you become a user of AppearMe!

New: Add the second license to your account and you’ll be able to accept and submit appearances and court reportings in 2 different states!

Can I submit and accept appearance requests using one profile?

Yes. AppearMe makes your practice efficient.

Can I sync with the calendar?

AppearMe lets you sync your appearance dates with your Google, iCal, Outlook and Yahoo calendars. A simple click on a button lets you easily export your court appearance information to the calendar app of your choice.

Which devices does AppearMe support?

AppearMe is a real-time on-demand web and mobile application. All you have to do is simply download the AppearMe app from App Store or Google Play. If you are using a computer, you can simply log in to your AppearMe account using a browser.

How can I follow the news?

You can follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Alternatively, visit our blog to read some interesting articles or subscribe to our newsletters.

For Attorneys of Record

What types of requests can I submit?

You can submit appearance, deposition and court reporting requests, as well as you can make case referrals for an entire case.

How do I know that the assignment is closed?

– You will receive a notification and an email as soon as the appearance attorney marks your appearance closed and submits a summary of the appearance.

– When a court reporter submits the original transcript and electronic copy and marks the assignment closed, he/she will receive a notification and an email. The assignment is considered closed from that moment on.

Also, after logging in, you can check the status of all the appearances and court reportings in “History” section from the top menu.

Can I cancel my request?

Yes, you can cancel the request free of charge before 5:00 PM the day before Appearance or Court Reporting. Otherwise, you will be charged based on an assignment’s price. However, attorneys are strongly encouraged not to cancel the requests.

Leaving Feedback on AppearMe

Yes, you can rate the attorney’s work and leave feedback. Leave a review and let us know how satisfied you are!

For Appearance Attorneys, Court Reporters

How will I get notified about the new request?

If you are using the AppearMe mobile app(App Store or Google Play), you will receive a push notification for every new request/announcement in real time. Along with mobile push notifications, you will receive an email. You need to act fast and accept the job offer, as the first attorney or court reporter who claims for the offer will get the job.

Do I have to call or visit the attorney of record?

No. The attorney profiles include all the information you need. In case of additional questions, you can message the attorney using the built-in messaging app, send him/her an email or talk on the phone. The app is designed to offer the fastest and most efficient solution.

Do I have to complete an IRS form to receive a payment for an appearance?

You will have to complete the IRS W9 Form as it is required by the law. Once your earnings reach $500 your payouts will be held back until you complete and submit to us your W9 Form.

When do I get paid?

Appearance attorneys will get paid right after submitting a brief report. The appearance will be considered completed when you click on the “Close & Report” button on the appearance and submit a summary of the appearance.

Court reporters need to submit the original transcript and electronic copy and close the assignment. The amount minus the processing fee will be deposited into his/her account right after closing the assignment.

How do I get paid?

To get paid for your appearances you need to complete your Payment page and register in Stripe via AppearMe. Then, you will receive your earning for each appearance, deposition and court reporting automatically after completing the assignment and clicking on the “Close & Report” button.

For Case Referrals

Will I get a referral fee?

Referring a case is free with AppearMe. We charge no processing fee. Negotiations regarding the referred case and referral fees are done between 2 parties.


Note – Referral fees are to be honored and paid in accordance to each state’s Bar rules and regulations.

Does AppearMe charge a processing fee for case referrals?

No, AppearMe does not charge a processing fee for case referrals. We are just connecting legal professionals.

Can I review the profiles of attorneys?

Yes, you can review the profile of 5 and more attorneys and make your selection based on attorney’s areas of law.