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NCRA President-elect and others members showcased for entrepreneurship

Times of Entrepreneurship posted an article about women entrepreneurs that quotes NCRA President-elect Christine Phipps, RPR, North Palm Beach, Fla., and NCRA members and freelance court reporters Lauren Lawrence, RPR, and Meghan Minnick, RPR, both from Kansas City, Mo. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

A little thank-you for a captioning job well done

By Sheri Smargon I realtimed a job a couple years ago for a writers’ national literary conference holding their annual convention in Tampa Bay, Fla., where I live. I was contacted by the Disabilities Coordinator for the group after he did a search of the NCRA Sourcebook to find a local CART provider. The group needed someone to provide one-on-one CART to a member who is Deaf. The job was going to take place at our convention center downtown. … [Continue reading...]

Proofreaders share best tips

The JCR Weekly recently asked the members of the NCRA Proofreading Advisory Council and the NCRA Scopists and Proofreaders Facebook group for their best tips on proofreading. Here are some of their answers: I must print the work I'm going to proof. I must be in a quiet space, no background noises. Kathy Mchugh, RPR, CRR I now proofread on my tablet using Adobe. I can change the font and make it bigger without changing the format and … [Continue reading...]

How Tennessee saved their 2020 convention

Kristin Burke during TCRA's virtual convention When the Tennessee Court Reporters Association decided to cancel their in-person convention, they quickly decided to move the event online. In an interview between Lynette L. Mueller, RDR, CRR, a freelancer reporter in Germantown, Tenn., and TCRA Convention Chairperson and President-elect Kristin Burke, a freelance reporter in Seymour, Tenn., we learn more about why they made the decision, the … [Continue reading...]

NCRA President-elect and others members showcased for entrepreneurship

Times of Entrepreneurship posted an article about women entrepreneurs that quotes NCRA President-elect Christine Phipps, RPR, North Palm Beach, Fla., and NCRA members and freelance court reporters Lauren Lawrence, RPR, and Meghan Minnick, RPR, both from Kansas City, Mo. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

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Working through COVID-19

Here's a collection of materials to help you through the days ahead. We've also collected some from other websites. Legislative information How the … [Read More...]

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NCRA President-elect and others members showcased for entrepreneurship

Times of Entrepreneurship posted an article about women entrepreneurs that quotes NCRA President-elect Christine Phipps, RPR, North Palm Beach, Fla., … [Read More...]

Former NCRA member Herman Rosenfield passes away

Voicesnews.com reported on June 30 that former NCRA member Herman Rosenfield, Southbury, Conn., passed away on June 18. Read more. … [Read More...]

College majors with the lowest unemployment

24/7 WallSt.com posted an article on June 26 that names court reporting as one of the college majors with the lowest unemployment rates. Read more. … [Read More...]

Global court reporting company enhances safety protocols for in-person litigation

A press release issued June 22 outlines the safety guide developed by Planet Depos as states and localities begin to reopen. Read more. … [Read More...]

The dawn of the Zoom deposition: What lessons are we learning so far?

Law.com posted an article on June 25 that addresses issues surrounding the use of Zoom for depositions  and includes advice from court reporters and … [Read More...]

Former NCRA member Patricia Burnard passes away

Madison.com reported on June 23 that former NCRA member Patricia Jo “Patti” (Preuss) Burnard passed away on June 17, 2020, at her home in Verona, Wis. … [Read More...]

Amendment revisions

Last week we emailed a detailed explanation of proposed Constitution & Bylaws (C&B) Changes #1 and #3 that were published in the June edition … [Read More...]

NCRA member recognized in the news

Vegas Inc. posted a press release issued by NCRA announcing that Suzanne Stone, Las Vegas, Nev., earned the nationally recognized Registered … [Read More...]

NCRA member featured in Vice News

Christopher Day, RPR, an official court reporter in Staten Island, N.Y., was interviewed for a June 18 Vice News story about court reporter’s accuracy … [Read More...]

Labor of love

Dallas Ann H. Erwood, RDR, CRR By Dallas Ann H. Erwood Awhile back when I was still working, I was enjoying the Journal of Court Reporting one … [Read More...]

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