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Keynote speaker announced for 2021 NCRA Business Summit

Melanie S. Griffin, Esq. Melanie S. Griffin, Esq., will serve as keynote speaker at the 2021 NCRA Business Summit taking place Jan. 29–31 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah in beautiful and historic Savannah, Ga. The theme for this event, “Rise to the Challenge! Winning Approaches on Adapting to Change,” is especially reflective of the current state of pivoting to ensure doing business successfully. Right now, early access registration is … [Continue reading...]

Virtual career day in the courtroom

By Shaunise Day Earlier this year, I was excited to announce that I had partnered with KIPP, a nationwide non-profit network of public charter schools, to promote our court reporting and captioning professions to their schools. In order to promote our profession during a career fair, it was suggested that maybe I could put together a full career fair that represents the legal profession. I was able to get the courtroom approved to hold the … [Continue reading...]

Magna Legal Services opens new office in Colorado

In a press release issued Oct. 13, Magna Legal Services announced that it has opened a new office in Colorado to better serve the Denver legal industry. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Be cybersmart during Cybersecurity Awareness Month – and always

By John York Everyone is a target in today’s adversarial paradise: the internet. I do mean literally everyone. Threat actors do not discriminate when choosing targets today. The proverb “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” which dates as far back as the 17th century, couldn’t be closer to the truth in the cyber realm. October is a busy month for practitioners in information security to share and emphasize best practices in being … [Continue reading...]

Group encourages members to ‘eat clean’

Have you gained a few pounds during the COVID-19 quarantine? A group from the Court Reporters Who Like to Exercise Facebook page started challenging its members in September to eat clean. The “Eat Clean, Bro” challenge has simple rules: Eat clean all week and allow yourself one or two cheat meals per week. “I started the post on my regular Facebook page to generate interest,” said Rich Germosen, RDR, CRR, a freelance reporter in North … [Continue reading...]

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Group encourages members to ‘eat clean’

Have you gained a few pounds during the COVID-19 quarantine? A group from the Court Reporters Who Like to Exercise Facebook page started challenging its members … [Read More...]

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Keynote speaker announced for 2021 NCRA Business Summit

Melanie S. Griffin, Esq. Melanie S. Griffin, Esq., will serve as keynote speaker at the 2021 NCRA Business Summit taking place Jan. 29–31 at … [Read More...]

Virtual career day in the courtroom

By Shaunise Day Earlier this year, I was excited to announce that I had partnered with KIPP, a nationwide non-profit network of public charter … [Read More...]

Program helps Texas high school students earn a court reporting degree by graduation

Bertha A. Prieto, RPR Earlier this month, the El Paso Herald-Post reported that a new program developed through a collaboration between the … [Read More...]

It’s a great time to watch fan favorite Connect sessions

Five of the fan favorite sessions from NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 conference are available as e-sessions for purchase, offering a great opportunity to … [Read More...]

NCRA member John Brian Graf passes away

The Billings Gazette reported on Oct. 22 that NCRA member John Brian Graf, a freelance court reporter and firm owner from Billings, Mont., passed away … [Read More...]

ABA announces Giving Day

In a press release issued Oct. 22, the American Bar Association announced that it will celebrate an inaugural ABA Giving Day event on Oct. 29, which … [Read More...]

What career paths can students explore after high school?

TMCnet.com posted an article on Oct. 20 about the benefits of choosing a career in the court reporting profession. Read more. … [Read More...]

The importance of a united front

NCRA wrote a response a couple of weeks ago to the American Bar Association’s Journal article on artificial intelligence (AI), urging them to use … [Read More...]

Thank you for your (volunteer) service

NCRA would like to thank those members who have graciously volunteered their time to caption events ranging from Town Halls with the president to the … [Read More...]

What motivates me to volunteer

Tina Dillon By Tina Dillon We all know how much it takes for an organization to serve its members. I have sat on the sidelines for much of that … [Read More...]

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