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What the world needs now are random acts of kindness

A recent grassroots effort launched in the wake of circulating dissension in the court reporting profession has succeeded in successfully establishing a place where drama and negativity have been replaced by support for students by promoting random acts of kindness. A recently launched Facebook group that began with just a handful of friends has grown in just four weeks to include 1,200 members and monetary donations totaling more than … [Continue reading...]

COPE: Remote depositions

By Dannielle Copeland and Liz Harvey As the world adjusts to the ramifications of COVID-19, so does our profession. Zoom and other videoconferencing platforms have allowed us to continue our work throughout the pandemic, but the nature in which these remote proceedings began required us to act fast. As the months have passed, questions about process and procedure have been posed by our colleagues and our clients. On Aug. 20, Magistrate Judge … [Continue reading...]

Roberts has prize-winning photo for NCRA contest

Maxine Roberts, RDR Maxine Roberts, RDR, an official in Akron, Ohio, is the winner of the NCRA Marketing Photo Contest. She told the JCR Weekly a little about the photo and how she feels about winning. JCR | What gave you the idea to have pictures taken with your steno machine?  MR | I’ve been a court reporter for more than 30 years and have never captured or seen a photo of myself while on the job. Of course, I’ve seen very brief … [Continue reading...]

StreamText and Zoom

By Teresa Russ Since the pandemic, Zoom and StreamText are as popular as peanut butter and jelly. End users to first-time users are asking questions or offering suggestions on how to best use these two platforms. The developers of StreamText have listed on their website many frequently asked questions, such as, “Can screen readers read my realtime text in the player?” to “This is a long event and another realtime writer is going to help … [Continue reading...]

Video honors Cohen twins

A short video about court reporters and twins Arnold and Bill Cohen shares memories and tributes from several in the profession who have been inspired by the duo. The video was put together by court reporter Dominick Tursi, an official court reporter based in Central Islip, N.Y.   See the video. … [Continue reading...]

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What the world needs now are random acts of kindness

A recent grassroots effort launched in the wake of circulating dissension in the court reporting profession has succeeded in successfully establishing a place … [Read More...]

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What the world needs now are random acts of kindness

A recent grassroots effort launched in the wake of circulating dissension in the court reporting profession has succeeded in successfully establishing … [Read More...]

COPE: Remote depositions

By Dannielle Copeland and Liz Harvey As the world adjusts to the ramifications of COVID-19, so does our profession. Zoom and other … [Read More...]

Video honors Cohen twins

A short video about court reporters and twins Arnold and Bill Cohen shares memories and tributes from several in the profession who have been inspired … [Read More...]

Getting some help with mental health

Survey results from the JCR Weekly What are you doing to make time for yourself and provide self-care? 4.5% — I meditate. 24.2% — I try to … [Read More...]

Lifetime retired NCRA member Robert William Stewart passes away

The Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, reported on Sept. 28 that lifetime retired NCRA member Robert William Stewart, RMR, passed away in Port … [Read More...]

When I needed the words to stop

By Christina Diaz Christina Diaz, RMR, CRR, CRC Synonyms, antonyms, the dreaded homonyms. Right, write, rite. Words have always played an … [Read More...]

Decoding a mysterious message from the past

On Sept. 24 the South Florida Sun Sentinel posted an article about a wall sculpture on display at the Boynton Beach City Hall that is written in Gregg … [Read More...]

Elizabeth Gallo Court Reporting’s employees voted it No. 1

NCRA member Gala Reznick, RPR, is quoted in an article posted Sept. 25 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle announcing that Elizabeth Gallo Court … [Read More...]

Careers in law

Lawyers Monthly posted an article on Sept. 22 that notes court reporting as one of several rewarding careers in the legal field. Read more. … [Read More...]

NCRF announces 2020 New Professional Reporter Grant recipients

Two awardees named for the first time in grant’s 16-year history By Jill Parker Landsman The National Court Reporters Foundation announced two … [Read More...]

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