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Court reporting a good fit for farming family

My name is Andrea Franje. I am 31 years old, and I have been married to my husband, Eric, for eight years. We have three beautiful little girls: Blakely, 7; Charlie, 6; and Gracie, 4. We live in New Sharon, Iowa, which is also where we grew up. We love raising our girls in a small-town atmosphere. Eric is a full-time farmer, so we are right in the middle of harvest. He works on his family farm, and we also have a small cattle operation of our … [Continue reading...]

Court reporting a good fit for farming family

My name is Andrea Franje. I am 31 years old, and I have been married to my husband, Eric, for eight years. We have three beautiful little girls: Blakely, 7; Charlie, 6; and Gracie, 4. We live in New Sharon, Iowa, which is also where we grew up. We love raising our girls in a small-town atmosphere. Eric is a full-time farmer, so we are right in the middle of harvest. He works on his family farm, and we also have a small cattle operation of our … [Continue reading...]

Learn how to avoid being derailed when it comes to your retirement security

Attend the NCRA 2021 Business Summit and learn how you can avoid being derailed by rising health costs and more when it comes to securing your retirement. Randy Rust with Prudential will lead The Five Retirement Derailers, one of several insightful sessions on the schedule for the 2021 event themed ‘Rise to the Challenge! Winning Approaches on Adapting to Change,’ happening Jan. 29–31 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah in beautiful and historic … [Continue reading...]

Tips for avoiding awkward videoconferencing malfunctions

An article posted by Law.com on Nov. 20 offers five tips for avoiding awkward video conferencing malfunctions in courts and depositions. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

October prize winner announced

Joyce Imrie, RPR, CRR, a freelance reporter in Portland, Ore., is the winner of the October membership renewal prize. Imrie will receive a $100 Pengad gift certificate. She said she renewed her NCRA membership because she thinks it’s important to keep informed and support licensing organizations. “It’s nice to read about other reporters’ experiences, good and bad, because you can always learn from them,” she said. Imrie said she has … [Continue reading...]

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NCRF Trustee recognizes Veterans Day with story of stenographer to MacArthur

NCRF Trustee Marjorie Peters, FAPR, RMR, CRR, of Alexandria, Va., took the time to recognize Veterans Day by transcribing the 2003 interview of veteran Joseph … [Read More...]

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Court reporting a good fit for farming family

My name is Andrea Franje. I am 31 years old, and I have been married to my husband, Eric, for eight years. We have three beautiful little girls: … [Read More...]

Will in-person depositions vanish due to COVID-19?

On Nov. 18, JD Supra posted a blog by Esquire Deposition Solutions that addresses whether in-person depositions will return after COVID-19. Read … [Read More...]

Zoom certification for court reporters

In a press release issued Nov. 19, Phipps Reporting, West Palm Beach, Fla., announced that the firm has created a Zoom certification for court … [Read More...]

Tips for avoiding awkward videoconferencing malfunctions

An article posted by Law.com on Nov. 20 offers five tips for avoiding awkward video conferencing malfunctions in courts and depositions. Read more. … [Read More...]

New deadline for Student Intern Scholarship

The National Court Reporters Foundation Student Intern Scholarship deadline has been extended to Dec. 31. Two $1,000 awards will be given to qualified … [Read More...]

Milton H. Wright Memorial Scholarship opens to receive student applications

Rising student court reporters need not only spend time practicing faithfully, but they need to spend time researching scholarship opportunities to … [Read More...]

Safety first in prep and conducting exams

CLVS Council members Robert Butcher, Tim Janes, David Jenkins, Mindy Sindiong, and Andrea Kreutz In preparation for the Fall CLVS Production Exam, … [Read More...]

Fall CLVS Production Exam held at NCRA HQ

By Mindy Sindiong Back row left to right: Robert Butcher, CLVS, David Jenkins, CLVS, Jon Moretti, CLVS, Tim Janes, CLVSFront row left to right: … [Read More...]

Ask the techie: Deals, deals, deals!

The NCRA Technology Committee scoured the ads to find some great Black Friday deals on tech for court reporters, captioners, scopists, and legal … [Read More...]

Learn how to avoid being derailed when it comes to your retirement security

Attend the NCRA 2021 Business Summit and learn how you can avoid being derailed by rising health costs and more when it comes to securing your … [Read More...]

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