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Court reporters Down Under

By Merilyn Sanchez In September, 15 reporters and guests traveled to Australia and New Zealand, with many of us crossing the International Date Line for…

On the horizon: eDiscovery

Predicting the future is notoriously difficult, but several people look into the future to see how eDiscovery and paperless transcripts will change the legal field.…

FEATURE: Business tips for freelancers

By Megan Rogers While flexibility and independence are strengths of freelancing, they also introduce complications. Managing personal business affairs while developing professionally and finding a…

Don’t let potential opportunities pass you by

Earlier this year, NCRA’s New Markets Task Force identified a significant opportunity for NCRA members to deliver realtime court reporting services in the legal, health…

Business tips for freelancers

While flexibility and independence are strengths of freelancing, they also introduce complications. Managing personal business affairs while developing professionally and finding a balance between life…

Tools and tips to market technology

While there are many ways to market your business and services, one of the most surefire ways to ensure a captive audience will listen to…

TechCon 2015 kicks off in Denver, Colo.

NCRA’s 2015 TechCon event happening in Denver, Colo., April 10-12 welcomed nearly 200 attendees to the Mile High City to learn the latest in technology…

Realtime: Say yes to rough drafts!

By Sandy VanderPol With teamwork and technology, your rough drafts can be almost perfect – even if you don’t consider yourself a qualified realtime writer!…

The nation is Taking Note

NCRA’s publicity campaign garners widespread attention.  By Christina Lewellen In September, NCRA launched what is easily the most comprehensive publicity campaign the association has ever…

Jetsetting reporters

By David Ward Very few people in court reporting would describe it to outsiders as a glamorous, exciting profession. Important? Yes. Personally satisfying? For most…

In case of disaster

By David Ward When Laura Grosso, head of Pennsylvania-based ERSA Court Reporting, turned to cloud solution provider Broadview Networks for business telephone and hosted IT…

Why I teach

This year I have the privilege of being the Board of Di­rectors liaison to the Teachers Community of Inter­est. What a great group of enthused,…

Ways to hook up

NCRA’s Taking Realtime Awareness and Innovation Nationwide committee offers court reporters advice and inspiration on taking the next step in providing realtime, whether it is…

Why tracking progress works

At some point, every court reporting student is asked to read back everything they write, practice the challenging words and briefs in an effort to…