Orval Richard “Dick” Smith

Orval Richard "Dick" Smith

Orval Richard “Dick” Smith

Orval Richard “Dick” “Poor Richard” Smith, retired court reporter, died Aug. 13, 2013. He served as president of the National Shorthand Reporters Association from 1973 to 1974, and was awarded the association’s Distinguished Service Award in 1982.

Dick took great pride in his work and was respected by many court reporters. He and his first wife, Casey, were remembered fondly by many who met the couple at NSRA conventions.

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