VCRA seeks applicants for Carolyn M. O’Connor Education Fund

The Virginia Court Reporters Association is currently accepting applications from students enrolled in a court reporting program for its Carolyn M. O’Connor Education Fund. The deadline to submit applications is Jan. 15, 2015. Recipients will be notified by Feb. 1. Students interested in applying for an award must be actively engaged in the study of court reporting, either enrolled in a traditional school setting or attending an online program, and have completed at least one semester of school.

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Largest reporting firm in Virginia celebrates 30 years

A Dec. 2 article posted by RichmondBizSense.com reported that the court reporting firm of Cook and Wiley celebrated a thirty-year milestone in October. According to the article, 30 years ago, partners Jeanne Wiley and Nancy Cook opened the doors to what has become one of the largest court reporting firms in Virginia. Wiley and Cook established the firm in 1984. Today, many of the court reporters have more than ten years of experience with Cook and Wiley. Some have been with the firm as long as twenty years.

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