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President’s page: Mirror, mirror on the wall …

By Sarah Nageotte “You look so much younger in person,” someone said to me at a recent state convention. As any woman will admit, and possibly even men, too, that is one compliment I will never grow tired of hearing. Age is a number. That number can define a person. In fact, numbers correlate to entire groups and generations. Unfortunately, those numbers and dates and generations have been known to bring stereotypes. For instance, three … [Continue reading...]

TIP OF THE MONTH: Realtime USB tips and tricks

By Keith Lemons Are you realtiming for yourself or for others? How do you know what USB port is which? Windows boxes are all fairly standard in that if you install a USB peripheral in a particular USB port, it will always use that physical port’s settings. Let’s say you have a laptop with four USB ports. You set up your writer on the one closest to you and the setup program assigns a COM Port 3, in my example. If you plug your writer into … [Continue reading...]

COPE PUBLIC ADVISORY OPINION 36: Reporting a deposition where the witness is appearing by telephone

By Linda Larson Since the quality of audio on teleconferencing and videoconferencing has improved over the years, and to save money and time, more and more attorneys are choosing to take depositions by phone or videoconference. Often the court reporter is put on the spot when arriving at a deposition and the attorneys are expecting the oath to be administered over the telephone. There are two different scenarios in this opinion. The first … [Continue reading...]

Lisa Knight, RMR, CRR

MEMBER PROFILE: Lisa Knight, RMR, CRR

Name: Lisa A. Knight Currently resides in: Littleton, Colo. Position: Freelance realtime reporter Member since: 1984 Graduated from: Mile Hi College of Court Reporting Theory: Brenner Shorthand Favorite tip: Don’t ever give up on your dreams! Find a way to make things happen for you. If you keep getting turned down, find another way. It may not be the exact path you thought you would take, but tenacity is more than half the … [Continue reading...]

Lisa Knight, RMR, CRR

MEMBER PROFILE: Lisa Knight, RMR, CRR

Name: Lisa A. Knight Currently resides in: Littleton, Colo. Position: Freelance realtime reporter Member since: 1984 Graduated from: Mile Hi College of Court Reporting Theory: Brenner Shorthand Favorite tip: Don’t ever give up on your dreams! Find a way to make things happen for you. If you keep getting turned down, find another way. It may not be the exact path you thought you would take, but tenacity is more than half the … [Continue reading...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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President’s page: Mirror, mirror on the wall …

By Sarah Nageotte “You look so much younger in person,” someone said to me at a recent state convention. As any woman will admit, and possibly even … [Read More...]

TIP OF THE MONTH: Realtime USB tips and tricks

By Keith Lemons Are you realtiming for yourself or for others? How do you know what USB port is which? Windows boxes are all fairly standard in … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

Connecting your client to realtime – overcome the fear factor!

For those of you who have decided against providing realtime to your clients because of the added pressure of troubleshooting, fear no more! By Sandy … [Read More...]

NCRA member spins big on Wheel of Fortune

On Feb. 25, the Daily Republic in Fairfield, Calif., reported that NCRA member Rick Galten, RPR, a court reporter from Fairfield, won $130,565 in cash … [Read More...]

Stenotype Institute featured on air for third time

A third segment showcasing the court reporting and captioning profession was aired on Feb. 24 on WJXT’s First Coast Living show in Florida. The … [Read More...]

New Zealand sees need for captioning

In New Zealand, the National Foundation for the Deaf said broadcasters are denying Kiwis who are deaf and hard of hearing the right to equal access to … [Read More...]

Alumni and season ticket holder advocates for deaf college fans

The Asbury Park Press, Asbury Park, N.J., posted an article on its app.com website on Feb. 26 that tells the story of how one Rutgers and Seaton Hall … [Read More...]

Roy Allen & Associates, Inc. announces new name

In a press release issued on Feb. 25, Roy Allen & Associates, Inc. announced its new name of MGR Reporting. The company, with offices in New York … [Read More...]

Court reporters key part of trials

Official court reporters Melanie Morel, RPR, and Cindy Zelinka were featured in an article posted on Feb. 24 by The Dispatch, Columbus, Miss. The … [Read More...]

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