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New NCRF Trustees inducted

The National Court Reporters Foundation’s newly elected Trustees began their three-year terms on Aug. 12 after being inducted into service at the Foundation’s annual Board of Trustees meeting taking place in conjunction with the 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo in Las Vegas, Nev. The following individuals were elected to serve on the 2017-2018 NCRF Board of Trustees: Danielle Griffin, RPR, Phoenix, Ariz.; Karen G. Teig, RPR, CRR, CMRS, Cedar … [Continue reading...]

The fear factor

By Debra A. Levinson Facing fear is a given as a court reporter. No matter how credentialed you are, no matter how many letters you have attained, there will always be some level of fear prior to any job. Why? We are not taking down a prepared script. We are writing words on the fly and rightly fear the unknown. We fear not hearing clearly or fear speakers testifying at near-lightning speeds. We fear having to process unfamiliar vocabulary or … [Continue reading...]

Atkinson-Baker provides legal videographers

Atkinson-Baker, Los Angeles, Calif., announced in a press release issued Aug. 4 that the firm now has legal videographer services for depositions. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

TechLinks: The 21st century reporter, part 1

On behalf of the NCRA Technology Committee, Robin Nodland, FAPR, RDR, CRR, recently shared a series of links with information to help the 21st-century reporter or captioner. This first installment covers ethics and cybersecurity, a tech gadget, and a data-storage solution. In the July 2017 GPSolo eReport for the American Bar Association (ABA), lawyers Al Harrison and Joseph Jacobson talk about what ransomware is, how it can affect your … [Continue reading...]

Rosalie Kramm receives NCRF altruism award

Rosalie Kramm honored with the 2017 Santo J. Aurelio Award for Altruism

The National Court Reporters Foundation recognized long-time NCRA member Rosalie Kramm, RPR, CRR, San Diego, Calif., with the 2017 Santo J. Aurelio Award for Altruism. The award was presented to Kramm during the Awards Luncheon on Aug. 12 at the 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo, held in Las Vegas, Nev. The Santo J. Aurelio Award is given to a working court reporter with more than 25 years of experience who has given back to the profession and … [Continue reading...]

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The fear factor

By Debra A. Levinson Facing fear is a given as a court reporter. No matter how credentialed you are, no matter how many letters you have attained, there will … [Read More...]

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New NCRF Trustees inducted

The National Court Reporters Foundation’s newly elected Trustees began their three-year terms on Aug. 12 after being inducted into service at the … [Read More...]

Jeff Weigl repeats with 2017 Speed Contest win

Weigl and Boenau earn back-to-back wins

Jeffrey Weigl, RMR, CRR, CRC, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, repeated as the 2017 Speed Contest champion. Weigl won with an overall score of 97.268%. … [Read More...]

2017 Speed Contest results

OVERALL COMBINED SCORES Place   Errors Percentage 1 Jeffrey Weigl, RMR, CRR, CRC 77 97.268% 2 John Wissenbach, RDR, CRR, … [Read More...]

2017 Realtime Contest results

OVERALL COMBINED SCORES Place   Errors Percentage 1 Dee Boenau, FAPR, RDR, CRR, CRC 27 98.688% 2 Jeffrey Weigl, RMR, CRR, … [Read More...]

Rosalie Kramm receives NCRF altruism award

Rosalie Kramm honored with the 2017 Santo J. Aurelio Award for Altruism

The National Court Reporters Foundation recognized long-time NCRA member Rosalie Kramm, RPR, CRR, San Diego, Calif., with the 2017 Santo J. Aurelio … [Read More...]

Jeff Moody, president of the College of Court Reporting, accepted the award on Beltz's behalf.

Eileen Beltz from College of Court Reporting honored with 2017 CASE Award

Eileen Beltz, CRI, CPE, an instructor at the College of Court Reporting in Valparaiso, Ind., was honored with the 2017 Council on Approved Student … [Read More...]

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2017-2018 NCRA Board of Directors announced

Christine J. Willette, RDR, CRR, CRC, a freelance court reporter from Wausau, Wis., was installed as NCRA’s 2017-2018 President during the Premier … [Read More...]

Nancy Varallo recognized with NCRA Distinguished Service Award

Past President Nancy Varallo named 2017 NCRA Distinguished Service Award recipient

Past President Nancy Varallo, FAPR, RDR, CRR, from Worcester, Mass., was honored with NCRA’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA), on … [Read More...]

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President’s address to the membership at 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo

The following is the speech given by 2017-2018 NCRA President Christine J. Willette, RDR, CRR, CRC, at the 2017 Convention & Expo in Las Vegas, … [Read More...]

Four 2017 amendments pass by vote of the membership

Four of five amendments passed by a vote of the membership Thursday, Aug. 10, following the NCRA Annual Business Meeting, which was held in … [Read More...]

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