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Jane the court reporter

Attorney Karen Koehler, in her blog The Velvet Hammer, provides a few rules tips on how lawyers should treat court reporters. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Jane the court reporter

Attorney Karen Koehler, in her blog The Velvet Hammer, provides a few rules tips on how lawyers should treat court reporters. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Courtroom hearing: From depositions to courtroom CART

By Jason Meadors The call Through Denise Phipps and her company, Captions Unlimited, I received an assignment to provide realtime display, or CART services, to Judge Charles Ray in Bethel, Alaska. Judge Ray is the only judge in the United States to preside over a court of general jurisdiction who is completely deaf. It turns out that he’s a very nice, amiable, smart, and caring man whose speaking voice betrays no hint of his lack of … [Continue reading...]

TRAIN tip: Sign up and test

By Michelle Gudex My best advice to improve your realtime is to sign up for certification tests and practice as hard as you can to prepare for them. I have a very fast-speaking judge, and up until a few years ago I thought realtime would be impossible at that pace. Then I started to practice for the CRR again. I spent three months preparing. I surprised myself by how much I improved during that time. I would sit down during the lunch hour … [Continue reading...]

Jane the court reporter

Attorney Karen Koehler, in her blog The Velvet Hammer, provides a few rules tips on how lawyers should treat court reporters. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

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Courtroom hearing: From depositions to courtroom CART

By Jason Meadors The call Through Denise Phipps and her company, Captions Unlimited, I received an assignment to provide realtime display, or CART … [Read More...]

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Jane the court reporter

Attorney Karen Koehler, in her blog The Velvet Hammer, provides a few rules tips on how lawyers should treat court reporters. Read more. … [Read More...]

A steady hand, a world of opportunities

Even if you have been a member of NCRA for a long time, it is possible that our paths may not have crossed. My name is Wendel Stewart, and I have been … [Read More...]

Turning the tide to support the reporters of the future

As your president, I receive hundreds of emails every week and many of them are positive and optimistic. But not long ago, I received an email that … [Read More...]

2015 Court Reporting & Captioning Week celebrated across the nation

NCRA members, state associations, and court reporting schools across the nation stepped up their game to support the third National Court Reporting … [Read More...]

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May 1 is Law Day

Each year, hundreds of law professionals celebrate Law Day on May 1, and this year is no exception. With the theme Magna Carta, Icon of Liberty, the … [Read More...]

Lawyer loses bid for free transcript copy, promises appeal

Jackie Patterson, a criminal defense lawyer in Georgia, lost his motion for a free copy of a digital transcript when Clayton County State Court Judge … [Read More...]

Seven Constitution & Bylaws amendments to be voted on at Annual Business Meeting

NCRA members will have the opportunity to vote on seven amendments to the Constitution & Bylaws during the Annual Business Meeting on July 30. The … [Read More...]

Want to vote? Sign up now

NCRA’s Constitution & Bylaws permit members to cast their votes in contested elections and on bylaws amendments via secure, online means, even if … [Read More...]

Notice of NCRA Annual Business Meeting

The NCRA Annual Business Meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, July 30, in conjunction with NCRA’s Convention & Expo in New York, … [Read More...]

Membership dues increase proposed for 2016

At its April 2015 meeting, the NCRA Board of Directors recommended that a proposal to increase dues be put before the membership for vote at the … [Read More...]

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