All candidates for certification as a certified reporter shall successfully pass the National Court Reporters Association’s Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) examination or the National Verbatim Reporters Association’s Certified Verbatim Reporters (CVR) examination, and a written knowledge test of rules and Arizona statutes relating to certified reporters. All potential candidates for certification must take and pass the examinations to be eligible for certification.
Certification Board Contact:
Arizona Supreme Court
Certified Reporter Certification Program
1501 West Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231
Web site: http://www.supreme.state.az.us/cr/
Skill: 180 wpm Lit., 200 wpm JC, 225 wpm Q&A
Code of conduct allows only governmental and case-specific contracts.
No notary requirements. Certified court reporters can administer oaths.
CART Providers, Realtime Writers, Stenographic, Voicewriting, ER
Mandatory 10 Hours/year
Lines: 25 per page
Pitch:9 or 10 characters per inch