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Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) RPR certification distinguishes stenographic court reporters considered to be among the top contributors to the profession in terms of technology, reporting skills, and professional practices. Learn more
Registered Merit Reporter (RMR) logo  

RMR-certified court reporters have previously achieved the RPR and  have proven their ability to write at higher speeds up to 260 words per minute at 95 percent accuracy. Learn more

Registered Diplomate Reporter (RDR) logo RDR designates the highest level of certification available to court reporters and distinguishes high-level, seasoned reporters as members of the profession’s elite. Learn more
Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) logo CRRs are recognized as realtime reporters with knowledge of current technologies and a high proficiency of at least 96 percent reporting accuracy. Learn more
Certified Realtime Captioner (CRC) logo The CRC certification program replaced the CBC and CCP programs and is composed of a skills exam, written exam, and an educational workshop. Learn more
Certified Reporting Instructor (CRI) logo The CRI designation recognizes teachers of court reporting who possess the necessary skills to encourage excellence in educational programs that prepare tomorrow’s court reporters. Learn more
Certified Legal Video Specialist (CLVS) logo CLVSs are recognized for their high level of skill and understanding of all aspects of video deposition recording, court proceedings, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and deposition best practices. Learn more