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Official Court Reporter - Lancaster County District Court

Lincoln, Nebraska

The Hon. John A. Colborn is accepting applications for the position of Official Court Reporter. Official court reporters must be competent in the making, preserving, transcribing, and delivery of a verbatim record of trial and other proceedings through the use of either pen or machine shorthand. Other duties may be assigned by the appointing judge.

Competence must be demonstrated by meeting the testing requirements as set out in the Nebraska Supreme Court Rules regarding Court Reporting Personnel (equivalent of an RPR and most CSRs for shorthand court reporters).

The starting date for this position is February 1, 2018. Salary for this position will be based on experience after meeting the testing requirements. This position is open until filled. Please see instructions to apply below.

Salary: $48,820.00/year


Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:

Hon. John A. Colborn
Lancaster County District Court
575 South 10th
Lincoln, NE 68508

Notify the District Court at (402) 441-7509 for special accommodations relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act. For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska Relay System at 711. A.A./E.O.E.


Direct general inquiries regarding working as a reporter in Nebraska to Sondra W. Petersen, RMR, CRR, CSR, Placement Chairperson for the Nebraska Court Reporters Association (NeCRA),