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Who is eligible to sit for the RSR exam?
Current or aspiring stenographic reporters. Candidates do not need to be members of NCRA in order to take the RSR Exam.
How to maintain your RSR certification
Candidates who wish to use the RSR credential must become a Participating member of NCRA within 30 days of passing all RSR requirements. As an RSR, you will participate in NCR…
Certification and Testing
Ethics and Business Practices
Certification board contact
Written: N/ASkill: N/A
Yes - there is anti-contracting langauge in the state Rules of Civil Proceedure
Freelancers required to hold notary in order to administer oaths. Notary not required for officials.
Electronic Recording, Captioners, CART Providers, Stenograph…
As of February 28, 2019.
Number of members (all): 13,913
Number of court reporter members: 10,906
Number of stenographic court reporters in marketplace: 30,000 (est.)
Percentage Male/Female: 12% Male – 88% Female
Average age of court reporters: 53
Freelancer – 61% of Reporter Members
Official – 33.…
By Rhonda Menor
When I graduated from Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, Wis., I had a job waiting for me with a small freelance firm. After about six months I determined that this wasn't for me. Oh, it wasn't that I didn't like freelancing; I downright hated it. I hated traveling. I hated not having a definite income that I could depend on. I hated not having benefits - no paid vacations…
By Chris L. Crosgrove, CPE, Englewood, Colo.
One of the newer venues that has opened to captioners is in realtiming financial reporting calls to the Internet. This arena is usually considered to be part of an area sometimes called webcasting.
Webcasting can be loosely defined as realtime translations which are fed to an Internet Web site. Events that might be webcast include meetings, conference …
Before filing a complaint, please read the following procedures in their entirety. In order to submit your complaint, please complete the complaint form below and send it and any attachments to:
ATTN: COPE Liaison
National Court Reporters Association
12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 400
Reston, VA 20191-3808
You can earn 0.25 PDC by passing the exam following this article, which has been approved for publication by NCRA's Council of the Academy of Professional Reporters.
The questions are based on the material in the article but some may require additional research. Please take these tests online by following the directions on the main JCR Article test page.
Certification and Testing, Committee
Online Skills Tests
You have to pass three five-minute Skills Tests (SKT), which evaluate your skills level in three areas:
Literary at 180 wpm
Jury Charge at 200 wpm
Testimony/Q&A at 225 wpm
After dictation, you will have 75 minutes to transcribe your notes and submit your final transcript. You must have 95 percent accuracy on each leg to pass.
You do not hav…