Lemons has been a court reporter for 38 years and has worked as a freelance court reporter, an official court reporter and has owned his own firm.
At the national level, Lemons has chaired NCRA’s Scopists Task Force and has served on the C & B, Technology, and Realtime Systems Administrator committees.
At the state level, Lemons is a past president of the Wyoming Association of Shorthand Reporters and the Tennessee Court Reporters Association.
He holds the nationally recognized professional certifications of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR). He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters (FAPR).