Linda McSwain has more than 20 years of experience working as a freelance and official court reporter. She holds the nationally recognized professional certification of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and is certified shorthand reporter in Alabama and Mississippi. Her professional experience has included work in the courtroom as well as taking depositions. She has been the recipient of multiple certificates of appreciation for producing accurate, timely and completed transcripts.
She currently serves as an official court reporter for the Sixteenth Chancer Court, Pascagoula, Miss.
At the national level, McSwain is a past NCRA Director. She also served on NCRA’s National Committee for State Associations for more than four years including as chair. She has presented numerous seminars at state leadership conferences and at NCRA conferences. McSwain has also participated in NCRA’s Leadership Training & Legislative Boot Camp.
At the state level, McSwain holds membership in the Alabama Court Reporters Association (ACRA) where she is a past president and has served on a number of its committees. She also holds membership in the Mississippi Court Reporters Association.
Active in her community, McSwain also holds membership in Jack and Jill of America, a nonprofit organization formed during the Great Depression by African American mothers with the mission of bringing together children in a social and cultural environment. She is also a member of the Athenians Civic and Social Club.