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Early Langley appointed to NCRF Board of Trustees

RESTON, Va., Jan. 28, 2021The National Court Reporters Foundation (NCRF), the philanthropic arm of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), announced that Early Langley,  a freelance court reporter from Danville, Calif., has been appointed to serve a two-year term as the Chair of its Board of Trustees. NCRA is the country’s leading organization representing stenographic court reporters, captioners, and legal videographers.

Langley, who holds the nationally recognized professional certification of Registered Merit Reporter (RMR), also holds NCRA’s Realtime Systems Administrator certificate. She a is Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California Berkeley. 

At the national level, Langley serves as a member of the NCRA Education Content Committee and is a past member of the Association’s Ethics First Committee. She is also a member of the Corrine Clark Oversight Committee. 

As past president of the California Court Reporters Association, she oversaw one of the largest associations of diverse court reporters in the country. During her tenure, California witnessed a massive restructuring of official reporters. For the first time, freelancers, hired privately, were tasked with covering trials.  

She has published articles in many California Bar Association journals and the JCR, the three most notable of which are: The Helter Skelter Trial Memoir, Dollars for Depos, and Lost in Digital Translation

She has given numerous seminars, the latest of which include a series entitled The Fluctuant Freelancer 1.0 and 2.0.

Currently she reports complex, high-profile trials webcast by CVN. The cases require multiple realtime hookups.



About NCRA

The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) has been internationally recognized for promoting excellence among those who capture and convert the spoken word to text for more than 100 years. NCRA is committed to supporting its 16,000 members in achieving the highest level of professional expertise with educational opportunities and industry-recognized court reporting, educator, and videographer certification programs. NCRA impacts legislative issues and the global marketplace through its actively involved membership. Forbes has named court reporting as one of the best career options that do not require a traditional four-year degree, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the court reporting field is expected to grow by 14 percent through the year 2020. For more information, visit




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