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Court Reporting News
In celebration of National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, College of Court Reporting is hosting a Veterans History Project Day on our campus.
We would like to invite any reporters or captioners who are in the area that would like to volunteer their time to transcribe an interview. We will be conducting all interviews on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at our new location on 455 West Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46385. For more information on how to help out please contact Sarah Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org
The State of Illinois recently put out a great video of promoting becoming an official. Click here to view this great video.
Investcorp Completes Sale of Veritext to Pamplona Capital Management
Job Opportunities for Illinois Reporters
Court reporter vacancies are posted on the Illinois Official Court Reporters website. Please click here for the current list.
There are a number of other job announcements posted on the ILCRA Marketplace tab under "Current Job Openings." Click here for additional information.
Court Reporting Instructor Needed!!
MacCormac College is the first court reporting program in the country and is NCRA certified. We are in need of an instructor for the spring semester which begins on January 17, 2017. This is a job-sharing position for two classes which meet Monday through Thursday.
An instructor is needed on Wednesday and Thursday from 9:15 am - 1:45 pm: The first class is a combination 140 Literary/160 Q&A and Jury Charge, and the second class is 120 Literary/140 Q&A and Jury . All tests and practice material will be provided. There are five or fewer students in each class.
We really need your help. Please consider coming on board with us for this coming semester which runs from January 17 - May 9, 2017.
Court Reporting in the News
Click here to read a press release from MacCormac College in Chicago, home to the oldest court reporting program in the United States. The article includes several comments from Peg Sokalski-Dorchack, Program Director at MacCormac and long-time ILCRA member.
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Members Only Discount Program
Membership does have its privileges, and ILCRA has some great savings for you. We are always looking to increase value to our members, and we have created an exclusive members only discount program with key vendors for you. There are HUGE savings and, if used, will more than pay for your ILCRA membership many times over! We have established discount programs with Office Depot, Pengad, ProCAT and Reporting Solutions. Click Here for your savings, but this is for ILCRA members only.
Audio Backup Tapes
An ILCRA member contacted us regarding case law dealing with court reporter's audio tapes. For more information, you may contact the ILCRA Board for case law stating the reporter's audio backup tapes are the reporter's personal property to which the public has no entitlement. NCRA Advisory Opinion No. 38 can be located here. NCRA Advisory Opinion 38
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