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Court reporting is not a mainstream profession. I mean, how many kids do you know that say they want to be a court reporter when they grow up? Heck, most of them don’t even know what we do or that the job even exists. So it’s no surprise that it’s next to impossible to find […]

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Court Reporter Ethics

Well, I’ve been plugging away at my captioning training. I’ve done better than I ever thought I would. I even have an estimated on air date at the end of February. Yay me! I’m not sure whether to be excited or freaked out. Right now I’m excited. Talk to me around Valentine’s Day and I’m […]

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Last Saturday, I took the CBC exam. I’m feeling hopeful about it, just have to wait forever and a day to find out if I really passed it or not. But I digress. The testing site was at my old alma mater, the Stenotype Institute of Jacksonville. It’s in a snazzy new building, a far […]

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Someone Smarter than me once Said: Write Short. Write Fast Phoenix Theory, I have a love/hate relationship with you. I love that you’ve made me a conflict-free writer. I’ve never had a word boundary problem. We’ve had 11 great, albeit laborious years together. You’ve been all I’ve known. I didn’t know there was something bigger […]

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Funny Court Reporting Gifts I was amazed at the conduct of grown adults when I first became a court reporter. Sure, most everyone was friendly and professional, but then one day I got them. You know who I’m talking about because we’ve all had depos with them. Maybe it was the screamer who was mad because […]

Video: Court Reporter Workout

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With a Job Like Ours, You’ve Just got to Laugh It’s been a tough week for me this week. Depos starting an hour late, attorneys waiting till the last minute to tell me, “oops, you know that depo from yesterday? I meant to tell you, I need it tomorrow.” Sure, no problem. By the weekend, […]