Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters

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Court Reporters are the guardians of the record.

The Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters is here to serve the interests of the citizens and legal community of the State of Louisiana. This website contains information regarding how to become a Certified Court Reporter in Louisiana, the laws that govern certification and duties of court reporters, requirements that pertain to all Louisiana Certified Court Reporters and Certified Digital Reporters and the Board and its activities. We urge every CCR, CDR and court reporting student to study the content herein.


LA CSR Board Meeting

Date: February 7, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: First Parish Court-Parish of Jefferson, Probation Office
Address: 924 David Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
The Public is invited.


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Research and Planning Committee Meeting

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Compliance and Discipline Committee Meeting

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Finance and Operations Committee Meeting

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Licensing and Continuing Education Committee Meeting

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The Task Force E-Signature/E-Filing

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Exam Notice


Benson Tower
1450 Poydras Street, Ste 739
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

Must Bring all of your own equipment to exam.
Go HERE to Students Page for Rules and Details

2018 CSR Committee Assignments

All CCR’s and CDR’s

The current 2 year c. e. cycle is January 1, 2019 thru December 31, 2020.  All c. e. credits are due by December 31, 2020.

You should review the main page of the website for all pre-approved seminars.

Both the LCRA and the VRLA (court reporter associations in Louisiana) seminars will turn in the State punch cards provided by the LA CSR BOARD for you.  All other seminars will require you to turn in your original proof of attendance.  Your original proof of attendance should be turned into the LA CSR BOARD office within 30 days after you receive it.

You are required to obtain a minimum of 12 c. e. credits with 4 of those credits mandatorily due in Louisiana Court Reporting Ethics and Board Rules and Regulations.

Notice is hereby given that the Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters proposes to adopt additions/changes made to the Code of Ethics and Court Reporting Procedures Rule.



Job announcements are posted for 30 days, for additional time please contact the Board Office.

Certified Court Reporter – Orleans Parish Criminal District Court
Start Date: 1/3/2020
Transcribe spoken or recorded speech into written form by means of a stenograph or voice silencer in combination wit digital recordings, of all court proceedings. Produce and distribute official transcripts of such proceedings as directed by the court.
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Certified Court Reporter – 40th Judicial District Court
We have an immediate opening for a certified court reporter in the 40th Judicial District Court, St. John the Baptist Parish. The reporter will be working in a civil division and assigned to a Judge. Interested parties shall forward a resume and cover letter to secretarydivc@stjohnclerk.org with the caption, Court Reporter Applicant.

Official Court Reporter – 16th Judicial District Court – Division “C”
16th Judicial District Court – Division “C” seeks Official Court Reporter for trial court of general jurisdiction in Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary Parishes.
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Court Reporter
Leon Cannizzarro, District Attorney for the Parish of Orleans, is seeking a part-time certified court reporter, machine writer, to report grand jury proceedings. Please submit letter of interest and resume to the district attorney by email to emurphy@orleansda.com.

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Seminar Provider Approvals:

LCRA: Will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Copeland Tower & Suites Conference Center, 2601 Severn Avenue, Metairie, Louisiana 70002. Register online at www.lcraboard.org or contact: Peter Gilberti by email at lcraboard@lcraboard.org or by phone at (504) 458-2791.

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