Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters

2023 License Renewals is now Open

See Title 46: Professional and Occupational Standards Part XXI. View Document

*PRIORITY NOTIFICATIONS*

***  JUST AS A REMINDER, CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR ETHICS AND RULES & REGULATIONS MUST BE OBTAINED THROUGH THE LA CSR BOARD.   THE BOARD WILL CONDUCT A TWO-HOUR WEBINAR TWICE A YEAR AT A MINUMUM.  PLEASE OCCASSIONALLY CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR WEBINAR DATES.  ***

Frequently Asked Questions About Digital Signature

CSR Public Hearing Notice

Certification of Inability to Operate Due to Lack of Quorum

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*New Rules and Forms effective
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INTRODUCTION

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.

Meetings

LA CSR BOARD MEETING

Date: Friday, January 13, 2023
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LICENSING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING

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FINANCE & OPERATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING

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RESEARCH AND PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING

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COMPLIANCE AND DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE MEETING

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AD-HOC COMMITTEE ON ACT 409 MEETING

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Notices

Exam Notice

CCR CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION:
April 28, 2023

CCR Examination Application – April

CDR CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION:
March 24, 2023 (FTR)
CDR Examination Application

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


2022 CSR Committee Assignments


All CCR’s and CDR’s

The current 2 year c. e. cycle is January 1, 2021 thru December 31, 2022.  All c. e. credits are due by December 31, 2022.

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.

NOTICE OF INTENT
SUMMARY REPORT


 

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

 

19th Judicial District Court in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is now accepting applications for Certified Court Reporters to fill full-time positions.

The positions are for full-time employees with a full salary plus benefits as well as reimbursement for continuing education, license renewal, and seals. The Court further provides maintenance of bonds, office space, essential equipment and software for job performance, and a court liaison to mediate between attorneys regarding transcript request. Courts covered will be criminal and civil. The new hire will be expected to perform highly responsible duties of recording and transcribing verbatim records of judicial trials, conferences, hearings or any other court proceedings where a record is required and be fully responsible for the preparation of a complete and accurate record of proceedings which may involve highly technical terminology used in a number of different fields.

Please forward your resume and court reporter certification to mwheeler@19thjdc.org or contact the same for more information. We look forward to welcoming you to our 19th JDC family!

For more information on this position click the pdf here: 19th Judicial District Court Certified Court Reporters


CERTIFIED COURT REPORTER
16th Judicial District Court – Division “B” seeks
Certified Court Reporter for trial court of general jurisdiction in Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary Parishes.

Proficiency in stenotype or stenomask reporting and operating in, or willing to advance to real time translation considered. Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters license required.

Must reside in or near 16th Judicial District. Courtroom experience preferred, but not necessary.

Salary plus benefits and transcription fees. Some equipment provided. All applications are to be submitted through Indeed.

Application deadline: November 7, 2022 – 5:00 p.m.


Shreveport, Louisiana, First Judicial District Court of Caddo Parish will be seeking a full-time court reporter near the end of this summer, certified with a LA CSR and/or RPR, machine or voice writers.  Benefits include salary and transcript pay along with medical and dental, retirement and a nice reimbursement of your expenses yearly!  Great group of reporters, judges and others to work with.  It is a great place to live with plenty to do.  Please send your resume to Her Honor, Judge Katherine Dorroh, at kdorroh@kdorrohlaw.com.   You may also call (318) 226-6834 for more information.


 OFFICIAL REALTIME COURT REPORTER
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time permanent position of Official Realtime Court Reporter. Official Court Reporters are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the court and must comply with the requirements of the Judicial Conference of the United States and the Court Reporter Management Plan of this Court. 

Position open until filled (More than one position may be filled from this announcement)

For more information on this position click the pdf here: EDLA Realtime Court Reporter Vacancy Announcement

Announcements

***  JUST AS A REMINDER, CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR ETHICS AND RULES & REGULATIONS MUST BE OBTAINED THROUGH THE LA CSR BOARD.   THE BOARD WILL CONDUCT A TWO-HOUR WEBINAR TWICE A YEAR AT A MINUMUM.  PLEASE OCCASSIONALLY CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR WEBINAR DATES.  ***


Due to the pandemic and the hurricanes that have affected Louisiana, Vincent Borrello, Jr. made a motion, which was accepted by the Board, to extend the 2019-2020 CE cycle to June 30, 2021 and to extend the emergency rule to obtain CE credits through live webinars approved by the Board until June 30, 2021.

Reporters who have not obtained their 2019-2020 CE credits will also have to obtain credits to satisfy the 2021-2022 CE cycle. 

 


2022 CSR LA Ethics/Rules and Regulations Webinar

This is the last LA Ethics/Rules and Regulations Webinar for 2021-2022 cycle

Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Registration is open now through December 3, 2022 to all reporters, click on the “Buy Now” button to pay online or send in registration form and check by mail to LA CSR Board, 1450 Poydras St., Ste. 630, New Orleans, LA 70112.” You can access the form here.

Notice: A ZOOM link will be emailed to confirm registration.


VRLA (Verbatim Reporters of Louisiana)Webinar
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Seminar: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Register online at www.vrlaonline.org or contact: Margie Betts at (225) 284-6510 or email at margiebetts@bellsouth.net


(LCCCA) Louisiana City Court Clerks Association: Mid-Year Conference
Date: October 27-28, 2022
Location: Hilton Garden Inn 2350 West Congress Street, Lafayette, LA

Contact: Tonia DeLeon (985) 732-6204 or email tonia_deleon@yahoo.com for more information on how to register. This seminar will earn you 6 general credits toward the LA CSR Board 2021-2022 CE Cycle.