Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters

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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

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FINANCE AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING

Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021
Time: 10:45 A.M.
Location: LA CSR Board, Benson Tower, 6th Floor
Address: 1450 Poydras Street, Suite 630, New Orleans, LA 70003
The Public is invited.

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LICENSING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING

Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021
Time: 10:30 A.M.
Location: LA CSR Board, Benson Tower, 6th Floor
Address: 1450 Poydras Street, Suite 630, New Orleans, 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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2020 CCR Non-Renewals: T.B.A.


THE TASK FORCE E-SIGNATURE/E-FILING

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Notices

Exam Notice

CCR QUALIFYING EXAMINATION:
August 20, 2021

CCR CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION:
September 24, 2021
CCR Examination Application

CDR CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION:
By Appointment Only
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


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.

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SUMMARY REPORT


 

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

Orleans Parish Civil District Court
Court Reporter – needed for civil District Court

The Orleans Parish Civil District Court seeks a Court Reporter for civil District Court. The successful candidate will be a consummate professional who will record and transcribe verbatim records of all judicial trials, conferences, hearings, or any other court proceedings held in open court and/or in chambers. The Court Reporter will be responsible and respond to all requests for transcripts in a timely manner.

Contact Judge Nicole Sheppard at 407-0290, or email nsheppard@orleanscdc.com

 

The 14th Judicial District Court in Lake Charles, Louisiana is now accepting applications for a Certified Court Reporter to fulfill a roving reporter position

The position is for a full-time employee with full salary plus benefits package: retirement, insurance, vacation, sick leave, etc. Courts covered will be a mixture of Civil, Criminal, and from time to time some Domestic and Family court proceedings. The reporter will be required to take down and transcribe, as requested, verbatim records of judicial trials, conferences, hearings, or any other court proceedings as designated by the judge and may be held in open court, in chambers, and/or via Zoom. The new reporter will step into an already set yearly schedule with specific “typing weeks” designated to allow for ample time out of the courtroom to complete all transcript requests in a timely manner. Voice writer or machine writer certification only to be considered, real-time certifications are not required.

Please send resume to 14th JDC, P.O. Box 3210, Lake Charles, LA 70602 or email resume to ja@14jdc.org. The deadline for submission is June 30, 2021.

If you’re a punctual, responsible team player who’s looking for an exciting career as an Official Reporter we’d love for you to join our ranks. Come be part of a great team doing exciting and meaningful work. We’re waiting for you!

 

Announcements

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. 

VRLA:  Will be held Saturday, June 26, 2021 Register online at www.vrlaonline.org or contact: Margie Betts at (225) 284-6510 or email at margiebetts@bellsouth.net

Louisiana 30th Annual Nuts & Bolts Judicial Seminar will be held June 6-11, 2021 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Destin, 570 Scenic Gulf Drive, Destin, Florida 32551 Register online at www.LaNutsAndBolts.com or contact: Billie C. Tripp by email at cctripp@eatel.net or by phone at (225) 644-0619.

LCRA Seminar: (Webinar) Will be held Saturday, March 6, 2021 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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