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ARKANSAS COURT REPORTERS ASSOCIATION

Spring Meeting 2018

ACRA SPRING MEETING
APRIL 20-21, 2018
Hotel Info: The Red Apple Inn, 1000 Club Road, Heber Springs, AR  72543
We will hold the conference at the Red Apple Inn, Heber Springs. Reservations may be made by
calling the hotel at 800-733-2775. Please tell the reservationist that you will be attending
the Arkansas Court Reporters Association meeting.   Rate $99.00.  Make your hotel
reservations as soon as possible.  The hotel will sell out.
Registration Fees:
 Before  April 13th                        After April 13th and at door
 ACRA Member $100.00   		  	  $125.00
 ACRA Non-Member $255.00                  $280.00


Agenda

 

Red Apple Inn – Heber Springs, AR

 

Friday, April 20th

 

11:30 – 12:30 Registration

 

12:30 – 2:00 Attorneys, Transcripts, and Timelines From the Court Reporter’s View

 

Shawna Shepherd, Freelance Reporter, and Reni Irby, Official Reporter

 

2:00 – 2:15 Break

 

2:15 – 3:15 How to save (enough) for retirement and invest it wisely.

 

Sarah Catherine Gutierrez – Aptus Financial

 

3:15 – 3:30 Break

 

3:30 – 5:00  How we can better serve our clients from the legal assistant’s perspective all the way up to the attorney’s perspective.

 

Rebecca Prince – Attorney

 

5:00 – 7:00 Happy Hour

 

Saturday, April 21st

 

6:30 – 8:30 Breakfast

 

8:30 – 10:00 Almost Everything We Need to Know about Leadership We Learned in Kindergarten

 

David Moody

 

10:00 – 10:15 Break

 

10:30 – 11:45 Cyber Security and Other Computer Survival Tips

 

Dan Harpool with Complete Computing

 

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch

 

1:00 – 2:30 Gadgets – What’s in your travel bag for reporting?

 

Don Scott – President-Elect NVRA

 

2:30 – 2:45 Break

 

2:45 – 4:15 Questions you want answered, but were too afraid to ask.

 

Panel of your own Official and Freelance Reporters led by Skye Wright, CCR