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Pursuant to Regulation 26 of the Board of Certified Court Reporter Examiners, testing information for NVRA may be found at www.NVRA.org and NCRA at www.ncra.org.

 

NCRA conducts all testing online.  Please refer to the NCRA website for registration information.

 

Please refer to the NVRA website for registration information.  NVRA testing schedule for 2018 is as follows:

 

 

June 27-28, 2018 – Myrtle Beach, SC

July 7-8, 2018 – Little Rock, AR

August 18-19, 2018 – Savannah, GA

September 22-23, 2018 – Cleveland, OH

November 3-4, 2018 – Jacksonville, FL

December 1-2, 2018 – Atlanta, GA

 

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The Supreme Court adopted by per curiam the proposed changes to the Court Reporter Rules and Regulations effective September 21, 2017.  See link below:

http://opinions.aoc.arkansas.gov/WebLink8/0/doc/364883/Electronic.aspx

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

OFFICIAL COURT REPORTER

 

12th Division Circuit Court

Sixth Judicial District

Little Rock and Perryville, Arkansas

(Judge Alice Gray)

 

 

Must be a licensed, certified court reporter

Travel one hour from Little Rock 3 to 4 times each year

 

 

To apply:

Email resume to         plcarey@pulaskimail.net

 

Or mail resume to      Judge Alice Gray

401 West Markham   Suite 350

Little Rock, AR   72201

 

 

 

Questions?   Call 501 340 8530

 


U.S. District Court

Eastern District of Arkansas

600 W. Capitol Ave., Room A149

Little Rock, AR 72201

June 20, 2018

MARKET SURVEY FOR COURT REPORTING SERVICES

NO. 18-001

Dear Court Reporter:

1. The purpose of this market survey is to locate interested vendors for contract court

reporting services for the District Court of the Eastern District of Arkansas. Court

locations include:

a. 500 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201

b. 617 Walnut, Helena, AR 72342

c. 615 South Main Street, Room 312, Jonesboro, AR 72401

2. The Court intends to award one Purchase Order on an assignment-by-assignment basis

to the court reporter who is found to meet the Court’s qualification requirements and is

available when needed.

3. The following minimum requirements apply to court reporters providing services:

Each reporter shall possess as a minimum qualification at least four years of prime

court reporting experience; and

Each reporter shall have qualified by testing for listing as a Registered Professional

Reporter (RPR) by the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or have passed

an equivalent qualifying examination which, at the sole discretion of the CO, evinces

equivalent skills. If a proposed reporter has qualified by other than National Court

Reporters Association testing, evidence of equivalent certification must be

accompanied by detailed test performance criteria.

4. Realtime services and certification are not required. However, realtime certified

court reporters will be given preference.

Realtime certified court reporters shall have qualified by testing for listing as a

Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) by the National Court Reporters Association

(NCRA) or have passed an equivalent qualifying examination which, at the sole

discretion of the CO, evinces equivalent skills. If a proposed reporter has qualified by

other than National Court Reporters Association testing, evidence of equivalent

certification must be accompanied by detailed test performance criteria.

5. Each reporter shall provide a resumé of court reporting experience and evidence of

NCRA or equivalent certification. Equivalent certification must be accompanied by

detailed test performance criteria.

6. On-site CAT translation to each court reporter’s laptop computer is required. This

provision does not require realtime display to any other computer during assignments.

7. Each reporter shall provide within 3 days of completed assignment:

a. A copy of CAT files, to include steno notes and transcript file(s)

b. Steno notes in PDF format

c. An audio (.wav) file of the proceedings

d. Transcript file(s) in ASCII format

8. All contract court reporters performing work are subject to background checks. This

will include, at a minimum, a fingerprint criminal history check.

9. Court reporters wishing to be included on our local roster must complete and return

the attached pricing sheet by 12:00 PM Central Time on July 18, 2018.

10. Any questions regarding this market survey should be in writing, addressed to the

designated Contracting Officer. The designated Contracting Officer for this market

survey is:

Chase Ferguson

Contracting Officer

Chase_Ferguson@ared.uscourts.gov

600 W. Capitol Ave., Room A149

Little Rock, AR 72201

Sincerely,

Chase Ferguson

Contracting Officer

Attachment

ATTACHMENT to Market Survey 18-001

PRICING SCHEDULE

Contract Court Reporter Pricing

Appearance Fees Unit Maximum Allowed Unit Price

Daily Rate Each N/A

Half-Day Rate Each N/A

Overtime Rate Hour N/A

Transcripts **

Ordinary Transcript

(30 days)

Page $3.65

14-Day Transcript Page $4.25

Expedited Transcript

(7 days)

Page $4.85

3-Day Transcript Page $5.45

Daily Transcript Page $6.05

Hourly Transcript Page $7.25

Realtime Transcript

(Realtime certified

reporters only)

Page $3.05

**Transcripts – these are the maximum transcript rates allowed by the Court.

http://www.are.uscourts.gov/sites/are/files/Fee%20Schedule2016.pdf