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Subcommittee regarding third-party contracting

By Tricia Pfeifer | Jan 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Subcommittee regarding third-party contracting

If you would like to serve on the subcommittee to discuss and develop proposed word changes for Section 22 to be presented to the Board of Certified Court Reporter Examiners, please email [email protected] The subcommittee is being formed now.

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Job Opening – USDC Greenville, Mississippi

By Tricia Pfeifer | Jan 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Job Opening – USDC Greenville, Mississippi

Announcement Number: 18-107 Location: Greenville, Mississippi Position Title: Court Reporter Classification Level: CR 01 – 04 Starting Salary Range: $78,249 – $89,986 annually Type of Appointment: Permanent, Full-time Opening Date: September 24, 2018 Closing Date: October 24, 2018, or until filled To apply email [email protected] You may email [email protected] to receive a copy of the…

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Job opening in Washington County – Judge Vernita Johnson

By Tricia Pfeifer | Jan 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Job opening in Washington County – Judge Vernita Johnson

Name: Judge Vernita K. Johnson Email: [email protected] Phone: 662-334-2657 Message: The County Court of Washington County Mississippi has a vacancy for a court reporter. The Salary is based on experience starting at $46,500. Washington County is approximately 13 miles from Lake Village, Ark. and 2 1/2 hours from Little Rock. Please contact me or my…

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Job opening in Pulaski County – Judge Herb Wright

By Tricia Pfeifer | Jan 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Job opening in Pulaski County – Judge Herb Wright

Judge Herb Wright Pulaski County 4th Division Judge Wright’s court reporter will be leaving at the end of February. If you are interested in applying, please email your resume to Judge Wright at [email protected]

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We are stronger together! Join or renew your membership by December 31st!

By Tricia Pfeifer | Dec 27, 2018 | Comments Off on We are stronger together! Join or renew your membership by December 31st!

ACRA’s goal as a professional organization is to bring together official and freelance court reporters and captioners to: 1. Strengthen the bonds among our members and promote the best of who we are and what we do while developing professional, lifelong relationships with colleagues; 2. Keep abreast of the advances being made within our profession, as well…

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ACRA is thrilled to welcome Dana Hayden as treasurer

By Tricia Pfeifer | Dec 11, 2018 | Comments Off on ACRA is thrilled to welcome Dana Hayden as treasurer

Dana Hayden has been a court reporter for 30 years, serving mostly in a firm owner/freelance capacity but also as the federal official court reporter in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She has served in numerous capacities on state and national boards and loves to advocate for her profession. Her passion is mostly in providing the spoken word…

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Two New Rule Changes

By Tricia Pfeifer | Dec 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Two New Rule Changes

Below please find two links to per curiam opinions that were issued by the Supreme Court on October 18, 2018. Because the opinions address some changes to the “record,” you might find this information helpful. The new rules will be effective on January 1, 2019. https://opinions.arcourts.gov/ark/supremecourt/en/346194/1/document.do https://opinions.arcourts.gov/ark/supremecourt/en/346192/1/document.do

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Have leftover Halloween candy?

By Tricia Pfeifer | Nov 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Have leftover Halloween candy?

Organizations like Operation Shoebox, which supports our troops, will gladly take candy donations. Send your individually wrapped, heat-friendly candies to: Operation Shoebox, 8360 East Highway 25, Belleview, Florida, 34420. Participate in a candy exchange with your local dentist. A lot of pediatric dental offices offer a candy exchange around Halloween. Oftentimes you can trade any…

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Spring Meeting April 26-27, 2019 at the Red Apple Inn, Heber Springs

By Tricia Pfeifer | Oct 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Spring Meeting April 26-27, 2019 at the Red Apple Inn, Heber Springs

Nothing feels better than knowing you can take care of yourself mentally, financially, and physically!  This agenda is packed with information everyone can benefit from.   Join us April 26 – 27, 2019 at the Red Apple Inn in Heber Springs for two days of continuing education and a good time with colleagues.    You’re guaranteed…

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Fun Brainteasers

By Tricia Pfeifer | Oct 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Fun Brainteasers

Courtesy of SharpBrains.com Top Brain Teasers, Games and Illusions, for Teens and Adults of Any Age

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