Come join us for our next business meeting. It will be held right after the state official reporters training at 5:30 p.m. on January 12, 2015 at the Red Lion Downtowner Hotel in the Characters Sports Bar. You’ll need to buy your own dinner/drinks, but we’ll provide camaraderie and exhilarating conversation! Okay. We’ll just be talking about our upcoming tri-state conference being held in October 2015 and other issues that might be brought up, but we’ll try to make it as exciting as possible!
ICRA Business Meeting to be held on Saturday, November 1, at 12:30 p.m. at the Ada County Courthouse,
200 W. Front Street, Boise.
Just a reminder that registration for written knowledge tests and skills tests ends on
|SKILLS TESTS||WRITTEN KNOWLEDGE TESTS|
|Test date(s)||Nov. 1, 2014||Oct. 8 – 20, 2014|
|Registration period||Sept. 2 – Oct. 6, 2014||Sept. 2 – Oct. 6, 2014|
|Tests offered||RPR, RMR, CRR, CBC, CCP||RPR, RDR, CBC, CCP, CLVS|
|Student member fee||$135||$150|
Important Change to NCRA Skills Tests
Beginning in 2015, NCRA will move away from the traditional brick-and-mortar testing sites and shift the RPR, RMR, CRR, CBC, and CCP skills tests to an online proctoring model using the advanced technologies of myRealtimeCoach™ and ProctorU. The skills tests will be administered at all current brick-and-mortar sites on Nov. 1, 2014, and at select sites on May 2, 2015. From then on, all skills tests will be administered online via a live, professional proctor. For more information, please click here.
Opening – Idaho Official Court Reporter, Cassia County
The Idaho Courts have a career opportunity for a Court Reporter for District Judge Michael Crabtree in the Fifth Judicial District. The position is located in Burley, Idaho. A complete job description and application materials are located on our website at http://www.isc.idaho.gov/careers. The position is open until filled.
A few amazing court reporters were acknowledged at the ICRA Conference held in Pocatello, Idaho, July 17, 2014.
• Susan Gambee, CSR, RPR, RMR, RDR, was recognized for 50 years of court reporting service!
• Andrea Wecker, CSR, RPR, RMR, RDR, Associated Reporting & Video, obtained her RDR certification and was featured in Idaho Business Review and a link was put on the NCRA website. A huge accomplishment! Congratulations, Andrea!
• First Annual Pacific Northwest Realtime Contest
- 1st – Laura Whiting, 99.5% accuracy
- 2nd – Andrea Wecker
- 3rd – Tammy Hohenleitner
Seeking Official Court Reporter in Great Falls, Montana. Position open until filled. If this position is filled before October, then that person will get an additional 4 percent raise. All state employees will receive this in October. Click here for more details.
Montana and Wyoming Court Reporters Associations are teaming up to support members in their professional development for the 2014 Convention. In an effort to provide the most convenient location for the majority of the members, the convention will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Billings, Montana, on September 12th, 13th, and 14th. Be sure to watch for convention updates via e-mail and on the MCRA’s Facebook page.
Come join us and participate in ICRA’s business meeting to be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, 12:30 p.m., at the Ada County Courthouse in Boise.
Keith, ICRA President.
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May 3, 2014 Skills Exam – RPR, RMR, CRR, CBC and CCP. Registration is open March 3, 2014 – April 7, 2014
Come join us and participate in ICRA’s business meeting to be held Saturday, March 8, 2014, 12:30 p.m., at
Ruby Tuesday in Pocatello.
Keith, ICRA President.
FEBRUARY 16-22 RECOGNIZED AS NATIONAL COURT REPORTING AND CAPTIONING WEEK
Idaho Court Reporters Association to join nationwide effort to recognize professionals, career opportunities in stenographic court reporting and captioning
VIENNA, Va., February 14, 2014 —The National Court Reporters Association, the country’s leading organization representing stenographic court reporters and broadcast captioners, has announced that February 16-22 has been deemed National Court Reporting and Captioning Week. The awareness week pulls together a nationwide effort to highlight the contributions of stenographic court reporters and captioners to society and to showcase the career opportunities that exist in the court reporting and captioning fields.
Court reporters and the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association will be meeting to discuss anti-contracting issues in Idaho. Everyone is welcome.
WHERE: Idaho Capitol Building, Senate Majority Caucus Room, Room W-433
WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 2:00 p.m.
Come join us and participate in ICRA’s business meeting:
Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner - January 23, 2014, at 6 p.m.
On Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, February 12, 2014, the Idaho Legal History Society will host a gala event featuring the Honorable Stephen Trott, Senior Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Gala attendees will have exclusive, after-hours access to the brand new Lincoln Legacy Exhibition, the most significant grouping of contemporary artifacts ever assembled relating to the relationship of Abraham Lincoln and the Rocky Mountain West.
The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, February 12, 2014, at the Idaho State Archives, home of the Lincoln Legacy Exhibition, located at 2205 Old Penitentiary Road in Boise. Tickets are $75 per person, with all proceeds benefiting the Idaho Legal History Society and its mission to preserve and promote public knowledge of Idaho’s legal history.
Reserve your ticket today online at http://goo.gl/eS2018 or by sending payment to the Idaho Legal History Society c/o Nancy Hammond, Stoel Rives LLP, 101 S. Capitol Blvd., Suite 1900, Boise, ID 83702-7705. Make checks payable to “Idaho Legal History Society.”
There will be court reporter training sponsored by the Idaho Supreme Court to be held on January 23 and 24, 2014.
Red Lion Downtowner, Boise, Idaho