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CCR Seminars Fall 2019 Program

  • Date:
  • Saturday September 14, 2019
  • Time:
  • 9:00am - 7:30pm Eastern Time
  • Details:
  • You have your choice of either 8 hours (approved for .8 NCRA CEUs) for $119 OR 10 hours (approved for 1.0 NCRA CEUs) for $149. 

    Both options include 2.5 hours of ethics and provide NCRA & State CE credits.

  • Location:
  • In-Person Location

    Saddle Brook Marriott (in person) 138 Pehle Avenue Saddle Brook,New Jersey 201-843-9500 Get Directions

    Online Location

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  • Registration:
  • Tuesday July 09, 2019 - Wednesday September 11, 2019
  • Early Registration:
  • Tuesday July 09, 2019 - Wednesday September 04, 2019

YOU'RE AN EXPERT WHAT?#*! (Version 4)

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Seminar includes a detailed discussion of the intricacies involved with reporting unusual and uncommon expert proceedings.  Seminar will include a comprehensive review of terminology verbalized in legal proceedings in the specialized areas of law including maritime, equine, environmental, and other unusual experts.  Seminar will increase a court reporter’s proficiency in producing an accurate and timely transcript by aiding their ability to recognize/define expert terminology, research to confirm it is the proper word and it is spelled correctly.      

Presenter: Todd Allievi

MINDING YOUR P'S AND Q'S... (Version 2)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Seminar will provide a detailed review of the English rules and uses for parentheses, quotations, ellipses and dashes with the goal of improving court reporters’ skills in producing quality verbatim transcripts.  Seminar will include examples and exercises whereby attendees will be asked if sentences are correct or incorrect, and where incorrect, to remedy the errors. 

Presenter: Karen Butterfield

COURT REPORTING ETHICS (Version 4) - Part 1 & Continued After Lunch

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Detailed lecture and review of ethics and ethical conduct in the court reporting field.    Review will include various national and state ethics rules, guidelines and standards of practice and professional conduct governing court reporters including social media policy.  Additionally, various ethical questions and scenarios that court reporters could be confronted with will be presented and discussed.

Presenter: Todd Allievi

Lunch Break

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Presenter: Todd Allievi

COURT REPORTING ETHICS (Version 4)

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Detailed lecture and review of ethics and ethical conduct in the court reporting field.    Review will include various national and state ethics rules, guidelines and standards of practice and professional conduct governing court reporters including social media policy.  Additionally, various ethical questions and scenarios that court reporters could be confronted with will be presented and discussed.

Presenter: Todd Allievi

TAX & FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR COURT REPORTERS (Version 8)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Discussion of relevant tax procedures (business record keeping/accounting), business structures and financial planning as it applies specifically to court reporters. Seminar will provide updated changes in tax laws/procedures.  

Presenter: George Gotthold

LITIGATION SUPPORT SOFTWARE (Version 2)

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Detailed review of court reporting litigation support software available in the marketplace.  Seminar will consist of an in-depth discussion and comparison of the various functions, features, pricing and pros and cons of the leading litigation support software.  Software will include but not be limited to Bridge, Caseviewnet, and Livenote.  

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone

HOMONYMS, SOUND ALIKES & UNUSUAL WORDS (Version 5)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Detailed review of words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings (i.e. capital, capitol, Capitol).  In addition, there will be an examination of words that sound similar and are often confused and unusual words that you may have never heard before but have been verbalized in legal proceedings.  

Presenter: Karen Butterfield

GEEK SPEAK

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Seminar includes discussion and review of IT (information technology) terms and phrases that are verbalized during legal proceedings.  Seminar will include a comprehensive review of technical (IT and other) terminology which will increase a court reporter’s proficiency in producing an accurate and timely transcript by aiding their research to confirm it is the proper word, it is spelled correctly and the ability to define such terms.   In addition, the seminar will provide an interactive brief form session whereupon the presenter and all attendees will have the ability to share/create brief forms.  

Presenter: Marek Sukiennik

WEBSITES FOR COURT REPORTERS (Version 5)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

In-depth presentation and demonstration of websites available to court reporters.  Seminar will identify and explore various websites and their application to aid court reporters in all facets of their profession including searching for a multitude of information such as experts’ terminology, geography, proper spellings and marketing.   

Presenter: Todd Allievi