CCR Seminars Spring 2018 Seminar

  • Date:
  • Saturday April 28, 2018
  • Time:
  • 9:00am - 5:30pm Eastern Time
  • Location:
  • In-Person Location

    Saddle Brook Marriott (in person) 138 Pehle Avenue Saddle Brook,New Jersey 201.843.9500 Get Directions

    Online Location

    Where You & Your Computer Are
    No Windows XP nor Windows Vista ... No SmartPhones

  • Registration:
  • Tuesday February 20, 2018 - Wednesday April 25, 2018
  • Early Registration:
  • Tuesday February 20, 2018 - Wednesday April 18, 2018

BAM! (Ballistics Ammunition Military) TERMINOLOGY VERSION 2.0

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Seminar includes discussion and review of ballistics, ammunition, military and weapons terminology and phrases that are verbalized during criminal, military and other legal proceedings.  The comprehensive review of this terminology 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: Todd Allievi

SPOTS (Singular, Plural Or The Same) VERSION 2.0

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Detailed review of singular and plural word forms in the English language.  Seminar will also include a recitation and presentation of the English rules for plural usage of words that end with -s, -es, -ies, -ves, irregular plural forms, multiple plural forms, Latin-based singular/plural vocabulary, plurals for proper names and plural possessives.

Presenter: Karen Butterfield


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Detailed review of various realtime court reporting 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 realtime court reporting software.  Software will include but not be limited to Case Catalyst, Eclipse, Stenovations, ProCat, etc.

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Adobe Windows and Outlook Learning provides an in-depth discussion and demonstration of various software techniques which when implemented will increase a court reporter’s productivity and provide added client services.  Software covered includes Adobe (pdf), Microsoft Windows and Outlook.   

Presenter: Marek Sukiennik


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Seminar will focus on the marketing aspect of court reporting in an ever-changing business environment.  Areas to be covered include job interview process, retention of clients, procurement of new clients, and the use of social media.  Seminar will provide specific marketing tips categorized by sole proprietorship and agency size that will aid in the retention and procurement of clientele.

Presenter: Todd Allievi


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

In-depth presentation and explanation of the requirements of becoming a captioner.  Presentation will include the skills and qualifications that are necessary to enter the field of captioning, duties and responsibilities, available opportunities and what employers look for when hiring a captioner.

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone


4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Detailed lecture regarding the use of slang in the legal environment.  Seminar will provide a review of subset languages established from various cultures and shared interest groups that have created words and expressions not found in the regular dictionary. Seminar will increase a court reporter’s awareness of such terminology and 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.  

Presenter: Todd Allievi