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CCR Seminars Spring 2024 Program

  • Date:
  • Saturday April 13, 2024
  • 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 provide NCRA & State CE credits.

  • Location:
  • In-Person Location

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  • Early Registration:
  • Tuesday February 13, 2024 - Wednesday April 03, 2024
  • Regular Registration:
  • Thursday April 04, 2024 - Wednesday April 10, 2024

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING TERMINOLOGY (Version 6)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Seminar includes discussion and review of construction and engineering terms and phrases that are verbalized during legal proceedings.  Seminar will include a comprehensive review of construction and engineering 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: Todd Allievi

REAL TIME TECH GADGETS (Version 4)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

In-depth presentation and analysis regarding the technological hardware and software available for court reporters with an emphasis on real time.  Discussion will provide the advantages and disadvantages of various real time technological equipment enabling the court reporter to formulate more informed purchasing decisions with the goal toward improving their real time skills and transcript production. 

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone

RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE: SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION (Version 2)

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Detailed discussion regarding the identification and prevention of sexual harassment in the court reporting workplace.  Seminar will include hypotheticals to assist attendees to flag acceptable behavior, risky behavior, and behavior that violates workplace policies, and the importance of reporting sexual harassment.  

Presenter: Xan Raskin

PERSONAL BRANDING (Version 2)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Seminar will instruct attendees on how to build a personal brand in order to promote and self-manage their career, business and life.  Areas of learning will include:  Building a personal brand, promoting and maintaining a personal brand, defining and optimizing your strengths and skillset, attracting and increasing marketable opportunities, use of social media to promote yourself, and other strategies to advance your business and career.  

Presenter: Robert Donnelly

COMPUTER SOFTWARE TIPS & TRICKS FOR COURT REPORTERS (Version 6)

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Demonstration of various ideas and techniques which can be employed by court reporters to enhance their use of and productivity with various software packages.  Software covered includes Microsoft Excel and Outlook, smart phone and tablet apps, as well as various other software tools.  

Presenter: Marek Sukiennik

HOMONYMS, SOUND ALIKES & UNUSUAL WORDS (Version 7)

3:30 PM - 4:30 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

BFF (BRIEF FORM FORUM) Version 2

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Detailed review and interactive discussion on brief forms used in court reporting.  The seminar will focus on all areas of law and commonly used words and phrases spoken during legal proceedings.  Attendees will have the opportunity to share and create brief forms and query the presenter regarding brief forms toward the goal of becoming a more proficient court reporter.  

Presenter: Todd Allievi

THE OFFICIAL RECORD (Version 4)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

In this seminar, you will learn about the day-to-day responsibilities and activities of an official court reporter working in one of the nation's busiest federal courthouses.  This seminar will include the qualifications and duties necessary for an official reporter, court rules and procedures, pros, and cons of being an official, and a comparison of official reporter versus freelance reporter, reporting cases involving classified material/security clearances and other relevant official court reporting subject matter.  

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone

WHAT DO ATTORNEYS DEMAND & HOW TO DEAL WITH DEMANDING ATTORNEYS (Version 4)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Presentation and discussion of what attorneys require, wish for and demand from court reporters and how court reporters should deal with demanding attorneys.  Seminar will include a review of the likes and dislikes that attorneys have regarding court reporters with the goal of improving the attorney-court reporter relationship.  

Presenter: Todd Allievi