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CCR Seminars Spring 2019 Program

  • Date:
  • Saturday April 06, 2019
  • 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

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  • Registration:
  • Friday February 01, 2019 - Thursday April 04, 2019
  • Early Registration:
  • Friday February 01, 2019 - Wednesday March 27, 2019

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (Version 5)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Detailed discussion and review of medical words that are verbalized during legal proceedings.  Seminar will include the following:  brief forms, definitions, spellings, and root words all related to medical terminology which will aid court reporters in their research to confirm it is the proper word and it is spelled correctly with the goal to increase a court reporter’s proficiency in producing a timely and accurate transcript.  

Presenter: Todd Allievi

PROOFREADING (Version 4)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Review of common errors found in transcript production including:  Spelling, prefixes, suffixes, hyphens, dash and/or slash, compound words, idioms and catch phrases.  Seminar will include an overview of proofreading tips and techniques to improve transcript production quality.   

Presenter: Karen Butterfield

BEYOND CCR OR RPR (Version 2)

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Detailed discussion of exam requirements for attaining the following certifications: RMR (Registered Merit Reporter), RDR (Registered Diplomate Reporter), CRR (Certified Realtime Reporter), RSA (Realtime Systems Administrator) and CBC (Certified Broadcast Captioner).   Seminar will focus on preparation, practice, study guides and techniques to assist court reporters in passing the advanced certification exams.

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone

TECHNOLOGICAL GADGETS & EQUIPMENT FOR COURT REPORTERS (Version 4)

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

A detailed overview and discussion regarding the array of technological gadgets and equipment available to enhance court reporters’ abilities in the performance of their profession.  Seminar will include descriptions and technological pros and cons of laptops vs ultrabooks, on-the-go tech gadgets, thumb drives, smart phones & apps, personal hotspots, cellular modem/tethering and other high-tech equipment and gadgets. 

Presenter: Marek Sukiennik

SINGING THE FREELANCE BLUES

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

An in depth and interactive discussion regarding issues, concerns, questions and complaints of freelance court reporters.  Seminar topics will include, agency-reporter relationship, attorney-reporter relationship, page rates, general business environment, and other relevant issues affecting court reporters in the freelance marketplace.   

Presenter: Todd Allievi

SECURITY CHECK

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

In the world of modern litigation secrecy is playing an ever-increasing role; cases involving international terrorism, narcotics trafficking, patent and intellectual property, all requiring a security-cleared court reporter.   In this seminar you will learn about the process of obtaining TS/SCI (top security/security compartmentalized information) clearance.  Additionally, Anthony Frisolone, a Federal Official Reporter, will detail his experiences and which cases he has utilized his security clearance.  

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone

DEPOSITION SCENARIOS (Version 7)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

An interactive discussion whereby the presenter will describe real life court reporting scenarios that required the use of professionalism in dealing with difficult clients, uncooperative witnesses and other relevant court reporting experiences and topics.  Participants will have the ability to query the presenter on how to handle various court reporting scenarios they have been faced with in the past and possibly in the future.   

Presenter: Todd Allievi