CCR Seminars Spring 2022 Program

  • Date:
  • Saturday April 02, 2022
  • 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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  • Registration:
  • Wednesday February 02, 2022 - Wednesday March 30, 2022
  • Early Registration:
  • Wednesday February 02, 2022 - Wednesday March 23, 2022

Introduction & Instructions

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM

Presenter: Todd Allievi


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Detailed discussion and review of medical terms that are verbalized during legal proceedings. Seminar will include  brief forms, definitions and spellings of 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

HYPHENATION (Version 4.0)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Seminar will provide a review of the English rules and uses for hyphens with the goal of improving court reporters’ skills in producing quality transcripts. Seminar will include:   Prefixes, writing numbers, compounds, suspended compounds, modifiers before nouns and other hyphen-related subject matter. 

Presenter: Karen Butterfield

BEYOND CCR OR RPR (Version 3.0)

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), and CRC (Certified Realtime 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


12:30 PM - 2:00 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, and other high-tech equipment, and gadgets. 

Presenter: Marek Sukiennik


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Presenter: Todd Allievi

GEEK SPEAK (Version 2.0)

2:30 PM - 3:30 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


3:30 PM - 4:30 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


4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Seminar will discuss the various sound equipment and techniques available to court reporters to improve the quality of the captured sound during legal proceedings. Topics will include:  Microphones and other sound equipment, best audio set-ups in various settings, in-person audio proceedings versus remote audio proceedings, video proceedings, guidelines and tips regarding the importance of quality audio equipment selection to enhance the court reporter’s ability to create an accurate transcript. 

Presenter: Daniel Macom, CDVS

REPORTING RICO (Version 2.0)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Presenter will detail and share his personal court reporting experience and accounts of the inner workings of an organized crime trial. Attendees will be provided an overview and explanation of the process of handling a RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) court reporting assignment. 

Presenter: Anthony D. Frisolone


6:30 PM - 7:30 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