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For Professionals in Electronic / Digital Court Technology

Volume 12, Number 3 — Summer 2007 . . .


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An electrified nation — 6% of earth's land, 5% of its people, 22% of the electronics.






Reporter Notes:
    does one size fit all?

          — best-practice considerations

Well, the short answer is No:  one style of note-taking is not necessarily suitable in all E-Reporting situations. A corollary of that is, not all notes are created equal, anyway.

Analog, digital, public-sector / private-sector work, depositions, meetings, conferences — the list goes on.  What kinds of notes should I be taking?  How extensive should they be?

First of all, what will your notes be used for?

Consider the different reasons why notes are taken, based on who the primary "audio audience" is and how they will probably use the annotations.

Questions to be answered include:  Will the recording likely be transcribed?  No?

Remember that perhaps 90% of all trials are never transcribed.  In most cases the recording is archived until — and if — an appeal makes transcription necessary.

In deciding whether to appeal an UNtranscribed case, attorneys often obtain an audio copy.  Of course, they then like to see extensive time-stamped digital notes which can be "clicked on" at various points of interest to take them directly to the "real-life," "real-world" testimony / colloquy they're concerned with.  Thus, if the audio will NOT likely be transcribed, take sufficiently detailed notes so someone scanning through them can find different subjects quickly and efficiently. Here, notes should resemble a comprehensive outline, somewhat like useful minutes of a board meeting:  what's going on here, and what's the topic?

Now back to the question:  will the recording likely, or even definitely, be transcribed?  Yes?

Nearly all discovery depositions are transcribed.  This means attorneys will have a searchable transcript in hand. They may never consult the underlying audio to listen to what they can so simply "search and read" for themselves — unless, of course, a question arises as to transcript accuracy, or the attorney wants to review HOW a witness answered, as well as WHAT was said.

And here is an important thought about what transcribers need to see in notes:  generally, a transcriber is primarily interested in speaker identifications, unusual terms or words, names, and acronyms.  [S]he will be listening to the entire assigned recording from beginning to end anyway, and only occasionally may need to use the digital "click points" to navigate to and fro within the audio file — transcribers have foot pedals or keyboard controls for that.

Now a related question: do you know who will perform the transcribing?  Yes?

If you have worked with a transcribing associate for a period of time, it may be that fewer, less detailed notes will be needed. You know what [s]he regularly inquires about, and you've seen the product — in short, you're well aware of what they know, and you know what information they expect to get from you.

Of course, if you do not know who will eventually transcribe your recording, it is best to enlarge your annotations, similar to notes taken for attorneys in non-transcribed cases.

Still another question: how complex is the proceeding? A two-voice deposition hardly needs every question / answer separately speaker-ID'd — especially if the speakers' voices are distinctively different.  On the other hand, a nine-attorney mêlée requires much more detailed speaker identifications.

Best-practice considerations:

Take the most careful notes of all at the beginning of the case, and also as each witness takes the stand.  Why?  That cements the speakers' voices with their IDs.  Further, for each new witness it captures personal information which will never be repeated:  "I went to ABC High School, then worked for XYZ Company."

It is definitely NOT a best practice to say, "Oh, the transcriber can always Google that."  Why not?  The witness may be referring to a school that closed decades ago, or to a company which has long been out of business, so Googling may be unfruitful.  You are there, and you can get the information directly "from the horse's mouth."  With a bit of thoughtful care, you can prevent unwanted (and unnecessary)  [phonetics]  in a transcript which may well bear your name as the E-Reporter.

We suggest being flexible when it comes to what you annotate — take those notes which are most needed.  For instance, if you're having trouble telling if a mush-mouth attorney is talking about Exhibit A or Exhibit 8 . . . or the notorious M v. N conundrum . . . it's likely those listening to the audio may be equally unsure.  The solution is in your hands:  get it straightened out and make a note about it!

Distinct benefits come from taking fewer, but better, notes:  you can be more attentive to what's actually going on in the room, instead of being so swept up in detailed "busy-work" annotations that when someone asks right out of the blue, "Ms. Reporter, what's our next exhibit number?" you can actually answer, instead of looking up in surprise and saying, "Huh?"

These are some considerations which properly affect how — and how many — notes you take.  Annotating according to the needs of the case at hand can make your reporting jobs easier, and result in both improved transcripts and a happier "audio audience."
Click here for examples of reporter annotation styles, both recommended and otherwise.



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A cautionary tale . . .
Once there was a skydiver who owned a wonderful parachute.  It opened beautifully when he jumped, and people watching on the ground admired his bravery as he glided gracefully to a safe landing each and every time.

One day a little girl came up to him and asked, "Do you have a backup parachute?"  At first the skydiver wanted to say, "Sweetheart, it's just me and what you see" — but he could tell she was a bright little girl, and she might not believe him.  Besides, he DID have a backup tucked carefully away, just in case.  (He rarely talked about it, lest people think he wasn't really such a brave jumper, after all.  And when he did speak of it, he made the backup sound like a trivial afterthought of little or no consequence.)

So he said, "Yes — but it isn't a very good one.  In fact, it's rather second-rate, even unreliable.  Of course, I never have to bother with it, because a wonderful parachute like mine never fails."

Instantly the little girl said, "You mean parachutes never fail?"

"Well, some have, but not mine."

"What if one day it did?   Why would you have a wonderful parachute, but only a not-so-good backup one?" she continued. (The little girl was not just very bright, she was very persistent.)

The skydiver decided to move along to another admirer who might not ask so many questions.  But he did resolve that he would stop belittling his backup parachute, because the little girl was quite right:  bottom line, the thought of hitting the hard ground at 2 versus 200 miles an hour made his backup chute just as important as the primary one, indeed.

Moral:  If the chute fits . . .         



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C is for continuing education credits,
C is also for certifications, and
C is, last but not least, for conferences, where members can earn both CEs and CER/Ts.
Continuing Education Credits at Conference

Our June Conference in Miami Beach included six credited presentations:

  • Realizing Our Untapped Potentials
          — Brian Blasko [Ohio]

  • Healthy Hearing
          — Gail Brenner, Au.D. [Pennsylvania]

  • Gaining Expertise in Microsoft Word
          — Karon Etienne [Maryland]

  • Microsoft Word Lab
          — Karon Etienne [Maryland]

  • Healthy Habits for Court Reporters / Transcribers
          — Jorge Santos [Florida]

  • The Business of Dressing for Court
          — Rodney Arbona [New York]

Records for those who attended and signed each session's registry are now entered in our permanent database.
Although AAERT does not currently require CE credits to maintain certified status, it may be that including your continuing education efforts as part of a curriculum vitae or résumé is appropriate in your employment situation.
Contact our Database Manager for a recap of your CE activities.

Members' views on continuing education issues are important.  Direct your remarks, or suggestions for Conference agenda topics which you believe would be appropriate for crediting, to AAERT's Continuing Education Committee.
Certification Examinations in Indiana

Certification testing will occur in
Indianapolis on November 3, 2007.

This test cycle will occur on the same day as Stenographic reporting exams in the city.  Electronic reporters and / or transcribers will test at:
  • Holiday Inn Express (Airport area)
    5151 South East Street
    Indianapolis, Indiana   46227

Click here to view a printable test application form for the Indianapolis test.

For general test-related information,
click Certification Testing.



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President's Message

"If you're not thinking all the time about making every person more valuable, you don't have a chance. What's the alternative?  Wasted minds?  Uninvolved people?
A labor force that's angry or bored?  That doesn't make sense!"
— Jack Welch

Post-convention finds me absolutely depleted of energy. Thankfully, the energy I receive from conventions isn't that quick-fix energy bar. It's the special time-released blend of nutrients that gets me through the rest of the professional year. At convention, it's not unusual for us morning people to run into someone at 6:00 a.m. and start talking about court reporting — like myself and a court administrator who wanted to discuss E-Reporting and Voice-Writing. Midnight each night found us still "talking shop" with all our old and new friends from around the corner or across the globe. I'm amazed at the things my associates are doing and excited to learn from each of these amazing people.

Our speakers were dynamic and their topics diverse. Brian Blasko, our keynote speaker from Columbus, Ohio, kicked off the conference. Be sure to read Brian's book, Cruisin' Through Life at  Rodney Arbona, New York, discussed dressing for court. In an age in which casual dressing has filtered into the consummate formal room — the courtroom — it was refreshing to listen to a gentleman extolling the virtues of a more formal dress code. Our hands are instantly associated with our profession, but what about our ears? Dr. Gail Brenner, Pennsylvania, discussed the importance of protecting our ears, and many of us took advantage of the independent hearing exams provided by Dr. Brenner.

Karon Etienne joined us for her third conference in a row. This year she had two sessions, "Gaining Expertise in Microsoft Word" and a Microsoft Word Lab. Karon's seminars are well attended and we appreciate the partnership Karon has made with our Association these past years.

Jorge Santos, Florida, reminded us that our attention to professional excellence is pointless unless we also take care of our bodies. I would say, "even at a professional conference," but actually I think it is even more important, in the midst of professional focus, to remember that our health is equally important, and without it we can do nothing else.

Our international friends, Paul Royer and Neil Griffin from Australia and Andrew Brown from Hong Kong, gave us a picture of the state of courts and court reporting in various locations around the world. I left the session sincerely touched by the challenges facing court administrators in remote parts of the world, and thankful for the comparative ease in which we function.

Leaving Miami Beach, my motivation and desire for professional excellence was at its peak. Turns out I needed it as I headed into Chicago for the National Association of Court Management (NACM — — 2007 Conference. During the 2006 / 2007 year, a NACM Workgroup produced a guide entitled "Making the Verbatim Court Record Mini Guide." All three methods were discussed in detail:  stenographic, voice-writing, and audio / video recording. Unfortunately, our method was exactly that, "audio / video recording," not electronic or digital court reporting.  As we know and have long touted, the quality of equipment, microphones, and set-up is imperative in producing an excellent record; however, the focus of the Workgroup's observations, as it related to our method, was the technical standards and not the qualifications of the electronic / digital court reporter.
The primary references to individuals associated with "audio / video recording" were to the "ER monitor" and the "staff in the control room." NCRA and NVRA certifications were included under their specific categories, but not AAERT certifications under "audio / video recording." Under Section 2.1, Stenographic, the Reporter Certifications are described with this parenthetical included:  "(The associations for voice writers and electronic recording (ER) monitors also conduct certification programs.)"  Perhaps I'm ignorant of this "national ER monitor association," or perhaps this is a generic reference to The American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers, Inc.

"Making the Verbatim Court Record Mini Guide" was prepared by the NACM Workgroup which consisted of members from across the country. It is written to address court managers' duties and responsibilities as they relate to managing the verbatim record. I don't feel E-Reporting was adequately reflected, and I blame myself and the rest of the AAERT membership. No one is going to do this job, but us. Please do your part and talk to everyone you know about the importance of having certified court reporters and transcribers — whether two individuals or one individual doing both duties.

The fact that the court recording duties do not fall under the jurisdiction of court reporting staff in many places in this country is obvious when you read the NACM Mini Guide. It stings. The truth hurts. Now, what are we going to do? If your state does not have active representation in AAERT, please educate those at home. If you have connections in another state which does not have active representation in AAERT, please "start talking." There are still many states who don't know who we are.

Our AAERT pamphlets and official communications and connections work — to a point. But please never forget AAERT is spelled Y-O-U. And one conversation Y-O-U engage in will have far more impact than a hundred letters sent from our corporate office.

So, my comrades, our work is cut out for us. Please be sure, when you talk to attorneys, judges, and court managers, that you regularly and clearly define our profession. Be consistent and persistent. If you're doing your job, you've already earned the professional distinction and recognition — NOW make sure they know our language and are not easily befuddled with mixed lingo when speaking with other court managers and judges. It's clearly a communications issue, and the challenging hurdle we face when talking to others within the court culture across this nation is that we use the same terminology but oftentimes with different definitions, or sometimes we use different terminology but actually mean the same thing.

On a more positive note, AAERT was proactive. We were the only court reporter association represented in the Exhibit Hall at NACM's 2007 National Conference. Kimberly Mc-Cright, Vice-President, and I had the opportunity to speak to countless court administrators from across the country. Each and every conversation was a positive one when it came to E-Reporting. For the leaders before us who spent years "defending" instead of "conversing," thanks for laying out the cushy carpet for us — What a pleasure to speak to these people of like mind!

We've come a long way, AAERT. Your parents raised you to be Somebody. And Somebody needs to get out and do this work — so there's a lot of work for Y-O-U to do!

Gillian Lawrence, FPR, CERT
AAERT President



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Good work in progress in Virginia . . .

Neal Gross, CER, has very capably represented AAERT on the Virginia Supreme Court's committee to develop a monitoring system for court reporters within the Commonwealth.  Proposals have ranged from a licensing board to a review board, and, most recently, to establishing a public registry of certified reporters.

In the current version, unveiled in early July, the operative word is certified.  The Committee is now proposing to grant equal recognition to certifications obtained via all three reporting methods' national associations:  E-Reporting, Voice-Writing, and Stenography.
And the results are in . . .

In 2005, to assist federal judges of the Western District of Washington's Bankruptcy Division in deciding whether to upgrade to E-Reporting, simultaneous reportage was performed by practitioners of two methods:  Stenography and E-Reporting.  After comparing the transcribed results, the en banc panel voted to install a digital system.

Now that there is a significant track record upon which to base an opinion, we asked Curtis Udy, of court administration, what the Division thinks about digital reporting technology.  He replied on July 17:

"We went live on our digital recording system in March of '05 and, aside from a few hiccups here and there, it's been a resounding success.  Chambers' staff are happy to have access to play audio on demand.  We provide the transcription firm with [access] into our electronic case filing system and they upload completed PDF transcripts electronically.  It's reduced a lot of paper and made access to the record easier for everyone."
i AAERT joins Intersteno

Intersteno is the European federation of information processing associations and court reporters / transcribers, established in 1887 and still going strong.  In July, AAERT's membership was approved by a vote of Intersteno's General Assembly at its biennial meeting in Prague.  Intersteno next meets in 2009 in Beijing.
Click here to view the Intersteno website.
There doesn't have to be a shortage . . .

July 23, 2007's issue of The National Law Journal includes an article, "Dramatic drop in court reporters causes alarm," attributing the last few years' declines in stenographic vocational school enrollments as partly due to the length of time needed, often two to four years, to become even marginally proficient in typing Stenograph machine code.

Still not 'getting it':  The article refers to Steve Leben of the Kansas Court of Appeals, president of the American Judges Association, as having "scoffed at the idea of replacing court reporters with electronic recording equipment."  He is quoted as adding, "'Having a human being for the court reporter is extremely valuable'" – to alert the judge when someone is speaking too softly, for example – "'the way a live court reporter can.'"

AAERT's Bill Wagner was briefly interviewed for the article by NLJ staff writer Stacey Laskin.  He made the point that far too many, like Judge Leben, still do not realize that E-Reporting is NOT unattended machinery whirring away in the corner.
  Further, electronic reporters become fully proficient relatively quickly.  Once this is more widely understood, misdirected fears of endless future court reporter shortages will be greatly allayed.
"Play It by Ear"

is a Scientific American article reviewing Japanese research on a speech-recognition system which identifies and separates up to three simultaneous speakers — to a certain extent, that is.  Until now, the task of quickly and effortlessly sorting a barrage of incoming sounds, called the cocktail party effect, has seemed insurmountable, with only real people's brains able to accomplish the feat.

But don't think this is ready for prime time!  Although the system does not require advance voice-training, it does need eight microphones, and takes a couple of seconds to selectively mask the flood of overlapping sounds and then to compare each voice against an electronic dictionary-cum-grammar book.  So far, it comprehends with 70 percent accuracy — about the same level as someone with a significant hearing impairment at a — well, at a noisy cocktail party.

An impressive start, but no cigar — at least in the foreseeable future, and especially in view of the high level of accuracy required for an official court record.    — See Scientific American, August 2007, page 28.
Chicago stenographic reporters unionize with unintended consequences?

Organizing within a traditional labor union can bring measurable, appropriate, and often long-overdue employee benefits — but can also carry risks. (Just ask railroad workers whose past fixation on "job security at all costs" so far outweighed real-world realities that it added a word to the language, featherbedding, and contributed to the disintegration of passenger rail service in the United States.)

That said, Cook County stenographic reporters voted in February to accept a contract under the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers' (IBEW) umbrella, and final adjustments were completed in July.  This may make it difficult, if not impossible, for courts to upgrade to more economic, less labor-intensive digital systems.  The long-term effects on already burdensome legal costs and crowded dockets remain to be seen.



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  The Nature of Words

I know all of us must have in our minds a list of tricky words, words that appear to mean something other than what they do.  I recently pondered gainsay, which would appear, to me at least, to mean the opposite of what it actually does mean:  gain means increase, doesn't it?  Actually, gainsay means to deny, to oppose — in this case, the "gain" coming from the old English for against:  against-say.

Then there's meretricious, at best insincere, and looking so much akin to our valiant meritorius, worthy of praise.  Both come to us from the Latin root merere, to earn.  But meretricious comes by way of meretrix, prostitute, and meritorious by way of meritorius, earning money.

I've noticed some authors get a kick out of the double-take they expect of readers who read titivate as titillate.  Origins of titivate aren't clear; it appears to have arisen in the late 18th, early 19th century, possibly as a combination of "tidy" plus "elevate"; it means to spruce upTitillate, on the other hand, goes back much farther, to the Latin titillare, to tickle.

In the late '80s a store in Austin selling fans and lights named itself Ennervations, and I couldn't repress a shudder every time I drove past that place.  I imagine they had used a mix of "energy" and "innovation."  Don't they know, I was likely to preach to whomever was in the car with me, that enervate means to weaken, from the Latin enervatus?  Just the idea of such thoughtless misuse of the language was enough to enervate me!

Laurel H. Stoddard, CET (Austin, Texas)
On The Record Reporting & Transcription, Inc.




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      TheRecord Player 4.2
is the most recent release of FTR's free transcription software.
Like its predecessor, Version 3.3, Player 4.2 is designed to play all FTR audio / video formats, old and new, yet also provide full transcribing facilities for many other standard formats, including WAV, MP3, and WMA files.

New features include:

  • Full Windows Vista compatibility

  • Direct playback from remote FTP sites

  • Ability to switch "skin" appearance between TheRecord and FTR Gold

You can reconfigure your foot pedal so the back-space is on the left or right — up to three arrangements.  Minimizing Player to a "small view" with time / channel indicators, on top of your work but not interfering visually, is another nice feature.
To download your free Player, click this button:        



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  A reminder:  Pengad continues to offer a significant membership benefit.

AAERT members receive their lowest catalog pricing on most court reporting supplies, regardless of quantity.
This means we do not have to buy in bulk to save.

Just identify yourself as an AAERT member when ordering, and you automatically receive this consideration on your purchases of

  • Transcript covers

  • Laser supplies

  • Data accessories

  • Stock forms

  • Mailing supplies

  • Index tabs, and much more.

800 631-6989   —   fax 800 631-2329

Note:   Promotional items, billheads / invoices, business cards, flat or raised print stationery, and printed mailing envelopes are not included in this benefit.


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announces a membership benefit
at AAERT's June Conference

Bill Taylor of Veri-Core, a Conference Gold Sponsor and long-term supporter of E-Reporting, announced at their annual Monday evening Conference reception in Miami Beach that the new firm will be offering a new membership benefit to AAERT members:

free  Veri-Scribe II  digital recording software,
via a direct download link from our Members Area.

The program will be an introductory one-channel version of Veri-Core's totally new digital recording, playback, and annotation system — which in its full commercial edition records up to eight channels.

This will be an interesting members' benefit, useful in a number of settings.  The target date for this release is early September 2007 — an announcement will appear on line, so watch for it!

Bill Taylor
P.O. Box 489
Millersville, Maryland  21108-0489
(443) 270-9439



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Board of Directors / Officers, 2007 - 2008

    Back row, left to right:
Bill Wagner, CET (Washington), Treasurer;
Luis Gomez, CCV (Flordia);
Margaret Morgan, CERT (Minnesota);
Jan Harris, CERT (Wisconsin);
Kimberly McCright, CET**D (Arizona), Vice-President.
    Front row, left to right:
Gail Malm Armstrong, CERT (Indiana);
Gillian Lawrence, FPR, CERT (Florida), President;
Sherry Simmons, CER (Delaware), Secretary.

AAERT's Board of Directors has historically numbered seven, although our bylaws permit the board to set its range between seven and eleven members.  At Conference in Miami Beach, on June 24th the board voted to invoke that bylaw, thus permitting Gail Malm Armstrong to become a director, yet without curtailing the volunteer services of any current member.  Welcome, Gail!.

Immediately after each annual business meeting the board chooses its own officers.  For the 2007 - 2008 term, our corps of officers remains the same — see photo caption, left.

Four board positions come due for election in June 2008 at our 15th Annual Conference, in San Antonio, Texas.  If you would like to serve in this capacity, contact any officer to get information on what a position entails.

Remember that AAERT is a member-driven association:  join us to help advance E-Reporting!.



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Thank you to our 14th Annual Conference sponsors

Click on a sponsor's logo or company name for further information.
Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors Bronze Sponsors


J & J Court Transcribers, Inc.
Hamilton, New Jersey


Harris Reporting Company
Janesville, Wisconsin


On The Record Reporting
& Transcription, Inc.

Austin, Texas


Neal R. Gross & Company
Washington, D.C.


Verbatim Reporting
& Transcription, LLC

Tucson, Arizona

Reed Jackson Watkins
     Seattle, Washington

 Petrilla Reporting
    & Transcription

Sacramento, California

Huntington Court Reporters
              & Transcription

            Pasadena, California


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The future of our certification examinations:
testing between now and Conference 2008 — and thereafter . . .
An overview:

AAERT's certification examinations began in 1996, when an independent third-party consulting firm reviewed the program elements and administered tests in selected cities nationwide.

Over these eleven fruitful years, even as test materials were enlarged, fees have remained the same, pegged at $50.00 per examination.

Now, more and more firms and jurisdictions are either requiring CER/T status or expressing a decided preference for certified associates / staff.  Thus, responsibilities associated with the program are increasing, and it is time to accommodate this growth by taking necessary steps to ensure CER, CERT, and CET status can be earned by as many eligible and qualified applicants as may apply.
So what does the future hold?

At its June meeting in Miami Beach, the Board decided to strengthen our certification program by: 

  • Re-mastering reporter practical exam DVDs, which test E-Reporter note-taking skills, and

  • Setting test fees at a more appropriate level to fully cover administration costs.

Those testing at any AAERT-authorized site now, up to and including the cycle at our 15th Annual Conference next June in San Antonio, may do so at the current per-exam fee of $50.00.

After 2008's Conference exams, the test fee for either E-Reporter or E-Transcriber will be $100.


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Newly Certified Members, Second Quarter 2007

The most recent cycles in AAERT's ongoing certification program were held in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 26th
and in Miami Beach, Florida, in conjunction with our 14th Annual Conference on June 24th.

Congratulations and our very best wishes to these candidates who earned their initial or upgraded certifications!

Tina T. Bosse, CERT*DAngola, Indiana
Ouida Carpenter, CER**DGeorgetown, Delaware
Scott R. Carpenter, CER**DWest Palm Beach, Florida
Christine F. Clayton, CERT*DTucson, Arizona
Diane P. Devine, CERT*DOcala, Florida
Traci Dawn Esposito, CETJackson, New Jersey
Kathleen J. Fletcher, CET**DSanford, Florida
Crystal Gavidia, CER**DWilmington, Delaware
C. Lynn Gilstrap, CERT*DBrooksville, Florida
Paulita E. Kundid, CET**DDaytona Beach, Florida
Rose Marie Norton, CET**DPineville, Louisiana
Louise Pomar, CERT*DBunnell, Florida
Cynthia Ann Sutphin, CERT*DVienna, West Virginia
Karen Beth Vinton, CER**DHawley, Pennsylvania
LaKeisha Walker, CER**DWest Palm Beach, Florida


For test-related information, contact:
Steve Simon,  CERT
Certification Chair,

A general discussion of the program is at
Certification Testing.



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A warm welcome to our new members
since the last issue of The Court Reporter

AAERT members can go to our on-line Directories by clicking here.


Geneva Hansen
Professional Court Reporting and Transcription Services
Westminster, Colorado


Cynthia L. Adkins
        Madison, Wisconsin
Stefanie Barrett
        Plantation Key, Florida
Sherri Breach
        Ocala, Florida
Patricia F. Brown
        Canandaigua, New York
Penny Brooks Bynum
        Austin, Texas
Cheryl Culver
        Lutz, Florida
Carrie Sue Dunn
        Fort Gratiot, Michigan
Peggy Marie Edens
        Dewey, Arizona
Stuart Filler
        Birmingham, Michigan
James Anthony Gee
        Lantana, Florida
Kira Honnoll
        Pflugerville, Texas
Brian J. Killgore
        Seattle, Washington

Joanne Marie Knaap
        Keswick, Ontario, Canada
Paulita E. Kundid
        Daytona Beach, Florida
Kasey Jean Merlington
        Ocala, Florida
Ernestina Morales
        Key West, Florida
Rose Marie Norton
        Pineville, Louisiana
Loreen Alison Parsons
        Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Corinne Piombi
        Litchfield Park, Arizona
Zandra Lashan Raines
        Ocala, Florida
Sandra Ann Ring
        Live Oak, Florida
Elizabeth Stoddard
        Austin, Texas
Patricia Tabor
        Okemos, Michigan
Lisa Marie Taylor
        Ormond Beach, Florida
Karen Annette Wable
        Bronson, Florida

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All rights reserved, whether electronically or in print.   © 2007.

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