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Don't miss out this year. It's not too late to attend the 2023 Annual Conference!

Late and on-site registration remains available. See details to register today!

1.5 CEUs (NCRA approved). The 2023 Annual Conference will be held March 24-26, 2023, at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris. Pre-registration ended at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 10. Registration remains available with an added late/on-site registration processing fee. Beginning Saturday, March 11, 2023, all registrations require instant credit card payment. If you need to make arrangements to pay via a check or cash on-site, please contact OCRA at

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2023 New Reporter and Student Scholarship Recipients Announced!

$3,000 will be awarded at the 2023 Annual Conference

Congratulations to our 2023 scholarship recipients!

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2023 Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon Notice

2023-2024 Slate of Officers and Directors

The 2023 Annual Business Meeting of the Ohio Court Reporters Association will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 12:15 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris, Westerville, Ohio.  All OCRA members are encouraged to attend the Annual Business Meeting, which will take place during the Saturday Luncheon of the 2023 Annual Conference (preregistration is required).

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Governor DeWine recognizes Ohio 2023 Court Reporting and Captioning Week

President Donna Karoscik encourages all Ohio reporters and captioners to share the excitement

Governor DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Husted have declared Ohio Court Reporting and Captioning Week February 4-11, 2023. The week-long event will highlight the many aspects of court reporting and captioning that make it a viable profession, including good salaries, flexibility, interesting venues, and the increasing demand for more reporters and captioners to meet the growing number of employment opportunities available in the field.

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The Buckeye Record - Winter 2023 Edition

The latest issue of the The Buckeye Record is now available!

For a limited time, the Winter 2023 edition of The Buckeye Record is available without logging in. Nonmembers: Make sure to take advantage of this opportunity to see what your OCRA is doing for all of Ohio's reporters and captioners.

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2023 OCRA Membership Renewal Notice and Membership Drive

What's in it for you? Education! Information! Power! Connections! And so much more!

OCRA values each member and strives to provide benefits and professional resources to help you in each step of your court reporting and captioning career. Renew your membership on or before Christmas Day (December 25, 2022) and be entered to win an additional year's membership as OCRA's present to you! Drawing will take place on January 5, 2023.

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OCRA Events

March 24-26, 2023

2023 Annual Conference


Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris, Westerville, OH

March 24, 2023
8:30AM - 10:30AM EST

Board of Directors Meeting

Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris, Westerville, OH

March 25, 2023
12:15PM - 1:45PM

Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon

Preregistration is required!

Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris, Westerville, OH

April 13, 2023

Ohio Judicial Conference 2023 Court Technology Conference


Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Lewis Center, OH

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