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In Memory of Linda Sturm

2004-2006 Ohio Court Reporters Association President

Linda Sturm passed away October 14, 2017.

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Onsite and late online registration available for OCRA's HallowFest CEU and Social Event!

Join OCRA's District B for the October 21st spooktacular event!

District B is hosting a CEU and Social Event on Saturday, October 21st at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Mason. Earn up to .35 CEUs, network with your Ohio colleagues, and bring your friends and family to the OCRA 2017 HallowFest!

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August/September 2017 OCRA Update

Latest news around Ohio

District D's Meet-and-Greet scheduled for September 21; Registration is now open for District B's October 21 HallowFest CEU and Social Event; Congratulations to our newly certified OCRA members; and Past President Sue Horak retires

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CLASSES BEGIN SOON! OCRA Cardinal Foundation offering A to Z Intro to Machine Shorthand

FREE 8-week introductory program to begin in August in the Canton area

Looking for a new career? Imagine a career with a ringside seat to all the action! We are called court reporters, stenographers, captioners, speed-texters, realtime communication specialists...the possibilities are endless!

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OCRA friends and family rallied the Columbus Clippers and Toledo Mud Hens at District A's event!

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - Fifth Third Field, Toledo

The Columbus Clippers traveled to Toledo to take on the Toledo Mud Hens on Sunday, July 16th, and OCRA was there!! Two Ohio teams! One great day!

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Opportunities to "Discover Court Reporting and Captioning" are plenty in Ohio

YOU can help secure your future today!

On July 12th, a half-day FREE Discover Court Reporting event will be held at Clark State College, Springfield. On August 23rd, OCRA's Cardinal Foundation's FREE 8-week A to Z Intro to Steno program begins in Canton.

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The Buckeye Record - Spring/Summer 2017 Edition

For a limited time, the Spring/Summer 2017 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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OCRA's 2017 Annual Conference: A Hall of Fame worthy event!

March 24-26, 2017, Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside

Inside the 2017 OCRA Annual Conference Recap: Installation of the 2017-2018 OCRA Board of Directors, Hagestrom Cup Speed Contest and Realtime Contest Champions, Award and Scholarship Winners, and so much more!

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Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Computer-Aided Transcription Services Request for Proposal

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) will need up to approximately 1,500 hours of Sign Language Interpreting and/or Computer-Aided Transcription Services covering the needs for affected employees and to provide interpreting services as a reasonable accommodation (auxiliary aid for communication access) for business related activities covering the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years.

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Governor Kasich recognizes Ohio Court Reporting and Captioning Week

President Susan Gee encourages all Ohio reporters and captioners to share the excitement

February 11-18, 2017 is National Court Reporting and Captioning Week. Ohio Governor Kasich and Lieutenant Governor Taylor have declared the same in the state of Ohio!

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OCRA's New Year - New You CEU Event

2017 kicked off in true OCRA style

Attendees earned .4 CEU while they learned and laughed to start off their 2017!

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2016 Recap - Your Association's Year in Review

Happy New Year to you and yours!

To those who have renewed your membership for 2017, thank you! If you haven't renewed for 2017, or are not a member and are considering joining, there's still time before the end of the 2016 tax year! Working together, we can make a big difference in our association and our profession right here in Ohio!

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UPDATE: Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Practice and Procedure in Ohio Courts

On Friday, November 4, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio's Commission on the Rules of Practice & Procedure voted to remove any reference to the pro-rata apportionment of fees for depositions as initially proposed in amendments to Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure 30(C).

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The Buckeye Record - Fall 2016 edition

For a limited time, the Fall 2016 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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