Appalachian Court Reporting maintains a team of strong professionals with the ability to provide you with all of your reporting needs in a fast, professional and courteous manner.
Our Team of Experienced, Certified, Professional Reporters:
Bill Abel – CCR, RPR
Janet Beranek – CCR
Richard Bursky – RMR, CRR, CRC, RPR, CCR
Maxyne Bursky – CRR, CRC, RPR, CCR
Laura Conley – CCR
Patty Carlson, CCR-RPR
Penny Pritty Coudreit – CCR, RMR, CRR, CBC, CCP
Regina Dennehy – Office Staff
Joel Epps – CCR
Jeanne Gastright – CCR, CVR
Carol Glaizer – CCR, RPR, RDR, CRR, CLVS
Eric Glazier – Court Reporter, Certified Videographer
Aurora Gutierrez – CCR, RPR
MaryJane Hargett – CCR
Amanda Kincaid – CCR
Joy King – Court Reporter
Lindsay Largeman – Court Reporter
Matt Moss – Court Reporter
Catherine Pelicano – Office Manager
Devonna Seabolt – CCR, RPR, CRR
Mary Sokolowsky – CCR
Lisa Weedy – Office Staff
- RPR: A Registered Professional Reporter is a court reporter who has been certified by the National Court Reporters Association (“NCRA”). To become certified, an RPR must pass a series of national test: a written knowledge test and 3 separate skills tests of 180, 200, and 225 words per minute. As of 2012, there were more than 10,000 RPRs in the United States.
- RDR: The RDR is the highest level of certification available to court reporters. Hay Management Consultants refers to the RDR as the epitome of excellence among court reporters.
- RMR: A Registered Merit Reporter is a court reporter who has been certified by the National Court Reporters Association (“NCRA”). To become certified, an RMR must pass a series of national tests at speeds of 200, 240, and 260 words per minute.
- CRR: A Certified Realtime Reporter is a court reporter who has been certified by the National Court Reporters Association (“NCRA”). To become certified, a CRR uses a stenotype machine in real time and manipulates the transcribed results using the Computer Aided Transcript method. CRRs are capable of supplying instant text to attorneys wirelessly or via a computer hookup, similar to closed-captioned television. Realtime provides the attorney with an almost simultaneous transcript.
- CLVS: A Certified Legal Video Specialist is a legal videographer who has become certified by the National Court Reporters Association (“NCRA”). The program involves a three-step certification process that measures and validates the legal videographer’s professional skills and expertise in producing video in a legal environment.
- CVR: Certified Verbatim Reporter (NVRA)
- NCRA: National Court Reporters Association
- NVRA: National Verbatim Reporters Association
Members of our team hold active positions and have served with
Georgia Board of Court Reporting and Georgia Shorthand Reporters Association.