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Meetings will be held on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m., location TBA.

                              Check Facebook group if not listed on Web site.

Rules for CE credit.

1. Cameras must be on. Blackout screens and profile pictures are unacceptable.

2. Participants cannot be more than

15 minutes late after the CE session has started. Anyone who joins after the

15-minute grace period will not be eligible for CE credit.

3. Participants who wish to obtain CE credit must stay for the entire session.

 

 

Next Meeting:

Thursday October 8, 2o2o, 6:00 -8:00 p.m. via Zoom (Ethics 1.5 hrs.)

Please join us for our October 8, 2020 meeting, which will be held via Zoom from 6:00 p.m -8:00 p.m. There will be a Zoom meeting invitation sent to your email address later with the log-in info to join the Zoom meeting.

Our Speaker for October 8th will be Kristin Anderson. This session is good for 1.5 CE  Ethics credits. You must be a BCCRA member to receive credit, and the cost will be $15 for each speaker. Further details for payment to obtain CE credit will be sent to you after September's Meeting. 

 

Topic: Hot Topics in Ethics of Court Reporting Services, What you need to know

     NCRA has established a code of ethics directed towards court reporters governing conduct between the public, the bench, and the bar so that they know what to expect from an NCRA member.  The code provides ethical guidelines for all aspects of court reporting.  The code of Professional Ethics (COPE) is mandatory for all NCRA members and advertisers.  During this one-and-a-half-hour presentation, we will review several Advisory Opinions in the NCRA COPE and discuss proper implementation of the opinions in the legal workplace.

Kristin M. Anderson, CSR, RPR, FCRR

NCRA Secretary-Treasurer

San Antonio, Texas

Ms. Anderson is a certified realtime official court reporter for the Bexar County Civil Distric Court.  She holds the nationally recognized professional certification of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) with the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA).   With more than 20 years of experience, she has worked both as a freelance reporter in Kansas and Missouri and as an official court reporter for Illinois and Kansas.

Anderson worked for the U. S. District Court Western District of Texas from 2013 through 2017 and has her Federal Certified Realtime Reporter (FCRR) designation with the United States Court Reporter's Association (USCRA).

At the national level, Anderson is a past chair of the National Congress of State Associations (NCSA) and served on that committee in various capacities from 2006 through 2014.   She also served on the Veterans Liaison Committee of NCRA's New Professionals Committee, the Membership and Telemarketing Committee, and the Steno Opportunities in the Courts Task Force.  She has given numerous presentations on Technology, Motivation, NCRA 2.0, and NCRA Strong on behalf of the NCRA.

At the state level, Kristin has served in numerous positions and on various committees for the Kansas Court Reporters Association, including as president for two terms.  She served on the Texas Court Reporters Association (TCRA) Convention and Ethics Committees in 2015-2016.  Anderson is a member of the Bexar County Court Reporter's Association, Texas Court Reporters Association, Texas Depositions Reporters Association, The Society for the Technological Advancement of Reporting (better known as STAR), and USCRA.

She has also served as a board member and officer on her church board of directors from 2014 through 2020.

Upcoming Thursday meetings:

November 12th

* November speakers to be announced.