EMPLOYMENT/EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

As A Scopist/Proofreader Since 1991:

  • State and Federal Court Criminal and death penalty trials, complex civil litigation, preliminary hearings, grand jury, pleas and sentences, daily copy transcripts
  • International: Canada Complex civil litigation, hearings
  • Freelance Court Reporters Working with freelance court reporters from various agencies throughout the United States. Workers’ Compensation, accident investigation, expert witnesses, business litigation, and arbitrations

Case Catalyst Certified Training Agent 2004 to 2016


EDUCATION

AT-HOME PROFESSIONS, 1991
Home study course
Certificate in legal transcription

YORK SCHOOL OF ART, 1968
York, Pennsylvania
Commercial Art School

BROOKS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 1977
Santa Barbara, California
Bachelor of Arts
Industrial Photography and Color Technology


ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Bryan College, Los Angeles: Punctuation Seminar 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002

Proofreading Medical Testimony 2001

Stenograph Certified Independent Training Agent: caseCATalyst4, Version 5, 2004 to
Case CATalyst Version 14, 2013
STENOGRAPH WORKSHOPS 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2012
NCRA National Convention: Anaheim, 2008
Las Vegas, 2011
PUNCTUATION SEMINAR
Margie Wakeman Wells
August 18 and 25, 2012
Good Grammar (Finally!) (20 hours)
Margie Wakeman Wells
Punctuation Precision (20 hours)
Margie Wakeman Wells
April 2016

August 2016


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Associate Member NCRA since 1991 ncra

PUBLICATIONS

Journal of Court Reporting
Internet Research – Time-Saving Tools March 2003
Transferring .wav Files, Part 1 and Part 2 July/August and September 2003
Using Generic Audio Files September 2005
Using case CATalyst Audio files
by Cindy Naffin and Cindi Hartman
October 2005
Personal Preferences and Errors September 2008
Training – Expense or Investment? October 2009
Tried? Stressed? Rushed? Some QC Tips August 2010
Long-term Projects September 2010
Programs to Make Your Life Easier October 2010
Plan For Your Business February 2011
A Transcript Isn’t a Widget March 2011