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Late Registration for the Learning Essentials About Professionalism (LEAP) Seminar Opens June 17, 2017

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017
Location: The State Bar of Georgia headquarters, 104 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 
Regular Registration: $200, by July 17, 2017
Late Registration: $225, by July 31, 2017


Every newly certified court reporter must complete the Learning Essentials About Professionalism (LEAP) training authorized by the Board of Court Reporting. The LEAP seminar equips court reporters with the knowledge and skills necessary for high levels of ability and professional competency. Seminar topics include governance, training requirements, emerging trends and technological advances related to improving the court profession, just to name a few. Attendees will experience first-hand the educational activities that stimulate personal and professional career development.

Official Court Reporters Needed for Critical New Study

If you currently work or formerly worked as an Official Court Reporter, either as a court employee or a contractor, full-time or part-time, we need you to participate in a critical new study to determine how much time Official Court Reporters spend to take down a proceeding vs. how much time they need to prepare transcripts based on that take down.  To participate, please complete this short survey and email it to the study leader, Kris Sikes, Ph.D., J.D., Public Service Assistant, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia,, 706-542-2857.  You will be contacted with further details.