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Certified New York Realtime Court Reporters
Congratulations to the following NYSCRA members who have earned the New York Realtime Court Reporter (NYRCR) certification since its October 2013 inception:
Elizabeth A. Black, CSR, RMR, CRR, NYRCR
Meredith A. Bonn, CSR, RPR, NYRCR
Francesca Cioffi, RPR, CM, CSR, NYRCR, NYACR
Michael D. DeVito, CSR, RPR, CRR, NYRCR
Donna Evans, NYRCR
Toni Ann Figueroa, NYRCR
Suzanne M. Gillson, CSR, RMR, NYRCR
Mirabai Knight, NYRCR
Ashley M. Knights, RPR, NYRCR
Sharon Lengel, NYRCR
Debra A. Levinson, CSR, RMR, CRR, CMRS, NYRCR
Kerry A. Meegan, RPR, CRR, CSR, NYRCR
Vincent J. Palombo, RMR, CRR, NYRCR
Marita Petrera, RPR, CRR, NYRCR
Pamela Palomeque, RPR, CRR, NYRCR
Bonnie Piccirillo, NYRCR, NYACR
Ashley Principe, RPR, RMR, NYRCR
Rachel Simone, NYRCR
Amanda Theleman, RPR, NYRCR
Terry-Ann Volberg, NYRCR
Francesca Cioffi, RPR, CM, CSR, NYRCR


Certified New York Association Certified Reporters
Congratulations to the following NYSCRA members who have earned the New York Association Certified Reporter certification since its May 2015 inception:

Francesca Cioffi, RPR, CM, CSR, NYRCR, NYACR
Noah Collin, NYACR
Mary Agnes Drury, RPR, NYACR
Bonnie Piccirillo, NYRCR, NYACR
Diane V. Salters, RPR, NYACR


Welcome to the New York State Court Reporters Association (NYSCRA) website. 



Please join NYSCRA as we Celebrate NCRA's 2017 Court Reporting & Captioning Week around our great state!


Buffalo Court Reporting and Captioning Week Event:

Thursday, February 16 at 5pm

Lobby Bar at Statler City

107 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

RSVP to Mary Jo Dean at for more information.

Rochester Court Reporting and Captioning Week Event:

Thursday, February 16, 2017 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: TRATA The Restaurant at the Armory

145 Culver Road, Rochester, New York

Any question, contact Meredith Bonn at

Syracuse Court Reporting and Captioning Week Event:

Friday, February 17, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

At the Destiny USA Mall Cantina Laredo

RSVP Adam Alweis at or his office at 315-671-1081.

New York City/Long Island Court Reporting and Captioning Week Event:

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

MacArthur Park Restaurant 

1 Maple Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York

Rochester Half-Day CEU Event

DATE: Saturday, March 18, 2017
TIME: 8:30 A.M. Registration
9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. The Best Way to Brief. A powerful 90 minutes of the briefs and briefing strategies that will make you a better writer. .15 CEUs.
10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. 90 Apps in 90 minutes. The top apps in the market for court reporters to make their work faster and easier. .15 CEUs
10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Real-Time. Learn how to set-up and output a usable real-time feed without stress and fear. .15 CEUs
PRESENTERS: Meredith A. Bonn, CSR, RPR, NYRCR and Mike Devito, CSR, RPR, CRR, NYRCR.
RSVP by March 17, 2017 to Meredith Bonn at
LOCATION: Alliance Court Reporting, Inc., 120 East Avenue, Suite 200, Rochester, NY.
PAY at the door cash, check or charge.
NYSCRA Members - $40
Non-Members - $65

Renew your Membership NOW!  Don't delay, click the "renew membership button" at the top right of the page and enter your login information.  

Being part of YOUR professional association could not be easier! Remember, UNITED we stand!
 Check out this video from the NYSCRA President talking about the benefits of membership!

New Reporter Job Openings are available.  Click here to see what opportunities are available to you!

The Board and Convention Committee thank everyone for their participation. Click here for photos and a convention overview.


New York Certification exams scheduled for April 22, 2017

The NYRCR and NYACR will be given at the following locations:


Alliance Court Reporting, Inc.
120 East Avenue, Suite 200 Rochester, NY 14604

Western New York Stenographic Institute 4525 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226

170 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 303 White Plains, NY 10601

280 Madison Avenue, Suite 908 New York, NY 10016

 Please fax or mail the form back to NYSCRA HQ!



A vibrant website is the contemporary gateway to a robust organization. The financial assistance of these contributors has enabled the 2015 creation of this modern, informative, and helpful face of the association. The Officers and Board of NYSCRA are forever grateful to these generous supporters:
Kathleen Arent-Burdzy, Jean H. Beskin, Harriet Brenner-Gettleman, Annette Forbes, Anthony D. Frisolone, Lori L. Strong, Dominick M. Tursi, Stephen A. Zinone,


Contact NYSCRA
P: 703-729-4861
F: 703-935-2266
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