Join us for ILCRA's convention in Springfield, IL on September 14-16, 2017.  Online registration is now OPEN!  CLICK HERE to Register! You can also register today by clicking here and filling out the registration form.

We are fortunate to have legends of the court reporting world (Nancy and Ed Varallo) joining us to share their experience and knowledge.  Additionally, we will have an insider's report on what is happening at the capital in regards to our industry.  

Click here for a full agenda and more information on hotel and registration rates. 


ILCRA Student Scholarship

Students, you could win $1,000, plus a complimentary registration to the 2017 ILCRA Annual

Convention in Springfield, Illinois, on September 15-16, 2017. The prize also includes hotel accommodations for one night, a $50 mileage stipend, and a one-year Associate Membership in the Illinois Court Reporters Association. The winner will become a member of the ILCRA Student Scholarship Committee for the following year. Second place ($500) and Third place ($300) prizes will also be awarded.

To enter the contest, complete the application below and compose a one-page, typewritten, double-spaced essay on the following topic:  "Describe what the professions of court reporting and captioning are like today from your perspective.  What do you think the professions of court reporting and captioning will be like in the next ten years?”

Entries must be received by Friday, August 18, 2017. Submit to Visit for additional details.




As you may know, the Administrative Regulations were updated on July 1, 2017, and are now available on our website for viewing, downloading, and/or printing at the link below (under Resource Documents):

Additionally, please see the following documents for new regulations and page rates from the state for all officials.

ilcra/data/cms/uploadedfiles/IL Offcials 2017-07-01 Synopsis of Changes .pdf
ilcra/data/cms/uploadedfiles/IL Officials PageRateRevision-2017-07-21.pdf

The Governor of the great state of Illinois signed a proclamation naming February 11-18 the National Court Reporting and Captioning Week.  The proclamation mentions the amazing work reporters and captioners do and the value of our members.



Court Reporters Needed: Job Openings



State of Wisconsin (7/2017) - Official Court Reporters.  Several positions available. Click here for more information.  





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Macon County Court Reporters in the News




Members Only Discount Program

Membership does have its privileges, and ILCRA has some great savings for you.  We are always looking to increase value to our members, and we have created an exclusive members only discount program with key vendors for you.  There are HUGE savings and, if used, will more than pay for your ILCRA membership many times over!  We have established discount programs with Office Depot, Pengad, ProCAT and Reporting Solutions. Click Here for your savings, but this is for ILCRA members only. 

Audio Backup Tapes

An ILCRA member contacted us regarding case law dealing with court reporter's audio tapes. For more information, you may contact the ILCRA Board for case law stating the reporter's audio backup tapes are the reporter's personal property to which the public has no entitlement.  NCRA Advisory Opinion No. 38 can be located here. NCRA Advisory Opinion 38

Transworld Systems 

Transworld Systems is a strategic partner with ILCRA and provides diplomatic and effective collections for past due accounts and debt recovery.  Visit their website for more information.

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2017 Conference Registration Form: PDF File
Post Date: 7/22/2017
ILCRA 2017 Convention Schedule: PDF File
Post Date: 7/17/2017
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