The RPR credential requires a written knowledge test and three skills tests. The written test is 100 multiple-choice questions, and the skills tests are:
Literary at 180 wpm
Jury Charge at 200 wpm
Testimony at 225 wpm
The written must be passed by 70% and the skills by 95%.
To maintain the RPR credential, one must obtain 3.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every three (3) years.
The RDR is the highest level of certification available to court reporters. The RDR is the epitome of excellence in our field, with only 3% of those eligible having reached that level.
Christine J. Willette, RDR, CRR, CRC, owner of Willette Court Reporting, LLC, is proud to have accomplished this designation.
The Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) demonstrates specialized skill in delivering instantaneous voice-to-text transcription either onsite or remotely via secure Internet access. Willette Court Reporting is proud that a number of our court reporters have earned the Certified Realtime Reporter certification.
Providing services to clients who are deaf and/or hard-of-hearing also requires special knowledge, skill, and expertise. The certification that ensures the best service is the CRC, Certified Realtime Captioner.
NCRA is internationally recognized as the premier educational and informational resource for its members and the public. Through its actively involved membership, the association impacts legislative issues and the global marketplace. NCRA's certification programs provide members opportunities for success and recognition.
Christine J. Willette, RDR, CRR, CRC, is the founder and owner of Willette Court Reporting. Christine entered the profession in 1985. She has grown a successful court reporting agency in Central Wisconsin while giving back to the profession by serving on the Wisconsin Court Reporters Association Board of Directors in all capacities through president, as well as serving on the National Court Reporters Association Board of Directors and as its president. She has mentored many new court reporters and strives daily to share her passion for the profession and drive for excellence.
There is a level of accomplishment recognized at the national level for court reporting services. The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) certifications have set the standard for excellence since 1935. These certifications attest to a level of skill and competence that is achieved only through hard work, persistence, and consistent performance.
Continuing education is essential to a court reporter’s career and their ability to continue to provide the cutting-edge technology and other value-added services that we at Willette Court Reporting, LLC, strive to deliver to our clients.
The highest designation, the RDR, is the epitome of excellence in our field, with only 3% of those eligible having reached that level. Christine J. Willette, RDR, CRR, CRC, owner of Willette Court Reporting, LLC, is proud to have accomplished this designation.