The governing documents (Bylaws) of the Texas Court Reporters Association may be found here.

The objectives of this Association are:

  1. To provide opportunity for the exchange of experiences and opinions through discussion, study, and publications.
  2. To promote the profession of shorthand reporting and educate members and the public in the advancement, improvement, and uses of shorthand reporters.
  3. To conduct competitions and to make awards for outstanding ability.
  4. To develop and encourage the practice of high standards of personal and professional conduct among shorthand reporters.
  5. To conduct and cooperate in courses of study for the continuing education of shorthand reporters; to hold meetings and conferences for the mutual improvement and education of members.
  6. To acquire, preserve, and disseminate data and valuable information relative to the functions and accomplishments of shorthand reporters.
  7. To cooperate with local, regional, and national shorthand reporters’ associations in the common endeavor to advance shorthand reporting as a profession.
  8. To cooperate with federal, state, and local government authorities for the good of the communities and the shorthand reporting profession.
  9. To promote the purpose and effectiveness of shorthand reporting by any and all means consistent with the public interest.
News & Events


Golf Tournament
September 23, 2017
Tierra Verde Golf Club


Regional Seminar
October 7, 2017
Midland, TX


Board Meetings
September 9, 2017
Arlington,TX
November 18, 2017
Midland, TX
February 3, 2018 - TBA
April 28, 2018 - TBA
June 21, 2018
The Woodlands, TX

2018 Annual Convention
June 21-24, 2018
The Woodlands, TX