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.
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Important Dates:

February 12, 2019
Court Reporter Day at

The Texas Capitol
Austin, TX


Board Meetings
March 2, 2019
Fort Worth, TX
June 1, 2019
Fort Worth, TX
September 5, 2019
Austin, TX

Regional Seminars
December 1, 2018
San Antonio Seminar

March 30, 2019
Waco Seminar
May 18, 2019
Corpus Christi Seminar


2019 Annual Convention
September 5-8
Austin, TX

CSR Exam Dates:
December 8, 2018 (Farmers Branch, TX)
March 23, 2019 (The Woodlands, TX)

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