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TCRA Memberships remain current through August 31st, 2018.

       Professional Membership ($225)

  • Any person who is an Official Court Reporter in the state of Texas using a system of shorthand or stenographic machine which    employs the use of written symbols or letters and who is a holder of a current "Certified Shorthand Reporter" certificate issued by the Supreme Court of Texas.  Said person must solely use the method of shorthand by which the "Certified Shorthand Reporter" test was passed.
  • Any person who is engaged in the practice of deposition reporting or general reporting in the state of Texas by shorthand or stenographic machine which employs the use of written symbols or letters and who is a holder of a current "Certified Shorthand Reporter" certificate issued by the Supreme Court of Texas.  Said person must solely use the method of shorthand by which the "Certified Shorthand Reporter" test was passed.
  • Any person who is a CART provider and/or Broadcast Captioner in the state of Texas by stenographic machine which employs the use of written symbols or letters and who is a holder of a current "Certified Shorthand Reporter" certificate issued by the Supreme Court of Texas.  Said person must solely use the method of shorthand by which the "Certified Shorthand Reporter" test was passed.  Said person must hold a current TCRA specialization exam certificate and/or curent NCRA certificate in the field of CART and/or Broadcast Captioning.

    Associate Membership ($225)
  • Any person, firm, corporation, or educational institution interested in the advancement of the shorthand reporting professiona in the state of TExas and the advancement of the aims of the Texas Court Reporters Association shall be eligible for Associated Membership or any person who practices shorthand reporting by their tested method and has passed the National Court Reporters Association Registered Professional Reporter or Registered Merit Reporter examinations.

    Retired Membership ($60)
  • Any person who has been a professional member for at least ten (10) years and who is no longer engaged in any aspect of shorthand reporting shall be eligible for Retired Membership.

    Student Membership ($60)
  • Any student of shorthand reporting who is certified by a court reporter training program instructor or director as being currently enrolled in said program.
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News & Events

Board Meetings
June 29, 2017
Fort Worth, TX

CSR Exam
June 28, 2017

2017 Annual Convention
June 29 - July 2
Fort Worth, TX