What Your Association Does For You
The profession of court reporting is thousands of years old; its roots can be traced back to 63 B.C., when Marcus Tullius Tiro employed shorthand reporting as Cicero’s secretary. It requires high skill, accuracy and a broad range of learning.
The Purpose of the Indiana Court Reporters Association:
- To establish and maintain a proper standard of proficiency in the profession of stenographic reporting.
- To establish and maintain a proper standard of professional competence, performance, and ethics.
- To foster professional and social contacts among its members.
- To promote enactment of just and equitable laws upon the subject of stenographic reporting.
- To protect the public against the imposition of incompetent and unethical stenographic reporters.
- To promote by all proper and legitimate means a broader understanding and acceptance of professional stenographic reporters in the State of Indiana, as indispensable to the judicial system.
- To promote compliance with all applicable laws, including antitrust laws.
- To conduct educational seminars and conferences and to stimulate and encourage the adoption of adequate training, education, and programs for personnel in the field of verbatim stenographic reporting.