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2024 OCRA Membership Renewal Notice and Membership Drive

What's in it for you? Education! Information! Power! Connections! And so much more!

OCRA values each member and strives to provide benefits and professional resources to help you in each step of your court reporting and captioning career. But we need you to make that happen!

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OCRA and NCRA Respond to Artificial Intelligence

NCRA created a position statement on the dangers of using artificial intelligence (AI) in legal proceedings. NCRA encourages all state associations, as well as the general membership, to share this statement with their state and local bar associations, attorneys, and any other parties they feel may be unaware of and impacted by the challenges and problems of having AI handling legal and other binding proceedings.

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The Buckeye Record Needs You!

Do you have an interest in writing? The Buckeye Record needs you! Please email OCRA with your submissions and ideas before December 1, 2023.

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OCRA Cardinal Foundation to offer remote Intro to Machine Shorthand program

FREE 6-to-8-week introductory program beginning soon!

Looking for a new career? Imagine a career with a ringside seat to all the action! We are called court reporters, stenographers, captioners, speed-texters, realtime communication specialists...the possibilities are endless!

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The Buckeye Record - Summer 2023 Edition

The latest issue of the The Buckeye Record is now available!

For a limited time, the Summer 2023 edition of The Buckeye Record is available without logging in. Nonmembers: Make sure to take advantage of this opportunity to see what your OCRA is doing for all of Ohio's reporters and captioners.

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In Memory of Dennis Hagestrom

1978-1980 and 1991-1992 Ohio Court Reporters Association President

Dennis Hagestrom, FAPR, RMR (Ret.), born June 12, 1940, passed away on July 3, 2023.

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OCRA Events

April 5 - 7, 2024

2024 Annual Conference

Marriott Cleveland East, Warrensville Heights (Beachwood), Ohio

April 4 - 6, 2025

2025 Annual Conference

Marriott Cleveland East, Warrensville Heights (Beachwood), Ohio

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