May 16, 2015: North Georgia Court Reporting is proud to be a sponsor of the 17th Annual Rubber Duck Derby to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County, Georgia. Come join us for the Duck Fest – a free family festival with lots and lots of activities and live music. Watching the “must see” event of 20,000 rubber ducks sporting sunglasses race across Lake Lanier to win prizes for their adoptive parents who have supported this awesome fundraiser!
This fundraiser provides a world-class Boys & Girls Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters their doors!
10 am to 4 pm – Duck Fest – festival exhibits, vendors and children’s activities
3 pm – Rubber Duck Derby begins – come cheer your duckings on!
Adopt your duck today at www.rubberduckderby.com or call Duck Line at 770-656-2527 for a chance to help the children in our community and for a chance to win some awesome prizes!
April 23, 2015: North Georgia Court Reporting is proud to show our appreciation to our clients by sponsoring the 2015 annual fun-filled bowling tournament as members of the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association compete against each other for the prized first play trophy.
May 8, 2015 from 11:30 am to 1 pm: The Annual Law Day Luncheon will be held at the Gainesville, GA Civic Center from 11:30 to 1 p.m for the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association, and we are thrilled to sponsor this fantastic luncheon, where members of the local Bar, state and elected officials and judges from throughout Georgia will be in attendance.
We look forward to working with all of our existing clients and welcome the opportunity to work with new clients in the upcoming year! For some examples of the work that we were able to do with them, go to http://abbyservices.com/alavert/alavert-d/.
To all court reporters, please review the new court reporting policies and fees which are published on the Board of Court Reporting website. There are several new and important changes that affect all court reporters. Remember also now to renew your license and begin to look for opportunities to gain your 2015 CLE hours.
UPCOMING EVENT: Pavon Bohanan, partner of North Georgia Court Reporting, will bring in the new year as a guest speaker at the Law Practice Management Class in February at the University of North Georgia, Gainesville Campus, regarding building a good working relationship with court reporters and paralegals.
Springtime is here, which means continuing education credit opportunities are available.
CLE OPPORTUNITY FOR ATTORNEYS: Georgia Bar Association will hold its annual meeting June 5-7, 2014 at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, Florida. For more information, contact Michelle Garner at email@example.com
CLE OPPORTUNITY FOR COURT REPORTERS: Earn 10 CE Credits in ONE DAY at the GCCRA Fall Seminar October 3-4, 2014 in Peachtree City, Georgia. You can have dinner with the Board on October 3, 2014(optional) or just go on Saturday and get all 10 CE Credits on October 4th. Register now at http://www.gccra.org/
. The hotel accommodations are awesome for the whole family, too — indoor and outdoor pools, hiking and cycling trails, fitness center. Also nearby, the kids can enjoy a film tour at Pinewood Studios or see the production sites of The Walking Dead and Drop Dead Divas. Visit http://www.wyndhampcc.com/
for more info or call 770-487-2000 to book your room — don’t forget to ask for the GCCRA rate!
Spring To-Do List for Court Reporters:
1) Be sure to renew your membership with GCCRA today. Help protect your career and stay current on all the new legislation that is being introduced regarding our jobs by renewing your membership to your favorite local court reporting association, Georgia Certified Court Reporters’ Association. GCCRA offers invaluable information/support to the reporters at North Georgia Court Reporting and to reporters across the state.
2) Be sure your Georgia license has been renewed with the Georgia Board of Court Reporting.
3) Be sure that your national licensure is renewed with NVRA. Due date is May 1, 2014.
4) Continue to provide unparalleled accuracy and professionalism for each and every client at each and every job!
We are proud to announce and be a part of the 2014 Spring Technology Seminar sponsored by Georgia Shorthand Reporters Association and Georgia Certified Court Reporters Association. Please mark your calendars for the date: March 1, 2014. The seminar will be held at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. Dragon, Case Catalyst, Eclipse — are a few of the trainers for this upcoming event. Ten credit hours in one day!!
Pavon Bohanan, co-owner of North Georgia Court Reporting, holds a position on the GCCRA Board. Pavon will be in attendance at the seminar – come meet her and bring a current resume if you would like to become a part of the North Georgia Court Reporting team!