Linda Bland, RMR, RPR, CSR, CPE
  • Completed her Court Reporting Training in 5 Months
  • Passed the RPR (Registered Professional Reporter Examination) administered by the NCRA twice, the first time shortly after completing training
  • Registered Merit Reporter (260 words per minute) by NCRA examination as well as Registered Professional Reporter (225 wpm) (RPR) and Certified Program Evaluator (CPE) for the NCRA
  • Served on the NCRA's Test Advisory Committee (TAC) that develops the national RPR, RMR and RDR certification examinations, and the test she developed was chosen to be administered at the May, 2007 RPR examination
  • Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR) by testing in Illinois, Texas, and Tennessee
  • Over 29 years' experience as a professional realtime writing court reporter
  • Reported hearings in the Gore v. Bush lawsuit
  • Court reporting, broadcast (closed) captioning and CART Providing educator
  • Former Southern Association of Colleges and Schools team member and evaluator of SACs accredited Court Reporting Schools
  • Former Owner and President of one of the largest NCRA-Approved Schools in the United States
  • Developer and author of the state-of-the-art "Realtime Reporting and Captioning Theory," which allows students to complete training much faster and easier than old-fashioned, complex theories on the market today
  • Developer and author of a unique and revolutionary speed building technique incorporated with the Realtime Reporting and Captioning Theory allowing students to complete training much faster and more prepared to enter these careers than old-fashioned traditional methods
  • Member of NCRA (National Court Reporters Association) since 1978

Last Updated: April 3, 2014