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Court Reporting Services is the administrative office which oversees court reporting services policies and procedures for the Illinois trial courts under the direction of the Chief Circuit Judges.  Our mission is to ensure a quality record in proceedings throughout the state.  While that includes providing courtroom coverage with Official Court Reporters, we also promote the court reporting profession through education.  We provide continuing education for licensed court reporters and opportunities for the public to learn about becoming a court reporter. 

Officialship Training Program

Court Reporting Services is offering an in-person, tuition-free training program to become an Official Court Reporter, with guaranteed job placement upon passing the required certification exam.

The training program requires a two-year, in-person commitment.

Deadline to apply - October 1, 2023 (extended)

In-person training starts in Urbana, IL - January 22, 2024

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