Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2013"

Minneapolis, Minnesota:  For the third year in a row, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul were ranked number one in the country as the healthiest and most fit!  The American Fitness Index, created by the American College of Sports Medicine, measures healthy behavior including smoking habits, exercise, obesity rates, health problems and access…(Read More)

Bloomington, MN:  Paradigm Court Reporting & Captioning was proud to attend and sponsor the ADARA Conference May 29th-June 1st at the Bloomington, Minnesota Hilton. ADARA, American Deaf Advocacy and Rehabilitation Association, strives to provide communication solutions and an inclusive language community that allows equal access to information for all. Every two years, ADARA holds…(Read More)

Minneapolis, MN:  Paradigm Court Reporting & Captioning was proud to provide captioning services for the PACER Center’s 31st Annual Benefit at the Minneapolis Convention Center on May 11th.  Bloomington, Minnesota –based PACER, Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights, is an organization that offers opportunities for enhancing the quality of life for children and young…(Read More)

Minneapolis, MN:  Paradigm Court Reporting & Captioning President Jan Ballman was honored by Minnesota Women Lawyers with the “Service to MWL Award” at their 41st Annual Meeting at Windows on Minnesota in the IDS Center Downtown Minneapolis.  This award was created to recognize an MWL member whose contributions to the organization have substantially advanced its…(Read More)

Lisa Richardson, one of Minnesota’s top captioners and CART providers, will be participating in the National Court Reporters Association’s webinar on May 8th entitled “How to Be a Professional Independent Captioner.” Ms. Richardson began her captioning career in 1988, and was the first person in the state of Minnesota to provide CART and…(Read More)

Local court reporting firm owner Jan Ballman joined peers in calls for donations VIENNA, Va. —The National Court Reporters Foundation (NCRF), the charitable arm of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the country’s leading organization representing stenographic court reporters and captioners, today announced that Jan Ballman, a court reporting firm owner from Minneapolis, Minn…(Read More)

May 2013: Humor on the Job


By:  Elizabeth Gangl, RPR A collection of utterances from depos over the last several months. We’ve all heard similar things, and sometimes you just have to shake your head… Six months of depos apparently isn’t enough time together. MR. SMITH: See, that was very helpful. MR. JONES: I try, Tom. And it’s…(Read More)