Jan Ballman Named to the 2017 Class of Fellows of the Academy of Professional Reporters


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Jan Ballman presents the State of the Foundation address at the 2016 NCRA Convention and Expo.

Minneapolis, MN:  The National Court Reporters Association has announced that Paradigm Reporting & Captioning President Jan Ballman, RPR, CMRS, DSA-MN, has been named a Fellow in the Academy of Professional Reporters.  She will be inducted into the Academy on August 12, 2017 in Las Vegas at NCRA’s Annual Convention and Expo.

Fellowship in the Academy of Professional Reporters is a professional distinction conferred upon court reporters who have demonstrated “outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience” in the profession, as measured by contributions, Board service, authoring relevant publications, and other activities that support the court reporting and legal industries.

Jan Ballman’s service to the court reporting profession includes Chair of the National Court Reporters Foundation and President of the Minnesota Freelance Court Reporters Association, as well as chairing multiple national and local association committees.