The New York State Court Reporter and Senior Court Reporter Civil Service Exams are likely taking place in January 2023. Members of the public seeking more information can look up NY Courts Exams. NY Courts Careers also has information on positions available, including provisional positions. All test takers must read the available information and study guides found at the bottom of the exams page. Looks like this.
The New York State Court Reporters Association has announced practice dictation sessions. I’ve released a set of practice written tests. Everyone is working together to ensure test takers have a fighting chance.
Perhaps most moving was what the President of the Association for Surrogate’s and Supreme Court Reporters, Eric Allen, stated today.
I can personally attest to the benefits of these jobs, particularly for reporters struggling to pull in a decent freelance rate. My income is more or less double what it was as a freelancer after 7 years in the state court system. That’s without factoring in any other benefit. For anybody that wants to ditch self-employment taxes and experience the joy of employee rights and a union contract, Mr. Allen said it best. Click the links above! Secure your and your family’s future!