Efficiency Reporting Policy Statement: 

We will treat our clients with care, courtesy and respect;
Providing assistance in a positive manner;
Seeking with honesty and integrity to fulfill their court reporting
 and captioning needs;
Earning their trust and confidence.
 

  

  About Us

Catherine Armbrust RajcanOwner / Operator of Efficiency Reporting, Certified Shorthand Reporters, Certified CART Providers, and Certified Broadcast Captioners; a State of Illinois Certified Female Business Enterprise.  

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES

  Certified Broadcast Captioner, NCRA, 2009
  Certified CART Provider, NCRA, 2004
  Registered Diplomate Reporter, NCRA, 2001
  Certified Realtime Reporter, 2000
  Illinois Department of Central Management Services Certified Female Business
    Enterprise Business Enterprise Program for Minorities, Females and Persons with
    Disabilities Act, 2000 - Present
  Illinois Computer Aided Realtime Translation Certificate, 1998
  Registered Merit Reporter, NCRA, 1989
  Registered Professional Reporter, NCRA, 1981
  Certified Shorthand Reporter, licensed State of Illinois, 1981
  Illinois Notary Public commission since 1981

CART EXPERIENCE

  Alexander Graham Bell Association
  American Association of Retired Persons
  Asia Pacific IT-Related Conference, Seoul, South Korea, 2014
  Association of Late Deafened Adults
  Diplomatic Conference, Marrakesh, Kingdom of Morocco, 2013
Hearing Loss Association of America (Formerly Self Help for the Hard of
       Hearing)
Illinois Centers for Independent Living
Illinois Department of Human Services / Division of Rehabilitation Services
Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission
International Technology Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2010
Medical and pharmaceutical conferences
Quadrennial Conference of UN Nations, Mexico City, Mexico, October 1998
  Quadrennial Conference of UN Nations, Saporo and Osaka, Japan, October 2002
Subject Matter Expert Testimony, Seoul, South Korea, 2011
U.S. Department of Education
Undergraduate and graduate courses at various universities and colleges in
       northeastern Illinois

Additional Corporate and Organizational Entities

FORMAL EDUCATION

  North Central College, Naperville, IL
    Bachelor of Arts, Entrepreneurship & Business Management; 
    Leadership and Conflict Resolution

  Seminar on International Business, European University, Athens, Greece
  College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
  MacCormac Junior College, Berkeley, IL
    Associate in Applied Science

 HONORS

  Cum Laude, North Central College
  College of DuPage 4.0/4.0 GPA
  Member of the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society:
    Alpha Epsilon Chapter, MacCormac College; Phi Beta Chapter, College of DuPage.

  Dean’s List, MacCormac College.

ARTICLES PUBLISHED

Meniere's disease: Not just vertigo but also deafness, Journal of Court Reporting,
     March 2012. Click here to read this article
Maintaining the Integrity of the Freelance Reporting Profession, Journal of Court
     Reporting
, April 2008.
What is the Vitality of the Freelance Court Reporting Profession...?, Ad Infinitum,
     Summer 2008.
Click here to read this article

MEMBERSHIPS

National Court Reporters Association 1981 - Present
National Association Legal Secretaries, DuPage Chapter 1990 - 1995
  (Vice-President Reservations, 1 year; Recording Secretary 3 years;
     Chapter Achievement Chairperson, 2 years)

Illinois Court Reporters Association 1981 - Present
  (CART Committee Member 2008-Present)
DuPage County Bar Association Associate Member 1995 - 2007
Wheaton Chamber of Commerce 1990 - Present
Association of Late Deafened Adults 1991 - Present
CARTWheel Communication Access Realtime Translation Network of Realtime
     Providers for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing 1999 - Present

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  2013 National Court Reporters Association Conference, Nashville, TN
  2013 Illinois Court Reporters Convention, Oak Brook, IL
  2012 Stenograph Case CATalyst Workshops, Naperville, IL
  2011 National Court Reporters Association Conference, Baltimore, MD
  2006 National Court Reporters Association Conference, New York, NY
  2004 National Court Reporters Association Conference, Chicago, IL
  2003 Illinois Court Reporters Convention, Lisle, IL
  2003 Stenograph Case Catalyst 4.0 Training, Rosemont, IL
  2000 National Reporters Conference, San Diego, CA
  1999-2000 American Sign Language Instruction - Level, I, II, III
  1998 National Court Reporters Convention, Chicago, IL
  1998 CART Sensitivity Training, Elmhurst, IL
  1997 Illinois Shorthand Reporters Convention, Schaumburg, IL
  1993 Stenograph Caseview Seminar, Chicago, IL
  1992 National Court Reporters Convention, Chicago, IL
  1991 Illinois Shorthand Reporters Association, Rockford, IL
  1984 National Court Reporters Convention, Las Vegas, NV

 



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