The Reporter E-Letter – August 2013


The Reporter E-Letter – August 2013

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August 2013

From the President

We know that depositions are an important part of your attorneys’ trial preparation, and that is why our highest goal is to stay ahead of your deposition planning so it can be more convenient and efficient for you.

We continue to consistently provide first-class reporters and customer service to you all over the U.S. Because we want to improve in any way we can, we encourage you to send us feedback about how we can better serve you in existing and new ways.

Best regards,
Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Introducing Doris T. Compton, PP, PLS, NALS 2013-2014 President

By Betty Wells, PP, PLS, TSC-RE

Doris Marie Compton, PP, PLS, lived in many different towns in the State of Arkansas, as well as in Enid, Oklahoma, and Abilene, Texas, before finally making her home in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Long before Doris knew about NALS, she was involved in the law through her dad’s profession. He was an Arkansas State Trooper. Her lifelong interest in the law led to a legal career after her second son was born and she was ready to return to the work force. She knew nothing about what was required of a legal secretary so she visited the local library in Abilene, Texas, to find information on the job requirements. Luckily for her and NALS members, Doris found the NALS Basic Manual for Legal Secretaries. She found the book to be full of information and how-to’s and believes the information she uncovered ultimately helped her secure the position she was seeking.

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Introducing Doris T. Compton, NALS New President

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Nolo’s Free Dictionary of Law Terms and Legal Definitions

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