SOURCE: Brown College of Court Reporting

Brown College of Court Reporting

May 07, 2013 09:30 ET

Brown College of Court Reporting to Host Open House on Saturday, May 18

Learn More About Becoming a Court Reporter Where the Median Salary Is $47,710

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - Brown College of Court Reporting, a leader in the field of court reporting with a national reputation for excellence, will host an open house on Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to inform prospective students about the benefit of receiving an education in court reporting. It will be held at Brown College of Court Reporting's campus, which is located at 1900 Emery St., NW, Suite 200, Atlanta. The open house is free but attendees are encouraged to RSVP by calling (800)849-0703 or registering at: www.eventbrite.com/event/6559197737.

"Court reporters play a critical role in the judicial system by creating a verbatim record of depositions and court proceedings that can be read back during trial and provide an official transcript," said Marita Carey, director of admissions for Brown College of Court Reporting. "During the open house, attendees can meet faculty and students, and attend a presentation about financial aid. Additionally, a court reporter will discuss the legal profession and share career experiences. There will also be realtime demonstrations of voice writing and stenography."

The Department of Labor projects that through 2020, the demand for court reporters is expected to grow 14 percent. Additionally, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary as of 2010 for Court Reporters is $47,710, while the top 10 percent earn more than $91,280 annually. Brown College has been the starting point for many successful court reporters since it was founded in 1972, providing students with skills that are in high demand and result in a high placement rate.

About Brown College of Court Reporting
Founded in 1972 by Forrest M. Brown, a leader in the field of court reporting, Brown College has launched many successful careers. Over the years, Brown College has developed a national reputation for excellence and prides itself on adapting to industry trends and technological advances to ensure its graduates have the educational, technological and professional foundation they need for success. In 2009, Brown was purchased by Coyne American Institute Inc. Established in 1899, Coyne has over a century of career training excellence and two campuses in the Chicago area. Disclosure information is available at: www.bccr.edu/disclosures. More information on Brown College can be found at www.bccr.edu or by calling (888)601-9018. You can also like Brown College on Facebook® at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brown-College-of-Court-Reporting/131169993583754

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