Become an MCRA Member Today!
Use the Online Registration below to join MCRA
in just a few minutes minutes. If you prefer, you may also download the PDF version
of the MCRA Membership
Application and follow the instructions.
Your membership in MCRA helps all of the court reporters in Maryland, including you! Stay
current on news and legislation that impacts our profession. Network with other court
reporters across the state and learn best practices or get tips on how to be more productive.
Members enjoy a discount at our annual Convention and are the first to learn about
opportunities that can help you save more money or make more money.
MCRA offers three levels of membership:
» Reporter: An official court, legislative or regulatory commission court reporter,
any person who is engaged as a court reporter in the active practice of general reporting.
» Associate: A teacher of court reporting or anyone connected in an official capacity
with a school or college conducting a court reporting course, or interested in the preservation,
support and advancement of the field of court reporting, but not in any way actively
engaged in the verbatim reporting or proceedings, not otherwise eligible for membership,
may, upon application and approval by the Executive Board, become an Associate member.
Such members need not meet the requirements for the skill in the art of verbatim reporting
of proceedings by the use of shorthand symbol, steno mask, or voice writing.
» Student: A person enrolled in a school or college conducting a court
reporting course, or studying privately under a Registered Professional Reporter (a
designation of NCRA) shall be eligible for student membership in this Association.