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How do I become a Court Reporter?

Where do I start?

Anyone interested in becoming a court reporter should first consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook to get an understanding of what the occupation entails. A link to the website is provided below:

Once you have clicked on the links provided at that website and you decide that you want to know about the employment opportunities in South Carolina, you may take a look at the South Carolina State Government website. Here is where you will find out about whether there are court reporter positions available in South Carolina:

Still have questions about becoming a court reporter? Would you like the chance to speak to someone about those questions? You may contact Desiree Allen, Court Reporter Manager, South Carolina Court Administration, 1220 Senate Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201, or via email:

The South Carolina Judicial Department website address is:

We look forward to hearing from you!