New Members Appointed to Georgia Board of Court Reporting

ATLANTA — The Judicial Council of Georgia appointed three new members to the Board of Court Reporting at the Council meeting on August 9, 2017.

            The new members are: Mr. Daniel Gershwin, a freelance court reporter in Atlanta; Mr. John K. Larkins, Jr., Esq., of Chilivis Cochran Larkins & Bever LLP in Atlanta; and Ms. Randi Strumlauf, a freelance court reporter in Atlanta.  They will serve two-year terms.  Appointed to a second consecutive term were Chief Judge John K. Edwards, Jr., State Court of Lowndes County; and Ms. Cheryl Gilliam, Official Court Reporter for the Atlanta Judicial Circuit.  The appointments were recommended by the Judicial Council’s Court Reporting Matters Committee, chaired by Chief Judge Stephen Louis A. Dillard, Court of Appeals.

            The General Assembly established the Board of Court Reporting to ensure the integrity and competency of the court reporting practice. The Board establishes and enforces standards that govern court reporters and provides a forum for an exchange of ideas and educational services.  It is composed of five certified court reporters, two attorney representatives from the State Bar of Georgia, and two representatives from the judiciary, one state court judge and one superior court judge. For more information on the Board, please click here.