For general inquires regarding working as a court reporter in Nebraska, please contact
Sondra Petersen, RMR, CRR, CSR(IA), Placement Committee Chair for NeCRA at 402-440-5927 or


Notify the State Court Administrative Office, 402-471-3730, if an accommodation is needed in the selection process. For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska Relay System, 7-1-1. AA/EOE.

Official Court Reporter – Lancaster County

Lancaster County – Official Court Reporter

External Job Posting Date: July 9, 2020

Salary: Court Reporter I $50,593.08 • Court Reporter II (CRR, FCRR) $58,567.68 Year

City of Job Vacancy: Lincoln, NE

County: Lancaster

District: 3

Judge Kevin McManaman is accepting applications for the position of Official Court Reporter.  Official court reporters must be competent in the making, preserving, transcribing, and delivery of a verbatim record of trials and other proceedings through the use of machine shorthand. Other duties may be assigned by the appointing judge.

Competence must be demonstrated by meeting the testing requirements as set out in the Nebraska Supreme Court Rules regarding Court Reporting Personnel. Official Court Reporters are eligible for a salary increase at the end of the probationary period. Official Court Reporters may also engage in freelance reporting activities and are entitled to additional compensation for preparing bills of exceptions and transcriptions.

Job begins September 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. Position is open until filled.  Please send resume, references and certification(s) to:

Hon. Kevin McManaman

c/o Amy E. Prenda, Deputy Administrator for Court Services

PO Box 98910

Lincoln, NE 68509

Freelance Reporter – Job Opening

Thomas & Thomas Court Reporters and Certified Legal Video, LLC – Omaha

Independent Contracting Position open immediately for experienced Registered Professional Reporter.

Full-time work with busy office and great clients.

Friendly and professional environment, with full-time support staff doing production, billing and delivery.

Reporters paid WEEKLY on completed work.

RPR required, CRR preferred.

Anticipated income range upon request (with 6-figure potential).

Please send confidential inquiries/resumes to Gretchen Thomas,

Extraordinary Freelance Reporter Opportunity in Omaha

Have you been considering a new job in the court reporting field? Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. With an 85/15 commission split (yes, you keep 85 percent), flexible scheduling (work as much or as little as you like) and a potential for advancement in the firm, this might appear too good to be true, but it’s not. If you are a new reporter, we will help get you started for a successful career. If you are a longtime reporter, we welcome your experience. A sign-on bonus is also available to assist in your transition. MTDS Reporters,, is a well-established, well-respected firm in Omaha, Nebraska, with friendly clients and 99 percent deposition work. Contact us if you are a certified reporter and want to be part of a fun, professional firm. 800-397-9669 or