Los Angeles County Superior – Nation’s Largest Trial Court Offers Substantial Incentives to Retain and Recruit Official Court Reporters Amid Staffing Shortage

The Court is prioritizing solutions to recruit, retain and reward official court reporters with the help of nearly $10 million in state funding to address a critical staffing shortage, Presiding Judge Samantha P. Jessner and Executive Officer/Clerk of Court David W. Slayton announced today. As a result of a nationwide court reporter shortage, recently the Court was required to shift court reporter coverage from family law, probate, and matters assigned to the writs and receiver departments to criminal felony and juvenile proceedings to ensure that court reporters are able to cover these statutorily mandated case types. The additional resources provided by Governor Gavin Newsom and the Legislature will provide much-needed funding to enhance and accelerate recruiting and retention efforts.

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