Stewart Richardson Court Reporter Spotlight: Carmen Uribe

Meet Carmen Uribe from Stewart Richardson’s Valparaiso office.

At Stewart Richardson we regularly recognize our outstanding court reporters for helping us provide the highest quality of deposition services. This month, we chose Carmen Uribe from our Valparaiso office to be in the spotlight.

“Carmen strives for perfection and it comes through in her work, in her attitude, and in how she treats our clients, ” said Stewart Richardson COO Rose Wallis.

Carmen has been a court reporter with Stewart Richardson since 2000.

“She sets the bar high and strives to make us a better company. She is flexible and willing to get out of her comfort zone,” said Rose.

About Carmen Uribe

Carmen graduated from College of Court Reporting in 1992 with Highest Honors. She passed the required CSR in Illinois and received some of the best training in Chicago. She began working on the exchange in Indiana in 1996 and shortly after started reporting with Seidel & Sasse. When Seidel & Sasse joined Stewart Richardson, she became a part of our team!

Get to know more about Carmen and her court reporting experiences by reading the interview with her below!

What do you like about working as a court reporter?  

The flexibility and the fact that every deposition is different.

What you like most about working with Stewart Richardson & Associates?

We have a team of qualified court reporters and a strong operational support group.  

What is one of your proudest moments as a court reporter?

Passing my Registered Merit Reporter (RMR) and Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) certifications.

Stewart Richardson COO Rose Wallis described you as “professional, persevering, and highly-skilled.” What three words would you use to describe Stewart Richardson & Associates?

Cutting-edge. Committed. Leaders.

What do you like about working in the Northwest Indiana area?

I enjoy working with our friendly, diverse clientele and the variety of cases they represent.

What is something interesting about court reporting that you don’t think many people know?

Court reporters are highly trained professionals. It requires discipline, a strong work ethic, great listening skills and the ability to concentrate for long periods of time ( a comfortable chair always helps).

What’s one piece of advice you’d give to someone looking to become a court reporter?

Court reporting can be challenging, but it definitely has its benefits and rewards. The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) and the Indiana Court Reporters Association (INCRA) have an eight-week program designed to see if our profession is a good fit for individuals. If you choose to pursue court reporting, stay focused and keep practicing. Be committed to constantly learning and improving your skills. Have a passion for what you do, and your hard work will pay off in the end.

Tell us a bit about your family!  

I’ve been happily married to my high school sweetheart, Ray, for 29 years. I’m the mother of a wonderful son, Matt, who is 26 years old.

What is one interesting fact about yourself?

I love listening to music.  Music makes me happy and always puts me in a good mood.  Music is always playing in my home – sometimes too loudly.  I listen to all genres.

What are your favorite hobbies/activities?

I love to travel. What’s ironic about that is I hate to fly and have to take anti-anxiety medication before each flight. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

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