Licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 52 of the Government Code, VTCA, and skilled and engaged in the verbatim reporting of proceedings by the use of written symbols.

Associate Membership


Interested in the preservation, support and advancement of the field of verbatim court reporting but not in any way actively engaged in the verbatim reporting of proceedings or not otherwise eligible for professional membership

Student Membership


Enrolled in a court-reporter training program to learn the skill of verbatim reporting of proceedings by the use of written symbols.

DCRA's membership cycle runs by calendar year from January to December.

Paper Application

If you prefer, you can scan and email a paper application to President@dcra.com


If possible, please send your membership dues through Zelle (PREFERRED METHOD; NO FEES).  You can find us with the email: president@dcra.com

You can also send through Paypal using the following link: paypal.me/dcra

DCRA pays fees with this option unless you uncheck the "paying for goods/services" box.


Lastly, you also have the option of printing the paper application and sending a check for your dues.

Please make checks payable to Dallas Court Reporters Association (DCRA)

and mail both application and payment to Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201

If it's possible, please send DCRA an email if you mail in your application and dues to us so we can be on the lookout and deposit the check within an acceptable period of time.  Thank you!