About Miss Court Reporter

Suzanne Lee, owner of Miss Court Reporter, has provided professional court reporting services to the legal community since beginning her career in 1999.  She presently serves as an official court reporter for the State of Alabama's 14th Judicial Circuit.

 

As a certified court reporter licensed by the Alabama Board of Court Reporters, Suzanne has extensive experience taking deposition testimony and court proceedings, as well as hearings and meetings for governmental agencies.

 

Work experience and education:

  • Practicing court reporter since 1999
  • Official court reporter for the State of Alabama's 14th Judicial Circuit (September 2014 - present)
  • Graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor of science degree in English
  • Technical certification in computer science and graduate work in English and education
  • Three years of experience as a high school English teacher
  • Six years of experience as a legal secretary
  • Over 25 years of experience in transcribing, scoping, and proofreading documents and transcripts
  • Over 24 years of service as a notary public


Court reporting certification and experience:

  • Certified court reporter licensed by the Alabama Board of Court Reporters (ABCR) (ACCR 476)
  • Former certified court reporter licensed by the Mississippi Board of Certified Court Reporters (BCCR) (CSR 1805)
  • Deposition experience includes witnesses for plaintiffs and defendants, including expert medical and technical witnesses
  • Court experience includes trials and hearings in circuit, chancery, domestic relations/family, municipal, bankruptcy, and federal courts
  • Experience preparing certified transcripts for submission to the Alabama Supreme Court, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, and the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals for cases on appeal from circuit court
  • Experience taking sworn statements, examinations under oath, boards of supervisors meetings, and various agency board meetings
  • Experience taking hearings for the Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance, the Mississippi State Board of Health, the Jefferson County (Alabama) Board of Health, and the Mississippi State Bar Association
  • Experience taking public hearings and meetings for the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
  • Experience taking the business meeting for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) with Alabama Governor Robert Bentley presiding
  • Experience taking hearings for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Experience preparing certified transcripts for submission to the Mississippi Supreme Court for cases on appeal
  • Experience preparing deposition transcripts for submission to the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission
  • Member of the Alabama Court Reporters Association (ACRA) (2005 - present)
  • Member of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) (1998 - 2011)