Becoming a court reporter united my love of words with lifelong learning, and I'm so proud of this skill I've acquired. I know the weight of my responsibility to all parties involved, and I work hard to provide the best service possible.
Nicole began her legal career in the early 2000s as a criminal defense investigator for one of the public defender offices in King County and then transitioned into a construction defect civil litigation paralegal before attending Green River College. She graduated and became a court reporter in 2016. Her first job was in state court as an official, and she worked her way up to providing realtime in a capital courtroom in Maricopa County, the fourth largest trial court system in the nation, before switching to deposition work in June of 2021. Nicole is licensed in Arizona, California, and Washington. She holds her Registered Professional Reporter certification through the National Court Reporters Association and the Federal Certified Realtime Reporter certification through the United States Court Reporters Association. Nicole serves the steno community by mentoring students and new professionals. In her free time, Nicole and her adult daughter are Swifties who were lucky enough to attend the Eras Tour twice. She is an avid reader, and a fitness enthusiast, and loves traveling and exploring with her husband.
Professional Designations & Education
- Licensed in Arizona, California, and Washington
- Arizona Certified Reporter (CR)
- California Shorthand Reporter (CSR)
- Washington Certified Reporter (CCR)
- Member, National Court Reporters AssociationNCRA Registered Professional
- Reporter (RPR)USCRA Federal Certified Realtime Reporter (FCRR)
- Green River College, Auburn, Washington