Marc E. Laplante
Marc E. Laplante, RDR, RPR, CSR, has been court reporting since 1979. His experience includes reporting depositions, arbitrations and court trials.
Marc received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business/E-Business from the University of Phoenix, graduating with Honors, and is a graduate of Touch Shorthand Academy of Court Reporting.
Marc has served on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Court Reporters Association as well as Treasurer and Chief Examiner of the Certification Committee.
As a former Official Court Reporter for the Massachusetts Superior Court, Marc has reported on a multitude of criminal as well as complex litigation trials. His freelance reporting experience in Boston for many years trained him as a specialist in real-time translation.
The Registered Diplomate Reporter, RDR, was awarded to Marc in 1996 for having attained the highest level of proficiency in the field of court reporting by successfully completing the Registered Diplomate Reporter examination which recognizes the achievement of excellence in the following domains: reporting, transcription production, management, education, marketing and professional issues.
The Certificate of Merit was awarded to Marc in November 1981. The CM is a comprehensive examination in verbatim shorthand reporting conducted at dictated speeds of 260 words per minute, all of such dictated matter being transcribed rapidly and with an unusually high degree of accuracy.
Marc’s most memorable reporting experience was a daily copy real-time assignment in a highly complex biomedical patent litigation conducted in Europe at the University of Ghent, Belgium.
In addition to serving as a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Marc has been appointed by the Governor of the State of Rhode Island as a Commissioner. He is an elected official for his home town, Acushnet and serves as Commissioner of Trust Funds as well as Constable.