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WEBINAR:  Powerful Prepping Using Case CATalyst

PRESENTED BY:  Anthony D. Frisolone, Stenograph Certified Independent Training Agent

DATE: Tuesday, March 9, 2021

TIME:  7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Eastern (90 minutes) 

Prepare quickly and more efficiently for your next assignment using Case CATalyst!  You will learn how to use a variety of Case CATalyst’s features to help you better prepare for that next assignment. Your clients will take note of your higher translation rate and you will see how more efficiently you’ll be working!  Bring your questions and your desire to make your job easier by learning how to use these powerful tools! 

  • The Six Ps of preparation.
    • Proper preparation prevents pretty poor performance.
    • Have a strategy when prepping for a case.
  • How does this apply to Case CATalyst and What Can You Do?
  • Restoring to your user another user’s spellcheck wordlist.
    • Where to find it in the spellcheck function.
  • Suggest a Brief in existing transcripts.
  • Transcript Brief It in existing transcripts.
  • Text List Brief It.
    • From your transcripts or another Case CATalyst user’s transcript.
    • Importing native Eclipse files.
  • Case Prep
    • Where to find source material (e.g. Case CATalyst .sgngl and .sgcap, .ecl, PDF; .rtf, and .ecl.).
    • Using Case Prep step by step.
    • Explanation of the Heads Up list.
    • Editing the Dictionary Builder list.
    • Using Dictionary builder with or without your steno machine.
    • Using Dictionary Builder step by step.
      • Explanation on how to use Dictionary Builder.
    • Learn strategies for inputting new entries for efficient translation. 


Anthony D. Frisolone, FAPR, RDR, CRR, CRC, CRI, CSR
Stenograph Certified Independent Training Agent
Credentialed Realtime Systems Administrator 

Since 2008, Anthony has been a Certified Independent Training Agent with Stenograph training court reporters, court systems, as well as freelance firms and CART providers from all over the world. Anthony has presented seminars court reporting associations live as well as conducted training sessions online. 

Anthony has authored over two dozen articles that have been published in many court reporter associations’ magazines across the United States.

Anthony is also a working court reporter with over 25 years of experience.  Currently, he is an Official Court Reporter in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.  As a working reporter, Anthony brings a practical approach to teaching and applying what’s found in the software to allow his clients to work more efficiently.  

Eligible CEUs for this webinar - 0.15. If requesting CEUs, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance, after completion of a webinar evaluation, for direct online submission to NCRA.  Prices reflected for registration do not include the separate $45 online CEU submission fee to NCRA.


STAR members and non-members can view the recorded webinars.  STAR members:  FREE!  Non-members:  $35 (or as indicated).  


Promote your business or product:  Sponsor an upcoming STAR 2021 webinar!  Webinar sponsorships are available for $250 or $500, and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Companies may sponsor more than one webinar in the calendar year.

Your sponsorship includes:

·  $500 sponsorship level:  Company logo, website, and short company description included in all webinar invitations and on the webinar registration form.

·  $250 sponsorship level:  Company name, website, and short company description included in all webinar invitations and on the webinar registration form (no photo/company logo included at the $250 sponsorship level).

Both price levels include recognition as the sponsor during the introduction and closing of the webinar.