About Julie Walter
JULIE A. WALTER , President
Since graduating from the College of Legal Arts in Portland in 1983, Julie has pursued a career distinguished by professional excellence. She joined the predecessor firm to Beovich Walter & Friend in 1986. Today Julie and Doug Friend are co-owners of the firm and equal partners. Julie continues to take reporting assignments; company operations are Doug’s bailiwick.
Her three-decade career in court reporting includes a number of professional milestones. Julie is a CSR (Certified Shorthand Reporter) in Oregon and Washington. She is an RPR (Registered Professional Reporter), a nationally recognized certification awarded by the National Court Reporters Association, and a Certified Realtime Reporter. The CRR is a sought-after credential that confirms her as a court reporter in the top rank.
She is in demand by clients of the firm for her outstanding instantaneous realtime service, a state-of-the-art skill which enables attorneys and their expert witnesses to view testimony as it’s given, in real time, on their laptop screens or portable electronic devices. Clients of the firm know the whole spectrum of up-to-the-minute transcript services is available from Julie, including same-day rough draft transcripts on demand, expedited delivery, and daily copy.
Volunteering is another hallmark of Julie Walter’s professional life. She has served on the board of the National Network of Reporting Companies and given of her time to the court reporters’ association in Oregon and the National Court Reporters Association. She is recognized as a major donor to the National Court Reporters Foundation, the professional grants and education foundation of NCRA.