Julie Ragsdale has been a Certified Court Reporter in the Kansas City area for more than 35 years. Before forming Ragsdale Court Reporting in 1988 she worked in the Jackson County Circuit Court for the Honorable H. Michael Coburn.

She holds the designations of Missouri Certified Court Reporter, Kansas Certified Court Reporter, Registered Merit Reporter (RMR), Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR), Certified Realtime Captioner (CRC), and has qualified in the national speed contest at 280 words per minute in Q&A and 230 words per minute in literary material. In 2017 she earned the Certified Realtime Captioner certification. She is also a member of the Missouri Court Reporters Association, National Court Reporters Association, and NCRA’s Ethics First program. Ethics First was created to “encourage reporters, firms, and the clients they serve to promote the impartiality and the neutrality of the reporting profession and avoid inappropriate gift giving and gift acceptance.”