IST Reporting recognizes Janet Cooper Haas and the value she brings to us.
Janet resides in Charlotte, NC where she has been since 1997. Most of her formative years were spent in Florida, where she received her bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida International University, graduated from the court reporting program at Sheridan Technical College in 1996 and passed the RPR in 1997.
Janet married her high school sweetheart and has two sons. She took a hiatus from court reporting after her youngest son was born so that she could write for her local newspaper, the Charlotte Observer and an array of other magazines and websites. Over the years, she used her communication skills as a volunteer for her boys’ schools and various other nonprofit organizations, which also led to a stint working for a nonprofit serving homeless children and families.
Janet enjoys spending her time gardening and making home improvements. Over the past year and a half, she has served as her own general contractor for two bathroom remodels. She is also an avid traveler. On her last trip to Mexico with her best friend, also a court reporter, she visited Chichen Itza, one of the seven wonders of the world. “It was truly a bucket list trip.”
Medical malpractice is, by far, her favorite type of case. She loves hearing experts speak on the intricacies of growing skin for a skin graft and learning of the multitude of steps leading up to a lung transplant.
Janet enjoys working with IST Reporting because of IST’s on-time pay for high-quality work.