Lana Allen, RPR, CRR, CRC

Realtime Court Reporter

Specialties & Skills

Lana has over 20 years’ experience in both criminal and civil cases, with experience and an extensive knowledge base of Aboriginal, medical, marine, environmental, construction and engineering terminology. She has international experience in reporting proceedings consisting of court, discoveries, arbitrations, hearings, inquests and depositions involving expert testimony, technical and job-specific legalese and interpreted matters.


Lana is very active and passionate about life, particularly travelling the world and long-distance running in mountains in BC and abroad.

Cases of Note

Selected Captioning Work

Communication access realtime translation (CART), also called open captioning or realtime stenography, or simply realtime captioning, is the system used to convert speech to text for the deaf and hard of hearing. Lana has provided captioning for a wide range of events, including the following:

  • Michelle Obama – Becoming Book Tour
  • BCGEU 58th Annual Convention
  • HEU 31st Biennial Convention
  • Pacific Assistance Dogs Society 2018 Graduation
  • BCTF Annual General Meeting
  • SFU/UBC/Douglas College (recurring lecture captioning)
  • Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (recurring event captioning)


  • Langara College | Diploma in Court Reporting
  • Langara College | Realtime Reporting Program


  • Realtime Certified Reporter
  • Certified Court Reporter

Associations & Memberships