Gilbert & Jones Professional Court Reporters:
Debbie was graduated from Gadsden State Junior College's court reporting school in 1978. She was certified in Georgia in
1978 and worked for 28 years for Tom Crites & Associates International before opening Brown Reporting's Brunswick office in 2006.
Debbie and Mynjuan formed Gilbert & Jones in January of 2008. Debbie was the 2013 Recipient of the Liberty Bell Award
presented by the Glynn County Bar Association. She has her Registered Professional Reporter certification.
Upon graduation from Brown College of Court Reporting in 1991, Mynjuan worked for Tom Crites & Associates in Savannah
from 1991 until 2000. She then opened Brown Reporting's Savannah office in 2000 where she remained until forming Gilbert & Jones in 2008.
Mynjuan has her RPR and has over 20 years' experience court reporting.
Janell A. Buchanan
Janell attended Jacksonville School of Court Reporting, in Jacksonville, Florida, after which
she reported in the Duval County/Nassau County area. In 1982 she opened Janell Buchanan &
Associates in Fernandina Beach, Florida, where she reported until moving to Georgia in 1996.
Since moving to Georgia she worked for Tom Crites & Associates International for approximately
five years, Advanced Verbatim Reporting for approximately seven years, then joining
Gilbert & Jones in late 2008. Janell received her RPR certification in 1996.
Thomas J. Dorsey
Tom went to court reporting school at American Business Academy in Hackensack, New Jersey, and completed the program in 1988, at which time he went to work for Westchester Reporting Service in White Plains, New York. The company subsequently evolved into Noon & Pratt and thereafter into Interim Legal Services. He worked there until 1997, and then he became employed by Manhattan Reporting Corp./LegaLink in New York City. In 2002, Tom moved to Florida and worked for Prestige Court Reporting in Inverness, Florida. In 2004, he relocated to Tennessee and worked for Gibson Court Reporting until he joined Gilbert & Jones in June 2011. He is licensed in Tennessee and Georgia and has his Registered Professional Reporter certification.
Annette was graduated magna cum laude from Hagerstown Business College in 1976. She worked for Eastern Shore Reporting Service in Elkton, Maryland, from 1976 to 1984; Corbett & Associates in Wilmington, Delaware, from 1984 to 1991; Wilcox & Associates in Wilmington, Delaware, from 1991 to 1999; McKee Court Reporting in Savannah, Georgia, from 1999 to 2010. Annette has her RPR and RMR certifications and has been a court reporter for 34 years.
Colleen was graduated from Denver Academy of Court Reporting in Denver, Colorado in 1991. Upon graduation, she moved to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and worked with Northeast Court Reporting for a year. Colleen then worked for the court system in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for ten years. She went back to work as a freelance court reporter in the same area until relocating to the Brunswick, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida area in 2011. Here she worked in the court system and freelance. Colleen is licensed in Georgia and holds her RPR certification. She has been a reporter for 26 years.
Barbie was certified in New Jersey in 1993 after being graduated from the Cittone Institute of Court Reporting in Princeton. She worked with Tommer Reporting in Manhattan and Esquire Reporting in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. After moving to Florida in 1997 she worked with Spherion Reporting until she relocated to Georgia in 2004. Barbie holds her RPR and CCR certificates, and she has been a court reporter for 18 years.
Mary Beth Cook
Mary Beth graduated in 1974 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BS degree in Nursing and then later obtained a Women's Healthcare Nurse Practitioner
license from the University of Arizona. She moved to Las Vegas, NV where she worked in the health field for several years before enrolling in Las Vegas Business College
and graduating from their court reporting school in 1987. She was employed as a freelance reporter for 11 years and then became an official reporter in the Eighth Judicial
District Court in Las Vegas for 15 years. After a stint owning a bed & breakfast in Southern Utah, she moved to Savannah and joined Gilbert & Jones in January 2017.
National Court Reporters Association
Georgia Shorthand Reporters Association