Serving Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida
Gilbert & Jones Professional Court Reporters:
- Debbie Gilbert
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.
- Mynjuan Jones
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 Pacheco
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 Lee
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.
- Abigail Pace
Abigail Pace is a 1991 graduate of Brown College of Court Reporting. She started reporting with Tom Crites & Associates in 1991 until 1997
when she moved back to Atlanta. She then worked for Brown Reporting from 1997 until Brown was bought out by Alex Gallo in 2008.
She then worked for JPA Reporting until 2012 when she decided to move back to Savannah and currently works with Gilbert & Jones.
- Amy Jo Kaska
Amy Jo graduated from Humphrey’s College in Stockton, California, in 2002. She joined Al Cala & Associates in
Modesto, California, from 2002 to 2005. Amy Jo then relocated to Springfield, Georgia, and worked for Brown
Reporting in Savannah from 2005 to 2007, and McKee Court Reporting from 2007 to 2012. In February 2013,
she then became a real-time CART provider for the hearing-impaired at SCAD until joining the Chatham County
court system in Savannah from 2013 to 2019. In January 2020, she joined Gilbert & Jones. Amy Jo has been
a court reporter for 18 years and is licensed in Georgia and California.
- Lee J. Tidball
Lee began her court reporting career after she and her family sold their small business in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Following months of preparation,
Lee successfully passed her National Verbatim Reporters Association certification exams and obtained her Certified Verbatim Reporter certification in 2020.
Lee joined Gilbert and Jones in the fall of 2020 and is a Georgia Certified Court Reporter. In her spare time, Lee enjoys being active and is also a certified yoga,
cycle, and fitness instructor.
National Court Reporters Association
Georgia Shorthand Reporters Association