G. Allen and Diane Sonntag
This couple's story is about as close as you get to a romantic comedy movie script.
Meet G. Allen Sonntag, RDR, CRR, and Diane Sonntag, RDR, CRR, CCP, CPE, from Arizona.
Allen, a freelance reporter through Colville & Associates, and Diane, a Pima County Superior Court official reporter, met in 1994 online in the Court Reporters Forum.
Diane recalls, "We met on the Sunday night chat.
We spent a lot of time getting to know each other over the phone and email.
I got to know the person before I met the court reporter."
The truth is they met because of court reporting, and it has been a huge part of their lives.
Allen has been in the profession since 1959 and Diane
since 1978, and not once have they considered leaving the profession.
adds, "Court reporting has been a wonderful career.
mentions something more personal and unrelated to the actual work: "Remember to stop and smell the flowers.