Allied Professionals

Societies in the world throughout history have always needed to put their trust in a specific person to take exact notes of what was happening, where, at what time.

One of the many functions of Notaries in Roman times was note-taking in the court, keeping records of who said what. Here is an anecdote about the origin of the Notary Public. A type of shorthand writing was invented by Tiro, secretary to the famous orator Cicero. Tiro’s notes or notae were called notae Tironinae. The term Notarius was then later applied to a person who used that type of note-taking. In the meantime, Tiro’s employer won fame and renown in the courts as a lawyer. The two were truly Allied Professionals. click here for full article.