Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – January 26, 2022, Episode

Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM

What actions can a court take to optimize the hiring of ethical staff?  What can you do to ensure that the people you hire will adhere to your court’s Code of Conduct?  Relying on the book by Bruce Weinstein, The Good Ones: Ten Crucial Qualities of High Character Employees, the Ethics Subcommittee explores some of the personal qualities that ethical employees possess.  These qualities include honesty, accountability, care, courage, fairness, gratitude, humility, loyalty, patience, and presence.  What can we do during the selection process to ensure that we hire employees with these qualities?

Listen to the episode on your way to or from work. January 26, 2023, Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast 38 minutes 46 seconds

Watch the episode on YouTube. January 26, 2023, episode of the Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast 40 minutes 42 seconds

Today’s Moderator

Norman Meyer: Retired Clerk for the Federal Bankruptcy Court, District of New Mexico

Today’s Panel

Courtney Whiteside: Director, Municipal Court, St. Louis, Missouri

Stacy Worby: State Jury Coordinator, Alaska State Court System

Peter Kiefer: Retired Court Professional

Eric Silverberg: Court Administrator for the City Court in Tucson, Arizona

Karl Thoennes: Court Administrator, 2nd Judicial Circuit Court, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Stacy Owsley: Deputy Human Resources Director, Pima County Superior Court, Tucson, Arizona

Rick Pierce: Judicial Programs Administrator, Pennsylvania Administrative of the Courts

Time Marker Sheet

January 26, 2023, A Question of Ethics Time Marker Sheet

January 26, 2023 PowerPoint

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