Wildfires, Protests, and COVID: How Have Courts Coped with Compounding Crises? Part One

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: November 2020 Episode Briught to You in Cooperation with NACM Unbelievably, the expression “we are living in unprecedented times” has become a cliché.  Since early 2020, so much has happened to us, so quickly, and with so little warning that the only response anyone seems to have is “Well, now … Continue reading Wildfires, Protests, and COVID: How Have Courts Coped with Compounding Crises? Part One

Court Professionals and Protests: What Should You Be Thinking About Now? Bonus Episode

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: Bonus Episode Brought to you in cooperation with NACM Our July Court Leader’s Advantage video podcast episode on courts and protest marches has garnered considerable interest.  Over 300 viewers have accessed the episode. Among those who watched the episode was Norman Meyer, Retired Clerk of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for … Continue reading Court Professionals and Protests: What Should You Be Thinking About Now? Bonus Episode

Diversity and Inclusion: Why Is It Even More Important Now? Part Two

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: October 2020 Episode Brought to you in cooperation with NACM For decades we court professionals have committed ourselves to the practice diversity and inclusion.  We make this commitment to earn the public’s trust and confidence in our nation’s courts.  This dedication is ongoing; the work still continues. The goals of … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion: Why Is It Even More Important Now? Part Two

Diversity and Inclusion: Why Is It Even More Important Now? Part One

  Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: September 2020 Episode Brought to you in cooperation with NACM Over the last forty years, our nation’s courts have been committed to diversity and inclusion, in order to live up to the ideals of fairness and equality, and to build public trust and confidence.  While we can point to … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion: Why Is It Even More Important Now? Part One

Courts and Systemic Bias: What Lessons Have We Learned? Part Two

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: August 2020 Episode Part Two Brought to you in cooperation with NACM Welcome to part two of the Court Leader’s Advantage podcast on Courts and Systemic Bias.   We continue to look at the state of our courts regarding systemic bias and what advice we have for others moving forward.  The … Continue reading Courts and Systemic Bias: What Lessons Have We Learned? Part Two

Courts and Systemic Bias: What Lessons Have We Learned? Part One

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: August 2020 Episode Part One Brought to you in cooperation with NACM Since the death of George Floyd, this nation has agonized over divided perceptions of police and criminal justice.  One perception sees systemic bias, mostly centered on law enforcement, with problems that need institutional change. The other perception sees … Continue reading Courts and Systemic Bias: What Lessons Have We Learned? Part One

Court Professionals and Protests: What Should You Be Thinking About Now?

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: July 2020 Episode Since the May 25th death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, emotions in this country have been rubbed raw.  There have been protest marches in all 50 states, which have led to some unique tensions for America’s trial courts.  The First Amendment to the Constitution guarantees the right … Continue reading Court Professionals and Protests: What Should You Be Thinking About Now?

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, June 25, 2020 Episode

COOPs and the Coronavirus: The Lessons May Surprise You Courts are now in the midst of reopening, yet the Coronavirus is still very much with us.  Right now, the United States has had over 2.3 million confirmed cases with over 26,000 new cases reported just yesterday.  We have experienced 121,000 deaths from the virus and … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, June 25, 2020 Episode

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, June 18, 2020 Episode

Your Court Restarting Trials?  Here’s What Works As courts are reopening, many have already held their first trials.  Others are planning to start trials in the next month or two.  Whether they are conducted in-courtroom, or via video conference-calls, trials are going to look different for some time into the future.  What will change for … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, June 18, 2020 Episode

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis?: Thursday, June 11, 2020 Episode

Budget Strategies: What Have We Learned from the Lockdown? About three weeks ago, May 14, 2020, the financial crisis was looming, but the details were still vague.  Since then several courts have been forced to begin budget cuts that have included layoffs and furloughs.  Yet even now all we can say about the national situation … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis?: Thursday, June 11, 2020 Episode