The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 2, 2020 Episode

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: April 2, 2020 Episode The scourge of the Coronavirus is a national emergency unlike anything we have seen in modern times.  It is affecting all aspects of our lives and work.  The virus is having a profound impact on how American courts are coping.  Throughout the crisis, we will have weekly … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 2, 2020 Episode

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? The Panelists

Mark A. Weinberg has served as the Court Administrator for the Seventh Judicial Circuit since May 1993. Prior to moving to Florida, he was an administrator with the court in Maricopa County, Arizona. He holds a bachelor's degree in public administration from James Madison University and a master's degree in judicial administration from the University … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? The Panelists

Can Courts Lead in Solving the Opioid Crisis?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: March 2020 Episode Over 10 million Americans misused opioids in 2018, which includes over 800,000 heroin users.  In 2016, there were more than 64,000 overdose deaths in the United States; in 2017 overdose deaths jumped to over 70,000.  This is a number that continues to grow in at least 23 states.  … Continue reading Can Courts Lead in Solving the Opioid Crisis?

Is It Time for a Fresh Look at Cell Phones and Courts?

Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: February 2020 Episode For better or worse we can no longer live without our Smartphones.  We use them to talk and text our friends; they keep our appointments, pictures, and business notes; they help us with research; they track of our children; they allow us to call 911 in an emergency.  … Continue reading Is It Time for a Fresh Look at Cell Phones and Courts?

Is Bail Reform Working? Charlotte’s Revealing Story

Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: January 2020 Episode It has been estimated that nationally, more than 60 percent of people in jail have not been convicted of a crime, they are awaiting trial.  Almost 500,000 defendants are in jail pretrial because they cannot afford to post bail.  Three-quarters of pretrial detainees have been charged with a … Continue reading Is Bail Reform Working? Charlotte’s Revealing Story

Dealing with the Generations: What Do Good Managers Understand?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: December 2019 Episode Managing the multigenerational workplace is more demanding today than ever before. Why has it become such a challenge?  One reason is that we are living and working longer.  Today, we can expect to live 18 years longer (79 years old) than if we were born in 1935.  Second, … Continue reading Dealing with the Generations: What Do Good Managers Understand?

Social Media and the Courts: How Do We Deal with This Growing Reality?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: November 2019 Episode Blogs and podcasts are a growing fixture on our social landscape.  There are now more than 750,000 podcasts produced and over 48 million people a week listen to a podcast.  Estimates are that billions of people worldwide read one or more blogs on the internet.  This is a … Continue reading Social Media and the Courts: How Do We Deal with This Growing Reality?

2019 CourtFutures Top Trends to Watch

CourtFutures: The Next Ten Years By Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer The Surveys We have summarized the best thinking of nearly 1,400[1] court professionals who have looked at 186 different scenarios of possible futures.  This report highlights the 2019 assessments focusing on the responses by age cohort compared to the overall group. Eight surveys … Continue reading 2019 CourtFutures Top Trends to Watch

What are Generation X and Millennials Saying About the Workplace? Three Perspectives

The Pew Research Center estimates that right now there are more Millennials than Baby Boomers in America.  By 2030 Millennials and Gen Zs will make up 75% of the workforce.  A Gallup Poll found that 21% of Millennials had changed jobs within the last year, that’s three times more than other generations.   On top of … Continue reading What are Generation X and Millennials Saying About the Workplace? Three Perspectives