Examining Local Courts: Uncovering the Real Story

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: July 20, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Local Courts are the least analyzed components of the American court system.  This is particularly ironic since there are thousands of local courts, far more than there are courts of general jurisdiction. It has been estimated that they process over three … Continue reading Examining Local Courts: Uncovering the Real Story

International Rule of Law Assignments: Asking Questions that Change Lives

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: June 15, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Long days of travel, strange hotels, and strange food.  Yes, international assignments can include all of these.  But it can also afford the opportunity to make real change and create real change in yourself.  This month we are talking to folks … Continue reading International Rule of Law Assignments: Asking Questions that Change Lives

NACM’s International Committee: Are You Ready for the Adventure?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: May 18, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM International work can be challenging.  It can also be very rewarding.  No matter what, it is an adventure you will remember for the rest of your life.  Have you thought about it?  Wondered if it was for you?  Where would you … Continue reading NACM’s International Committee: Are You Ready for the Adventure?

What Is the Key to Effective Communication? Let’s Hear From You!

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: April 27, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM This week we are continuing our April 20th conversation with our panel on what is the key to effective communication, particularly during the pandemic.  This week our panel covers topics including rumors and misinformation, the importance of “virtual water cooler” … Continue reading What Is the Key to Effective Communication? Let’s Hear From You!

What Is The Key to Effective Communication? Particularly During the Pandemic

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: April 20, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM It seems that at some point in every class the facilitator utters those words, “communication is key.”  We all know however, that communication must be effective to make a difference.  So, what is the key to making communication effective? In … Continue reading What Is The Key to Effective Communication? Particularly During the Pandemic

What You Need to Know About Juvenile Detention and Placement Decision-Making and COVID

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: March 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The Coronavirus has created a crisis in America’s jails and prisons. Many of these facilities have become COVID hotspots.  Although sometimes overlooked, the pandemic also poses an enormous risk for juveniles who are detained. It is surprising to learn that, … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Juvenile Detention and Placement Decision-Making and COVID

Telework: Is There A Secret to Effective Management?

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: February 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Back in October of 2019, for most courts, working remotely from home was a privilege granted to a small number of court employees.  It seemed to be granted mostly to Court Technology workers and Executive Office staff who were working … Continue reading Telework: Is There A Secret to Effective Management?

Courts, COVID, and Vaccinations: What Have We Learned? What Are We Still Learning?

Court Ethics January 2021 Vaccination Survey Results The Coronavirus has hobbled our nation’s court systems for most of 2020.  Here in the first quarter of 2021, we are faced with new hope but also new challenges.  No matter how quickly the vaccines are distributed, it appears likely that restrictions will remain in place for most … Continue reading Courts, COVID, and Vaccinations: What Have We Learned? What Are We Still Learning?