Courts and COVID: What’s Been the Global Response?

IACA's Global Conversation Video Podcast: December 2020 Episode Brought to You by the International Association for Court Administration Sponsored by Tyler Technologies The Coronavirus pandemic has been a scourge across the globe.  It has also been one of the longest lasting and most widespread crises in recent times.  It has affected every component of government … Continue reading Courts and COVID: What’s Been the Global Response?

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

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: December 2020 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Part two of a conversation with our panel of court administrators whose courts have endured multiple concurrent crises.  They had to deal with questions of allowing protestors into the courthouse because it is a public building while worrying about vandalism.  … Continue reading Wildfires, Protests, and COVID: How Have Courts Coped with Compounding Crises? Part Two

eCourts Highlights and Reflections on 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, in this end of year post I recap last week’s NCSC eCourts Virtual Conference  and share some thoughts on this past, unprecedented, year. The eCourts Conference (https://e-courts.org) was a slimmed down, online version of the annual event held in Las Vegas.  There was the usual good content, and here … Continue reading eCourts Highlights and Reflections on 2020

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

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: November 2020 Episode Brought 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

Fulfilling the Public’s Trust: Valuing Diversity & Inclusion in 2020 (Part 2) — What actions can court administrators take to make Diversity & Inclusion a reality in the administration of their courts?

In this time of attention to systemic discrimination in our justice systems, it is critically important to make Diversity & Inclusion a priority in court administration. This article outlines the actions that court administrators can take to make Diversity and Inclusion a reality.

These Times Call for Adaptive Leadership!

It’s hard to deny that our interest is captivated on how we in courts adjust to the Coronavirus challenges:  immediacy of operational changes, unfolding information, and an unknown and evolving nature of dealing with and creating a new work environment.  Do these sound familiar with regards to what courts and court staff are facing?  Courts, … Continue reading These Times Call for Adaptive Leadership!

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 21, 2020 Episode

Court Leader Advantage Podcasts - Ready to Reopen: What You Should Be Thinking About Now Almost all states have reopened, yet the future is still uncertain as COVID cases continue to climb and a vaccine appears unlikely before 2021.  Courts are faced with an ever-growing array of challenges.  Keeping employees, judicial staffs, litigants, and attorneys … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 21, 2020 Episode