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.
A key component of fulfilling the public's trust in the judicial branch is achieving diversity and inclusion in the staff and operations of the court.
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!
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
What will the future hold for the courts in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic? This post outlines the significant challenges and recommends what should be done. We can succeed by using Adaptive Leadership to create a new future reality that is people-centered, maximizes access, and increases personal safety. The new normal is one we create!
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: Is It Time to Reopen? It has been nearly two months since the President declared a national health emergency. Twenty-two states have reopened or partially reopened; another six have plans to reopen in the near future. This while the other twenty-two states have extended their orders to remain closed or have … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 7, 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
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
Effective verbal communication is critical to the success of every leader. The most important part is listening, far more than speaking. This post outlines how listening is the key.
The latest editions of the IACA & NACM journals have great, thought-provoking articles. Here are the titles of several that caught my eye (and links to read).