Courts and Covid-19: where are we, and where are we going? [part 2 of 2]

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!

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 7, 2020 Episode

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

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

New Editions of IACA and NACM Journals Have Great Articles!

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).

Workplace Civility — How is Your Court Doing?

September 30, 2019 news headline: “Kansas federal judge reprimanded for sexual misconduct.”[1] The Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued the public reprimand (the most severe sanction it could impose) after an extensive investigation of employee complaints. Closer to home, a local court administrator was terminated recently after many years of inappropriate … Continue reading Workplace Civility — How is Your Court Doing?

NACM-Core Workforce Management Review — Help is Welcome!

I am participating in a National Association for Court Management Workgroup that is reviewing and recommending updates to the NACM-Core "Workforce Management" curriculum (https://nacmcore.org/curriculum/workforce-management/).  The workgroup will be editing sections of the curriculum over the next couple of months. In case you are not familiar with the scope of the Workforce Management, it primarily covers … Continue reading NACM-Core Workforce Management Review — Help is Welcome!