Mentoring can be great. Here are a few tips on how to find a good mentor, as well as avoiding the mistake of establishing a mento:mentee relationship in the same organizational unit.
Helpful tips on being a great court administrator from a legendary Clerk of Court.
By: Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer This article has been updated from a previous version posted on August 20, 2018. Back in 2013 we asked about the probability of state legislatures venting their displeasure with state courts, specifically by withholding funds. The assessment was mixed. Most of the 183 court professionals responded at that … Continue reading The Latest Secret About Courts and State Legislatures
Those familiar with court or judicial administration may be familiar with sources of professional training or content (for example, from the National Association for Court Management, the Institute for Court Management at the National Center for State Courts, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Master of Science in Legal Administration, or Michigan State … Continue reading A Court Leadership Question For You…
The U.S. Supreme Court building has its main courtroom, and a little-known basketball court above the courtroom -- and the athletic court has been dubbed the "highest court in the land." Check out the recent article in Sports Illustrated for interesting stories and details.
What advice would you give your YOUNGER self? A recent issue of Success Magazine (March 2018) had an article called “10 Things Successful People Never do Again,” and in it included items that business leaders would remind themselves about, as part of learning from their experience…. Looking back on your experiences, what would you include … Continue reading A Court Leadership Question For You
The sessions on Monday, presented by the Hon. Susan Sabers, Karl Thoennes III, and Peter C. Kiefer, featured lively discussions as audience members role-played various characters in two scenarios and the entire audience voted on the ethics of the drama using the electronic voting method PollEverywhere. Tell Me Something I Don’t Know About Courts and … Continue reading The 2018 NACM Annual Conference in Atlanta: Ethics and Active Engagement
The 2018 NACM annual conference was jam-packed with great education, concentrating on mindful behaviors, access to justice, and technology. Here is a summary of what I found worthwhile to share.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly being deployed around the world. How about the courts? The potential (and risks) are huge, and every court should be looking at using AI in the near future.
More tips on keeping oneself professionally "fresh" in your career: reading and continuing education.