Educational Development

A key function for the court leader is the assurance of excellent court performance by actively leading judicial branch education in their courts. Because judicial branch education helps courts maintain the balance between a continually evolving operational environment and the…

Workforce Management

To carry out their fundamental purposes and responsibilities, courts must have the human talent to achieve the court’s mission and vision. The court leader must work every day to secure, manage, educate, and motivate court staff.  To do this, the…

Accountability and Court Performance

Being a good manager means being able to monitor performance–to identify what is working well and what is not.  The judiciary relies on this aspect of court management, as does the public, to ensure optimum court performance.  Ensuring accountability, measuring…

Leadership

Effective court managers/leaders create, implement, and nurture a clear and compelling vision for the court, bringing a strategic perspective to their work, while staying attuned to daily operations. The combination of leadership and proactive management enable the court to fulfill…