Posts By: Kathy Griffin

A Call to Action

August 24, 2022
by NACM

The National Association for Court Management held their 2022 Annual Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 10–14. The conference theme was Courts Leading the Way in Advancing Justice: A Call to Action. The conference focused on the important concept that justice… Read more »

A Testimonial of Scholarship Benefits

August 24, 2022
by Joshua Larsen

The National Association for Court Management (NACM) is committed to providing quality educational opportunities to court administration professionals. Joshua Larsen shares his experience as a scholarship recipient at NACM’s 2022 Annual Conference. Sunday, July 10I arrived in Milwaukee after a… Read more »

NACM Recognizes Members for Their Accomplishments

August 25, 2022
by Dawn Palermo

Perkins Award This award is presented annually to an individual who consistently goes above and beyond to make behind-the-scenes contributions to the field of court administration or their court. Congratulations to Zenell Brown for receiving the 2022 Perkins Award. Zenell… Read more »

New NACM Board Is Sworn In

August 25, 2022
by NACM

The National Association for Court Management Board of Directors for 2022-23 was sworn in at the annual conference in Milwaukee.  President Jeffrey Tsunekawa Austin, TX President Elect Rick Pierce Harrisburg, PA Vice President Tina Mattison Tucson, AZ Secretary/Treasurer Kelly Hutton… Read more »

NACM Board Issues 2022 Court Guide on Behavioral Health

November 1, 2022
by NACM

Just before the last annual conference held in July, the NACM Board issued its latest court guide focused on behavioral health. The workgroup was chaired by past-president Paul DeLosh (Virginia) and included Donald Jacobson (Arizona); Greg Lambard (New Jersey); Michelle… Read more »

CORE® Champion Program

August 25, 2022
by Kelly Hutton

nacmcore.org — CORE® Committee Chair: Kelly Hutton What is the CORE® Champion Program? The purpose of the CORE® Champion Program is fourfold: strengthen court professionals provide greater exposure to the CORE® recognize attendance at qualified CORE® sessions allow participants to demonstrate basic… Read more »

President’s Message

November 1, 2022
by Jeffrey Tsunekawa

Dear NACM Family, What an honor and privilege it is to write to you as the 38th president of the National Association for Court Management. I follow a long line of great leaders in our great association and enter this… Read more »

Courtside Conversation
Roger Rand

August 25, 2022
by Dawn Palermo

Roger Rand Title: IT ManagerCourt: Multnomah Circuit Court, Oregon Judicial DepartmentNACM Title: Board Director, Vice Chair of DEI Committee, and NACM Website Coordinator    Number of judges at court: 330 employees and 58 judicial officers, 58 courtrooms across 5 court locationsNACM member since 2009    … Read more »

Courtside Conversation
Stacy Worby

November 1, 2022
by Dawn Palermo

Stacy WorbyState Jury Coordinator, Alaska Court System Number of jury trial locations: 40 NACM member since: 2019 NACM Early Career Professionals Subcommittee Chair: 2020–present How did you get started in court administration?I began my career with the court serving as… Read more »

Management Musings

August 25, 2022
by Giuseppe M. Fazari

In the poem “Invictus,” William Ernest Henley discusses the “unconquerable” spirit in the face of death while preserving one’s sense of dignity in the course of that struggle: Out of the night that covers me,Black as the pit from pole… Read more »

Management Musings

November 2, 2022
by Giuseppe M. Fazari

In 2019 Dave Chappelle was honored with the Mark Twain Prize, an annual award given to comedians whose work has made a substantial impact on American society. During his acceptance speech, he remarked about doing (and being) something that one… Read more »

A Question of Ethics Conversation

August 25, 2022
by Peter C. Kiefer

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: What Is the Court’s Duty? NACM has made a commitment to the values of providing equal justice regardless of race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or identity, disability, or social economic status.  What is the court’s ethical… Read more »

A Question of Ethics

November 2, 2022
by Peter Kiefer

This episode of A Question of Ethics will continue to explore diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and NACM’s commitment to helping provide equal justice. This session was recorded after the Ethics Subcommittee Conference Call on April 28, 2022. The questions… Read more »