President’s Message

by Paul DeLosh
As we look forward to the coming year of continued exceptional NACM educational programming, we want to thank all who joined us for our 2018 conferences in Orange County, California and Atlanta, Georgia. With record attendance at both events, the... Read more »

Editor’s Note

by Tasha Ruth
About a month ago something strange happened. I was walking to work and noticed scooters, at least five, had just been left on the sidewalk. Interestingly, they all had the same sticker on the vertical post to the handle bar.... Read more »

Early Career Professionals

by Erin Tellez
The average workplace in America today is made up of employees all over the age spectrum. With Baby Boomers electing to continue to work longer and newly minted adults starting to enter the work space, the professional environment is becoming... Read more »

Courtside ConversationDawn Palermo

by Alyce Roberts
Dawn Palermo Dawn Palermo is the judicial administrator at Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court. The court has three elected judges and two hearing officers with 56 staff members. Dawn has been a member of NACM since 1999. How did you get... Read more »

A Question of Ethics

by Peter C. Kiefer
As courts become increasingly complex, it is the court administrator who manages the ever-expanding breadth of operations. The areas of expertise possessed by court administrators have grown over the years, and their insights are all the more valuable. Negotiating contracts,... Read more »

IJIS Exchange

by Jenny Bunch
Access to the Whole Case, and Nothing but the Whole Case (Online) Think how frustrated you would be if you couldn’t access your credit-card or bank-account information online at a moment’s notice. Consider the stress you would feel if you... Read more »

Management Musings

by Giuseppe M. Fazari
In the 1991 song “The Beauty of Gray” the alternative rock band Live offers an important precept for living in and developing an understanding of the world around us (however simple and sometimes unheeded) in the chorus: This is not... Read more »