President’s Message

by Paul DeLosh
As new demands, challenges, and opportunities are presented within our court systems, we are reminded of the importance of effective partnerships. Now, more than ever, multi-organizational partnerships are an important means to develop and deliver needed programs and services. The... Read more »

Editor’s Note

by Tasha Ruth
Last fall, I purchased a fixer-upper that looked and smelled like 1962. It’s a quaint little four-split with angled wood beams in the great room. I saw so much potential I hit the ground running with a sledgehammer in one... Read more »

Early Career Professionals

by Nicole Garcia, with Danna Quinn
Danna Quinn, director of human resources for the Judicial Branch of Arizona in Maricopa County, is retiring after a career of over 32 years with the branch. We sat down together to reflect for a bit on her career journey... Read more »

Courtside Conversation
Adrienne Eagan

by Dawn Palermo
Adrienne Eagan Adrienne Eagan is a court researcher in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The court has ten appointed judges. She joined NACM in 2018. How did you get started in court administration? After graduation, I began... Read more »

A Question of Ethics

by Peter C. Kiefer
By now, social media is a staple of American life. Don’t have a Facebook page, avoid a Twitter account, or stay away from Snapchat, and you are isolated as the world races by. For court professionals, this poses a particularly... Read more »

IJIS Exchange

by Jenny Bunch
Automation and Integration Support Pretrial Reform A COLUMN DEDICATED TO THE EXCHANGE OF IDEAS ON INFORMATION SHARING IN JUSTICE Sue Humphreys, IJIS Courts Advisory Committee, Vice Chair In August 2018, California became the first state to legislate the elimination of... Read more »

Management Musings

by Giuseppe M. Fazari
Lee Jun-fan, better known as Bruce Lee, was a martial arts instructor and founder of the Jeet Kune Do (JKD) art form. Many consider Lee to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time, and his work... Read more »