President’s Message

by Will Simmons
Welcome to this edition of the Court Manager. The NACM Board and all of our volunteer committee members are engaged and doing a marvelous job on behalf of the association. I am amazed by their dedication and commitment. Please visit... Read more »

Editor’s Note

by Tasha Ruth
The Power of Pumpkin Spice By the time this issue of Court Manager goes live, your Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL, as the kids call it) will have gone cold (and probably old), only to be replaced with eggnog McFlurries... Read more »

Early Career Professionals

by Tina Mattison
Learning to Fly No person, ever, in the history of mankind, was born with the ability to run. At first, we’re carried everywhere because we can’t do anything ourselves. Then we manage to get up on our hands and knees... Read more »

Courtside Conversation
Rick Pierce

by Dawn Palermo
Rick Pierce Judicial Programs Administrator, Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts Director, NACM Chair of Governance Committee Assists over 900 general- and limited-jurisdiction judges upon request NACM member since 1988 How did you get started in court administration? My mother’s best... Read more »

IJIS Exchange

by Sue Humphreys
A column dedicated to the exchange of ideas on information sharing in justice The year was 1992, the place Barcelona, and the accomplishment was considered highly unlikely. Even with 12 of the most successful athletes ever assembled on a single... Read more »

A Question of Ethics

by Peter kiefer
Has Technology Changed the Meaning of Public Access? There is no question that technology has changed how we think of almost every aspect of dispensing justice. Twenty years ago, the way we did business unquestionably made sense at that time.... Read more »

Management Musings

by Giuseppe M. Fazari
When the Snow Melts The Dave Matthews Band has sold more than 30 million albums making it one of the highest-selling music acts of all time. The band’s original trio was formed in 1991 after David John Matthews, then working... Read more »