Committed to Excellence - National Association for Court Management

Mission, Vision
and Purpose
What is NACM?
• Over 1800 members from the United
States of America, Canada, Australia, and
other countries
• Education Focused
• Member Focused
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Advance the effective and efficient administration of justice.
NACM provides a robust forum fostering innovative
practices and professional development that inspires
excellence in its membership, enhances public trust and
confidence in our courts, and embraces the fundamental
duties and responsibilities inherent in an accountable and
independent judicial branch of government.
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To be the premier global organization for court
professionals by devoting its work to
addressing current and future issues facing the
judiciary; stressing its commitment to develop
and sustain a high performing Association.
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• Develop and improve leadership in the judicial system
and the leadership qualities of court managers.
• Promote the interdependence of court managers and
• Promote and encourage the continuing education
opportunities of court managers.
• Encourage fellowship, a network, and a sense of unity
among NACM members.
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• Educate the public on the role and importance of
• Enhance public access to the courts.
• Recognize the diversity of NACM's membership
and encourage broad participation in NACM
governance and activities.
• Enhance and improve NACM publications and
related activities.
• Enhance NACM's organizational vitality through a
continuing review process and a focus on the future
for courts.
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Membership Benefits
• Continuing education
• Networking opportunities
• Publications
• Mentoring Opportunities
• Access to ICM courses
• Access to MSU courses
Court Manager
• Conference videos and
Court Express
• Reduced conference fees
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Of Special Interest
Member mentoring program
American University Mentor
Early Career Professionals
Conference Live-streaming
Recorded educational programs
Conference Scholarships
Graduate Studies Scholarships
ICM Scholarships
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NACM Conference Videos
NACM Website
NACM YouTube Channel
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NACM Webinars
• Diversity – Less about the Term and More
about What you’re doing to Achieve it
• How to Make the Most out of Court IT
• The New NACM Core
• Effective Guardianship Practices
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Standing NACM Publications
• A Guide to Technology Planning for Court
Managers (2015)
• The Core In Practice: A Guide to Strengthen
Court Professionals through Application,
Use, and Implementation (2015)
• Adult Guardianship Guide (2014)
• Guide to Human Trafficking for State Courts
• Steps to Reengineering (2013)
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NACM Collaborations
• National Center for State Courts
• National Judicial College
• National Association of State Judicial Officers
• National Court Reporters Association
• Association of Canadian Court Administrators
• Conference of Chief Justices
• American Judges Association
• Conference of State Court Administrators
• National Association of Women Judges
• National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
• National College of Probate Judges
• Conference of Court Public Information Officers
• Council of Chief Judges of State Courts of Appeal
• National Conference of Bankruptcy Clerks
• National Conference of Metropolitan Courts
• American Institute of Architects
• Federal Court Clerks Association
• Michigan State University
• National Association of State Judicial Educators
• State Judicial Institute
• National Conference of Appellate Court Clerks
• Bureau of Justice Assistance
• Justice Management Institute
• Self-Represented Litigation Network
• American Bar Association
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NACM National Agenda
• A set of priorities developed to be a “touchstone” for
NACM’s leadership in its education, training, advocacy.
• Developed through research and outreach to and input
from state association leaders and NACM members.
• Intended to drive NACM priorities for the period 20152020.
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The National Agenda’s
Five Priorities
Advance Excellence in Court Management
Promote Fair and Accessible Justice
Develop Leaders for Tomorrow's Challenges
Utilize Technology to Promote Best Practices
Enhance Public Perceptions of the Courts
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Other Hot Topics
• Public access to court records,
statistics, and data
• Expanded use of technology,
e-filing, e-courts
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Increase in number of selfrepresented litigants
• Court performance measures
• Court security
• Guardianships
• Court-Community Collaboration
• Racial and ethnic fairness
• Immigration issues & Foreign
Language Services
• Child welfare
• Problem Solving Courts
• Veterans, housing, mental health,
• legal orphan status
• Human Trafficking
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NACM Committees
Membership Services
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Future Conferences
2016 Midyear
Feb. 14–16
Mobile, AL
Extending Out From the Core:
The Profession in Practice
2016 Annual
July 10–14
Pittsburgh, PA
2017 Midyear
Feb. 5–7
Portland, OR
2017 Annual
July 9–13
Washington, DC
Making Connections:
Integrative Leadership
and Court Performance
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Leadership Opportunities
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