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NAPCO Board Chair Judge John Russo invites you to attend NAPCO 2020

Judge Russo Invitation Letter

If you are like me, you sometimes see things in the news or social media that make you wonder where time has gone. For instance, it is now 2020 and our concerns about Y2K and the new millennium was 20 years ago. To put that into perspective, 20 years before Y2K, we were coming to the end of the Iranian hostage crisis and Ronald Reagan was about to become president. The good thing about time is that we never stop growing or learning. I think that is one of the great things about the National Association for Presiding Judges and Court Executive Officers; it is an organization designed to let us learn from each other. We are joined in our mutual desire to provide our cities, states, and nation with the best judicial system we can offer.

Online courts, the future of justice and being bold in 2020

Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Richard Susskind, who has worked on technology for lawyers since 1981. Susskind is the author of a newly released book, Online Courts and the Future of Justice, among many others, including The End of Lawyers? and The Future of the Professions. Susskind is also a speaker and independent advisor to major professional firms and national governments. He was the keynote speaker at the National Center for State Courts’ 2019 Court Technology Conference in New Orleans. His main area of expertise is the future of professional legal services and, in particular, the way in which IT and the internet are changing the work of lawyers.

NAPCO Trial Court Leadership Guides Launched

The NAPCO Board of Directors, meeting in Minneapolis in August 2019, authorized the development of a series of briefing papers for presiding judges, court executives and court leadership teams that review and capsulize each day-long, interactive Leadership Academy Day seminar presented at the Association’s annual conferences.