Tribal court administrators, managers and directors are responsible for managing several areas of court administration. The court administration manual creates a strong foundation for developing courts by centralizing a collection of step-by-step written management procedures. This manual promotes consistency and transparency in every area of court management. The court administration manual is arguably just as important to create and have along with the court clerk’s manual. This session is highly recommended for developing courts and other courts who are actively working on strengthening their foundations.
Identify the tribal laws used to create a court administration manual
Review suggested topics that can be included in the court administration manual
Learn tips on how to start writing the manual
Discuss how to formalize the manual as a court policy
Learn ideas on how to create a process to amend and approve new updates