Tribal court clerks are responsible for multi-tasking several tasks and contribute to the court’s success each day. Having a court clerk’s manual creates a strong foundation for developing courts by centralizing the court clerk’s tasks in one collection of step-by-step written procedures. This manual promotes consistency and transparency in every action performed by a court clerk. 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 clerk’s manual
Review suggested topics that can be included in the court clerk’s 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