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Circuit Court Clerks: How to Reopen After a Pandemic

When Courts reopen in a Post-Pandemic environment, changes to managing the court calls, staffing, and general operations of the court system will be dramatically changed. Through this course, we will explore options to safely reopen the court system and how changes can be implemented. This course will include discussions on remote hearings, how to submit exhibits, safety of Jurors, physical protective measures for patrons and court employees, the scheduling of court and the return to work of court staff.

Learning Objectives
As a result of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify areas of concern post-pandemic
  • Prepare a plan for safe jury trials
  • Implement remote communications for hearings
  • Safely re-open the Circuit Court Clerk's office and the public areas of the court.