Atlanta Hosts annual NACM conference

The National Association for Court Management (NACM) held its annual conference in the great State of Georgia July 22 – 26, 2018, at the Hilton Atlanta Downtown. NACM is the largest court management organization in the world with nearly 1,800 members. NACM is a member organization dedicated to educating court professionals, providing community, sharing information, and advocating on important court and justice system topics. The conference theme was “Mind the Gap: The Power of Active Engagement."

Chief Justice P. Harris Hines welcomes NACM to AtlantaChief Justice P. Harris Hines welcomed nearly 800 conference attendees to Georgia and Atlanta during the opening ceremony. The attendees were court professionals from across the United States and numerous international countries. Some of the conference plenaries focused on exploring implicit bias, decriminalization of mental illness, redefining case management for the 21st Century, children and the opioid epidemic and online dispute resolution to name a few. The attendees spent an evening of fun at the Georgia Aquarium and visited many of Atlanta’s tourist sites. Members of the Georgia Council of Court Administrators served as host and volunteered throughout the conference.

NACM elected Dr. Will Simmons, Sixth District Court Administrator, President-Elect and T.J. Bement, Tenth District Court Administrator, Vice-President for the national association. NACM’s mid-year conference will be held in Little Rock, Arkansas February 10-12, 2019 and its next annual conference will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada July 14-18, 2019.



Ms. Cynthia Clanton's Opening Remarks



Chief Justice Hines' Opening Remarks




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