On Friday, February 19th, Judge Glenn A. Grant, J.A.D., Administrative Director of the Courts, held a “Listening Session on Court Operations” with more than 120 participants, including the assignment judges, trial court administrators, and county bar association leaders from Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Union Counties.

The virtual roundtable focused on five main areas: (1) virtual civil jury trials; (2) landlord-tenant operations and options for attorneys to support settlement efforts and provide representation; (3) technology resources, including courthouse technology rooms; (4) municipal court practice and the future of municipal courts; and (5) health and safety protocols in state court facilities. A summary of the overarching themes of the conversation with pertinent links relating to the topics of discussion can be found below. Read More