Resources

Look to this resource area for job postings, legislative and policy updates, OACA bylaws, and member success stories. Please return in the coming months as this area of the web site expands.

Now available: Results of the Court Administrator/Clerk of Courts survey. This file is available in portable document (pdf) format, which requires the free plug-in Acrobat Reader

Useful Links

Supreme Court of Ohio
http://www.supremecourtofohio.gov/

The Constitution of Ohio grants the Supreme Court exclusive authority to regulate all matters relating to the practice of law in Ohio. The Constitution also gives the Supreme Court authority to prescribe rules governing practice and procedure in all courts of the state and to exercise general superintendence over all state courts.

National Association for Court Management
http://www.nacmnet.org/

The mission of the National Association for Court Management (NACM) is to instill a commitment to excellence, develop proficient court leaders, provide efficient and customer oriented justice, promote partner based research, and support the interdependence of the judiciary with other branches of government.

Ohio Judicial Conference
http://www.ohiojudges.org

The Ohio Judicial Conference provides resources to Ohio Judges as well as a publication called “Bill Board” which provides updates on legislation which may affect Ohio Courts.

Ohio Association of Municipal Court Clerks
http://www.oamcc.com/

The Ohio Association of Municipal Court Clerks (OAMCC) aims to add to the knowledge of municipal court clerks and deputies, improve municipal court administration, cooperate with other organizations dedicated to the improvements of municipal affairs, and to encourage efficiency and promote high standards.

Ohio Clerk of Courts Association
http://www.occaohio.com/

The Ohio Clerk of Courts Association (OCCA) provides information about the initiatives of the OCCA, current and planned legislative initiatives, and information about the Clerk of Courts in each county, how to contact each Clerk, and a link to each Clerk’s web site.

Ohio State Bar Association
http://www.ohiobar.org/

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) is a voluntary professional association open to any person who has been admitted to the practice of law, and represents nearly 75% of Ohio law practitioners. The OSBA provides 23 LawFacts public information pamphlets online via their Public Resources section on topics such as jury service and Ohio Courts.

State Justice Institute
http://www.statejustice.org/

The State Justice Institute (SJI) was established by Federal law in 1984 to award grants to improve the quality of justice in state courts, facilitate better coordination between state and federal courts, and foster innovative, efficient solutions to common problems faced by all courts.