Daniel J. Hall is Vice President of the Court Consulting Services Division. As vice president, he is responsible for the development, coordination and execution of consulting work and the provision of technical assistance to the nation’s courts.
Before joining NCSC, he was the Director of Planning and Analysis for the Colorado Judicial Department. In that role, he developed nationally recognized staffing models including weighted caseload systems for court staff, judges and magistrates. He served as the initial Executive Director of the State commission on Judicial Performance where he oversaw the design and implementation of the methodology used to evaluate judges as they stood in judicial retention elections. This included survey design, distribution, analysis and the drafting of evaluation reports. In addition he has provided court consulting services internationally working in Australia, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Nigeria, Peru, Spain and Singapore.
While at NCSC he has worked nationally and internationally in the area of court performance. He directed the development of CourTools, a set of court performance measures for trial courts. Internationally, he is working with a Consortium of judicial organizations that has published the International Framework for Court Excellence.
Mr. Hall holds a B.A. degree in Sociology and a M.P.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
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