Workload and Resource Assessment

State Links

  • Workload and Resource Assessment Reference Material

Alabama

Tallarico, Suzanne et al., “Alabama Circuit Court Clerk and Court Specialist Manpower Needs Assessment Study.” Denver, CO:  National Center for State Courts, March, 2009.

Tallarico, Suzanne et al., "Alabama Juvenile Probation Officers Weighted Workload Assessment Study" Denver, CO: National Center for State Courts, January, 2010.

Arizona

Tallirico, Suzanne, et al. " Judicial Workload Assessment: Superior Court of Arizona, Mohave County ." Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, March, 2012.

Arkansas

Mashburn, Kellye Milam. Caseload and Warrant Workload Analysis of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction in Arkansas. ICM Court Executive Development Program, Phase III Paper, 2004. 

Report of the Legislative Task Force On District Courts. Bureau of Legislative Research. September, 2006.

California

Ostrom, Brian, et al.  "California Judicial Workload Study." Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, November, 2011.

Ostrom, Brian, et al. "Resource Allocation Study: Assessing the Need for Court Staff in California." Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, March, 2005.

Ostrom, Brian, et al. "California Judicial Workload Assessment." Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, May, 2002.

Miller, Fred, and Chris Belloli. Results of Statewide Assessment of Judicial Needs Including List of Recommended New Judgeships (Action Required).” Report to the California Judicial Council, October 26, 2001.

Steelman, David, John Douglas, Lynn Levey, Dawn Marie Rubio, Gene Flango, and James D. Thomas. Preliminary Assessment of Judicial Workloads for Juvenile Dependency Cases in Santa Clara County: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2000. 

Colorado

Colorado Court of Appeals Workload Analysis: Final Report. National Center for State Courts. September, 2005.

Delaware

Fautsko, Timothy F., Dan Hall, and Christopher T. Ryan. State of Delaware Justice of the Peace Court Civil Staffing Standards Study: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2001. 

Florida

Ostrom, Brian J., Charles W. Ostrom, Daniel Hall, William E. Hewitt, and Timothy Fautsko. Florida Delphi-Based Weighted Caseload Project: Final Report. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2000. 

Rivera, Eliada. Staffing Levels in the Clerk's Office, District Courts Division, 11th Judicial Circuit, Miami-Dade County, Florida. ICM Court Executive Development Program, Phase III Paper, 2000. 

Georgia

Judicial Workload Assessment Guide.  Georgia: Administrative Office of the Courts Research. July 2008.

Hawaii

Miller, Frederick G., Karen A. Gottlieb, Brian J. Ostrom, Shaun M. Zallaps, and James D. Thomas. Hawaii District Court Workload Assessment: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1999.

Idaho

Caylor, Steven. Measuring the Need for Judges: Rationalizing the Allocation of Judicial Resources. ICM Court Executive Development Program, Phase III Paper, 2000.

Illinois

Steelman, David C., and Jeffrey M. Arnold. Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Criminal Division Judge Workload and Judgeship Needs Assessment. Cook County, IL: County Circuit Court, 1993. 

Iowa

Doerner, John P. Roger A. Hanson and Daniel J. Hall. State of Iowa Supreme Court: Organizational Assessment and Workflow Review.  Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services, 2008.

Douglas, John W., Ann M. Jones, Laura G. Klaversma, Shaun M. Zallaps, and Daniel J. Hall. State of Iowa Judicial Workload Assessment Study: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2002. 

Doerner, John P. Roger A. Hanson and Daniel J. Hall. State of Iowa Supreme Court: Organizational Assessment and Workflow Review.  Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services, 2008.

Douglas, John W., Ann M. Jones, Laura G. Klaversma, Shaun M. Zallaps, and Daniel J. Hall. State of Iowa Judicial Workload Assessment Study: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2002. 

--30--

Kansas

Tallarico, Suzanne, John Douglas and Alisa Kim, Kansas District Court Judicial and Clerk Staff Weighted Caseload Study, Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services, 2011.

Kentucky

Fautsko, Timothy F., Dan Hall, and Shaun M. Zallaps. Staffing Standard Model for Court Clerks' Offices in the Commonwealth of Kentucky: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1997. 

Maryland

Ostrom, Brian, Matthew Kleiman, and Christopher Ryan.  Maryland Attorney and Staff Workload Assessment, 2005.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2005.

Fautsko, Timothy, John W. Douglas, Christopher T. Ryan, Ann Jones, David Tapley, and Daniel J. Hall. Workload Assessment Model for the Maryland Circuit Courts: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2001. 

Workload Assessment Model for the Maryland Circuit Courts: Addendum to Final Report.  Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2001. 

Massachusetts

Michigan

Matthew Kleiman and Cynthia G. Lee.  Michigan Judicial Workload Assessment: Final Report. National Center for State Courts, Research Division. August, 2011.

Minnesota

Brian J. Ostrom, Ph.D. and Matthew Kleiman, Ph.D., Minnesota Judicial Workload Assessment. National Center for State Courts, Research Division. July, 2010

Ostrom, Brian, Matthew Kleiman, and Nicole L. Mott.  Minnesota Court Staff Workload Assessment, 2004.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2004. 

Ostrom, Brian.  Minnesota Judicial Workload Assessment, 2002.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2003. 

Missouri

Akers, Laverne. Workload Measurement System. ICM Court Executive Development Program, Phase III Paper, 2002. 

Johnson, Kristen and Wagner, Dennis.  Missouri Multi County Juvenile Officer Workload Study Report.  National Council on Crime and Delinquency, July, 2001.

Montana

Tallarico, Suzanne, Ann Jones and Daniel J. Hall. Montana District Courts Judicial Workload Assessment Study: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services. December 2006.

Nebraska

Jones, Ann M., Mary Beth Kirven, and Suzanne Tallarico. Judicial Workload Assessment: Nebraska District, County and Juvenile Courts . Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services. December 2008.

Nevada

Kuban, Gerald B., Karen A. Gottlieb, Dawn M. Spencer, Shaun M. Zallaps, and James D. Thomas. Washoe County, Nevada, Staff Needs Assessment Survey: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1998. 

New Hampshire

New Mexico

Hall, Daniel J. A Workload Assessment Study for the New Mexico Trial Court Judiciary, New Mexico District Attorneys' Offices, and the New Mexico Public Defender Department. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services. June 2007

Hardenbergh, Don, Karen Gottlieb, John Mathias, and Mary Ann Schaening. New Mexico Court Workload Measurement Project. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1997.

North Carolina

Lee, Cynthia G., Matthew Kleiman. North Carolina Superior Court Judicial Workload Assessment: Final Report. Williamsburg: National Center for State Courts, Research Division, 2011.

Miller, Frederick G., Paul Gomez, David C. Steelman, Penelope J. Wentland, Charles W. Ostrom, and James D. Thomas. North Carolina District Court Judge Resource Needs Assessment and Evaluation: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1999. 

North Dakota

Fautsko, Timothy F., and Christopher T. Ryan. Review and Update of the North Dakota District Court Weighted Caseload Model: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2003. 

Fautsko, Timothy F.  State of North Dakota Clerks of Court Staffing Standards Study: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2000. 

Douglas, John W., Timothy F. Fautsko, and Daniel J. Hall. North Dakota Staffing Standards Analysis: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1999.

Fleischman, Adam L., Cynthia K. Dietrich, John W. Douglas, Karen A. Gottlieb, Frederick G. Miller, Brian J. Ostrom, and James D. Thomas. North Dakota District Court Weighted Caseload Model. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1997. 

Ohio

Hall, Daniel J. Ohio State Court Improvement Program Reassessment.  Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services.  July 2005.

Fautsko, Timothy F., et al., Hamilton County, Ohio, Probate Court, Staffing Standards Study. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, February, 2003.

Oregon

John Doerner, John Douglas and Suzanne Tallirico. Oregon Court of Appeals Judicial and Staff Weighted Caseload Study: Final Report. National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Division. August, 2010. National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Division. August, 2010.

Fautsko, Timothy F., Laura K. Klaversma, Ann Jones, John Douglas, Thomas Carlson, Willet Willis, Cynthia L. Dietrich, and James D. Thomas. Oregon Circuit Court Staff Workload Assessment Study: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2001. 

Gottlieb, Karen, Brian Ostrom, Willet Willis, Shaun Zallaps, and James D. Thomas. Oregon Circuit Court Judicial Workload Assessment Study: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2000. 

Pennsylvania

Vesloski, Andrew W. Weighted Case Load Study for the Court of Common Pleas of Berks County, Twenty-Third Judicial District of Pennsylvania. ICM Court Executive Development Program, Phase III Paper, 1999. 

Puerto Rico

Fautsko, Timothy, John W. Douglas, Christopher T. Ryan, Ann M. Jones, Judy A. Amidon, and Daniel J. Hall. Workload Assessment Model for the Puerto Rico Superior Court: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2003. 

South Dakota

Fleischman, Adam L., Cynthia K. Dietrich, John W. Douglas, Karen A. Gottlieb, Frederick G. Miller, Brian J. Ostrom, and James D. Thomas. South Dakota Unified Judicial System Weighted Caseload Model. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1997. 

Tennessee

Suzanne Tallirico, John Douglas and Erika Friess.  Tennessee Trial Courts Judicial Weighted Caseload Study.  National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Division. October, 2013.

Gottlieb, Karen A., Frederick G. Miller, John W. Douglas, Neil LaFountain, and James D. Thomas. Tennessee Judicial Weighted Caseload Model: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1999. 

Texas

Ostrom, Brian J., Matthew Kleiman and Neil La Fountain. Measuring Current Judicial Workload in Texas, 2007. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services.  June 2008.

Vermont

Suzanne Tallirico and John Douglas.  Vermont Weighted Caseload Study of Judicial Officers and Court Staff.  National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Division. September, 2009.

Virginia

Brian J. Ostrom, Matthew Kleiman, Cynthia G. Lee and Shannon Roth. Virginia Judicial Workload Assessment Report. National Center for State Courts, Research Division.  November, 2013.

Matthew Kleiman and Cynthia G. Lee. Virginia Indigent Defense Commission: Attorney and Support Staff Workload Assessment: Final Report. National Center for State Courts, Research Division.  March, 2010.

West Virginia

Uekert, Brenda K., et al. "West Virginia Circuit Court Judicial Workload Assessment: A Final Report."  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, November, 2006.

Rubio, Dawn Marie, Ann M. Jones, and Fred Cheesman. West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Delphi-Based Workload Assessment for Family Law Masters: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2001.

Flango, Victor E. West Virginia Redistricting Study: A Report to the Administrative Office of State Courts. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1998. 

Wisconsin

Ostrom, Brian J. and Matthew Kleiman.  Wisconsin Director of State Courts Office: Judicial Needs Assessment 2006, Final Report.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2006. 

Wentland, Penelope J., and Susan J. Festag. Workflow Review: The Supreme Court of Wisconsin: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 2001. 

Wyoming

Gottlieb, Karen A., John W. Douglas, Neil LaFountain, Frederick G. Miller, and James D. Thomas. Workload Assessment Models for the Wyoming District, County and Justice of the Peace Courts: Final Report. Denver: National Center for State Courts, Court Services Division, 1999.