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Event Name Webinar: Forms review & revision
Start Date Aug 17, 2022 2:00 PM
End Date Aug 17, 2022 3:00 PM
Duration 1 hour

Now that your forms are clear, concise and user tested, your work is done, right? Wrong! It’s imperative to continually review and revise forms to ensure legal sufficiency, usability, and accessibility. This Forms Camp session, moderated by Amber L. Herrmann, director of the Administrative Services unit of Maryland District Court Headquarters, and Virginia Kuberski, Forms Manager of the Minnesota Judicial Branch. They will cover:

  • How to create a forms review process
  • Ways to collaborate with partners to effectuate form updates and modifications
  • How to eliminate inconsistencies and promote standardization across jurisdictions
  • Using data to inform forms review and revision

Register today.

Amber L. Herrmann directs the Administrative Services unit of Maryland District Court Headquarters. The Administrative Services staff creates and revises court forms and brochures, maintains the District Court's internal and public websites and coordinates the translation of these resources. Emphasis is placed on providing current and accurate tools and training necessary to promote excellence in public service and access to justice.

As director, Amber serves as the staff person for the Maryland Judiciary’s Forms Subcommittee. The subcommittee is tasked with reviewing and, if necessary, offering suggestions for modifying the various forms used in the District and Circuit Courts, as well as those created and modified by the various Judicial Council committees. The subcommittee also works to eliminate any inconsistencies between forms in the trial courts and promote standardization, where possible, throughout the jurisdictions.

Virginia Kuberski, J.D., joined the Minnesota Judicial Branch in 2006. She became the Forms Manager for the Branch in 2016.  In this position, she is responsible for the 500+ public-facing court forms on the Minnesota Judicial Branch website and on CourtNet. Virginia previously served as a staff attorney at the Statewide Self-Help Center and the local Self-Help Centers in Hennepin County.  Before she became an attorney, she was a middle school teacher for eight years.  She graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law (San Antonio) and Texas Lutheran University (Seguin, Texas).