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Forms Camp

NCSC's Forms Camp is a series of nine engaging, interactive webinars that teach individuals how to improve court forms.

What you'll learn

Learn how to improve state court forms from national experts. Six substantive topics will cover:

  • Form design
  • Plain language
  • Accessibility
  • User testing
  • Automation
  • Revision

Meet colleagues from around the country, build a national network, exchange information and share ideas. Participate in three facilitated working sessions, and:

  • Review actual forms
  • Discuss how to improve forms
  • Work through tricky issues related to forms creation and revision

Who should register?

Judges, clerks, AOC staff, court staff, forms committee members, court interpreter and language services staff, help center staff, forms developers, legal services providers or others interested in plain language writing for self-represented litigants.

Past camp sessions: Recordings and materials

August 3: Cabin Time: Forms Camp working session on plain language

July 27: Accommodating litigants with limited English proficiency, low literacy and people with disabilities

July 6: Cabin Time!
June 29: Using design to improve court forms with Margaret Hagan

July 20: Cabin Time!
July 13: Using plain language writing to improve court forms with Rochelle Klempner

Materials

Questions?

Don't hesitate to contact us about the virtual summer camp series.