Webinar “Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively”

On May 17, 2021, the National School of Judges, with assistance from the USAID New Justice Program, and cooperation with the National Judicial College, Reno, USA, conducted the third webinar in the third series of open webinars for judges, judicial clerks, and court staff on “Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively”.

After this 120-minute webcast, participants should be able to:

  • Articulate the individual philosophy of Court Judge role as a small claims Court Judge;
  • Design and create a bench resource containing materials and information;
  • Design and implement a communications plan to guide self-represented litigants through each step of the small claims process;
  • Efficiently schedule small claims hearings to decrease stress levels so that everyone is heard in an orderly and fair fashion;
  • Know possible steps to set up a mediation program for small claims cases;
  • Efficiently schedule small claims hearings to decrease stress levels so that everyone is heard in an orderly and fair fashion;
  • Know possible steps to set up a mediation program for small claims cases.

More information is available here.

Webinar materials are available here.

Video with Ukrainian translation is available here.