The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) provides Nevada’s court system with the programs and skills required to provide all Nevadans with timely and efficient justice. The AOC provides continuity and improvement in the Nevada judiciary through:
- Continuously examining the processes and effectiveness of the Judicial Branch.
- Providing leadership in ensuring access to timely and cost effective justice in the State Courts.
- Implementing policy goals set forth by the Supreme Court and aiding the Court in fulfilling its role as the leader of an independent and co-equal branch of government.
Katherine Stocks serves as the current director and state court administrator and directs an organization of more than 60 professionals providing support to Nevada’s judiciary. The AOC develops and maintains information technology essential for managing courts, provides judicial education, trains and certifies court interpreters, and manages programs designed to improve access to justice, provide family permanency, and achieve conflict resolution.