Larry C. Bell, circuit court clerk for LaRue County, participated in the 2009 Circuit Court Clerks Summer College June 10-12 in Lexington.
The Administrative Office of the Courts hosted the college, which offered sessions on how to improve and safeguard the Office of Circuit Court Clerk. Participants received 12.25 hours of continuing education credit.
Circuit court clerks attended sessions on managing jury records, serving domestic violence victims, maintaining court records and promoting excellent customer service. They received training on improving bookkeeping practices, operating safe and secure offices and carrying out the motor-voter registration program. There was also a session about how legislation passed by the 2009 General Assembly will impact the Offices of Circuit Court Clerk. Among the presenters were Supreme Court of Kentucky Justice Bill Cunningham, Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson, circuit court clerks and AOC personnel.