Tag Archives: Office of Court Administration

Megan LaVoie appointed Office of Court Administration administrative director

Megan LaVoie has been appointed Office of Court Administration administrative director effective December 1. LaVoie replaces Interim Administrative Director Mena Ramón, who has been serving in the role since August 2021 when David Slayton left the position to become vice president of court consulting services for the National Center for State Courts.… Continue Reading

Texas Office of Court Administration selects three vendors to support statewide Uniform Case Management System

The Texas Office of Court Administration has selected three vendors to support the new statewide Uniform Case Management System, or UCMS. The three vendors selected to support the UCMS are Icon Software, iDocket, and Tyler Technologies. UCMS is an opt-in court case management system aimed at supporting Texas counties with a population less than 20,000, … Continue Reading

Texas OCA signs new eFiling contract

The Texas Office of Court Administration, or OCA, signed a new contract with Tyler Technologies to continue eFileTexas through 2027. “We’ve achieved a great deal of success for our courts through the use of eFileTexas,” David Slayton, OCA administrative director, said in a press release. “Electronic filing has been key to the Texas judiciary’s ability … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — May 6, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Office of Court Administration provides updated guidance for court operation — May 5, 2020

The Office of Court Administration provided updated court operation guidance on May 5, reaffirming its instructions to delay all non-essential in-person proceedings until June 1 and offering additional guidance for court proceedings after that date. According to an OCA announcement, effective June 1, courts may begin holding non-essential in-person hearings consistent with OCA’s “Guidance to … Continue Reading

State Bar COVID-19 update: new court guidance and practice management resources

Editor’s Note: State Bar of Texas President Randy Sorrels and Executive Director Trey Apffel sent the following message to members on Friday. We’re writing to share recent updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy. Office of Court Administration Guidance The Office of Court Administration issued … Continue Reading