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Mercer Vicinage Trial Court Administration

Judge Judge Mary C. Jacobson

Judge Mary C. Jacobson ,
Assignment Judge

 

Sue Regan, Trial Court Administrator

The Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court, assisted by the Administrative Director of the Courts, is responsible for the administration of all courts in the state. The state is divided into fifteen judicial districts, referred to as vicinages. Mercer County is designated as Vicinage 7. A chief judge, known as an Assignment Judge, is responsible for leadership of the vicinage. Assisting in this process, are four Presiding Judges, who supervise the day-to-day operations of the Criminal, Civil, Family and General Equity Divisions.

Working with the Assignment Judge in an executive component relationship, is the Trial Court Administrator. The Court Administrator provides a technical and managerial focus for a highly professional organization. The critical areas of strategic planning, case coordination, program development and training are all the responsibility of the Court Administrator. The areas under the direction and control of the Assignment Judge and Court Administrator are delineated in the chart below:

MERCER VICINAGE ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
Assignment Judge
TRIAL COURT ADMINISTRATOR Media Relations
Publications
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program
Community Outreach and Education
Citizen's Assistance and Information
OPERATIONS DIVISION Volunteers
Jury Management
Interpreters
Courtroom Support
Facilities
Law Library
Security
Transcripts
Audio/Video Support
ADA Coordinator
Court Reporters
Mail Service
Records
FINANCE DIVISION Budget Administration
Central Fee Office
Collections/Accounting
Fixed Asset Management
Purchasing
Bid Specification
Special Funds
Fiscal Reconciliation
HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION Recruitment
Classification/Compensation
Benefits Administration
Training
Performance Appraisal
Employee Relations & Discipline
Labor / Management
MUNICIPAL DIVISION Automated Traffic System
Automated Complaint System
Presiding Judge Support
Municipal Court Administration, Coordination & Certification
Pro Bono Assignments
Municipal Court Visitation
PROBATION DIVISION Offender Supervision
Court Order Compliance
Drug Testing
Community Service
Interstate Compact
Child Support Enforcement
Fine & Penalty Enforcement
Sex Offender Program
FAMILY DIVISION Domestic Violence
Children in Court
Divorce
Child Support
Visitation
Juvenile Delinquency
Child Custody
Crisis Intervention
Mediation
CIVIL DIVISION Differentiated Case Management
General Equity
Presumptive Mediation
Arbitration
Civil Commitments
Guardianship
Landlord/Tenant
Small Claims
CRIMINAL DIVISION Case Management
Sentencing
Pre-Trial Intervention
Drug Court
Bail
Indigency Determinations
Jail Cases
Megan's Law
Municipal Appeals
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION Courtroom Automation
Multi-Function Computer Based Devices
Interactive Communications Systems
Optical Imaging / Scanning
Inter / InfoNet
Lan / Wan
CD-Rom Based Applications

 



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