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Court consulting

Improving court technology and processes
to better serve your community

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Independent and proven court consulting for optimal performance

Courts are struggling with decreased budgets and staff, and yet they serve communities’ most vital needs. Our experienced court consultants have been in your shoes and understand the nuances and the challenges that courts are facing today.  

Whether you are planning to modernize your technology systems, increase efficiencies, or create a strategic plan to guide your future, we can provide the perspective and support you need to successfully implement improvements. 

Consulting services

Our team partners with courts to help them modernize their processes and systems including court case management, jury management, public defender case management, online dispute resolution, evidence management, and vital record systems. 

Software planning

We understand that modernizing court systems requires input from a variety of diverse stakeholders. We partner with you to assess needs from various perspectives and guide you through the process of choosing and moving forward with the right system for your unique needs.   

Needs assessment
We review and document the current state of your court operations and, based on our knowledge of court best practices, identify areas for improvement.
Requirements gathering
We develop and document your organization’s current and future technology system needs in a detailed set of system requirements.

Software procurement

Using our knowledge of best-in-class court systems, we provide you with a clear view of opportunities to improve business processes and assist with RFP development, system integration needs assessments, and system selection activities. 

RFP development
We leverage our knowledge of court technology systems and court operations to develop RFPs that will help you find the best solution for your court.
System selection
We provide the tools and insights you need to efficiently and effectively schedule and score proposals to aid in the decision-making process.
Contract negotiation
We guide you through contract negotiation and the approval process with your preferred vendor, helping ensure that your best interests are met and project goals and objectives are achieved.

Software implementation

We customize our services to meet your needs with project management, organizational change management, system maintenance, and transition support planning, to keep your projects on schedule, on budget, and within scope. 


Our IV&V services are designed to provide an independent assessment of your court’s technology project, identify risks and issues, and help you meet your business needs.
Project management

We can project manage the implementation of your preferred court technology system, identify and provide recommendations to manage risks, and lead the coordination of vendor activities.
Organizational change management (OCM)
Using proven methodologies, we help you gauge potential resistance and develop strategies to address and overcome barriers in adopting new technology.

Business process improvement

Running an efficient court system requires having best practice processes in place.  Our team thoroughly reviews and maps your business processes and workflows to identify inefficiencies and pain points,and provides detailed recommendations for improvement.  

Business process mapping
We identify and map current-state operational processes and collaboratively develop new processes and workflows so your court can continuously improve.
Change management
We guide your team through change by using strategies that promote buy-in and consensus to positively impact adoption and acceptance of change.
Strategic planning
We help you develop a roadmap for your court’s future as well as an action plan for achieving your goals.
Organizational development
We provide organizational development services to help leaders and staff successfully improve processes, services, and technology use.

Court technology systems

We help clients prepare for, select, and implement a variety of court management technology solutions, including:

Court case management
Jury management
Public defender case management
Online dispute resolution
Evidence management
Vital record systems

What to expect at BerryDunn

Our court consultants bring decades of experience in court administration and understand the ins and outs of complex court processes and systems—and the technology that best supports them. Our holistic, comprehensive approach to operational needs assessments, organizational development and strategic planning, and IT modernization includes participation from both your organization and community. Whether your needs are operational, technical, or both, our team provides best practice solutions customized to fit your public safety needs. 


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