July 7

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In March, as the global pandemic hit the United States, court activity and proceedings were suspended throughout the country. But by leveraging the cloud, the New Jersey Court System has remained operational from day one – facilitating more than 35,000 court events with over 300,000 participants in just a little over two months. 

Join Government Technology on July 7 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific/2 p.m. Eastern as we talk with Jack McCarthy, CIO of New Jersey Courts, about how the state’s judicial system was able to quickly pivot to virtual proceedings and keep pending cases moving to avoid huge backlogs.

Register now and find out:

  • How the New Jersey Courts team rapidly built out capacity for VPN and virtual desktops and expanded their virtual courts from 40 to 240
  • How they are using technology to allow litigants and attorneys to upload filings and pay fees online
  • What New Jersey Courts has planned to handle next steps with social distancing and provide better services


Jack McCarthy

Jack McCarthy

CIO, New Jersey Courts

Since October, 2012, Jack McCarthy has been responsible for establishing strategies and direction for information technology in the New Jersey Courts. He began his career with the Judiciary as a probation officer, worked as a business analyst on the judiciary statewide case management systems, worked as a network analyst, led the state's Information Technology Security Division, and led the judiciary business analysis unit prior to his appointment as Judiciary CIO.

Otto Doll

Otto Doll — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

As the Minneapolis CIO for seven-plus years, Mr. Doll was responsible for all City IT services. Formerly South Dakota's CIO for 15 years with responsibility for all state government computing, telecommunications, state radio, and public broadcasting. While with IT research firms, Mr. Doll has advised Fortune 1000, Federal, State, and Local Government CIOs on information technology assessment and alignment to business needs. He has served as a Director with the United States General Services Administration, developing information technology strategic plans and oversight policy. Mr. Doll received his Computer Science degree from Virginia Tech and is a Senior Executive Fellow of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is a past President of NASCIO — a national organization of state CIOs. He also is a past President of the Metropolitan Information Exchange (MIX) — a national organization of city and county CIOs. Mr. Doll was named to Government Technology's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers.