The Honorable Kevin Key
Criminal Court Clerk
Thirtieth Judicial District
Shelby County, Tennessee
The Criminal Court Clerk’s Office made more great strides in 2012! We continued to meet our financial goals and built on our cost-saving partnerships with associated agencies. Some other accomplishments include reorganizing the office and enhancing individual employee skills. In conjunction with the other Shelby County criminal justice offices, 2013 will usher in the process of replacing our outdated computer systems.
From my beginning days with the Shelby County Courts in 1980 and into the 21st century, the number of personnel working in the Shelby County Courts grew in size. For the most part, the growth was justified as caseloads grew, in both civil and criminal matters. “Departmentalization” was the result. While there are the obvious benefits... (continued on Page 5)