In Memory of Former Deputy Chief Clerk John Sakoutis

It is with deep regret that we have to announce the passing of former Deputy Chief Clerk John Sakoutis, who died on January 2020. John had an extensive career in the courts and was a fixture in the summons part for many years. He is the father of SCC Christine...

The 2020 Annual Court Clerks Golf Outing Is Cancelled

It is with deep regret that we have to cancel our golf outing, scheduled for Oct. 6th at Harbor Links Golf Course. The manager told us no more than 50 golfers would be permitted, and with the 144 we usually have, it would not be fair to host only 50 golfers. Although...

Governor Cuomo’s Travel Advisory

As you are aware, the Governor recently signed an Executive Order instituting an incoming travel advisory for all individuals traveling from the states with significant community spread of COVID-19.  The metrics established by the NYS Department of Health… Read...

Statement from The New York State Court Clerks Association

In light of the recent events occurring in our country, and some of the revolting posts we’ve seen on social media, The New York State Court Clerks Association absolutely denounces any form of police brutality, racist statements made in person, and any posts on any...

Bruce Eckhouse Retired

Coronavirus can’t stop court clerks’ farewell to retired colleague. Read the full story at silive.com.

Recognition of Members During This Time

To All Members: At this time, we would like to recognize our members that have been working together to deal with this unprecedented event. A special thanks to all delegates and the members who volunteered to continue working to help keep the courts functioning. We...

Letter to Membership re:COVID-19 Cases and FAQ

Dear Brother and Sister Clerks: Many of you are on the front lines of the war against the novel Coronavirus (“COVID-19”), which is showing no signs of slowing down. Without your valor in the face of obvious exposure, the Court-System’s operations would likely be at a...