Chapter 9: Clerk's Office
Space standards in the Guide for Clerk's
Office personnel must be allocated according
to benchmark occupational groups described
in the judiciary's Human Resources Manual.
See also Table 9.1.
The term "first-line supervisor" designates
those who are primarily responsible for the
daily supervision of the administrative and
technical performance of employees.
The term "manager" designates those who are
responsible for supervising first-line
One 300 net square feet (NSF) [27.4 net
square meters (Nm2)] personal office and a 50
NSF (4.6 Nm2) private toilet must be
programmed for the Clerk of Court per
district. A 150 NSF (13.9 Nm2) visiting office
may be programmed for the Clerk of Court at
divisional offices if approved by the circuit
Conference and training rooms in the Clerk's
Office must accommodate the number of
managers and first-line supervisors. See Table
9.1 for specific size criteria. Requirements for
larger conference and training needs must be
accommodated in shared conference/training
rooms or multi-use spaces within the
Consideration should be given to staff use of
public bathrooms, rather than programming
separate facilities. If separate staff toilets are
necessary, only one set of men's and women's
toilets per floor should be provided.