Rev. September 23, 2020


Federal Ethics Codes

Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees (2019)

Code of Conduct for United States Judges (2019) – Included as Clerks of Court are bound by its Canons

US Courts Judicial Committee Opinions


State Ethics Codes

Alabama
Alabama Code for Court Interpreters


Arkansas
Arkansas Code of Conduct (2 24 2015)
Code of Professional Responsibility for Interpreters (1998)


California
California Code for Court Employees
California Judicial Council – Exploring the Code of Ethics – PowerPointHandout


Colorado
Supreme Court

Colorado Judicial Branch Code of Conduct (1994)

  Town Ethics Codes
  Breckenridge


Delaware
Code of Conduct for Court Employees (1998)


District of Columbia
DC Court Employees Personnel Regulations
DC Superior Court – PowerPointCredo-Example 1Business Ethics-Example 2


Florida
Code of Conduct for Non-Judicial Employees Seventh Judicial Circuit (Revised 2003)

Eighth Judicial Circuit – Stark Code of Ethics for Court Staff (2000)

Florida’s Standards of Conduct for Employees of Agencies

Florida 13th Judicial Circuit


Georgia
Georgia Council of Municipal Court Clerks: Municipal Court Clerks Code of Ethics


Idaho
Idaho Section on Employee Conduct, taken from the Employee Handbook


Iowa
Iowa Court Employee Code of Ethics (2006)


Kentucky
Drug Court Employee Code of Ethics (2005)


Louisiana
Louisiana Court Administrators Association Model Code of Conduct

Model Code of Conduct for Municipal Court Employees


Michigan
Michigan Model Code of Conduct for Court Employees, published by the Michigan Judicial Institute (2000)


Minnesota
Minnesota Judicial Branch Policy: Court Employee Code of Ethics (2006)


Montana
Fort Peck Tribal Court – Poplar


Nevada
Nevada Judicial Council Model Code of Conduct


New Mexico
New Mexico Judicial Branch Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees


North Dakota
North Dakota Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees


Ohio
Canton Municipal Court

Code of Conduct for Cleveland Municipal Court Employees

Finley Municipal Court Ethics Code

Middletown Municipal Court

Ohio Ethics Law and Related Statutes

Ohio Supreme Court Administrative Policies 17 through 24.1

Rocky River Municipal Court

Youngstown Municipal Court Personnel Policy Manual


Oklahoma
Kaw Nation Judicial Branch
Oklahoma City Municipal Code of Conduct



Wisconsin
City of Milwaukee Code of Ethics

Wisconsin Court System Employee Manual Section 143 Code of Ethics (2002)


Model Ethics Codes

American Judicature Society
Model Code of Conduct for Nonjudicial Court Employees (1989)

Conference of State Court Administrators
Model Code of Conduct for Non-Judicial Court Employees (1987)

National Task Force on Fines, Fees, and Bail Practices
Model Code of Conduct for Those Who Serve in Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (2018)

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