The ISOC Trinidad and Tobago Chapter presents:
Webinar Series: “Conversations with…Master Christie-Anne Morris-Alleyne, Court Executive Administrator at the TT Judiciary”
Date : Thursday 8th July 2021
Start time 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Internet Society Trinidad and Tobago Chapter presents ‘Conversations with…Master Christie-Anne Morris-Alleyne, Court Executive Administrator at the TT Judiciary’. The conversation is on “the Judiciary’s use of technology to support access to justice (e-Judiciary)”
About our Speaker:
Christie-Anne Morris Alleyne
Ms. Christie Anne Morris-Alleyne is the Court Executive Administrator of the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago. She is an attorney at law, a trained court executive and a Project Management Professional (PMP), with over thirty three active years in court management, court reform and judicial reform planning, design and implementation in the region.
Master. Morris-Alleyne joined the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago in 1981 as an Assistant Registrar, and subsequently held the positions of Deputy Registrar and Registrar of the Supreme Court and Master of the High Court as well as Assistant Registrar General.
She introduced professional and modern court administration to the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago, the first in the region. Mrs. Morris-Alleyne conceived and then played the lead role in developing, planning and setting up the Family Court of Trinidad and Tobago, the computerization of courts of Trinidad and Tobago and in introducing Computer-Aided Transcription (CAT) and subsequently Court audio digital recording to the Caribbean region, among other initiatives. Mrs. Morris-Alleyne was the Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Judicial Sector Reform Project Committee, the Chairman of the Administration of Justice Sub-Committee of the Trinidad and Tobago National Vision 2020 Committee and a member of the Core Vision 2020 Committee. She was also the National Chairman of the Regional UWI/USAID Caribbean Justice Improvement Project and Vice Chair of the Judicial Review Committee where she co-authored the Gurley Report. She chaired and was a member of several other Cabinet-appointed Committees on Judicial Reform and Social Service Reform, including the Committee to Enhance the Delivery of Legal Services to the People of Trinidad and Tobago, the Special Criminal Court Committee, the Family Court Committee and the Committees to Create the Children’s Authority and to review and amend the package of Children’s legislation.
Mrs. Morris-Alleyne together with a member of her team developed the Judicial Education Institute (JEI) of which she was a founding board member. She was one of a team of five colleagues who drafted the Mediation Act. She designed the Trinidad and Tobago Judiciary docket system and its management by teams, and was instrumental in the design, drafting and implementation of the Civil Proceedings Rules 1998 of Trinidad and Tobago.
She was the first Court Executive Administrator of the Caribbean Court of Justice where she led a team in creating the processes, procedures and systems for that technologically advanced court.
Mrs. Morris-Alleyne is a graduate fellow of the Institute for Court Management (ICM) of the US National Centre for State Courts (NCSC). She is respected as the foremost expert in caseflow management in the Caribbean region, and is trained in areas such as Automating Court Systems, and Public Access Issues and Technologies. She has provided advice and conducted training on various reforms to all common law member states of CARICOM, Mrs. Morris-Alleyne has delivered papers at several international conferences in South Africa, the United States, Australia, Canada and the Caribbean. She has presented on several topics including Caseflow Management, Court Information Technology for Third World Courts, Delay and Backlog Reduction and Teaching Caseflow Management by Concepts, and has taught caseflow management principles to judges and court leaders from various countries. She is at present a member of the cabinet appointed Advisory Committee on Digital Transformation.
For her work she was honored by the public service of Trinidad and Tobago as one of the Fifty Most Outstanding Public Servants in the 50 years of independence of Trinidad and Tobago and was awarded the Chaconia Medal (silver) of Trinidad and Tobago..