CARSON CITY, NV – Robin Sweet, State Court Administrator and Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), retired from the Nevada Supreme Court on January 21,2021. Sweet dedicated two decades of service to the Nevada judiciary holding her latest role as State Court Administrator and Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts since 2011.
During her tenure as State Court Administrator, Sweet led the Courts in the:
– Creation of the databases for the uniform system for judicial records (statistics) and was instrumental in the publication of the first annual report.
– Support for the Court of Appeals, including the judicial selection process for all three judicial positions.
– Initiation and sunset of the foreclosure mediation program.
– Conference of State Court administrators as a member of the Board of Directors.
– Initiation of the “Time of Service” certificates at the holiday luncheon honoring key court staff.
“Robin has been an integral part of the Nevada judiciary during her tenure,” said Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice James Hardesty. “She made many lasting contributions to the court system and will be remembered for being an accomplished, dedicated professional.
Prior to her appointment as State Court Administrator, Sweet was the Deputy Director of Judicial Programs and Services Division (2006-11) for the AOC, which included Court Services, Judicial Education, and Research and Statistics Units.
Sweet has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management and a Certified Court Executive.
About the Nevada Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of Nevada is the highest court of the Judicial branch. There are seven Justices on the court who are elected to six-year terms, with one Justice Chief Justice. The court’s primary responsibility is to review and rule on appeals from District Court cases and determine if legal or procedural errors were committed during the case. The Supreme Court is funded almost equally from the state general fund and from administrative assessments. The court conducts regular sessions in Carson City and Las Vegas. To learn more about Nevada’s judicial branch, visit https://nvcourts.gov/supreme/.