Speakers Bureau: Clerk of the Circuit Court

Pinellas County’s Clerk of the Circuit Court offers the following presentations:

Overview of the Clerk’s Online Services

You can accomplish a lot online at the Clerk’s website. Hear how to access public records, court dockets, BCC meeting minutes, helpful how-to videos, useful forms and information from every department in the Clerk’s Office online! Recommended Audience: Adults

Financial Transparency in Government Spending

This presentation focuses on the new “Spending in the Sunshine” website which is centered on the public’s right to open government. Using this site, citizens can view detailed financial transactions within Pinellas government and easily track every penny spent. Learn how much information can be easily accessed with just the click of a button. Recommended Audience: Adults

Property Fraud Alert Service

This presentation focuses on a free subscription service offered by the Clerk’s office which provides citizens peace of mind in the protection of their property’s title. Customers who sign up for this service will be notified immediately, either by phone or email, of any document recorded against their property in the Official Records of the Pinellas County Clerk’s office where deeds, mortgages and other documents are recorded. According to the FBI, property and mortgage fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime. Learn how you can cover your assets with the Clerk’s Property Fraud Alert program today! Recommended Audience: Adults

Protecting Confidential Information in Public Records

Are your bank, credit card and social security numbers available for public viewing online in your recorded deeds and other records? Learn how to use the Clerk’s website to locate your records online and how to request your protected information be redacted, or blacked-out of these documents. Learn more about the role of the Clerk in this redaction process and the steps being taken to simplify the process for you. Recommended Audience: Adults

“R-E-S-P-E-C-T: How to Effectively Manage Your Staff”

This presentation on the leadership philosophy of the Clerk’s office takes a look at the changes in the management style and philosophy made during the past year and a half and the employees’ reaction to the changes. Find out specific skills or methods used for successfully leading and managing staff. Recommended Audience: Adults

The Guardianship Process: What is the Clerk’s Function?

What is the statutory auditing role performed by the Clerk in protecting the ward’s assets? How does the Clerk’s Office function in the guardianship process? Find out in this informative look at the responsibilities of both the guardian and the Clerk. Recommended Audience: Adults

The “People’s Court”: Small Claims Cases, Self-representation and more

This presentation will cover the basics of filing a small claims case, the tools and information available from the Clerk’s Office and on the Clerk’s website, as well as, provide information on the various legal assistance programs available in Pinellas County. Recommended Audience: Adults

The Role of the Clerk

Learn about the present-day role of the Clerk and the departments and services within the Clerk’s Office. The presentation identifies customer service improvements incorporated to ensure the Clerk’s Office provides excellent customer service with commitment to work and compassion for others. Recommended Audience: 6th Grade – Adults

To request a speaker please fill out the online form.