Stephen Bouch is a court management consultant with over 42 years of experience in limited and general jurisdiction trial courts. He has held virtually every type of court administrative post in the profession. In addition to being the chief executive officer for general jurisdiction trial courts in California and Washington, he served as a regional trial court administrator in Idaho, and Deputy Administrative Director of the Alaska State Court System and a Special Consultant for the Colorado Supreme Court. For seven years he was a senior consultant with the National Center for State Courts where his project work focused on caseflow management and delay reduction, organizational development, and performance management for courts nationally and internationally. He has served on the faculty of the Institute for Court Management, the National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the National Judicial College and the adjunct faculty of Michigan State University. He received his mediation training from the Strauss School of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, has a Bachelors of Arts degree from California State University - San Jose, and is a Graduate Fellow of the Institute for Court Management.
He is currently a partner in J&S Bouch Consulting, LLC, a Vermont based organizational development firm focusing on justice system consulting and executive coaching.