Michele Oken Stuart

Vendor/Sponsorship Chair

Michele Oken

Michele Oken Stuart is a retired Court Administrator from the Los Angeles Superior Court, State of California. From 2017-2020, she held the position of Site Administrator at the Van Nuys East Courthouse. As Site Administrator managing a district courthouse, she was responsible for the day to day operations and decision making, working closely with the judicial officers, staff, and community partners. From 2011-2017, she was assigned as an Administrator for the Court’s Central Civil Operations in the downtown Los Angeles area, managing a team of managers, supervisors and 150 clerical staff.

From 2006-2011, Michele was the Administrator for the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Interpreter Services Division, managing the assignment and supervision of more than 400 court interpreter employees and contractors in approximately 100 languages in 45 court locations. Prior to that assignment, she was the Managing Court Reporter and assisted in overseeing 650 court reporters and their assignments. And finally, from 1981-2001, she served as an official court reporter for both Municipal and Superior Courts in Los Angeles County.

Michele is a Past President of the National Association for Court Management (NACM). For
the past seven years she has chaired NACM’s International Subcommittee. She enjoys
spending time with family, especially her six grandchildren, taking long walks and has a
passion for music and theater.