Jackalyn Rainosek has worked with the Houston Municipal Courts’ organization systems to facilitate change. The Deputy Director of the Houston Municipal Courts is featured in a video which illustrates the nature and life-changing capabilities of Jackalyn Rainosek’s counseling work, transforming organizations and people through personal growth. Her innovative efforts manifest through Centergy, a program she developed to change company leadership and systems. Centergy emphasizes honesty, risk-taking and social justice in leadership, and has been developed through a lifetime of coaching and mentoring people.
The Houston Municipal Courts focus on fair and efficient legal forums for all citizens who strive for hearings with integrity, a professional demeanor and efficient customer service.
The Municipal Courts in Houston provide ease of ticket payments, Defensive Safety Courses, and Deferred Disposition (suspended sentence) with a plea of guilty or no contest.
The Houston Help Line handles inquiries regarding the fees or bonds of prisoners, and docket schedules. Institutions like the Houston Municipal Courts must work to serve citizens of all ethnicities and heritages, and the need to coordinate the efforts of all involved must necessarily include the human element. Judges, clerks, officers, witnesses, lawyers, the accused, prisoners and visitors are a never ending entourage of the court system, which is rife with strong emotions and the stresses of criminal justice. Jackalyn Rainosek is uniquely qualified to evaluate the organizational systems and leaders in such a dynamic, and to provide new approaches to human interactions. Through behavior change the effectiveness of all organizations can be maximized.