A Florida clerk in one of the biggest state circuits in the country launched a criminal law records system that has supplemented the court’s decades-old paper system.

And attorney Jude Faccidomo, the past president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a partner at Ratzan & Faccidomo in Coconut Grove, called the Miami-Dade Clerk of Courts pilot the “first step to expedite litigation” for prosecutors and defense counsel looking to access court records.