Continuing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Program

June 26, 2014 to June 28, 2014
Chicago, Illinois
The Palmer House Hilton

Click here for application

The Continuing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases (CJS) Program is specifically designed for judges who have successfully completed the Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop or an equivalent program. The CJS Program addresses judges’ specific assignments at a more intensive level and introduces new topics of special interest. The CJS Program offers choices among three 1-day special topic courses and three 1.5-day court assignment courses. The Program begins Thursday at 8:30 a.m. and concludes on Saturday at noon
Participants may choose one track from each of the following two categories:
Special Topic Courses
  • Effective Batterer Accountability
  • Immigration & Trafficking
  • Supervised Visitation & Exchange
Court Assignment Courses
  • Civil Protection Order
  • Criminal
  • Family


To apply to attend, please click here or contact Brianne Smith at (775) 784-1559 or e-mail Applications must be received by May 23, 2014.
This program is pending approval. Your application will be held in order of receipt and the registrar will contact you when the program has been confirmed. We appreciate your patience.
There is no charge for the workshop. Please note that participants are responsible for their own lodging, travel arrangements, and costs. For more information on the program, travel, and lodging, please visit, or contact the registrar. Please do not make travel arrangements until you have been confirmed by the registrar.
The Palmer House Hilton located at 17 E. Monroe Street will serve as the program hotel. Please note that you are not accepted into this workshop until you have received a confirmation packet via e-mail from the registrar. If accepted, hotel reservation information will be provided at that time.