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Start Date Thursday, September 13, 2018
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Thursday, September 13, 2018
Body (Tucson, Ariz.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Kathleen Quigley, presiding juvenile court judge, Pima County Superior Court, Tucson, Ariz., to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “The leadership Judge Quigley has demonstrated in her state's Model Court to improve the lives of children and families in both dependency and juvenile cases is a national...
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Press Release
Post date: September 13, 2018
Start Date Saturday, September 1, 2018
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Saturday, September 1, 2018
Body (Memphis, Tenn.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Judge Dan H. Michael, juvenile court judge of Memphis and Shelby County, Tenn. to Treasurer of the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “The NCJFCJ is excited to have Judge Michael on the executive board as Treasurer,” said Judge John J. Romero, Jr., NCJFCJ president. “He has not only been a trailblazer in his...
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Press Release
Post date: September 5, 2018
Start Date Monday, August 27, 2018
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Monday, August 27, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Hiram E. Puig-Lugo, associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia to secretary of the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “Judge Puig-Lugo’s judicial decision-making, leadership experience, and unparalleled commitment to public service, especially to children and families who seek justice, will make him a vital...
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Press Release
Post date: August 27, 2018
Start Date Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Robert R. Hofmann, judge, 452nd District Court, Mason, Texas, to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “Judge Hofmann’s lifelong dedication and passion to child welfare goes beyond his multi-county judicial district,” said Judge John J. Romero, Jr., NCJFCJ president. “We look forward to leveraging his judicial leadership to...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: August 15, 2018
Start Date Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Thursday, August 9, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Aurora Martinez Jones, associate judge, Travis County, Texas, to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “Judge Martinez Jones exemplifies the future of the NCJFCJ,” said Judge John J. Romero, Jr., NCJFCJ president. “Her extraordinary work for children and families in Austin is a forward-thinking example and a new wave of...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: August 9, 2018
Start Date Monday, August 6, 2018
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Monday, August 6, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced two honorees of the 4th annual Justice Innovation Awards recognizing Innovator of the Year and Impact of the Year recipients: the UNLV Immigration Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law in Las Vegas, Nev.; and the Honorable Donna Schmalberger from the Denver Juvenile Court and the Honorable Katherine Delgado from the...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Justice, Press Release, Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: August 6, 2018
Start Date Thursday, August 2, 2018
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Thursday, August 2, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) recently held its 81st Annual Conference. This dynamic conference hosted more than 600 judicial officers and juvenile and family law related professionals from across the country in an informative consortium covering topics such as immigration and special immigrant juvenile status, the opioid epidemic, domestic child sex...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Research, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: August 2, 2018
Start Date Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Body Maureen “Mo” Sheeran, chief program officer for family violence and domestic relations programs at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), has announced her retirement from the organization as of August 15. Sheeran has been a leader in domestic violence prevention and services for more than 30 years. She has significantly contributed to the NCJFCJ’s efforts to improve...
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Domestic Violence, Family Law, Press Release
Post date: July 31, 2018
Start Date Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Body The Honorable John J. Romero, Jr. of the Second Judicial District Court, Children’s Court Division in Albuquerque, N.M. was sworn in as 2018-2019 president of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) at the NCJFCJ 81st Annual Conference. He is the first president representing New Mexico in the organization’s 81 years. “The NCJFCJ has been fortunate to have Judge Romero’s...
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Press Release
Post date: July 25, 2018
Start Date Monday, July 23, 2018
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Body   The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) today released Addressing Bias in Delinquency and Child Welfare Systems, a bench card emphasizing that “eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile and family courts is critical to creating a fair and equitable system of justice for all youth.”   “Eliminating bias in our...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: July 26, 2018

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