Press Release

The NCJFCJ and the University of Nevada, Reno Celebrate a Positive Sign of Enduring Partnership


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) celebrated the installation of its downtown office exterior sign in partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). The office is located at 300 East Second Street, a Basin Street Properties building.

Dutch Bros Coffee Announced as Official Coffee of the NCJFCJ


NCJFCJ and National Juvenile Defender Center Address LGBTQ Youth and Adolescent Development

NCJFCJ Resolves to Help Modernize Approach to Juvenile Probation With Better Understanding of Adolescent Brain Development


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) passed a resolution supporting the commitment to juvenile probation systems that conform to the latest knowledge of adolescent brain development.

NCJFCJ Resolves to Address Homeless Youth and Families


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) recently passed a resolution at its 80th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. addressing the needs and issues of homeless youth and families in juvenile and family courts.

The Honorable Lori A. Dumas Elected to NCJFCJ Board of Directors


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected the Honorable Lori A. Dumas of the First Judicial District, Court of Common Pleas, Family Division in Philadelphia, Penn. to its Board of Directors.

NCJFCJ Elects Judge Egan Walker to Officer of the Board of Directors


The Honorable Egan Walker of the Second Judicial District Court, Family Division, Washoe County, has been elected to the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) as secretary of the board of directors. He has served on the NCJFCJ board for two years.

The Honorable John Romero, Jr. Named President-elect of the NCJFCJ


The Honorable John Romero, Jr. of the Second Judicial District Court, Children’s Court Division in Albuquerque, N.M. will become president of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) next July 2018. He will be the first president representing New Mexico in the organization’s 81 years.

NCJFCJ Recognizes Innovation and Impact With 3rd Annual Justice Innovation Awards


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced two honorees of the 3rd annual Justice Innovation Awards recognizing the national Innovator of the Year and the Impact of the Year recipients: the Honorable Timothy Connors

The Honorable Anthony (Tony) Capizzi is NCJFCJ's 73rd President


(Washington, D.C.) – The Honorable Anthony (Tony) Capizzi of the Montgomery County Juvenile Court, Ohio is the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) 2017-2018 president of the board of directors. He is the 11th NCJFCJ president hailing from Ohio.