Richard B. Bennett is First Non-Judicial Board Director Elected to NCJFCJ

March 24, 2015

(Reno, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Richard B. Bennett, founding partner of Durbin Bennett Private Wealth Management, LLC, as their first non-judicial director.

Richard Bennett has more than twenty-five years of experience working with affluent individuals, families and their closely held entities providing integrated private wealth management services.

“I am honored to serve on the board of this thriving nonprofit,” said Richard. “I am dedicated to the time and commitment to improve the lives of families and children who seek justice. As the NCJFCJ Board of Directors continues to evolve, we will be able progress because of the diversity of our membership.” 

“We welcome Richard Bennett to the Board,” said Judge Peggy H. Walker, NCJFCJ President. “This is a point of transformation for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Mr. Bennett’s understanding of the need for a highly trained judiciary will set the stage for a working relationship among the Board of Directors. We are honored to have him join us.”

Bennett is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Certified Public Accountant and Personal Financial Specialist. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Public Accountants, the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas, Investment Management Consultants Association®, and the International Board of Certified Financial Planners. Richard graduated with a BBA in Accounting from the business school at The University of Texas at Austin.

Founded in 1937, the Reno, Nev.-based National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, is the nation’s oldest judicial membership organization and focused on improving the effectiveness of our nation’s juvenile and family courts. A leader in continuing education opportunities, research, and policy development in the field of juvenile and family justice, the 2,000-member organization is unique in providing practice-based resources to jurisdictions and communities nationwide.

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