The Honorable David B. Katz was appointed to the Superior Court of New Jersey in 2008. He currently serves as the Presiding Judge in the Family Division in the Essex Vicinage. Judge Katz is the Vice-Chair of the Family Violence and Domestic Relations Advisory Committee, and a member of the Curriculum Development and Legislative Committees at the NCJFCJ.
Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo joined the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in 1999. He has handled criminal felony, juvenile delinquency, criminal misdemeanor, civil, child abuse and neglect, domestic relations, status offenses, and domestic violence cases.
Judge Gayl Y. Branum Carr has served as a judge for the past 25 years. Earning the Law Service Award; Inspiring the Youth of Fairfax County, in 1999. Judge of the Year, Virginia Foster Care Association, in 1998. The Ebone’ Image Award, Coalition of 100 Black Women, in 1996.
Judge Robert R. Hofmann began his career of public service for the State of Texas in 1996. Formally recognized by Education Reach for Texans for his work to improve educational outcomes for children in foster care and was named the 2011 Texas CASA Judge of the Year.
Judge Kathleen Quigley was appointed to the Pima County Juvenile Court Bench as a Hearing Officer and Judge Pro Tem in 2003. Kathleen has volunteered to serve on many community, professional, and court-related committees since 1987.